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Having trouble planning an event on your own, but still want creative control? talent network has 30 years of expertise in entertainment booking and can help you from start to finish - without getting in your way. Let us show you some of the ways how with our talent network blog, covering Show News and Show Tips, which document a little of what we've learned - and continue to learn - with every event we do. We divulge our behind-the-scenes experiences of working and producing live shows, so you know how to create the best show possible. Our blog also covers entertainment news, upcoming events and more.

We are also always on-hand to be your sounding board – just call and/or email and let us know how we can help. Call talent network, inc. at 412-264-4727 or Email talent network, inc.


Frank Nicotero’s SOLD OUT Show

Pittsburgh legend, Wipeout contestant, StreetSmarts Host and comedian, Frank Nicotero, returned to Pittsburgh for a SOLD OUT Comedy Show at The Strand Theater in Zelienople, PA on Friday, August 2, 2019.

More than 200 fans, friends, and family members of Nicotero as well as comedians, Shaun Blackham and David Michael, filled the seats and theater with laughter as the three took over the stage.

A great night was had by all.

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Comedy, comedians, talent network inc


To book comedians for your next corporate, convention, college or private event, contact us here at talent network, inc. 




NEW TO THE NETWORK: Elizabeth Dames, Sommelier

NEW TO THE NETWORK: Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and a Wine and Spirit Education Trust Advanced Level, Elizabeth Dames, is now available for bookings.

Add some SPIRIT(s) to your event! With Elizabeth’s knowledge of wine, tequila and whiskey, you can host your own blendings, tastings and more.

Sommelier, Elizabeth Dames, Expert wine enthusiast, certified sommelier, talent network, corporate entertainer, corporate bookings

Contact talent network, inc. to have Elizabeth at your next event.


talent talks | w/ Theresa Kaufman, Event Planner

In episode 6 of talent talks, Hannah Lapiska (Digital Content Coordinator/talent network inc.), sits down with company owner, David Sedelmeier and Theresa Kaufman, Owner / Principal Planner of Theresa Kaufman Events & Eventful Event Producers to talk about success in the event industry. Kaufman, being in the business for over 30 years, knows the ins and outs of the entertainment business and after partnering with Shari Zatman of Perfectly Planned, the two have successfully taken on events in Pittsburgh and all around the US.

Kaufman gives insight on the steps and tools she uses when planning and carrying out an event as well as advice to those in the industry.

Listen to the segment below and on iTunes, Stitcher, the iHeart Radio App and Google Play Music for all Android users.

talent network, inc. provides entertainment including comedians, artists, speakers and celebrity talent and more for private, corporate events, colleges and conventions across the country.


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talent network, inc. at the 2019 Western Veterinarian Conference

talent network, inc. had the honor of being apart of the 2019 Western Veterinarian Conference with Hills Pet Nutrition and Merck Animal Health in Las Vegas.

The speakers at this conference consisted of Mayim Bialik from the Big Bang Theory and Mel Robbins a CNN commentator and motivational speaker. A live performance from Keith Urban left the crowd in awe after the speakers got their attention with their talks about women in science and gaining motivation for every day life.

Take a look at the quick video footage from the weekend.


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talent network, inc. presents Casino Party Entertainment

On the day of love, talent network, inc. had the honor of providing the casino party entertainment for the annual Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, Night of Assists, presented by Highmark. Fun was had by all as PPG Paints Arena was transformed into a lovers Speakeasy. The Pittsburgh Penguins hockey players dealt the casino games to all of the attendees, making for fun conversation all night long.

All proceeds from the evening went to The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.


To book casino party entertainment for your next corporate, convention, college or private event, contact us here at talent network, inc.