According to UltimateWedding.com, Modern Bride, Martha Stewart Weddings, TheKnot.com and the American Disc Jockey Association, the following statistics dramatically stress the importance and value of quality entertainment in the modern wedding market:
72% of today's brides are using professional mobile entertainers for their entertainment choice.
63% of the guests attending these functions do not remember what was served for dinner but do remember the entertainment.
4% to 6% is the amount most brides reserve for their entertainment budget.
$1,200 The average cost for a mobile entertainer for a wedding. The cost is largely dependent upon the experience of a DJ, locale and specific client requests.
80% The percentage of an events’ success that depends on the entertainment chosen.
72% of all brides say they would have spent more time choosing their reception entertainment.
Almost 100% say they would have spent more of their budget on the entertainment.
During wedding planning, Brides say their highest priority is their attire, followed by the reception site and caterer - reception entertainment is among the least of their priorities.
Within one week after their reception, 78% of Brides say they would have made the entertainment their highest priority!
When asked 81% of guests say the thing they remember most about a wedding is the entertainment.
65% of all couples that chose a band to entertain at their wedding, said, if they had it to do over again, they would have chosen a disc jockey.