Even the most professional corporate entities can benefit from a little relaxation, whether it is a holiday party, a celebration, or a weekend retreat. These types of events give people an opportunity to better communicate and grow together, and can often be a great venue for motivational talks, team building exercises, and networking opportunities. It can be difficult when organizing these events to come up with unique corporate entertainment ideas, especially ones that will help inspire employees, motivate the company or represent a company’s particular ideals and beliefs.
Finding Unique Corporate Entertainment Ideas
While motivational speakers or speeches from people within the enterprise can be appropriate and inspirational, booking a live artist will help liven the experience and engage a corporate audience in new and unexpected ways. Often these artists can incorporate a corporate message and inspire motivation while still entertaining with dynamic performances and remarkable talents. This list offers just a few examples of live artists and performers who would provide unique corporate entertainment ideas for anything from a luncheon to a company retreat.
Dan Meyer offers one of the rarest performance experiences – sword swallowing. A 7-time Guinness World Record holder, Dan has appeared on America’s Got Talent, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, and is also known for his global motivational speaking. While he may delight some and shock others, there is no argument that Dan’s incredible performance is sure to capture everyone’s attention.
No one can turn a one-person act into a five-person performance quite like the Amazing Christopher. With the help of four life-sized puppets, he has created a truly unique dancing and puppeteering act, performing as groups such as the Jackson 5 and the Village People. His dancing and puppetry skills have entertained and energized audiences for almost two decades.
While magic shows can often feel overdone and predictable, Adam Trent brings a new spin to the experience of illusion. A Broadway star who has appeared on multiple television shows, Adam’s act incorporates not just magic, but stand-up comedy, musical performances, and audience interaction. His extraordinary illusionist performances guarantee to delight and entertain even those who dislike magicians.
A Picture is Worth 1000 Words
No stranger to corporate entertainment, Joe Castillo’s performance art has been experienced all over the world. Using sand, light, and music to tell stories and inspire, Joe Castillo is passionate about spreading corporate and motivational messages through his Sand Animation, or SandStory, visual experiences. His performances ArtStory and WordStory also offer incredible storytelling experiences in both English and Spanish.
Ice Beat Factory creates a vivid performance experience by pairing electronic and live music and dynamic visual graphics with the process of ice sculpting. This multi-media production experience not only offers an exciting experience for an audience, but it also gives them the opportunity to witness the creation of art that is, by its very nature, temporary and truly unique.
A perfect experience for energetic, animal-loving audiences, the Olate Dogs, brings the art of dancing dogs to an entirely new level of entertainment. The winners of season seven of America’s Got Talent, Richard and Nicholas Olate, have trained mostly rescue dogs and feature up to ten of them in any given act. The Olate Dogs have been featured in commercials and television programs and have also used their acts to promote dog rescue and adoption.
The only speed art glitter painter, Robert Channing is no stranger to creating art under pressure. He has been motivating companies with his one-of-a-kind art for years, and also appeared on America’s Got Talent. Known for his incredible glitter portraits, Robert will also work with businesses to paint their logo or slogan, incorporating a professional message and motivation into his artistic message.
Even in the serious, corporate world, there is room for entertainment, laughter, and levity. Any of these amazing performers offer an opportunity to connect with corporate audiences and provide messages of motivation while still entertaining with dynamic performances that will draw everyone in and continue to keep them entertained to the end. Finding unique corporate entertainment ideas will be simple with any of the artists outlined here, and are sure to spread excitement while sending a positive message to any corporate get together.