Steel City DJ - Wedding Reception Statistics
Below are some helpful statistics to help you realize the value of a good Disc Jockey at your wedding reception.

According to the American Disc Jockey Association:
* Disc Jockey rates vary based on talent, experience, emcee ability, service,
  coordination, equipment needed, music knowledge, mixing ability and personality.
* Rates for the DJ industry vary greatly, ranging from $350.00 to $3,500.00 with an
  average of $1,000.00 for a 5 hour wedding reception booking.
* A full-service disc jockey company will normally invest 12 to 30 hours in planning an
  event although it may appear as if a client is only paying for "4 hours". Consultations,
  music purchasing & editing, preparation, set-up and tear-down, education and other
  business related endeavors add up to the overall success of a special occasion.

Based on surveys taken by, Modern Bride, Martha Stewart Weddings, and, the following statistics dramatically stress the importance and value of quality entertainment in the modern wedding market:
* 72% of today's brides are using professional mobile DJ entertainers for their
  entertainment choice.
* 63% of the guests attending these functions do not remember what was served for
  dinner but do remember the entertainment.
* 4% to 6% is the amount most brides reserve for their entertainment budget.
* The average cost for a mobile entertainer for a wedding is between $500 to $2,000.
  The cost is largely dependent upon