Artist & Concert Management

The IMS events company has a dedicated division supplying a full range of services to artists as well as clients seeking entertainment for their events. With strategic partnerships in and around the Western Cape, we assist and supply artists with the planning, choosing of venues, appointing sound engineers and the necessary sound reinforcement and staging equipment. Specializing in concert tours, trade shows, corporate, and other special events, we are well known for creating events that reach their maximum potential. From innovative concepts and designs through coordinating every stage of production, we provide our clients the tools to communicate effectively with their audience. It is our mission to help performers reach their target audiences.
Events may be in the form of a unique concert, a full festival or a national touring strategy. The IMS Artists coordinating team provides A-Z event management services and manages each project from conception to completion.

 

A. Services to Artists

We make sure your event runs smoothly while you can only focus on your music and the performance you would like to give. Time consuming tasks such as searching for promoters and concert dates are minimized. Those repetitive secretarial duties such as answering phones and e-mails for bookings, typing out contracts, planning dates and tours and managing social media feeds are also minimized. You’ll have more time to devote to your promotions, recording and shaping your future, while we make sure you get on stage.

We offer the following to artists and musicians:

•  Full time artist management
•  Artist promotership
•  Booking agency
•  Concert production and arrangements
•  Tour management in and around the Western Cape
•  Ticket sales and marketing of events.
•  Social media marketing
•  Artist website design and maintenance
•  Online sales and distribution of your products
•  Assistance with venues, sound and technical engineers, hiring of equipment, managing of event.
•  Event budget and negotiations.

 

B. Services to Clients

Event Development: We work closely with our client and staff in the pre-production phases including site selection, theme, structure, corporate key note speakers, entertainment, media and catering requirements incorporating all aspects into the production timeline and proposed show running order.

Corporate Entertainment: This is one of the most integral portions of any event and is a great vehicle for corporate brand building. Based on your theme, venue selection, entertainment budget and Performing Artist(s) selected, we will negotiate with the artist(s) and their management regarding fees and their rider requirements to ensure a great performance for your event.

Our long standing relationships with many of the top performers in South Africa, enables us to negotiate performing rates and conditions that will benefit both the artists and prospective clients.

The Event: Our expert “hands on” management team and staff will be onsite from set-up through completion. We oversee all aspects of the production so you, your staff and the attendees can focus on your message and presentation.

Ancillary Meeting & Social Functions: In addition to the main event, many of our clients require break out meeting sessions and social functions that include catering, media and entertainment. We assist in the coordination of these functions working with the client, the venue and any third party vendors to fulfil our client’s needs.

Staging & Technical: After the client has decided on a venue, theme etc., we work closely with the venue staff and it’s vendors to implement the overall requirements of your event. This will include staging, lighting, sound, media requirements, labour, security and credentialing.