Business Idea Center: Entertainment & Events

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Acting Lessons

If you've got the acting chops to teach others, trust us, there are a lot of stars waiting to be discovered.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Actor's Photo Portfolios

Target your photography business to actors by helping them put together professional portfolios.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Auctioneer

If you have a way with words and like being in front of a crowd, try being an auctioneer.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Balloon Bouquet Service

Tap your creative strengths to bring smiles to customers with balloon bouquets.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Balloon Service

Learn a few basic configurations, and you can start a balloon service.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Band Rehearsal Space Rentals

Got some garage space? Rent it out to a promising garage band.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Bouncy House Rentals

Supply the life of the party with a bouncy house rental business.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Career Expos

Bring job hunters and potential hiring employers together at career expos.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Charity Auction Service

If you're looking to startup in the nonprofit world, this could be the right business for you.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Charity Casino Organizer

Make a business of combing fun with charity by renting out casino services or locations for events.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Children's Party Planning

Create great parties for both kids and parents to enjoy.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Comedy Club

People can always use a laugh. Keep them smiling by giving comedians an outlet for their material.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Corporate Meeting Planner

Can you keep a group organized? Try your hand at corporate meeting planning.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Dance Studio

Dance your way to profits with a studio for lessons and rehearsals.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Disc Jockey Service

Bring a reception or other celebration to life by supplying the music.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Entertainment Booking Agent

Put your networking skills to work as an entertainment booking agent.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Event and Party Planner

If you have a knack for planning and parties, this could be the biz for you.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Event Planner

Bring all the elements of a perfect party together to create knock-out events.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Extras Only Agency

Some people just want to be seen. An extras only agency ensures clients they'll get their 15 minutes of fame.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Holiday and Event Decoration

Love to decorate? Share the wealth as a holiday and event decorator.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Home Theater Rooms

A combination of construction and cinema create a perfect picture--in high-def, of course.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Houseboat Rentals

Renting out your luxury liner is how you can make your business your escape and your escape your houseboat.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

In-Store Demonstration Service

Do you know how to hold a crowd's attention? Create in-store demonstrations.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Independent Music Label

Make your millions by finding under-the-radar performers with talent.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Inventor

It only takes one good idea to become a full-fledged inventor.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Karaoke DJ Service

Take the karaoke to where the party is. What business owner doesn't want to leave his or her customers singing?
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Linen Supply Service

Sell or rent linens to a variety of clients, from hotels to event planners.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Midway Rides And Games

Contract out the essential resources for every local fair.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Mobile Disc Jockey

Bring tunes to the party as a mobile DJ.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Mobile Formalwear Rentals

Give your formalwear rental business an edge by making it mobile.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $50,000 - $100,000
Franchises Available? No

Modeling Agency

Use your connections to get models their big break.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Murder Mystery Parties

Have a flair for the dramatic? Host murder mystery parties.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Music Lessons

Share the sound of music with your students.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Musical Band Management

If you've got connections, use them to help bands get their next gig.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Musical Festival Promoter

Combine music and devotion to a cause as a music festival promoter.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Mystery Dinner Parties

A passion for drama, imagination and social interaction could make this perfect for you.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Old-Time Radio Programs

Nostalgic productions can be brought to life with a love for acting and history.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Online Acting School

Not everyone can make it to Hollywood, so why not bring Hollywood to them?
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Online Wedding Service

Busy brides often turn to the web for convenient shopping and planning. Create a directory of vendors and services.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Party Balloon Service

Selling and setting up these party products may balloon into a great business.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? Yes

Party Entertainer

Always been the life of the party? Start a party entertaining business.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Party Entertainment Service

Are you always the life of the party? Make it your business.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Party Tent Rentals

Help people prepare for perfect parties
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Professional Emcee

Use confidence, people skills and a great voice to be a professional emcee.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $50,000 - $100,000
Franchises Available? No

Proposal Writer

Here's a homebased business that may write you a big commission check.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Recording Studio

Record sound--and profits--with your own studio.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Reunion Organizer

Bring old classmates together by organizing reunions.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Seminar Speaker

Find your passion, expertise and your voice in a career as a seminar speaker.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Singing Telegram Service

Harmonize singers with a sentimental business.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $50,000 - $100,000
Franchises Available? No

Singles-Only Event Promoter

Help singles connect by promoting events designed just for them.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No
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