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Relax During Midterms Week with our Spoken Word Artists

Midterms are nearly here, and we know students’ stress levels are rising. Instead of a big event ahead of those midterms that could get your students even antsier, you should consider booking one of our spoken word artists instead. Here at Neon Entertainment, we have loads of live entertainment options available for you to choose from for your college events! We’ve long been the premier purveyors of live entertainers like comedians, musicians and these incredible … Continued

Celebrate Diversity with These Spoken Word Artists!

Neon Entertainment provides live entertainers for college events! We have always been a premier provider of live entertainment, including comedy, music, magic and more, but the pandemic certainly didn’t help live event booking. We were able to navigate and evolve to provide some really engaging virtual programming, and as we are all still getting back on our feet we wanted to remind our readers and users of the outstanding LIVE acts that we have to … Continued

How to Use Your E.A.R.S.

The Art of Making Anyone Feel Heard, Understood, and Valued by Speaker Brian Miller We meet and interact with 80,000 people over the course of a lifetime. Eighty. Thousand. People. It’s about 10,000 people per decade of your life. You’re 30? You’ve met 30,000 people. The question is this: How many of those stories do you know?  How many of their names do you remember? With how many of those people did you share a … Continued

Laughter is the Prescription for Happiness

It is said that laughter is, and will always be, the best medicine.  Researchers have even found that students who use humor as a coping mechanism have a higher chance of being in a more positive mindset. In times like we have been experiencing in 2020, finding a coping mechanism is very important for mental health and even physical health. Having a good sense of humor could be considered the prescription of happiness. Being able … Continued

Virtual Orientation: How to Virtually Build Connections with Incoming Students

By Speaker Brian Miller I just can’t bear another Zoom call. It’s not just me, right? Four months into the pandemic we are all pretty much Zoomed-out. And yet it remains one of our only and best options to get things done for the foreseeable future. For most students, the best part of college isn’t the classes or the piece of paper at the end, but the people. Remember that giddy feeling walking across campus … Continued

Zero Shades Of Gray | College Sexual Assault Awareness

There’s no doubt that this is a sensitive and difficult topic to speak openly about. The result is that many college students would rather ignore the subject altogether. This is why laws like Title IX make it mandatory for campus administrators to educate students on how to prevent and deal with occurrences of sexual assault.  To meet your Ttle IX requirements, we offer a three separate sexual assault awareness programs or all three can be … Continued

Shaun Boothe | Repackaging History Through Hip Hop

“The power of hip-hop is in the stories we choose to tell. Our stories can either build us up or tear us down” – Shaun Boothe Shaun Boothe is a celebrated TEDx speaker, that has built a thriving international career as an inspirational speaker with his passion for public speaking and hip hop. He spent 10+ years in the music industry; his history includes sharing stages with notable rappers like Snoop Dogg, Lauryn Hill and … Continued

5 Types Of Campus Event Programs Perfect For Spring Welcome Week

Coming up with ideas for college events is no small task.  With so many different options available it can be difficult to know what will bring the best student interaction.  As the fall semester comes to a close, college event planners need to shift their focus to scheduling events for spring welcome week before it’s too late.  If you’re struggling to find the best college event ideas for the coming semester, allow us to make … Continued

College Leadership Speakers For Your Next Campus Event

It’s easy to think of Neon Entertainment solely as a company that provides some of the coolest campus events around.  This is understandable as we do offer some of the most fun campus activities and best artists/comedians who tour the college circuit.  But alongside those wonderful events we offer a full roster of speakers that will educate and engage your students as well. Everybody loves a good party or an exciting show and many students … Continued

5 Soft Skills To Kick-Start Your Career

In today’s blog, we’re talking about soft skills and the important part they have in creating well-rounded, career ready students. Soft skills are character traits. They are the attitudes and behaviors employers look for in an applicant. Involvement in student programming boards and other organizations on campus helps develop these skills. They are just as important as the technical skills we teach students everyday. When it comes to applying for a job, soft skills are … Continued

5 Leadership Programs to Bring to Campus this Fall

Neon Entertainment has a variety of Leadership Programs designed to engage students and encourage team building. We strive to provide participants the necessary skills needed in today’s workplace such as career development, communication skills, and motivation. Here are 5 Leadership Programs that do just that. For a full list of all leadership programs click here.   I’m Engaged Increase your campus’ student involvement campus wide with Mike Fritz’s signature program, I’m Engaged. Mike is a … Continued

Create A Unique First Year Experience With Summer and Fall Orientations

Can you believe the spring semester is almost over already?  With only a little more than month to go, it’s time for college event administrators to look ahead to what’s next.  Neon Entertainment wants to help you carry the success of your Spring 2019 event schedule into your upcoming Summer and Fall Orientation Programs. College orientation is a fundamental part of the undergraduate first year experience.  Most incoming students arrive on campus looking to meet … Continued

Unique Speakers to Bring to Campus

Neon Entertainment offers a wide variety of speakers on many different topics from Alcohol Awareness to Life Skills and Leadership. We set ourselves apart in the industry with unique speakers that entertain as well as educate. Here are four noteworthy speakers that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. The Unauthorized Biography Series The Unauthorized Biography Series is not your average diversity program. Shaun Boothe repackages history through Hip Hop in his highly interactive … Continued

What LGBTQ+ Artists are Right for Your Next Event?

We understand the significance of maintaining a diverse and inclusive community on college campuses.  This is why we believe it is crucial for colleges and universities to host events with diverse perspectives. Our diverse roster of LGBTQ+ motivational speakers are available to be booked for your next gender orientation, equality, diversity, or inclusion event.  With so many different types of speakers and entertainers available, you’ll be able to target directly to any demographic. Here’s a … Continued

Aaron Marcus | Learn from a Pro

People go to college to for a bunch of different reasons.  A lot of young people tend to focus on the social atmosphere, living on their own, and the variety of cool events they now have access to.  When organizing campus event ideas there’s always room for some informative college speakers that give a glimpse into potential career opportunities after college. Neon Entertainment is proud to have Aaron Marcus on our roster of college speakers … Continued