Virtual Program Ideas that will Engage Your Audience
1. Colin Cloud – The Cyber Mentalist
He knows what you had for lunch, where you’ve been today, what you do for a living, and even the car you drive. Colin Cloud has captivated the attention and minds of audiences all around the world with his modern and immersive style of mind-reading. Tapping into his experience as a Mentalist and finalist on America’s Got Talent, where he would engage audience members through their screens at home during every appearance, Colin has developed impossible demonstrations which showcase your viewers as the stars of the show. Creating personalized and genuine moments of astonishment, Colin’s virtual performance functions as both a standalone show, or a segue between events during your online conference. You can see him at the Mirage in Las Vegas with Shin Lim when he is not performing at virtual events.
2. Digital Deception – Alakazoom
Regardless of your virtual meeting platform, we can help provide opportunities to engage your attendees
with fun, memorable moments, even though they’re not meeting in person. Video conference calls don’t have to be boring!
3. Marty the One Man Party
3. Evie Clair – Finalist from America’s Got Talent
4. Ben Seidman – Eye-Popping Millennial Magic
A mixture of world-class sleight-of-hand, stand-up comedy, pickpocketing, and mentalism, Ben Seidman creates a playful, hilarious, and engaging experience for any size group. No stranger to creating magical moments on screen, Seidman’s many television appearances include a starring role in the Netflix Original Series, Brainchild, a featured performance on Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and two specials on Travel Channel. This virtual performance is custom-designed for your event and packed with never-before-seen illusions that take place through your viewers’ screens, along with an assortment of Ben’s greatest television hits and an integration of your company’s message and brand. We think you will be glad that we included this virtual magic option on our list of Virtual Program Ideas.
5. Jeff Civillico, Virtual Las Vegas Headliner
If your employees or association members are working from home right now, consider having Jeff host a virtual team-building juggling workshop for them! That’s right, Jeff Civillico can teach everyone in your organization how to JUGGLE… well, at least he can try 🙂 All that’s required is 3 pairs of socks, a bit of space, and a good attitude!
This is a great way to bring everyone together and boost morale while working from home. And best of all, this team-building workshop can be opened up to families as well. Bond with your team, bond with your family, learn how to juggle and have some FUN!
6. Derek Hughes, Standup Virtual Comedy Meets Astonishing Magic
As the Standup Magician, Derek Hughes’ unparalleled skills as both a world-class magician and expert improviser lend him the ability to find the humor within any group’s dynamic. Hughes’ loveable sarcasm and charisma have paved the way to appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Penn & Teller: Fool Us!, and NBC’s America’s Got Talent, where he was voted a finalist. In a virtual show that’s packed to the brim with astonishing moments that viewers experience firsthand through their screens, Derek is the refreshing through-line, keeping everyone energized and smiling during your next online event. It is often said that laughter is the best stress reliever in these times of uneasiness. And if laugher is the best medicine, then Derek Hughes is the perfect pharmacist.
7. Jason Bishop, First-Hand Lessons of Resiliency from America’s Hottest Illusionist
With two consecutive hit runs on Broadway and numerous international television appearances, Jason Bishop tours the globe with his technologically innovative blend of large-scale illusions, award-winning sleight of hand, and a lightning fast comedic wit. But a peek behind the curtain reveals an even more astonishing story of an abused and neglected foster child who would use his remarkable resilience to become one of the most sought-after magicians today. Jason’s virtual TED-style presentation incorporates interactive magic from his appearances on NBC’s TODAY Show, CBS Sunday Morning, and CW Network’s Masters of Illusion to illustrate points on perseverance, hope, and meaning during these uncertain times when we need it the most. This is virtual entertainment at its best.
8. Tom Pesce, Fun for the Whole Family
Known for combining his unique brand of fast-paced, “high-octane” magic with his genuine ability to connect deeply with any audience, Tom Pesce’s virtual show is a brand-new, interactive experience that happens LIVE anywhere there’s an internet connection. Each show is custom designed specifically for your group and includes professional lighting, multiple camera angles, 100% family friendly content, and magic that looks like it must be done using camera tricks… but isn’t! Tom involves various spectators throughout the show and will even teach a trick that everyone will be performing in a matter of minutes! This is one of our Virtual Program Ideas that is perfect for the whole family.
9. Greg Schwem: You Can’t Quarantine Laughter
WHAT YOU GET: You Can’t Quarantine Laughter is a 45-minute, customized virtual presentation conducted over Zoom or a similar conferencing app. Greg Schwem will lead the webinar, opening with a brief video that shows some of the country’s best known stars from the comedy and music worlds who have overcome adversity to become the leaders in their respective fields. Everyone’s speakers should be cranked up LOUD for this!
From there, Greg appears on camera and, through a series of comedic monologues and PowerPoint slides, shows participants that there is light at the end of the tunnel. The audience will see numerous examples of how companies used humor to create successful campaigns and turn their businesses around. He will show how companies have incorporated the coronavirus (COVID-19) into their campaigns. Don’t believe that’s possible? Then you haven’t heard of the suburban Chicago restaurant offering a free roll of toilet paper with every takeout order! Through live chat and polling features, Greg will encourage audience interaction and will virtually discuss ways to incorporate humor into your group’s messaging and daily office routines. Hey, Greg is even okay with a little “virtual heckling.” Keep it clean, please!
WHAT YOU WON’T GET: Political statements and opinions. We’ve heard enough of those.
10. Marcus Monroe Live, Half Juggler. Half Comedian. Half Mathematician.
Marcus Monroe is a New York City based award winning comedian and juggler. His virtual show is a high-energy blend of innovative juggling with in your face comedic banter riddled with awkwardness. He is the recipient of the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award and has recently appeared on The Late Show, HBO, MTV, and Netflix. The New York Times has selected Marcus’s show as a NYT critics’ pick 4 times and calls Marcus “one of the most entertaining performers to watch in New York City.”
He is a favorite among cruise lines, performing arts centers, comedy clubs, universities and festivals. Most recently he has performed at the New York Comedy Festival, Bonnaroo, TedxBroadway, and Outside Lands along side with Neil Patrick Harris. Marcus co-starred in the Olivier Award winning Off-Broadway and London production of La Soireé. In 2017, Marcus took his one-man show ‘The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe’ to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival earning raves and multiple 5 star reviews. Marcus is currently touring virtually from his living room and preparing for the release of his comedy special coming out later this year.
11. Rik Roberts, Virtual Talent Show for Digital Events
How many times have you watched the hit shows, American Idle or America’s Got Talent? Every time you watch it’s always amazing. Now you can discover hidden talent in your organization and get to know each other in a whole new way.
This upbeat virtual event hosted by comedian Rik Roberts creates a positive and memorable atmosphere that will bring your team together and strengthen your business. If you’re looking for a way to bring your team closer while apart, The Ultimate Talent Show virtual event is sure to exceed your expectations. As a bonus you can add additional entertainers to give feedback and encouragement.
The voting (optional) will be left up to your group. Whether it is a one-time event, or a multiple week showcase is up to you.
12. Hypegirl Tera & DJ CoryLive, Virtual Dance Party
TV Show Warm-up Host CoryLive and Radio Personality Tera Bonilla bring you their Virtual Dance Party! Straight from their home to yours. Lift your client’s and employee’s spirits with music, shout outs, song requests and fun. Tera and Cory have performed in the corporate industry for 20 years and have created a new platform to share their contagious energy!
Bring LIFE to boring online events – straight from their home…to yours and your attendees (or employees)! Lift spirits with music, shout outs, song requests and fun. These parties have an energy like no other you’ve attended online.
Each of the above programs are custom designed to fit your unique needs and can be hosted on an assortment of platforms including (but not limited to) Zoom, WebEx, and Teams. For more information on planning your next digital event, give us a call at 615 283 0039 or contact us online.
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