How to Become a TrivWorks Emcee

Corporate trivia hosts
TrivWorks is just wrapping up a busy week of five corporate trivia events all across the country. As I write this, I’ve got one team headed to provide company holiday party entertainment in NYC, and another in Michigan to produce a separate party for a corporate group in Detroit. We had two […]

By |December 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Company Party Entertainment: Structured, or Social?

Company party entertainment NYC
It’s the eternal question, isn’t it? Should the entertainment for a corporate party in New York City (or anywhere, really) be structured, or social? This is something I’ve observed clients and prospects wrestle with for over a decade, as well as pondered myself for the entire time I’ve been in the […]

By |December 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

The Magic of the 1-2 Hour Corporate Trivia Event

Trivia corporate event Los Angeles
Prior to starting TrivWorks, my entertainment and team building company specializing in corporate trivia events in Los Angeles, Southern California, NYC & nationwide, I spent a couple of years freelancing as a scavenger hunt writer.

Now, scavenger hunts have been around for a long, long time, and are very well-established group […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

The 5 Elements of a Perfect Company Trivia Night

Company trivia night
My wife and I have two small children, and as they get older they are becoming more and more aware of their surrounding – and beginning to question them. My five-year-old daughter recently came up to me while I was toiling away at my home office one night and asked, “Daddy, what’s […]

By |December 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

What the Best Team Building Companies Do – And Don’t Do

Best Team Building NYC
2018 will mark nine years since I founded TrivWorks as a trivia team building company in New York City. However, my experience in the corporate event entertainment and group bonding space actually stretches back several years before, to 2006.

Back then, I had just started working a new job as a program […]

By |December 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Broaching the Delicate Issue of Corporate Event Entertainment Pricing

Corporate event entertainment ideas pricing
It’s awkward. It’s uncomfortable. And yet, there’s no way around it.

I’m talking about the price conversation.

This will likely be different from any other blog post you’ve ever seen from a corporate event entertainment vendor in Los Angeles, Orange County, SoCal or anywhere, really. Why? Because price is not something which […]

By |November 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

6 Tips for Planning an Effective Team Building Offsite

Team Building NYC Offsite
It’s a familiar story. You’ve been tasked with producing an employee team building activity in NYC (or anywhere, really), and for whatever reason, you can’t do it onsite. Perhaps your group has grown so much that holding the event in the office is no longer feasible; maybe it’s just time for […]

By |November 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Should You Serve Alcohol at This Year’s Company Holiday Party?

Company holiday party ideas
Opening the news lately is like watching a highlights reel of “worst hit.” In recent weeks, we’ve been bombarded with an avalanche of stories showing celebrities – deeply established, well-respected entertainers, politicians and media personalities – being accused of salacious, inappropriate behavior. These stories have been almost exclusively about men in […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Pro Tips for Hiring Reputable Event Entertainment Suppliers

Corporate event entertainment suppliers
Reputation. In my line of work, it is the end-all be all – the one thing which preoccupies the most bandwidth in my busy mind on any given day. When you are a service brand such as TrivWorks, when all is said and done it’s pretty much the only thing that […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

5 Simple Ideas For Making Corporate Entertainment Events More Fun

Fun corporate party entertainment ideas
This past weekend, I threw a surprise birthday party for my wife. It was such a blast, not just the event itself, but the planning as well. You see, it was a complete surprise for her! I took great pains to keep the fest under wraps for at least a […]

By |November 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

3 Things to Remember About Your Audience When Selecting Company Holiday Party Entertainment

Corporate holiday party ideas
Today is the last day of October (Halloween!) meaning that starting tomorrow, it will officially be Holiday Party Season. From November through January (and event later, on rare occasions), people seeking unique corporate holiday party entertainment ideas will be reaching out to me, looking for fun and engaging ways to entertain […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Event Recap: TrivWorks Thrills PepsiCo with Corporate Dinner Entertainment in Phoenix

Corporate dinner entertainment ideas
Last week was a busy one – three gigs spread across the country, to be precise! First we had a law firm retreat event in upstate New York, where “America’s Trivia Guy” Gene Jones emceed a hugely successful post-dinner entertainment trivia contest for 100 of the company’s partners and senior leadership.

Just […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Event Recap: “America’s Trivia Guy” Gene Jones Wows After Dinner Corporate Retreat Audience

After dinner corporate event entertainment trivia
This past summer, TrivWorks announced a new collaboration with veteran corporate entertainer and live game show host Gene Jones. Dubbed “America’s Trivia Guy” by the press, Gene is truly something special. Not only does he have over three decades of experience emceeing corporate trivia events nationwide, but he can […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

The Difference Between a Professional Corporate Emcee & A Bar Trivia Host

Corporate trivia emcee
I’ve been producing and hosting trivia nights for corporate groups professionally for over ten years, and it has been my livelihood for nearly six. During that time, I’ve been asked many predictable questions: how did I get into this unique line of work? Am I a trivia “guru?” Or my personal favorite: […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Do-It-Yourself Team Building: Fad, or Folly?

Team building events
I had two things happen to me over the past month which I thought were strange. Well, more than two, for sure – but only two which a prospective client like yourself would be remotely interested in.

As a trivia team building and corporate entertainment company, I get all sorts of calls from […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|