Before I dive into this piece, I’d like to offer a disclaimer: this is purely an opinion piece, sharing some of my thoughts on the business of Salsa. I mean no criticism of any professional or group of professionals in the industry, in Hong Kong or elsewhere.
The general business model of salsa in Hong Kong is that the community is run by teacher/promoters. Teachers run studio classes, and they also run parties for which they hire DJs. Each teacher/promoter generally only hires the same DJs, with very few DJs working for multiple promoters. Read the rest of this entry »