As in other industries, many jobs in the event industry are performed by freelancers. These freelancer event professionals work from their own company and can be seen as a supplier of a client. Freelancer event professionals can work for multiple clients at the same time. This makes them flexible and avoids the risk of having to depend on a single client.
The events industry can be divided into various disciplines; from event catering to event management. In between there are numerous other freelance categories such as freelance event technicians, freelance event marketing and freelance event staff for example for festivals. There is a trend especially among young people to work as freelancers in the event industry. These are often the part-time freelance jobs, such as work at festival or work in booth construction or event promotion.
In short, freelancers can be found for every field within the event industry.
There are many reasons to choose event freelance. Below we list them.
As a client you are not stuck to a fixed contract.
In the event industry there are often periods of work, where busy moments are alternated with quieter moments. A lot of flexibility in your team, so you can easily scale up or down, can be very desirable.
Get more knowledge from event freelancers.
Freelance event professionals often work for multiple clients, and have accumulated a wealth of knowledge and information. This knowledge and experience can benefit you as a client.
Only pay for the actual hours worked.
Freelance event professionals can be deployed when work is available, and only costs that you can directly charge to your client are made. This often gives a clear overview of the costs that can be linked to a certain event.
A lot of corporate events have an international character. Event specialists are often needed at the same location. Often you will find it easier to work with local event freelance, because of the minimal travel involved. Apart from that, there are freelance contractors who work internationally because of their experience with the events.
A large part of the people working in the event industry are self-employed. This platform provides an overview of available event freelancers and allows you to search for freelancers by category. On this platform, you can place a free freelance assignment, which will be sent by our algorithms to suitable event freelancers. You will receive free offers and ideas from these event professionals, on the basis of which you can make the right choice.
This way you can save a lot of time and money in selecting the right freelancer for your event.