The Entertainment Experience was created and developed in 2011 by Bill Hermann. The flagship workshop “Power to Create” combined Hermann’s theatrical skill and knowledge as an actor, director, writer, storyteller and coach to create an educational experience that advances the careers and businesses of event professionals faster than any other standalone training.
The Entertainment Experience is a transformative experience that provides theatrical and story telling principles that anyone can apply to any event. These concepts and principles have been successfully applied to weddings, fund-raising events, comedy shows, corporate events, interactive entertainment and conferences. Students are left understanding their strength and expertise and are empowered to collaboratively create singularly unique events with each of their clients.
It began with a speech Bill Hermann presented at The Disc Jockey News Conference in 2008 titled The Entertainment Experience. In that speech he spoke of his passion for theater and applying it to the events he created with his clients. By the end of the speech it was clear that these ideas were completely new to most of the wedding entertainment (DJ) business.
This training has never been so relevant to the wedding and corporate meeting industry as it is right now. The workshop has expanded its reach to Australia, United Kingdom and Canada in addition to attracting DJs, performers and producers from across the United States.
Bill Hermann is a nationally touring and highly sought after Wedding Entertainer and Master of Ceremonies. Bill is the owner and sole performer at Bill Hermann Entertainment, www.billhermann.com and creator and co-founder of The Entertainment Experience, an international performance training company that trains and coaches performers and event producers in the art and skill of “Experience Design” and delivering an authentic performance.
Bill is a veteran of the entertainment industry who continues to train as a stage, film, commercial and a voice over actor. Bill has also had the good fortune to work on his craft as an improvisational comic, a singer, a character print model, a radio personality, a professional speaker a mobile DJ and now a teacher, coach and trainer.
Bill was the founding president of The Midwest Association of Professional Disc Jockeys and a over his many years as an industry leader he has been published in many industry publications and served on several leading industry association advisory boards. Bill has also been featured over the years on KARE 11 TV, KSTP TV, WCCO TV, WCCO Radio, KSTP Radio, KTMY - MY Talk 107.1, KOOL 108, KDWB, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Women Inc. Magazine, DJ Times, Mobile Beat Magazine, Inc. Magazine, ABC & CBS Network
Over The Years Bill has been honored have spoken to his industry all over the world. Most notably at Midwest DJs Live, the Disc Jockey News Conferences, Mobile Beat Las Vegas, the CDJ Conference in Toronto, Canada, the DJAA Conference in Sydney, Australia and the Pro Mobile Conference in the United Kingdom.
Bill comes from a family of 6 and grew up in a small town in Michigan. He now is proud to live his life on a lake in the southern suburbs of the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN with his wonderful wife Maureen, his beautiful daughters Ella and Lettie and their cat Linus.
Activities & Affiliations
• Host of "The Creative License Podcast"
• Writer and contributor to Pro Mobile, Disc Jockey News, Mobile Beat, DJ Times and more
• Advisor to the CPDJA, the DJAA, the ADJA, MAPDJ, WED Guild and more