Photo booths have become popular in weddings and many events and the trend will keep on growing given the high number of new companies entering the market, a good and bad thing for consumers. This offers consumers with a wide array of options to choose from while at the same time least reputable companies will invade the market.
When choosing the right company to use, it is crucial to find a vendor that delivers quality products at a reasonable rate. The price should not be the main factor to consider as cheaper companies have a reason to being cheap. Performing a thorough background check will guarantee finding the most reliable company on the day of the event. There are various search engines and websites to help in the search.
After the search the results will narrow down to about 3–5 local companies which are then contacted using email and telephone. The waiting time before calls are answered indicates their customer service effectiveness. Then you should be asked the following 10 questions.
Can they assist with unique products and services? Are they “in the know” with the most recent captivating and engaging features in their booths.
Are there any references? Reputable companies ought to supply a list of their satisfied clients easily.
Where is the company based? It depends on personal choice of a local or foreign company.
Is the company properly insured and licensed? Most venues require vendors who have liability insurance and this assists in weeding out least professional businesses.
Do parties sign a contract? Will the company accept to enter into a contract stating the parties’ responsibilities?
Ever been to our venue in the past? To check whether the company is familiar with the intended venue, load in procedures and set up etc.
What back up plan is in place in case of a problem during the event? What the company will do in the event of any issue during the event.
What type of equipment the company uses? This is to ensure that the company uses professional and high quality cameras and photo printers in the booths.
What packages are offered and what do they entail? The kind of packages they offer.
Lastly, how much will it cost? Find out if there is any travel or “hidden” fees.
After gathering all the information above, it is possible to make a well informed decision. Cut Above Photo typically meets all of this criteria for clients – contact us for more info.