Dinner Party Entertainment Ideas

Dinner Party Entertainment Ideas

Are you an event planner responsible for the dinner party entertainment ideas for a company, business, or office event? Or maybe it’s a private affair. Do we have this right? Of course we have a lot of great event ideas listed below, but whether it’s a trade show, board retreat event, or a holiday party, drive this one point home. The more you can get your attendees and invited guests involved, engaged and talking about the event, the better! The objective is to have an event that gives every person unforgettable experiences while reaching the most important goals of the event itself. All the event decisions need to be aligned to support that objective. Once you get all your ideas lined up, begin thinking about how to cohesively integrate those ideas into your event.

Dinner Party Entertainment Ideas – Pitfalls

When it comes to creative cocktail party ideas, there is just one problem you are likely to face. The feeling of “seen it, done it” lingering around in the minds of your guests the moment they are invited to the event. The truth is, they are probably right. But you can really change that perception by doing something different and innovative from very the start. You can make them feel good when they think about the upcoming event. You can make them feel excited and eager to attend. You can make them feel important! And the sooner, the better!

So how do you accomplish that? You do something that no one else is doing. You do it with the most overlooked, untapped and underutilized opportunity available to you. The invitations! It’s true; the way you invite your guests and VIPs can make all the difference. So, be different!

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Dinner Party Entertainment Ideas For Luxury Event Planners

Below you’ll see a large variety of inspiring, innovative, creative, and out of the ordinary event ideas to get your event planning headed in the right direction.

Champagne Tower
Visually stunning and practical because you won’t have to wait for a drink.

Sangria or Infused Vodka Tasting
Attract guests to taste their favorite flavors and try different things.

Silent Auctions
Silent auctions can help raise funds for your favorite cause.

Hear Your Fortune
Hire a fortune teller – everyone wants to know their future!

Temporary Tattoo Bar
Various shapes, messages, and event logos are provided in the form of temporary tattoos. Alternatively, you can provide henna.

Floating Spheres
Stunning spheres can add elegance to a poolside cocktail party.

Build an Italian Soda Bar
Need an elegant and sophisticated non-alcoholic option? This is the answer.

Create a Masterpiece
Let guests be creative by providing them with the tools they need to create magical things. Make sure to capture everything on the camera!

Giant Birds
Flamingo stilt performers definitely turn heads and will be shared on social media!

Chalkboard Word Search
This activity is perfect in areas where there may be waiting or gatherings, such as by the bar. Since it is on the blackboard or whiteboard, it can be reused throughout the event.

 

Are you in charge of a pharmaceutical dinner party, company event, movie themed gala? The objectives and goals of most corporate events will differ substantially for every event. This makes the planning, production and execution of your dinner party event very different from another type of event. Because of this, it can be quite challenging to square the corporate objectives and goals for the event you are planning. Additionally, there is the added pressure for new creative and innovative guest experiences and event ideas. And it really makes no difference whether the event is for live, in-person attendees or a virtual event.

 

CORPORATE EVENT OBJECTIVES
+ Stimulate Social Media Coverage
+ Motivate Sales Personnel
+ Entertain Executives And Managers
+ Create Press Coverage
+ Support Above The Line Marketing Activities
+ Making The Boss Happy
+ Changing Customers’ Perceptions
+ Making A Team Bond

CORPORATE EVENT PLANNERS RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Conferences
+ Awards Ceremonies
+ Employee Training
+ Trade Shows
+ Sales Meetings
+ User Events
+ Seminars
+ Meetings
+ Board Retreats
+ Focus Groups
+ Corporate Hospitality
+ Dinners
+ Product Launches
+ Leadership Retreats
+ Client Entertaining
+ Team Building

CORPORATE EVENT VENUE MAIN FACTORS
+ Services
+ Location
+ Sustainability
+ Catering
+ Staff
+ Tech Facilities
+ Infrastructure
+ Capacity
+ Accessibility
+ Climate
+ Timing

CORPORATE EVENT TYPES
+ Milestones
+ Meetings
+ Celebrations
+ Seminars
+ Product Launches
+ Leadership Retreats
+ Dinners
+ Awards Ceremonies
+ Trade Shows
+ Corporate Parties
+ Employee Training
+ Client Entertaining
+ Sales Meetings
+ User Events
+ Conferences
+ Corporate Hospitality
+ Holiday
+ Focus Groups
+ Business Anniversary
+ Board Retreats
+ Team Building

CORPORATE EVENT EXPERIENCES IDEAS
+ 360-degree Photo Booth
+ Bowling
+ Casino Tables
+ Climbing Wall
+ Digital Forest
+ Digital Walls
+ Hover Ball Archery
+ Indoor Fields
+ Inflatable Games
+ Matching Step and Repeat
+ Neon Light-Up Furniture
+ Performance Companies
+ Photo Booth
+ Selfie Props
+ VIP Shuttle
+ VR Game Experiences
+ Wine Blending

CORPORATE EVENT NETWORKING GAMES IDEAS
+ Giant Chess
+ Ball Pit
+ Change Teams Each Time
+ Big Scalextric
+ Inflatable Obstacle Courses
+ Segmented Escape Rooms
+ Ice Breakers
+ Networking Lounge
+ Peekaboo Step & Repeat
+ Casino Tables
+ Escape Rooms

CORPORATE EVENT TECHNOLOGY IDEAS
+ Gesture Control Presentations
+ Wearable Feedback Technology
+ Headshot Lounge
+ 360-degree Video
+ Digital Graffiti Wall
+ iPad Food Ordering
+ Photo Booth GIF Maker
+ 360-degree Photography
+ Circular LED Screen
+ Virtual Reality Headsets

CORPORATE TRADE SHOW IDEAS
+ Beacons
+ Corporate Stands
+ Cut Out Backdrops
+ Demo Stations
+ Slide Decks
+ Smart Badges
+ VR Demos

CORPORATE EVENT BRANDING IDEAS
+ Tethered Hot Air Balloons
+ Branded Furniture
+ Activation Pillars
+ Branded Swag
+ Branded Balloons
+ Roaming Competitions
+ Dessert Signage
+ Branded Segways
+ External Stair Wraps
+ Limited Pop-Ups
+ Charging Stations
+ Unique Staff Uniforms

CORPORATE EVENT DECOR IDEAS
+ Props
+ Picture Profile Runway
+ Branded Balloons
+ Balloon Ceiling
+ Indoor Tailgate
+ Unusual Venues
+ Sustainability Concepts
+ Focal Pieces
+ Standing Desks
+ Aerial Hoops
+ Project Mapping
+ Unique Dance Floors
+ Fabric Tunnels
+ Cut Out Backdrops

CORPORATE EVENT TABLE SETTINGS IDEAS
+ Light Up Centerpieces
+ Table Charging
+ Crystal Centerpieces
+ Martini Glass Centerpieces
+ Wax Seal Name Cards
+ Seahorse Centerpieces
+ Table Gems

CORPORATE EVENT LIGHTING IDEAS
+ Mini Chandeliers
+ Twinkle Background
+ String Lights
+ Lighting Ceiling Installation
+ Light Canopy
+ LED Furniture
+ Simple GOBO’s
+ Light Rigging

CORPORATE ENTERTAINMENT IDEAS
+ LED Shows
+ Synchronized Swimmers
+ Roaming Entertainment
+ Corporate Percussion Groups
+ Talking Robots
+ Dance Groups
+ Walking Robots
+ Video Mapping
+ Ipad Magicians
+ Sand Artists
+ Laser Shows

CORPORATE GIFTS IDEAS
+ Community Focus
+ Gourmet Hampers
+ Overnight Stay
+ Accommodation Paid
+ Corporate Subscriptions
+ Professional Coaching Day
+ Gigeo Video Invitations

CORPORATE EVENT CATERING IDEAS
+ Bespoke Mini Boards
+ Canape Junk Food
+ Donut Wall
+ Smoothie Jars
+ Canape Spoons
+ Niche Snacks
+ Food Infusion
+ Vintage Drink Bus
+ Servers
+ Ice Luge
+ Private Chef
+ Interactive Gourmet
+ Mixologists
+ Dinner Boxes
+ Drink Stations
+ Sponsored Cocktails

CORPORATE FOOD and BEVERAGE IDEAS
+ Bacon Bar
+ Booze-Free Cocktail Bar
+ Cactus Macaroons
+ Caramel Garnish
+ Champagne Jelly Cubes
+ Charcoal Lemonade
+ Creme Brulee Shooters
+ Donut Wall
+ Floral Ice Bucket
+ Fruit and Veggie Animals
+ Mini Pails of Food
+ Personal Pineapple
+ Portable Shrimp and Grits
+ Pretzel Station
+ Rainbow Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
+ Savory Lollipops
+ Share Boards
+ Shaved Ice
+ Stir-fried Ice Cream Parlor
+ Strawberry Roses
+ Sushi Rainbow
+ Tacos and Mini Margaritas
+ Trash Can Nachos
+ Willy Wonka-sized Chocolate Fountain

VIRTUAL EVENT IDEAS
+ Virtual Jam Sessions
+ Virtual Casino Night
+ Virtual Cooking Class
+ Virtual Benefits Fair
+ Virtual Education Fair
+ Virtual Concerts
+ Virtual Exhibition Fair
+ Virtual In-It To Win-It
+ Virtual Trivia Nights
+ Virtual Improv
+ Virtual Onboarding Fair
+ Virtual Bingo
+ Virtual Escape Room
+ Virtual Product Launch
+ Virtual Charades
+ Virtual Job Fair
+ Virtual Career Fair
+ Virtual Guess Who
+ Virtual Conference
+ Virtual Fitness Session
+ Virtual Yoga Classes
+ Virtual Murder Mystery
+ Virtual Trade Show
+ Virtual Crime Scene Investigation
+ Virtual Open Day
+ Virtual Poker Tournament
+ Virtual Wine Tasting Kits
+ Virtual Coffee Breaks
+ Virtual Scavenger Hunt
+ Virtual Dinner Party
+ Virtual Murder Mystery Dinner

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