Nightclub Promoter

Nightclub Promoter

Xander

Hollywood, CA

Male, 32

I promoted at several of Hollywood’s hottest clubs during a period of unemployment, mainly to see what all of the fuss was about. While it was fun and definitely had its perks, it also confirmed quite a few of the suspicions and stereotypes I’d previously held about how the industry works.

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Last Answer on March 11, 2016

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What can you do to make your Facebook more appealing so that girls that you don't know will want to go out with you? Thanks.

Asked by Al over 8 years ago

If you need me to tell you how to be cool, we're off to a bad start.

Find a good promoter's facebook and you'll see. The promoter is selling first and foremost an (imaginary) lifestyle and secondariliy his own sex appeal. So good party pictures (filtered through Instagram to look even cooler) and shot of yourself impeccably dressed will go along way.

What would you typically charge a bar for you to promote through their facebook? (i.e. run their facebook & twitter page & promote their events)

Asked by brittanyloomis1 almost 9 years ago

They don't hire promoters for that. Some of the biggest companies hire firms that specialize in social media to do that, but most aren't big on promoting that way. It takes away from the word-of-mouth coolness.

How old is too old for guys to be at a club?

Asked by unsane almost 9 years ago

You're only as old as the women you feel.

What's the right girl-to-guy ratio for a nightclub?

Asked by Caleb C almost 9 years ago

99% women, 1% high end bottle service (men)

What's the correct way to grease a promoter? Should I do the money-in-handshake thing, or is that just something they do in movies?

Asked by Smitty MD almost 9 years ago

Believe or not, it is the money-in-handshake thing, usually combined with a half-bro hug. Other times it's literally just handing over discretely. Anything other than waving it hyperactively in front of his face works. Discretion is not as important with promoters as it is with bouncers

I live in LA, work full time in the medical field, and looking to break up the Monotony of my job for a bit. I know/party with some hosts at Bootsy, Emerson, AV, etc. Would it be inappropriate to ask to start working with them?

Asked by Marc over 8 years ago

Not at all. Ask if they need subpromoters. Just be sure to deliver when called upon.

I went to Emerson last week...nice looking club. 

Are "ladies nights" effective? Are clubs doing them less frequently now that there have been a bunch of discrimination lawsuits?

Asked by AZmiguel almost 9 years ago

Ladies nights are very effective.....for getting chubby chicks HAMMERED. In a town like LA that caters to high end clubs rather than your neighborhood wet t-shirt contest bar/pub, discounted or free drinks for women is pretty pointless - they aren't paying for drinks anyway.