Become an Owner
Hi, I’m Walter McClellan C.E.O. and Founder of Toast Entertainment. That is me in the chicken hat photobombing the bridal party.
If you want to start a new chapter doing something meaningful, fun, and very lucrative, this is your chance to do precisely that.
Toast Entertainment provides proven methods, training, custom software to run all aspects of the business, and constant support so you can enjoy the reward of helping others on the happiest day of their life while having fun and making serious money doing it! We make dreams come true for our clients and our business partners.
Who we are
Toast Entertainment is one of the largest and most respected wedding and private event companies in the United States. Specializing in high-energy DJ/MC services, timeless photography, sophisticated video, ultimate photo booth rentals, and vision-fulfilling wedding coordination, Toast Entertainment is responsible for 1000’s successful 5-Star events every year.
As a longtime leader in the wedding event industry, Toast Entertainment has been inducted into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame. An accolade only bestowed upon wedding professionals ranked in the top 2% of the country for more than four years. Our C.E.O. Walter McClellan is a regularly featured guest speaker at wedding and event conferences. As a leading expert in the event industry, he has personally trained hundreds of wedding professionals on how to build their business from the ground up with little to no start-up resources during his career.
Why choose Toast Entertainment?
Toast Entertainment was founded in 2010 and has been franchising since 2020. Toast Entertainment has a history of successful operations and is considered one of the leading multi-service operations in the country. Toast Entertainment franchise owners can hit the ground running with a Turnkey franchise that offers:
- Low investment with little overhead.
- Work from home, no “brick and mortar” requirement.
- Train from home. Our franchise coaches will come to you to help train you and your team.
- Proprietary wedding and event planning software.
- White-Glove concierge service to streamline your client’s planning and set you apart from the competition in your area.
- All-Encompassing marketing plan. (Includes website, review sites, SEO, social media, networking, and outreach) We roll out the red carpet for your launch.
- Turn-Key photo and video editing services. With Toast’s help, you need very little personal knowledge of these services to be able to sell and manage them.
- Massive ROI potential.
- Unlimited growth! Own one or multiple territories.
Who we’re looking for
Part of the Toast Entertainment Sales mission is to find ideal franchise candidates…
- Extrovert types who are energetic, self-starters and people-oriented
- Business-minded, able to manage part-time employees
- Individuals, or couples and business partners
- Current event professionals looking to expand and grow their business
- Those ready for a career change
- Industry knowledge and experience NOT required!!
By choosing Toast Entertainment, you decide to partner with one of the best wedding companies in the nation. Our reputation will carry you as you establish yourself in your territory.
We are available at every step to assist you with any questions you may have and provide training that coincides with the stages of your franchise. This guarantees that you have the tools you need to embrace your entrepreneurship and succeed in this business.
As a multi-service event company specializing in DJ, Photo, Video, Coordination, and Photo Booths, we have refined systems built over a decade.
When it comes to our franchise opportunity, it is truly a business in a box with ongoing training and support. You are in business for yourself but not by yourself, as we help with everything, including marketing, sales, operations, and inventory management.
Training for franchisees is done from home virtually, and once training is complete, we will come to YOUR market to assist with hiring, training, and launching YOUR business.
Because of our turn-key editing and hosting services for photography and video, you need very little personal knowledge of these services to be able to sell and manage them.
This is truly an exciting field to work in for the right person. At Toast Entertainment, our wedding event planning business model is different from most of our competitors because most only focus on one service. In most cases, that service is all they offer. Examples of this are solo DJs and photographers.
Here at Toast Entertainment, our proven and highly successful franchising method shows you how to book and manage multiple services simultaneously, dramatically boosting your profit for each event. Using our franchise system, there is no limit to how much you can scale and continue to grow.
Here at Toast Entertainment, you will always have full access to our vast network of experts dedicated to helping you succeed. Not to mention every aspect of making sure you succeed in this business will be covered.
Currently, the wedding industry is a 72-Billion-dollar market. As a Toast Entertainment franchisee, you will have an excellent opportunity to grab as much of that market as possible. We will keep you up-to-date on trends, cost shifts, and ideals from our industry’s demographic. With our ongoing training and innovation, we will ensure you have every opportunity to succeed in this business.
In working with our franchisees, something fundamental to us is operating efficiently and always providing the work-life balance you deserve. Therefore, our support team offers ongoing training and updates to our proprietary methods, including software, branding, collateral, operations, and sales procedures, to help give you the edge in the industry.
We have every aspect of this business covered with the industry’s brightest and most experienced support team. Based on our highly successful background, including long-time leaders and sales innovators, our Toast Entertainment corporate office assists franchise owners every step of the way. Our dedicated support team shares a desire for all our franchise owners to have a long and prosperous career.
To get started, please fill out the franchise application form.