Using the FAQs

Below you will find a list of key topics, each of which contain additional subsections. clicking on a topic row in this panel will show you additional lists in the body of the page with a (+) symbol next to them.  Click on any item of interest next to the (+) markers to expand that item and show you more information.

What are Categories?

Categories are used to group similar artists and companies together on our site to make searching and displaying similar providers on a page.

We have four main Categories of provider. They are (in alphabetical order)

  • Performance Venue
  • Performer
  • Product
  • Professional Service

All of the GiG TV Directory entries will fall into one of these categories which we have carefully sub-divided to be more granular.

We have 11 sub-categories of Performance Venue.

  1. Arena
  2. Club
  3. Conference
  4. Exhibition
  5. Festival
  6. Hotel
  7. Online
  8. Pub
  9. Restaurant
  10. Theatre
  11. Other
  1. Actor
  2. Burlesque
  3. Cabaret
  4. Comedy
  5. Compere
  6. Dance
  7. DJ
  8. Magic
  9. Models
  10. Music - Only Covers
  11. Music - Only Originals
  12. Music - Primarily Covers
  13. Music - Primarily Originals
  14. Music - Tribute
  15. Poetry
  16. Presenting
  17. Public Speaking
  1. CD Duplication
  2. Event Decorating
  3. Event Equipment
  4. Event Infrastructure
  5. Merchandise
  6. Musical Instruments
  7. Pyrotechnics and Effects
  8. Transport
  1. Agency
  2. Artist Management
  3. Artists
  4. Business Services
  5. Cleaning
  6. Consultancy
  7. Crewing
  8. Curating
  9. Engineers
  10. Event Managers
  11. Experience Organisers
  12. Film & Photography
  13. Health & Safety
  14. Hospitality
  15. Insurance
  16. Language Services
  17. Licensing
  18. Media
  19. Music Label
  20. Music Plugging
  21. Personal Services
  22. Printing / Publishing
  23. Recruitment
  24. Security
  25. Stage Management
  26. Ticketing Systems
  27. Traders & Food Concessions
  28. Venue & Location Sourcing
  29. Vocal Coach
  30. Voice Over Artists
  31. Waste Disposal
  32. Web Design & Social Media

When you are defining your categories in your Listing Details tab, you see these chooser fields:


Click into the first to see ALL possible choices of category and sub-category. Then choose a Main Category first and then as many sub-categories as are approriate for what you offer. The Main category will determine where in our website your listing will appear.


FAQ News

We are collating questions and answers on how to create your listings, access and use the The GiG Directory.

To help you, we are building topic areas in the sequence that you might experience them.

Please use the links in the FAQ Topics panel to find information about specific areas of support. 

Once you have created an account and have logged in, more FAQ topics will be available to you.

Thanks, and watch out for new topics!

When you close this panel it will hide for 24 hours.