Frequently asked questions

Booking a speaker, entertainer, MC or any talent for the first time can be a daunting experience. To help make the process simpler we have answered the most Frequently Asked Questions below. Of course for further assistance or information please don’t hesitate to contact ICMI on +64 (0)­ 9 413-9877 or email

What things do I need to consider when booking talent for my event?

Who does ICMI represent?

How long will the speaker or entertainer perform for?

Can we record a speaker or entertainer’s performance?

How much do I need to budget for my speaker or entertainer?

Other than the fee for the speaker or entertainer, what additional costs are there?

What should I expect when I contact ICMI?

What happens when I have booked my talent?

Will I get to brief the talent directly?

Will a speaker tailor their talk to suit my brief?

Are speakers and entertainers flexible with the length of their performance?

Can I use a speaker or entertainer to promote my event?

Does ICMI charge for its service?

What are the payment terms for an ICMI agreement?

How do we go about choosing the right Speaker for our event?

Why choose ICMI?

What happens if the talent I book unexpectedly cannot make the event?

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