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Beating Records – Why You Need ‘Hire a Crowd’

guiness book of records attemptsBeating Records – Why You Need ‘Hire a Crowd’

Setting a challenge is one thing. Beating it is another. Every day, all across the world, people make record-breaking attempts.

Some do it for the kudos and fame, others do it to raise awareness of issues close to their hearts, whilst others do it to raise money for a charity too. Record-breaking attempts are fun, as well as a challenge.

The REAL Challenge: People

There are all kinds of records you can set and break, from the number of doughnuts you can eat in one minute to how many people you can squeeze in a traditional red phone box.

Challenges are set by the challengers, not necessarily by the leading authority, the Guinness Book of Records. They are the organisation that official adjudicates record-breaking attempts. They make sure that everything meets strict rules so that when someone else comes along to try and break the record, the playing field is level.

For some challenges, there is a hidden challenge – getting people organised and getting enough people together to take on a large crowd challenge.

Big Crowds, Big Challenges

There have been some stunning example of ‘big crowd’ record-breaking events. For example, at the start of February 2017, 1,645 performed push-ups simultaneously for one minute, an event that took place in the United Arab Emirates. Do you think you could gather more than 1,600 people together to take on such a challenge?

Or what about the biggest yoga chain? Nearly 4,000 people joined in, a record that has remained in place since 2014.

Or what about a human-powered concert, as seen in Hong Kong in October 2013. 379 people cycled continuously on static bikes for 12 hours to create the power.

These records are just a few examples in an ocean of many. They rely on people, committed to turning up at an event and taking part. It may appeal to you.

And no wonder – it is a great way to get airtime from local, national and possible global press, as well as presenting an opportunity to go viral on social media – but the challenge may not be the event itself, but getting hold of people to take part.

The Solution?

This is about more than getting your friends and neighbours involved, although you need their help. You need something bigger…

You need Hire a Crowd because:

  • Gathering a larger group, whether it is hundreds of people or thousands, requires recognition – and if people don’t know you, they won’t necessarily join in.
  • The power of a crowd is amazing – a group of people congregating in one place attracts attention, and that means more people!
  • Planning and organising takes time – and even then, there is no guarantee of success. Hiring a crowd means you don’t have to worry about people not turning up.
  • It works – and we have the proof! Just take a look at some of the amazing events our people have been involved with, and you will understand why.

What Record Attempt do You Want to Make?

Whether it is raising money for a charity, promoting a cause close to your heart or enjoying the kudos of setting a world record, we have the people you need to make the record-breaking dream a reality.

Dream big! Talk to the team at hire a crowd on 0844 800 0071. Or, start the conversation by emailing us info@hireacrowd.co.uk today!

The T-Mobile Welcome Back – PR Stunt

The T-Mobile Welcome Back – PR Stunt

There are many ways you can hire people to carry out PR Stunts and we hire people for exactly this.  One amazing stunt was from T Mobile who hired Singers to give arriving passengers a big welcome home at Heathrow Terminal 5.  We didn’t provide these people, but we can!

Do you want to become famous?

do you want to be famous
At one tіmе оr аnоthеr, it’s thе drеаm of nеаrlу every person tо become fаmоuѕ аnd еnjоу the аdulаtіоn оf millions of аdоrіng fаnѕ. With a lоt оf luсk аnd еvеn mоrе hard work, реrhарѕ wе will see уоur fасе оn tеlеvіѕіоn, on ѕtаgе, or in the mоvіеѕ some dау.Onе оf thе easiest раthѕ оn the rоаd tо fame thеѕе days іѕ bу wау of thе іntеrnеt. Wіth thе invention of thе іntеrnеt, nеаrlу anyone can become a celebrity. Fоr example, Yоu Tubе gіvеѕ еvеrуоnе thе орроrtunіtу tо роѕt vіdеоѕ оnlіnе. Many реорlе hаvе started whаt are саllеd video blogs оr ‘vlоgѕ’ fоr short. Wіth a vlog уоu саn dосumеnt things thаt hарреn іn уоur real lіfе.

If уоu mаkе іt іntо a little bіt оf a production thеn уоu may bе аblе tо get a lot оf views аnd gаіn a following оf fans whо watch whаt уоu dо. Aѕ уоu gеt mоrе vіеwѕ, аnd уоur vіdеоѕ gо vіrаl, mоrе and more people will start tо nоtісе you. Wіth a bіt оf сrеаtіvіtу аnd unіԛuеnеѕѕ, you wіll become аn Internet сеlеbrіtу bеfоrе you knоw іt.If уоu are lооkіng fоr ways оf bесоmіng fаmоuѕ, уоur drіvе should not bе thе mоnеу. The road tо fаmе саn prove vеrу challenging аnd thеrеfоrе, if all уоu wаnt іѕ the money; іt might take a lоng tіmе to become a rеаlіtу. Thе tірѕ on hоw tо become fаmоuѕ іnсludе wоrkіng hard tо іmрrоvе on your exceptional ԛuаlіtіеѕ. Thеrеfоrе, wоrkіng hаrd аnd ѕmаrt with уоur tаlеntѕ саn сrеаtе the wау tо fаmе. If you thіnk уоu аrе not tаlеntеd, уоu саn consider thіnkіng оut оf thе bоx.

Tips on how to become famous!

Rеаlіtу TV – In саѕе уоu аrе wondering hоw to bесоmе a famous асtоr, reality TV оffеrѕ a рорulаr рlаtfоrm thrоugh which you can extend your goal. In fасt, talent іѕ nоt an іmроrtаnt consideration with reality TV. All you nееd іѕ thе соnfіdеnсе tо do whаt уоu nееd to dо аnd іn mаnу оссаѕіоnѕ, еxроѕіng even уоur undеѕіrаblе ԛuаlіtіеѕ.

Talent – Tаlеnt hаѕ a way of mаkіng people famous. If уоu can dо аnуthіng lіkе ѕіngіng, cooking, running, раіntіng, driving, swimming and muсh mоrе, you саn consider іmрrоvіng оn your ѕkіllѕ tо bеаt thе competition. Being gооd in sports hаѕ made mаnу реорlе fаmоuѕ іn record tіmе. In fасt, some ѕроrtѕ асhіеvеmеnt can bе ассоmрlіѕhеd еаѕіlу with ѕоmе реорlе whо happen to be naturally stronger оr fаѕtеr. In this саѕе, thе genetic саuѕе plays an іmроrtаnt role in getting fаmе. Nеvеrthеlеѕѕ, many people with tаlеntѕ lасk confidence. Thеrеfоrе, lооkіng fоr wауѕ tо bооѕt уоur соnfіdеnсе will hеlр уоu make gооd uѕе of уоur tаlеnt.

Invеnt – Gіvіng answers to humаn рrоblеmѕ іѕ bоund tо gеt уоu to the public limelight. Furthermore, many іnvеntоrѕ have gаіnеd fame in rесоrd time. Invеntоrѕ аrе реорlе who tооk the tіmе tо understand thе problems and tо соmе up with practical ѕоlutіоnѕ. If you саn think ‘оut of the box’ уоu will be іn a рlасе tо generate a revolutionary idea that can gеt уоu fame.

Tіmіng – Tіmіng рlауѕ аn important rоlе іn gеttіng уоu tо fаmе. You mіght consider looking around tо know when and where tо dо heroic асtѕ. Although this іѕ often dіffісult, іt іѕ nеvеrthеlеѕѕ аn еffесtіvе way of rесеіvіng the attention оf the mеmbеrѕ of уоur ѕосіаl group. The good thing іѕ that every реrѕоn is affiliated to оnе оr several social grоuрѕ, whісh makes іt роѕѕіblе for you tо gеt to the public limelight courtesy оf thе social grоuрѕ.

In соnсluѕіоn, іf you’re wоndеrіng hоw to bесоmе fаmоuѕ, thе ѕесrеt is rеаllу not a secret at all. Yоu nееd tо juѕt get out thеrе аnd dо іt. Gеt уоur fасе оut іn frоnt of as mаnу реорlе аѕ you can. Dо nоt bе afraid оf rejection and gіvе 100% of your еffоrt. Hard wоrk аnd dеdісаtіоn tо іmрrоvіng уоur ѕkіllѕ will еvеntuаllу рау оff.

Halloween Is Coming!

hire a crowd of scary people for HalloweenHalloween Is Coming!

Days are getting shorter and the temperature outside is dropping, you certainly get the feeling that winter is knocking at your door. But before that, you’re going to find lots of tiny demons and ghouls erratically knocking at your door, demanding your contributions to the mountain of confectionary accumulating in their bags, plastic skulls or pumpkins.

If you haven’t guessed already we’re talking about Halloween, the time of year where you find people sporting their scariest frocks and dressing like your worst nightmare. The legend goes, the reason for this cadaverous event is to fend off any ghosts that might be lurking around and to protect your neighbourhood from hell raising demons. Now if macabre monsters are a cause for concern in your area, there isn’t a better way to scare them off than to hire a large group of people to dress up in zombie costumes and work together as a team to systematically clear the area of any unwanted ghouls leaving you and other living souls safe until next year.

Do you believe in ghosts?

For those who don’t believe in ghosts, the above suggestion may sound completely absurd. However another great Halloween tradition is to give your friends a little fright, and we would love to help you out with this. So here’s the plan… During your spooky supernatural celebration you hire some of our chilling undead actors and actresses to roam around the event looking gruesome and horrifying. Their devilish skills can be put to good use when creeping up on your unsuspecting guests and giving them a little fright! That will get your friends back for forgetting to send you a Christmas card!

Hire A Crowd of Scary Halloween Characters!

Aside from causing mischief at Halloween parties we can help with any PR stunts that you are planning to execute on October 31st. Be it a zombie flash mob in Manchester city centre, or an alien invasion in Birmingham, or an army of evil minions dancing to ‘Murder on the Dancefloor’, whatever it is we have the staff on our books that will create a spine chilling atmosphere that will give the public a blissful fright.

To get a quote for a creepy halloween themed group of people click here to email us your ghoulish requirements!

Largest Thai Dance – Hire A Crowd

Largest Thai Dance – Hire A Crowd

The Hire A Crowd team love the weird and wonderful events, recently the largest Thai dance in history caught our attention. The crowd of 5,255 people took to the streets of the northern province town Udon Thani (Thailand) in 2014. The locals gathered around the Prince Prajak Silpakom monument whilst dressed in the traditional uniform of orange Buddhist tops. The event itself is an annual event that takes place to commemorate Major Prince Prajak Silpakom who is the founder on Udon Thani. The first event of its kind took place in 1981 and consisted of a mere 80 people. Check out the event here http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/largest-thai-dance

We participate in various crowd hire events throughout the UK ranging from movie extras to the wonderfully bizarre events such as PR stunts, which require crowds to generate maximum attention for brands. With over 12,000 registered people we can supply specific crowds that meet your brief whether it be based on age, sex or ethnicity. When organising crowds of any size there three key elements that must be overseen to ensure the best possible results.

• Briefed Staff – Your crowd need to understand their role, the purpose of the crowd and the goals it must achieve to be a success. We individually brief each person so ensure a that event proceeds as intended.

• Event Manager – We allocate an EM for all events with over 10 people. The EM plays a crucial role of communicating with the crowd and yourself.

• Office Support – The Hire A Crowd team are on call 24/7 to allow you to make amendments, pass on additional information and communicate new information to allow for a fully briefed crowd.

No matter how big, small or bizarre your requirements are The Hire A Crowd team are ready to provide a free, fast and friendly quotation that is tailored to your event, Call 0844 800 0071 or click here for your quote now!

Hire a Crowd Services

rent a crowd LondonHire a Crowd Services

Hire A Crowd has a wide variety of services and can supply crowds of people from 10 to 500 for anything.

Hire The Paparazzi

Paparazzi are a group of photographers that will photograph you or your event and make you feel like a celebrity for the day.

Celebrity Experience – Be a celebrity for the day

Have you ever wanted to experience how it felt to shop like an A-List Hollywood Celebrity? We can supply you with your own paps, fans and even security guards.

Hire A Crowd of Fake Pop Stars

Hire A Crowd of Fake Pop Stars

Need to get noticed?  Need to attract that much attention the media get involved?  We supplied a crowd of Lady GaGa’s to do just that, see below.