Star studded: The industry is anticipated to continue growing in line with prevailing consumer spending

As a result, the success of the Celebrity and Sports Agents industry is very closely tied to the strength of many entertainment and sports industries, which depends on aggregate consumer spending on various disposable items like movie tickets, sports tickets and artist merchandise. Over the five years to 2018, consumers have experienced steady improvement in disposable income, which has generated greater revenue for entertainment and sports industries, through which more performer and athlete contracts can be successfully negotiated. Over the five years to 2023, the Celebrity and Sports Agents industry is anticipated to continue growing in line with prevailing consumer spending on entertainment and sporting industries...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Social media platforms have enabled athletes and entertainers to generate revenue by promoting products
  • The pool of potential clients for agents and managers is limited
  • The industry is projected to grow due to continued increases in per capita disposable income and advertising expenditure
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Industry concentration indicates the extent to which major players dominate the industry; IBISWorld determines industry concentration through calculating the proportion of industry revenue generated by the four largest industry players. The Celebrity and Sports Agents industry is classified as having a low level of concentration, with the top four companies comprising 29.0% of industry revenue.Over the short term, IBISWorld expects that industry concentration will increase. Many of the large agencies, such as Creative Artists Agency and ICM Partners, have a vast array of employees that can meet a variety of client needs, from finding work, contract negotiation, sponsorship and endorsement to financial planning and career advice. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry are

  • Ability to vary services to suit different needs
  • Effective product promotion
  • Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Consumer Confidence Index in the Celebrity & Sports Agents industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry?

    This industry includes agents and managers who represent or manage creative and performing artists, sports figures, entertainers and public figures. Agents typically focus on finding work for a client and engage in contract negotiation and management for a client, for which they are entitled to a predetermined commission. Managers have a broader role that includes contract negotiation, finding sponsorships and endorsements and other services such as career advice and financial planning.

    Industry Products
  • Representation services
  • Career management services
  • Licensing and contract services
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Managing actors
  • Managing athletes
  • Managing musicians
  • Managing models
  • Managing authors
  • Managing artists
  • Managing other public figures
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Total advertising expenditure
  • Demand from movie and video production
  • Demand from sports franchises

  • Current Performance
  • Growing demand for entertainment
  • Internal competition grows
  • Profit and consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Diversifying clientele
  • Internal competition intensified
  • Table: Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Movie & Video Production
  • Television Production
  • Independent Label Music Production
  • Concert & Event Promotion

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Accounting Services
  • Law Firms
  • Office Supply Stores
  • Payroll & Bookkeeping Services
  • Tax Preparation Services

  • Products & Services
  • Representation services
  • Career management services
  • Licensing and contract services
  • Other services
  • Chart: Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Actors, performers and creative artists
  • Athletes
  • Musical groups and artists
  • Public speakers, authors and other public figures
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Celebrity & Sports Agents

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Endeavor LLC,
  • Table: Endeavor LLC - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Celebrity & Sports Agents Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Consumer Spending (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Salary Cap
  • A limit on the amount of money a sports team can spend on player salaries.
  • Screen Actors Guild (Sag)
  • A labor union that represents more than 200,000 film and TV performers.
  • Talent Agent
  • A person who finds jobs for performers within the entertainment industry and then gets a percentage of the money that their client is paid.
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