A promotional model is a model is the one hired for to drive-in consumer demands for a product, service, brand, or concept by directly interacting with potential consumers. Promo and events have become a very important part of all brand development exercise. A vast majority of promotional models typically tend to be very attractive in terms of their physical appearance. They serve to provide first-hand information about the product or service and make it look appealing to the consumers. While the length of interaction may be short, the promotional model delivers a live experience that reflects on the product or service he or she is representing.
What actually a Promo or Event Model Does?
Promo or event models are deployed to attract the audience towards a certain product in an event or promotional exercise. Although this form of marketing reaches to a fewer consumers when in comparison to the traditional advertising media (such as print, radio, and television), but it’s better as the consumer’s perception of a brand, product, service, or company, is often more profoundly affected by a live person-to-person experience. The influence of this type of marketing may be more enduring as well.
Ideally promotional models often interact with many people at once to maximize quantitative influence on consumer demand. While each model may not be directly employed by the company they represent, they are trained to answer questions and provide customer feedback regarding products, services and brand appeal.
The requirements for becoming a good Promo/Event Model
In most case promo or event modeling is more than just standing and smiling. The sessions often are interactive where a model is expected to answer to various queries or is liable to make some well-rehearsed speech about the product or event. The speaking time is often very small but makes an important part of event or promo modeling. Hence a promo model must be good at public speaking other than being presentable and attractive.
The responsibilities of the promotional model depends on the particular marketing campaign being carrying out, and may include: increasing product awareness; providing product information; creating an association in the consumer’s mind between the product or brand and a particular idea (natural beauty, classic heritage, edgy sex appeal, reliability); handing items to consumers, such as a sample of the product itself, a small gift, or printed information.
Financial Statistics for Promo or Event Modeling
Promo or event modeling is easy money. There is not much to do. Not high physical standards of fashion or commercial modeling and even not much work. The pay scale for a professional promo or event modeling ranges from several thousands to much more, depending on the face value. Established fashion and commercial models also try their foray in event modeling because of the fast and easy money it offers. So promo modeling is again a very lucrative part of modeling industry and can be a good career option.