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Michael Walter
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Mike Walter is the proud owner of Elite Entertainment, a Multi-System DJ Company in New Jersey that has been selected by TheKnot.com and WeddingWire.com as a top Entertainment company in the country. For over 30 years, he has MCed events from weddings to fashion shows and beauty pageants and his public speaking experience and acumen have served him well as a presenter. He began to offer seminars in 1998, at first specifically to the DJ Industry, then he expanded to speaking to event groups and finally to any and all audiences. His seminars are known for their fast pace, mix of information and entertainment and deft use of Keynote. Having sat through enough tedious seminars in his life, Mike vows to never bore an audience. Whether he is offering life changing advice, motivational challenges or hard-core information on how to grow and expand your business, Mike promises he will deliver a quick, concise, and nugget-filled presentation every time he speaks. Mike has published three books, Running Your Multi-Op which is widely consider the most comprehensive book for anyone interested in expanding their DJ business, the self-help primer, Ten Things You Can Do to Have a Better Day and the music history compendium: On This Date in Music. He’s also released a number of education videos to help his fellow DJs and business owners. In 2014 he partnered with Joe Bunn to start the PhDJ Workshop and in 2017 the two began a weekly podcast called the PhDJ Podcast. For more information head to DJMikeWalter.com and OnThisDateInMusic.com

In-House Brochures for Banquet Halls

By Mike Walter, “Multi-Op Corner” In the past few weeks I’ve read a number of blogs written by wedding professionals discussing the practice of banquet halls having “in-house” brochures in which their recommended vendors buy ad space. While I’m not…

DJ Horror Stories

by Mike Walter – “Multi-Op Corner” Stacy Zemon, Publisher and Chief Scribe here at ProMobileDJ.com, sent me an email that inspired this article. She wrote: I have been hearing so many horror stories lately about DJs stealing equipment from owners,…

The Importance of Staff Meetings

by Mike Walter – “Multi-Op Corner” A good friend of mine owns a pretty big Multi-Op. We were talking a few years ago and he said something about communicating an idea to his staff and how tough it can be.…

The DJ Sub-Contractors vs. Employees Debate

by Mike Walter – “Multi-Op Corner” Recently on this website, Ric Hansen wrote a piece entitled “Sub-Contracting Doesn’t Have to be a Nightmare.” I’d like to use this space to refute some of his points. Mr, Hansen and I both…

Music's Biggest Night

by Mike Walter – “Multi-Op Corner” You watched the Grammy’s last Sunday night, right? I mean, we make our living playing the music that our clients love, so what better way to stay “in the know,” then watching “Music’s Biggest…

Learn to Walk Before You Run

by Mike Walter Happy New Year dear reader! Hope your Holidays were joyous and your 2012 is already off to a flying start. A little while back I wrote an article about making sure your trainees master the basics before…

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