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The Evolution of National Coming Out Day on College Campuses

The Evolution of National Coming Out Day on College Campuses

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is a yearly celebration of LGBTQ+ individuals and their bravery in sharing their true selves. It has a history dating back to the 1970s, but it gained significant attention in the 1980s, especially on college campuses. National Coming Out Day has become an important event at universities and its role in promoting acceptance. National Coming Out Day’s roots trace back to the LGBTQ+ rights movement, sparked by the Stonewall riots … Continued

3 Reasons to Book Sports Trivia to Add to Your Homecoming Weekend

Hello and welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog here at Neon Entertainment, the home of the best engaging events for college students! Here on the blog, we like to give you ideas for creating the most fun college events for your student body. With the major sports leagues in America rapidly closing in on their opening weeks, and Homecoming Weekend just around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year to book our very … Continued

Re-Introduce Your Campus With A NEON Scavenger Hunt

Welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog! As a national leading provider of college orientation events, we’ve been helping student event planners for over 2 decades! We have seen how student activities have evolved over the years, including how they have evolved since the pandemic. As we are entering the end of another summer, it’s time to start getting ready for your College Orientation Events! If you are just getting started, don’t worry because we … Continued

Get Ready For Orientation With These 3 Great Programs!

Welcome back to The Hot Mic Bog! We know we’re in the dead of summer, but orientation week comes closer every day. Whether you’re reading this now or when you’re in the middle of orientation, having programming available is essential for your incoming student body. With that out of the way, let’s get into three of our excellent and engaging programming options for orientation. 3 Orientation Event Programs to Elevate Your Week 1. Orientation Speakers … Continued

3 Reasons to Hire a College Comedian as the Year Winds Down

Welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog! The school year is winding down and the weather is getting warmer. Why not enjoy the warm weather by warming your students’ hearts with laughter? Today, let’s discuss some reasons to hire a college comedian for your next event. Reason 1: Everyone loves to laugh Laughter is the best medicine, right? After the stress of the semester, a show where your students can cut loose and enjoy laughing … Continued

4 Great Team Building Programs

With everything going on in the world lately, when would be a better time to unite and work together then now? Each of our differences can bring unique and beneficial aspects to the table that may otherwise be missing if it was not for the individuals within the team. Build A Better Team with Mike Fritz teaches skills needed for your leaders success.

Providing Engagement Through Our DIY Products 

We all have been experiencing more time indoors than we are accustomed to due to 2020 being the year of COVID-19. But, it doesn’t always have to be a bad thing.  By keeping a positive state of mind throughout this crazy year, you can truly enjoy spending time in your house, apartment, or even your dorm room.  And for those of you who are student activities advisors or campus event planners, looking for college event … 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

Neon Brings Awesome Social Events Right To Your Campus!

Campus event ideas are a crucial part of the social makeup of your campus.  Students are always looking for ways to connect with new people; especially incoming freshmen who likely don’t know anybody outside their dorm.  Providing fun campus events is the best way to get students excited about college life and the possibilities in front of them at your university.  Neon Entertainment has hundreds of awesome events that make great first year experience ideas. … Continued

Earth Day Programs Make Great Freshman Orientation Ideas!

Now that March is coming to a close it’s time to flip the calendar and start looking at what April has in store.  We at Neon Entertainment would like to draw your focus to one of the most important holidays of the year, Earth Day.  This annual event is meant to be a reminder that will motivate all of us to renew our efforts of environmental protection. Did you know that April 22nd was picked … Continued

Oh Mikki You’re So Fine | Musician Mikki Hommel Neon Spotlight #6

A lot of people spend their childhood fantasizing about becoming a star. We spend our youth mimicking artists and singing into a remote visualizing a crowd of thousands of people cheering for us as we hit the perfect note. We sat down with Neon Entertainment musician Mikki Hommel to talk to her about how she became a star. You can listen to our podcast interview in entirety on YouTube or Soundcloud! Here’s a little tease … Continued

4 Types of College Speakers Neon Can Bring To Your Campus

When thinking about bringing a speaker to your college, a million things are going through your head. Where do I start? What do I do? Who do I call? If you’ve been assigned a particular subject, you’ve got a head start. But what if you don’t? Neon Entertainment provides several different types of speakers available, of various styles, that can be booked out and brought to you. Don’t worry, we’ve got it all. Here are … Continued

X Factor | Did You Know You Can Bring X-Games To Your School?

Neon Entertainment is known for bringing entertainment to colleges and universities around the country. What many students may not know, is with the help of Neon Entertainment, in conjunction with ASA Entertainment, you can have a full fledged action sports show right on campus! How cool would that be? Unlike most concerts or comedy shows that only run for a little more than an hour, if you have a whole day to plan, the Action … Continued

New to Event Programming? 5 Steps To Hire A Comedian

Have you ever been in charge of setting up a business deal with a performer? If you go to college and are inundated with hoards of work and trying to balance a job with your class schedule, we’re going to assume you don’t have much “experience” in booking agency industry. Luckily for you, we have a team of agents that stretch across the entire United States! You don’t need to be an expert in hiring … Continued