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50 Corporate Entertainment Ideas for 6 Types of Event

50 Corporate Entertainment Ideas for 6 Types of Event

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We took a look at the type of corporate events our clients most commonly hire corporate entertainment for and came up with a list of entertainment ideas to suit the 6 most popular event types. From intimate office parties to huge corporate conferences, you'll find some great corporate entertainment ideas in the lists below...

To create our list of 50 entertainment ideas for corporate events, we first took a look at the huge variety of different event types that our corporate clients are booking their entertainment for. We took the most popular event types from the list and asked our Artist Liaison Team to come up with ideas.

Post-conference parties

An opportunity for organizations to let their hair down and have some fun after all the 'work' stuff is done and dusted!

  • Brightlights Function Band Hampshire

    Brightlights

    5 stars - Brightlights are Highly Recommended 23 Rock & Pop Function Bands Hampshire

    Brightlights are a stylish & vibrant party covers band with a wide repertoire of music from the likes of Bruno Mars, The Beatles, Swedish House Mafia & Kings of Leon.
    Price from £2,308

  • Hipster Function Band Cheshire

    Hipster

    5 stars - Hipster are Highly Recommended 413 Rock & Pop Function Bands Cheshire

    Hipster's repertoire contains classic & vintage artists; The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac & The Rolling Stones, plus modern indie & pop from Kings of Leon, The Killers & Pharrell. Over 1000 wedding & corporate bookings including; M&S, Wella, RBS, Lloyds, NSPCC, Oxford Uni Press & Claire's Accessories. Over 300 positive customer reviews!
    Price from £1,600

  • Party Starters Function Band East Sussex

    Party Starters

    5 stars - Party Starters are Highly Recommended 92 Rock & Pop Function Bands East Sussex

    Party Starters are a cool & contemporary pop & rock band that know what a great party is all about! Energetic & exciting, Party Starters live sets are guaranteed to fill your dance floor & include music from Bruno Mars, Rudimental, The Beatles, Arctic Monkeys, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder & much more!
    Price from £1,265

  • Get Funked Function Band London

    Get Funked

    5 stars - Get Funked are Highly Recommended 17 Rock & Pop Function Bands London

    Get Funked are a 6,10, 14 or 18 piece band offering the ultimate live experience, oozing soul, class, integrity, energy, unbelievable musical ability and stunning presentation!
    Price from £7,989

  • The Fanatics Function Band Staffordshire

    The Fanatics

    5 stars - The Fanatics are Highly Recommended 84 Rock & Pop Function Bands Staffordshire

    WINNERS at the UK Wedding Industry Awards! They've slayed at UK festivals, scooped awards - and even won praise from music legends, Radiohead! The Fanatics are a party powerhouse, known UK-wide for their roof-raising live performances. Expect up-to-date chart material, rock & indie anthems, plus retro classics... with killer male & female vocals.
    Price from £1,399

  • Excite Function Band Kent

    Excite

    5 stars - Excite are Highly Recommended 54 Rock & Pop Function Bands Kent

    A fantastic 6-10 piece pop function band. Featuring outstanding vocalists you'll struggle to find better! World class musicians Excite play rock & pop classics from an extensive repertoire complete with top equipment & a sound engineer!
    Price from £2,180

  • Dexter Function Band Cheshire

    Dexter

    5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended 124 Rock & Pop Function Bands Cheshire

    With an awesome reputation since establishing in 1997, Dexter are THE CHOICE for delivering incredible parties across the UK! Featuring both male & female vocals, this exciting band perform everything from rock & pop classics, modern day floor fillers & sing-along favourites! Acoustic sets, DJ sets & even a 6-piece line up also available!
    Price from £1,433

  • Beat Collective Function Band Somerset

    Beat Collective

    5 stars - Beat Collective are Highly Recommended 8 Rock & Pop Function Bands Somerset

    Beat Collective is a top live funk, soul & pop band playing the ultimate in upbeat party tunes. This female fronted 6 - 21 piece act provide the funkiest and most energetic show on the current live circuit performing hits from Beyoncé to Aretha Franklin.
    Price from £1,924

Intimate event
Smaller format bands are most suited to smaller spaces such as parties at head office.
Three piece rock and pop party bands such as Teenage Kicks can deliver a party much larger than their small format might suggest.

Mid-sized event
For parties in venues with adequate space for a stage or a larger performance area, 4 - 6 piece function bands such as Hipster or Brightlights are a great choice.

Large event
For large conferences in an arena sized venue where you want an artist who can fill a large space and deliver a larger than life stage show, an artist such as Get Funked fits the bill perfectly.

Trade shows and exhibitions

Often a lead generation activity and an opportunity to reinforce an organisation's image among customers, prospects and suppliers.

  • Living Statues and Tables Living Statue Leicestershire

    Living Statues and Tables

    5 stars - Living Statues and Tables are Highly Recommended 6 Leicestershire

    Our Still Living Statues and Tables add a touch of class and the unexpected to any event! Perfect for livening up a large room or providing an air of excitement to your events entrance!
    Price from £334

  • Marilyn Monroe  (Suzie Kennedy) Lookalike London

    Suzie Kennedy as Marilyn Monroe

    5 stars - Marilyn Monroe (Suzie Kennedy) are Highly Recommended 17 Look-a-likes & Impersonators London

    London based Suzie is one of the UK’s top Marilyn Monroe look alikes, travelling all over the world impersonating the Hollywood sex symbol. She never fails to turn heads and attract media attention wherever she goes, making her the perfect choice for PR events, product launches, meet and greet as well as awards presentations and walk about entertainment.
    Price from £517

  • Martin Reed Magician London

    Martin Reed

    5 stars - Martin Reed are Highly Recommended 61 Magicians London

    *AS SEEN ON BBC1 & CHANNEL 4!* Want to truly AMAZE your guests by a TV Magician?! Martin Reed is one of the most experienced Magicians in the UK today! As a Member of the Magic Circle & 16 years of experience performing at over 2000 events worldwide, you're guaranteed incredible entertainment!
    Price from £436

  • David Beckham Lookalike Lookalike East Sussex

    David Beckham Lookalike

    5 stars - David Beckham Lookalike are Highly Recommended 1 Look-a-likes & Impersonators East Sussex

    The world's top David Beckham lookalike with uncanny resemblance, mannerisms, style, voice, attention to detail and even the soccer skills to create the complete package!
    Price from £667

  • Roaming Free Acoustic Band London

    Roaming Free

    5 stars - Roaming Free are Highly Recommended 12 London

    Roaming Free are a superb wandering acoustic band, available as a trio, four piece or six piece line up. The trio features three-part vocal harmonies, saxophone & 2 acoustic guitars. Their incredible interactive performances are always a big hit with guests, and include hits from the 50's to the present charts.
    Price from £1,616

  • Yummy Carts Food & Drink Supplier London

    Yummy Carts

    5 stars - Yummy Carts are Highly Recommended 2 London

    Yummy Carts is a dynamic fun food company providing unique ice cream, popcorn, candyfloss, pucker powder and more! Served in exciting carts, kiosks and freezers, these unique treats are great for parties, weddings and corporate events!
    Price from £319

  • Johnny Depp Captain Jack Sparrow Lookalike Lookalike London

    Johnny Depp Captain Jack Sparrow Lookalike

    5 stars - Johnny Depp Captain Jack Sparrow Lookalike are Highly Recommended 3 Look-a-likes & Impersonators London

    One of the most authentic and convincing Johnny Depp/Captain Jack lookalikes you'll find. Always entertaining, professional, charming and funny and available for any event!
    Price from £513

  • The Aerial Dance Artist Circus Performer Cheshire

    Aerial Dancer

    5 stars - The Aerial Dance Artist are Highly Recommended 3 Circus Performers Cheshire

    Our Aerial Dance Artist performs beautifully crafted movements with trapeze, rope & silks. Various themes can be created with her many costumes to make her unique performance into an adaptable show, from humourous entertainment to elegant skill.
    Price from £646

  • Comedy Juggler Street Performer Bristol

    Comedy Juggler

    5 stars - Comedy Juggler are Highly Recommended 1 Street Entertainers Bristol

    Charming, funny, engaging, and frank, The Comedy Juggler's own unique fusion of juggling and stand up comedy will have you on the edge of your seats and rolling into the aisles. The winning combination won him the award for “British Young Juggler of the Year”, and has led to appearances on radio and television, as well as appearing all over the world to international acclaim.
    Price from £513

Intimate event
Want to liven up your exhibition stand and give guests a reason to hang around? Consider hiring an awesome close-up magician such as Martin Reed to captivate guests and cause a buzz around your stand. 

Mid-sized event
If you're one of the larger exhibitors, you can afford more space for an artist such as Roaming Free to perform on you stand. They can also mix and mingle throughout the exhibition space promoting their show times at your stand.

Large event
For large shows and exhibitions where you really want to make a big splash with your entertainment, consider hiring multiple performers to entertain stand visitors as well as drive guests to you from all corners of the show.
An example selection might include: aerial artists, jugglers, walkabout characters, living statues and tables, lookalikes and fun food carts.

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Appreciation events

Common programs such as a day at the races, suites at sporting events, day and evening cruises, etc can be enhanced with live entertainment to further promote employee and client appreciation.

  • Fire and Glow Performers Circus Performer Leicestershire

    Fire and Glow Performers

    5 stars - Fire and Glow Performers are Highly Recommended 27 Circus Performers Leicestershire

    A nationwide performance group specialising in fire & glow entertainment. From freestyle performances to wow-factor shows, whatever the size of your event, these skilled performers will be happy to add that little extra spark!
    Price from £334

  • Stilt Walkers Stilt Walker Leicestershire

    Stilt Walkers

    5 stars - Stilt Walkers are Highly Recommended 2 Leicestershire

    Highly visible entertainment in a wide range of characters and costumes, our stilt walkers are creative and adaptable. Perfect for photos and meet and greet, they will add fun and a touch of the bizarre to any event!
    Price from £334

  • Casino Nights Casino Kent

    Casino Nights

    5 stars - Casino Nights are Highly Recommended 2 Kent

    Fun Casino gaming tables to hire with professional croupiers who are happy to assist at any event! Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, Casino Nights will guarantee a great night for all!
    Price from £577

  • Happy Hour Function Band Kent

    Happy Hour

    5 stars - Happy Hour are Highly Recommended 340 Rock & Pop Function Bands Kent

    Let you & your guests be blown away by one of the most in-demand bands in the UK! With 300+ reviews, a setlist full of the best music around & a wealth of industry experience, Happy Hour have entertained some of the world's biggest names (Pinewood Studios, Microsoft, ITV & more) & are no strangers to jam-packed dance floor’s & demands for encores!
    Price from £1,477

  • Mime Artists Inc Street Performer Oxfordshire

    Mime Artists Inc

    5 stars - Mime Artists Inc are Highly Recommended 2 Street Entertainers Oxfordshire

    Animate your event & delight your guests with our hand-picked, company trained, extremely experienced & highly entertaining Mime Artists.
    Price from £388

  • Miss Balloonist Childrens Entertainer Hertfordshire

    Miss Balloonist

    5 stars - Miss Balloonist are Highly Recommended 8 Childrens Entertainment Hertfordshire

    Miss Balloonist is an incredible balloon artist who keep everyone entertained and give you something to take home. She can craft anything from monkeys to pirates and jetpacks to jewellery. The limits are endless when Miss Balloonist gets to work!
    Price from £224

  • Live Wires Function Band Staffordshire

    Live Wires

    5 stars - Live Wires are Highly Recommended 225 Rock & Pop Function Bands Staffordshire

    Rocking events across the UK for the last 10 years, Live Wires are experienced, professional & ready to fill your dance floor! With over 160+ positive customer reviews, previous clients including Pepsi Co, Argos & Santander & a killer repertoire packed full of dance floor classics plus some of today’s biggest hits, Live Wires will go down a storm!
    Price from £1,512

  • Themed Parties Event Decor Lincolnshire

    Themed Parties

    5 stars - Themed Parties are Highly Recommended 2 Lincolnshire

    Let our Themed Parties team transform your event into something amazing! Whether you want a taste of the Wild West, the sophisication of James Bond or a bespoke service, why not add authentic decorations, fun-filled activities, music, lookalikes & more!
    Price from £1,346

Intimate event
You could create a whole evening's entertainment at your office with a bought in casino such as Casino Nights plus a mobile bar with flair bar tenders.

Mid-sized event
For appreciation events at venues with sufficient space, you might consider theming the whole evening with our Themed Parties team.

Large event
Make your guests really feel your appreciation at larger events by utilising a team of entertainers to enhance the experience throughout.
An example selection might include: a vintage jazz band performing modern pop music such as Megan and The Bourbon Boys, balloon modelling if kids are in attendance, mime artists and stilt walkers, and a finale of fireworks and fire and glow performers to go out with a bang!

Company milestones

Often celebratory in nature and can be small, intimate events limited to select employees, up to huge festivals which sometimes include the local community depending on the size of the business.

  • Flash Bak Photo Booth Photo Booth Staffordshire

    Flash Bak Photo Booth

    5 stars - Flash Bak Photo Booth are Highly Recommended 9 Staffordshire

    Amaze your guests with our photo booth and we will collect those magical moments of your special event so you and your friends can FLASH BAK to those memories over and over again.
    Price from £481

  • Perfect Photo Booths Photo Booth Essex

    Perfect Photo Booths

    5 stars - Perfect Photo Booths are Highly Recommended 1 Essex

    What better way to make lasting memories of your special day, than instant prints of you and your friends! With a manned top quality photo booth, stylish and silly dressing up props, guest book, unlimited prints & much more; Perfect Photo Booths are a must for your event!
    Price from £449

  • Latamba Show Band Latin, Salsa or Cuban Band London

    Latamba Show Band

    5 stars - Latamba Show Band are Highly Recommended 50 Latin, Salsa & World Music London

    Latamba are a multi award winning Brazilian Show Band, available with or without fully costumed and choreographed dancers. A sparkling and energetic live performance available in different format and line-ups to suit your budget and requirements.
    Price from £1,594

  • Mathew Knight Magician Nottinghamshire

    Mathew Knight

    5 stars - Mathew Knight are Highly Recommended 154 Magicians Nottinghamshire

    With a warm approach & the talent to amaze & astound, it's no wonder Mathew is such a popular magician! His prowess comes from years as a full time pro, performing at numerous events from small parties to big celebrity weddings. Mathew's unique style of modern magic builds moments of wonder that are talked about & remembered.
    Price from £385

  • David Penn Magician London

    David Penn

    5 stars - David Penn are Highly Recommended 20 Magicians London

    David Penn is a Britian's Got Talent Live Finalist & 7 times National award wining magician & Illusionist! Providing the ultimate experience in close up magic, cabaret & illusion stage shows, David will entertain, astound & enhance your event!
    Price from £705

  • Charles Burns (silhouette artist) Caricaturist Berkshire

    Silhouette Artist Charles Burns

    5 stars - Charles Burns (silhouette artist) are Highly Recommended 8 Caricaturists Berkshire

    Charles is widely regarded as the finest silhouette cutter practicing in the country today - a unique and highly personalised touch to your day!
    Price from £769

  • Living Human Statues Street Performer Northamptonshire

    Living Human Statues

    5 stars - Living Human Statues are Highly Recommended 2 Street Entertainers Northamptonshire

    Living Human Statues provide mesmerising stillness which melts into surreal comedy moments and high drama. Perfect for providing entertainment in small areas and adding artistic kudos to your event!
    Price from £385

  • Fire and Sparks Show Circus Performer Leicestershire

    Fire and Sparks Show

    5 stars - Fire and Sparks Show are Highly Recommended 18 Circus Performers Leicestershire

    Large and impressive, choreographed fire shows are the perfect addition to any event. Expect fireballs, fast routines and a show to remember!
    Price from £398

  • Fire and Glow Performers Circus Performer Leicestershire

    Fire and Glow Performers

    5 stars - Fire and Glow Performers are Highly Recommended 27 Circus Performers Leicestershire

    A nationwide performance group specialising in fire & glow entertainment. From freestyle performances to wow-factor shows, whatever the size of your event, these skilled performers will be happy to add that little extra spark!
    Price from £334

  • The Norvinis Magician London

    The Norvinis

    5 stars - Fire and Glow Performers are Highly Recommended 27 Magicians London

    Welcome to the entertaining world of The Norvinis! This unique act blends comedy magic with acrobatics and singing – all presented with spectacular style!  Base fee is inclusive of travel in London. For other locations please enquire for travel costs.
    Price from £POA

  • The Hot Shots Function Band Essex

    The Hot Shots

    5 stars - The Hot Shots are Highly Recommended 331 Rock & Pop Function Bands Essex

    WINNERS!!! The Wedding Industry Awards 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 The Hot Shots, are an award winning modern rock & pop party band. Their repertoire features Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran & Maroon 5, as well as rock & indie by Foo Fighters, Killers & Kings Of Leon. Members have played at V Festival, BugJam, London Astoria & the O2 arena. Previous clients: Britvic, Surepass, Checkatrade. Over 230+ positive reviews.
    Price from £1,506

  • The Guns Function Band London

    The Guns

    5 stars - The Guns are Highly Recommended 106 Rock & Pop Function Bands London

    If you're looking for an energetic, explosive & professional band for your wedding, private party or corporate event, The Guns are for you! Their strong repertoire guarantees to fill your dance floor spanning artists such as Bruno Mars, The Killers, Foo Fighters, Prince, Stevie Wonder, The Black Keys, Rolling Stones and more!
    Price from £1,265

Intimate event
Capture the moment at an office based celebration with a photo booth such as Flash Bak

Mid-sized event
A Brazilian carnival band and dancers, such as the Latamba Show Band, will feel hugely celebratory at venues with sufficient space.

Large event
A festival theme is perfect for larger celebrations. Give your guests a slice of Glastonbury with multiple entertainment stages, walkabout entertainers, aerial artists, live bands and stage shows. The possibilities are endless and are only limited by imagination!

Team building events

Providing an opportunity for employees to spend time together in a non-work environment while building confidence, goodwill and morale.

  • Giant Games Giant and Outdoor Games Lincolnshire

    Giant Games

    5 stars - Giant Games are Highly Recommended 2 Lincolnshire

    Whether it's Giant Jenga, Giant Wii Sport, Giant Table Football or Giant Operation, Giant Games is the fun way to enhance your big event with a fantastic range of games for all ages!
    Price from £453

  • Sam The Caricaturist Caricaturist Leicestershire

    Sam The Caricaturist

    5 stars - Sam The Caricaturist are Highly Recommended 68 Caricaturists Leicestershire

    Sam The Caricaturist will mix and mingle with your guests bringing everyone together laughing and smiling over his fantastic caricatures. Sam's drawings are produced at a high speed to a high quality. Your guests will take home many great memories!
    Price from £237

  • Laser Clay Pigeon and Shooting Games Giant and Outdoor Games Lincolnshire

    Laser Clay Pigeon and Shooting Games

    5 stars - Laser Clay Pigeon and Shooting Games are Highly Recommended 3 Lincolnshire

    A full range of laser shooting activities available for hire. Designed to test the skill of both novice and experienced shooters, each activity is professionally run and monitored our trained staff offering expert tuition and supervision.
    Price from £609

  • Nintendo Wii Console Giant and Outdoor Games Lincolnshire

    Nintendo Wii Console

    5 stars - Nintendo Wii Console are Highly Recommended 2 Lincolnshire

    This is the game of the moment! Nintendo have revolutionised computer game play and we have them available for hire.
    Price from £449

  • The Comedy Illusionists Magician Staffordshire

    The Comedy Illusionists

    5 stars - The Comedy Illusionists are Highly Recommended 33 Magicians Staffordshire

    The Comedy Illusionists bring you a show you'll remember forever! Original and exciting, this unique act will leave your guests in astonishment with amazing illusions and laugh out loud comedy!
    Price from £1,026

  • Giant Scalextric Giant and Outdoor Games Lincolnshire

    Giant Scalextric

    5 stars - Giant Scalextric are Highly Recommended 2 Lincolnshire

    Our Giant Scalextric circuits can accommodate any number of people and provide a highly visual, interactive and enjoyable activity.
    Price from £962

  • Salsardor Dancer London

    Salsardor

    5 stars - Salsardor are Highly Recommended 1 Dancers London

    Salsardor is a very entertaining and unique dance act, which showcases various elements of Cuban Salsa; including Casino, Rumba, Afro and Son to name but a few. Tastefully fused with the dancer's own style and flavour, they are the current Swiss Champions in Cuban Salsa and Latino Show!
    Price from £517

Intimate event
For a token takeaway and reminder of the event, have a caricaturist document teams and put the winners up on the wall for all the office to see.

Mid-sized event
Get your colleagues interacting with each other in a way that would never happen in the office with Salsa dance classes.

Large event
For a programme of entertainment based team building at a larger event, consider hiring multiple artists to create a variety of opportunities for interaction such as the interactive comedy illusion show, laser clay pigeon shooting, Nintendo Wii console, giant scalextric and giant games.

Product launch events

From small internal events to full-blown media buzz creating launch parties, entertainment can be put to great use here to enhance guests' experiences.

  • Comedy Paparazzi Street Performer East Sussex

    Comedy Paparazzi

    5 stars - Comedy Paparazzi are Highly Recommended 12 Street Entertainers East Sussex

    Make your guests feel like true celebs with our cheeky paparazzi snappers! Loitering outside your venue with stand-up quality humour & pro-quality photography skills, our paps will make sure your event hits the headlines with their fun, VIP treatment!
    Price from £577

  • Paparazzi Entertainers Street Performer London

    Paparazzi Entertainers

    5 stars - Paparazzi Entertainers are Highly Recommended 8 Street Entertainers London

    Paparazzi Entertainers will give you the perfect entrance, making your guests feel like A-list celebrities arriving at the event of the year! Give your event a touch of that Hollywood glitz and glamour and book Paparazzi Entertainers today.
    Price from £577

  • LED Glow Show Circus Performer Leicestershire

    LED Glow Show

    5 stars - LED Glow Show are Highly Recommended 15 Circus Performers Leicestershire

    Stunning choreographed glow shows for any occasion. We invite you to join LED Glow Show down electric avenue, as they bend light and colour for your entertainment!
    Price from £782

  • Yummy Carts Food & Drink Supplier London

    Yummy Carts

    5 stars - Yummy Carts are Highly Recommended 2 London

    Yummy Carts is a dynamic fun food company providing unique ice cream, popcorn, candyfloss, pucker powder and more! Served in exciting carts, kiosks and freezers, these unique treats are great for parties, weddings and corporate events!
    Price from £319

  • Dancing Waiters Dancer Surrey

    Dancing Waiters

    5 stars - Dancing Waiters are Highly Recommended 2 Dancers Surrey

    4 x Dancers plus 1 x Vocalist. This surprise act combines inspired choreography & great storytelling, to bring a taste of the West End to your event! Whether it's a sit down dinner, award ceremony, corporate event or cocktail party, Dancing Waiters will guarantee to bring a unique high energy, passionate performance!
    Price from £1,924

Intimate event
Make your guests feel the buzz around your new product with the Paparazzi Entertainers.

Mid-sized event
Logo reveal or brand reveal entertainment such as the LED Glow Show can be a great way to add excitement to your product launch and leave a lasting impression on guests.

Large event
If you really want to get the media types onside and take your product launch to the next level, consider a package of entertainment to build the buzz and excitement.
With Dancing Waiters keeping glasses full, Mixology Bartenders juggling cocktails, Yummy Carts providing unique and fun food and branded ice sculptures or a vodka luge, your guests will remember your product launch long after the buzz has died down.

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