MBLV17 – 2013 – Videos

Seminars, Workshops, and More from the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV in 2013

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50 Games – 60 Minutes – Robbie Britton

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
Robbie is “interactive and on a mission.” His mission is to share 50 interactive games in one hour, as well as his point of view on being an interactive entertainer. He will also how to create new games and how to how to tweak the games you already know to fit your events. If you choose to join him on this mission, be ready for a fast-paced and interactive seminar. Robbie Britton has been a full-time, self-employed mobile DJ for over 20 years and is the owner of Funville Inc, an event solutions company. He is the producer of the Appalachian Regional Mobile Disc Jockey Symposium (ArmDJs.com), now in its 6th year. He is the founding President of the East Tennessee Chapter of the ADJA, a Peter Merry Leadership award recipient, and has been voted People’s Choice “Best DJ” in his home town of Greenevi... [read more]
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Create The Perfect Wedding Reception – Rex De Jaager

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
A wedding reception is one of the most important days in a person’s life. Entertainers can plan ahead to avoid the screw-ups that we, and others in the industry inadvertently cause. Rex will introduce dozens of things you can do, and advice that you can share, to make it a perfect, memorable day for your client. You can be responsible for providing a lovely, smooth-flowing wedding reception—and avoid those “somethings” that always seem to go wrong. Rex De Jaager, “The Rexpert” and owner of the Virginia Beach-based Tidewater DJs, has 25 years of experience as DJ and MC. He has witnessed hundreds of situations where catastrophe could have been avoided simply with some sage advice. Rex doles out that wisdom at his seminar and in his new book, 101 Ways to Screw Up Your Wedding Reception (Without Re... [read more]
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Five Crucial Ingredients for DJ Domination – Rick Brewer

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
If your marketing isn’t working...neither are you. There are only two things you can do to make money: marketing your business and selling your prospects. Everything else is an expense. Learn how to convert prospects to paying customers. In working with some of the nation’s leading DJs, Rick Brewer has identified five crucial day-to- day routines that help them dominate their markets. Rick Brewer has been a wedding professional since 1992. He has owned two wedding magazines, built and run top-ranked wedding web sites, produced 12 bridal shows, and most importantly, has worked one-on-one with over 2,100 wedding businesses across the US. (more…)... [read more]
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Hey DJ – Ron Ruth

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
A candid approach to helping DJs of every age avoid potentially devas- tating, career-ending mistakes, presented by “old guy” Ron Ruth, who has already made more than a few of them. Discover three life and business lessons that are often ignored, but have the potential for providing long-term success, greater respect from other wedding pros and more referrals from clients. Through stories, photos and video, we’ll explore the impact that passion, collaboration and exceeding expectations have on your attitude and on the success of your business and events. We’ll look closely at missed opportunities to excel, discuss overlooked occasions to lead when no else will, and explore how to reconcile the difference between what is in the best interest of your business and that of the client. Ron Ruth is a 20 ... [read more]
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Find Your Inner Rock Star – Dayna Steele

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
“A Pep Talk from the DJ Booth!” Join Dayna Steele as she spins your Rock Star Playlist of Success including her stories, pictures and lessons learned from The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Lady Gaga, Gene Simmons, Van Halen and more. Take your show to the next level with this popular success consultant, FastCompany blogger and author of 101 Ways to Rock Your World: Everyday Activities for Success Every Day and Rock to the Top: What I Learned About Success from the World’s Greatest Rock Stars. For almost 20 years the First Lady of Houston Rock Radio, on the air, across the stage and in the dressing rooms, KLOL’s Dayna Steele interviewed and rubbed shoulders with plenty of rock icons. She is now a speaker, author, entrepreneur, and social media evangelist, as well as a Hall of Fame radio personality. ... [read more]
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Evolution of Dance – Judson Laipply

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
Maybe you didn’t know his name; maybe you didn’t know he’s also an awesome speaker; but one thing’s for sure: You know his viral video, which has received over 200 MILLION hits! Exuding high energy, armed with humor, and ready to get the crowd involved, Judson Laippley will move you to let go of the things beyond your control and focus your energy on things you can change. His presentation is chock full of entertaining and insightful stories, personal experiences...and will, of course, include a live performance of “The Evolution of Dance.” The popularity of Judson Laippley’s “The Evolution of Dance” video has led to appearances on popular TV shows including Oprah, The Today Show, 20/20, Ellen, BBC, Inside Edition, E!, and Good Morning America. He has also been featured in Rolling Stone a... [read more]
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How To Make a SIx Figure Income – Ken Day

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
There are a host of mistakes that can be avoided by finding someone willing to mentor, consult, coach, and share info that can make a difference. Ken will point out the common and not so common mistakes made by new and not-so-new DJs, to help you avoid the pitfalls and stumbling blocks on the road to success. His methods, shortcuts, and automation tactics can help you achieve a six figure income, even as a sole operator or even a part-time DJ. Ken Day has been in the entertainment industry for over 35 years and has performed on radio, as a Club and Mobile Disc Jockey, Actor, News Anchorman, Night Club Owner, Lighting & Sound Production Company Owner, and other entertainment positions in the US and around the world. (more…)... [read more]
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Next Level Sales Tactics – Joe Bunn

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
Once you have a bride committed to meet with you, your job is just beginning. This seminar will be covering the following key points and more: creating and using a PowerPoint/Keynote presentation; the “bride book” and other forms; tricks for making prospects feel at home; where and when to meet; how to dress, speak, etc. Take these new tactics home and step up to the next level! DJ Joe Bunn has been rocking events for the past 26 years, 15 years full time. Starting with a couple of DJs, he rapidly grew Joe Bunn DJ Company into a multi-op business with 18 DJs, doing 700 events each year. Joe has won numerous industry awards from ISES, NACE and other wedding organizations, as well as countless “Best in Show” bridal show awards. (more…)... [read more]
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Be A Quitter – Jon Acuff

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
Jon Acuff will show you how to “blow up your dream without blowing up your life.” Sharing ideas from his latest bestselling book, Quitter, Jon will share keys for successfully and smoothly making the transi- tion from day job to dream job. He had eight jobs in eight years, con- stantly hoping the next one would be different. From writing adver- tising for The Home Depot to branding for companies like Bose and Staples, he’s no stranger to the cubicle. Whether you aspire to change, or are already doing the DJ thing full-time, you will find wisdom and practical ideas in this session that can help you achieve even more. In 2010, Jon closed the gap between his day job and his dream job when he joined the Dave Ramsey team to become a full-time author. He has contributed to CNN. com, speaks nationally, and ... [read more]
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The Good The Bad and the Truly Ugly of Wedding DJ Websites – Tom Haibeck

February 8, 2013 by Digital Plus
Your website is the single most important part of your marketing program. Brides do the bulk of their wedding planning and research online—if your website doesn’t offer instant appeal they simply won’t book you. Tom’s fast-paced presentation will reveal the key design and messaging strategies you need to consider in appealing to young brides. His presentation will include: an inside look at a major re-branding program for one of his clients; some “best of the best”wedding websites, and“do it yourself”web authoring tools that enable users to create stunning website designs using professional- ly-designed templates and turn-key online marketing programs. Tom Haibeck is the author of the bestselling books Wedding Toasts Made Easy and The Wedding MC. In his “other” life, Tom operates a high... [read more]