Why do they do it? Why do people agree to perform or volunteer only to bail at the last minute? Welcome to a nagging variable event planners face: The Flake Factor.
There are warning signs. If the person is from out of town, they never get around to making their travel arrangements. If a request for information is emailed, they never reply. It’s bad enough to make a commitment and then back out, but why string the event planner along?