Sparkle Factor


Sparkle Factor

Jordan Zwicker Ever since Jordan was 5 years old he knew he would be an entertainer when he grew up. Jordan has been told by many people that he should be in radio because he has the “perfect” voice. After University, Jordan decided to pursue an on-air job in radio in Toronto and surrounding areas. After working in radio for a few years across Ontario,he decided to switch professions to the more lucrative career of making people dance and have the most amount of fun at events. Jordan has performed at over 2500 events across Canada in his career and keeps going strong. Jordan’s ultimate talent is leading his crowds to memorable events. Jordan is currently the Co- President of the CDJA and the president of the local Vancouver Chapter. Jordan loves that he is a co-founder of the Sparkle Factor with Barry Kay and looks forward to another chapter in his entertainment career by helping to inspire others to do the best they can. Barry Kay Barry Kay is one of Canada’s most dynamic, captivating and experienced motivational DJ Entertainers. With over 28 years’ experience, 13 as a radio personality, Barry consistently sets the bar with his innovative thinking. He continues to create and host some of Winnipeg’s most elaborate events as well as he hosts events across Canada. Keeping it fresh and exciting using the newest technology and coolest entertainment innovations, Barry is known for giving guests a cutting edge experience. He is currently the National Co-President of the CDJA and was awarded "Best Entertainment DJ" in Manitoba and Saskatchewan by the Canadian Wedding Industry Awards. Barry’s common interests in the entertainment industry and friendship with Jordan Zwicker lead to their collaboration as co-founders of The Sparkle Factor. Jordan and Barry are super excited to be blogging for MobileBeat.com and attending another MBLV show. Both Barry and Jordan will be making their rounds to different events and seminars at MBLV 21 and offering up to minute reporting and opinions of the show and the excitement. Make sure to say hi to us and give us your thoughts and comments.




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A moment with the Sparkle Factor–Mitzvahs

March 1, 2017 by Sparkle Factor
A moment with the Sparkle Factor…Intro to “Mitzvahs” Part 2 In today’s blog we are going to talk about finding the balance between interacting with the kids and the adults. What does that mean? Unlike a wedding or corporate event, the main difference is the 60 plus kids that you have to entertain. Sometimes there could be as many as 100 plus kids at a Mitzvah party or more. There are certain parts of a mitzvah celebration that is perfect for playing with the kids and then incorporating the adults to take the event to the next level. Step 1:Kicking off the party before dinner offers a wonderful opportunity to have everyone involved while creating a super high energy grand entrance. The fun part is the set up, getting all of the guests on the dance floor in a circle before you even introduce the ... [read more]
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A moment with the Sparkle Factor…Mitzvahs 101…

February 10, 2017 by Sparkle Factor
Intro to “Mitzvahs”… The year was 1998 for Barry and 1994 for Jordan when we entered the world of Bar and Bat Mitzvahs.  Together, with over 40 years of experience and thousands of mitzvahs between us, it’s safe to say that we know a thing or two about the Mitzvah world. In this blog we are going to touch on a few key factors when working these types of parties. Mitzvahs are a very unique and the approach is very different than weddings, school dances and even corporate events. Having all the right tools to execute them properly can have an a significant result for this once in a lifetime moment. Let’s look at the TIMING of a Mitzvah. Unlike a wedding which is normally on a fairly strict schedule, a Mitzvah needs to offer flexibility in the timing and execution.  As a DJ Entertainer, you ... [read more]
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A Moment with The Sparkle Factor

January 26, 2017 by Sparkle Factor
Here are some reasons you should attend MOBILE BEAT 2017 With the excitement of Mobile Beat 21 coming up in a few months, we wanted to share with you, how attending a conference like this could give you the tools to develop your business, improve your DJ knowledge as well as show you how to be a better DJ. Here are our top reasons to attend MOBILE BEAT 2017 NETWORKING This is a great opportunity to meet like minded people in who share the same industry we are in and forge new relationships, create support groups with other DJs and also potentially expand your business across the country. EDUCATION This is your one stop shop for everything Mobile DJ related. Everything from Business Development, to Bettering your MC abilities, Presentation and Interaction, mu... [read more]