by Edited by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 22, 2013

hollywood signIf big-name entertainers are out of your price range consider hiring a reality-TV star. These personalities typically command lower fees than more established celebrities. The key, according to Josh Gair, CEO/founder of Orlando-based Impact Entertainment (, is to match the star with your group. For example, an Iron Chef winner would work for a foodie crowd, while an MTV reality-show celeb might be good choice for a younger group.