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promoter

If you’ve been trying to get anyone and everyone to go see your friend’s band perform, then you could call yourself a promoter of that band. A promoter is a supporter, advocate, or booster for a person, group, or event.

A promoter is an active supporter of something. A promoter of democracy, for example, is someone who tries to spread democracy throughout the world. Being a promoter is also a profession; one might be hired to make arrangements and generate publicity for some form of public entertainment, like a boxing match or a concert. Perhaps if you tell enough people about your friend's band, the band will hire you as its official promoter.

Definitions of promoter
  1. noun
    someone who is an active supporter and advocate
    synonyms: booster, plugger
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    types:
    barker
    someone who stands in front of a show (as at a carnival) and gives a loud colorful sales talk to potential customers
    type of:
    adman, advertiser, advertizer
    someone whose business is advertising
  2. noun
    a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments
    synonyms: impresario, showman
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    Phineas Taylor Barnum
    United States showman who popularized the circus (1810-1891)
    William Frederick Cody
    United States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917)
    Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev
    Russian ballet impresario who founded the Russian ballet and later introduced it to the West (1872-1929)
    Richard D'Oyly Carte
    English impresario who brought Gilbert and Sullivan together and produced many of their operettas in London (1844-1901)
    Solomon Hurok
    United States impresario who was born in Russia (1888-1974)
    Charles Ringling
    United States showman whose song-and-dance troop evolved into a circus (1863-1926)
    types:
    exhibitioner, exhibitor, shower
    someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
    organ-grinder
    a street musician who plays a hand organ or hurdy-gurdy
    porn merchant, pornographer
    someone who presents shows or sells writing or pictures that are sexually explicit in violation of the community mores
    type of:
    booker, booking agent
    someone who engages a person or company for performances
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