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My Event Budget is Very Low – How Can I Entertain My Group?

Office entertainment activity ideas NYC
So you’ve decided to do something special for your office – or your boss has, and you’ve been unceremoniously given the task of planning an event for your colleagues. However, there is a problem: you’ve got very little money with which to do it. What now?

The Big Apple is an […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Recap and Scores/Standings: Pat Kiernan’s Red Carpet Trivia Night at The Bell House

Pat Kiernan trivia nights red carpet
(**UPDATE: Event photos now available!)

What an event!

Last night, hundreds of avid pop culture enthusiasts packed The Bell House in Gowanus, Brooklyn to take part in Pat Kiernan’s 2nd Annual Red Carpet Trivia. With paparazzi flashbulbs popping, attendees entered the space to find a real red carpet waiting for them […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Announced! Prizes for Pat Kiernan’s 2/24 Red Carpet Trivia Night at The Bell House

Pat Kiernan red carpet trivia prizes
On Tuesday, February 24th we return to The Bell House in Brooklyn to once again produce the largest trivia night in NYC, and Pat Kiernan’s 2nd Annual Red Carpet Trivia Night is sure to be another raucous, high-energy evening! An awards-themed event like this needs great theme-appropriate prizes – […]

By |February 13th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments|

Announced! “Science Friday” Trivia Night – 5/13 at The Bell House

Science Friday trivia night Brooklyn
In a very special event, TrivWorks is honored & thrilled to produce Science Friday’s first-ever trivia night!

Award-winning science journalist and SciFri host Ira Flatow invites you to The Bell House in Brooklyn, where he shall emcee a raucous, high-energy team trivia contest about all things science: nature, biology, chemistry, technology, […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments|

What Makes TrivWorks Different from Other Trivia Companies?

NYC trivia companies
I’ve avoided writing posts like this, since I prefer to use this blog for publishing useful tips on New York City employee team building activities, corporate event entertainment in NYC and public trivia event announcements/updates. However, as trivia continues to grow in popularity and specialized trivia companies spring up to service the […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

7 Workplace Issues Even a Great Team Building Activity Won’t Fix

Team building activities in NYC
As the founder of a company dedicated to creating New York City team building activities, you might think it’s odd that I’m writing a post like this. However, despite being a champion for employee recognition/reward and a firm believer in the value of quality team bonding experiences, having been in […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Morning, Noon or Night – Which Time of Day is Best for a Team Building Activity?

NYC team building night day
When I first started producing employee team building activities in New York City almost 10 years ago, I was working for a scavenger hunt company. For anybody who’s done one of these, they’re great – you and your colleagues racing around the city, looking for clues and snapping pictures while […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

7 Benefits of Holding an Office Entertainment or Team Building Event Onsite

Onsite corporate entertainment NYC
We’ve had a flurry of requests lately for last-minute corporate entertainment in NYC, and with them have come an urgent need for venues. There are undeniably benefits to holding a New York City corporate entertainment activity at an offsite venue: a fun new environment, an opportunity to give everyone the chance […]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Case Study: Customizing A Trivia Team Building Event for Pfizer’s Globally Diverse Group

Teambuilding NYC diverse groups
Last week, we produced another trivia teambuilding activity in Manhattan for our longtime client Pfizer. Unlike previous events with the pharmaceutical giant, however, this one was going to present a unique challenge: the group was incredibly diverse.

What do I mean by diverse? Not only was this particular group a broad mix […]

By |January 20th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Pulling Off a Last-Minute Corporate Event Without Freaking Out

Corporate event entertainment in NYC
So far this month, we’ve provided corporate event entertainment in New York City and DC for two events which came together last-minute – and when I say last-minute, I mean within less than a week each! While perfectly fine for the entertainment vendor (provided he/she is available, and has the […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Case Study: Combining Trivia Competition with Magic to Create Team Building Gold for Booz Allen

Team building activity ideas NYC
Last week, we were fortunate enough to do two exciting things at once: add renowned management consulting brand Booz Allen Hamilton to TrivWorks’ roster of distinguished clients, and produce a trivia team building activity hosted by award-winning magician and veteran corporate event entertainer, NYC-based Ryan Oakes (whom we announced as […]

By |January 12th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments|

Announced! Pat Kiernan’s 2nd Annual Red Carpet Trivia Night – 2/24 at The Bell House

Pat Kiernan Red Carpet Trivia Night
We are delighted to announce our first public trivia event of 2015: Pat Kiernan’s 2nd Annual Red Carpet Trivia Night!

Now in its 4th straight year, TrivWorks once again presents the biggest trivia night in NYC at The Bell House in Gowanus, Brooklyn hosted by Pat Kiernan, beloved NY1 morning […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Blog, News|0 Comments|

A Small Business Responds to Harvard Professor’s $4 Chinese Takeout Freak-Out

Ben Edelman Harvard Chinese Food
Last week, Harvard Business School associate professor Ben Edelman ordered take-out from a family-run Chinese restaurant outside of Boston. Realizing he was overcharged by $4, he contacted the business via Email.

What ensued has been widely reported in the national media (if you haven’t read the full Email exchange, I urge […]

By |December 10th, 2014|Blog|7 Comments|

Interview: Kambri Crews on New Astoria, Queens Venue Q.E.D.

QED Astoria Kambri Crews
Today, I am excited to shine the spotlight on a unique venue which has just opened in Astoria, Queens: Q.E.D. – A Place to Show and Tell!

I first met Q.E.D. founder Kambri Crews in 2012, when she attended TrivWorks’ trivia fund raiser with Pat Kiernan benefiting Hurricane Sandy relief (her husband, […]

By |December 8th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

Final Team Scores/Standings for Pat Kiernan’s Polar Cortex Trivia Night

Pat Kiernan Polar Cortex Scores
What an event! Last night, over 200 raucous trivia lovers packed The Bell House in Gowanus, Brooklyn for our final public trivia night of the year: Pat Kiernan’s Polar Cortex, a winter-themed pop culture contest!

After taking the stage to “Let It Go,” Pat announced multiple theme-appropriate trivia rounds such as […]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|