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It’s been quite the last few years in the college world, and as you’re digging into your semester you’re probably catching up on a whole lot of new information and logistical challenges with planning your college events. With over 25 years working with colleges all over the country, we’ve continued to provide engaging entertainment for student event planners despite setbacks due to the pandemic. We are proud of our ability to navigate through treacherous times,
Ever want to bring a famous national act to your next event, but don’t know where to start? At Neon Entertainment, we have access to the top comedy and music acts in the entertainment industry including artists like Heidi Gardner and Meena Harris. Our national act services include event preparation and on-site consultation. We also have a comedy roster loaded with talented performers. Each one with a plethora of experience performing on the college circuit.
Are your students ready to get back into the swing of things, but maybe not quite in-person yet? Does a virtual student event sound like a fun, affordable idea? Need any ideas for a rapidly approaching homecoming event?  Well here at Neon, we have a bevy of options for online activities for college students! Today, we’ll cover three fun activities for college students and even alumni that you can use for your next campus event
So many artists have been working hard, creating new content for the past few months. In case you missed it, we’ve decided to share with you our top social media moments this week. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on all the amazing things our artists are up to. Interested in a virtual event with one of our artists? Contact your Neon Agent for more information. We’re so excited to be back at NACA’s

Boosting Student Engagement with DIYs

Posted on August 30, 2021
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Last year at this time we were navigating new territory in the live-streaming/virtual world and the college community managed to do that pretty successfully!  This year is bringing new challenges as we waiver between in-person, live-streaming, and socially distanced programming.  Guidance and mandates are constantly changing and in turn, so are our plans.  But, we have campus events that make planning a whole lot easier and in addition, provide students with great engagement opportunities!  Our
There are a lot of competitors out there that try to provide customized scavenger hunt activities for on,  or around campus, but we wanted to take some time today to let you know why NEON is the perfect fit to create your college campus scavenger hunt event. Here are 5 Reasons to Choose Neon for Your Next Scavenger Hunt Event Dedicated Facilitators When you create your custom scavenger hunt with us, you will have a
We are a dedicated squad of college event bookers who help student activities planners all over the country to book, market and execute amazing college events. From anything like Freshman Orientation and homecoming weekend, to graduation events and Senior Send Offs, event planning isn’t easy. That’s why we are here! We take the tough stuff off your hands by helping you to understand the process every step of the way. We are seasoned in the
So many artists have been working hard, creating new content for the past few months. In case you missed it, we’ve decided to share with you our top social media moments this week. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on all the amazing things our artists are up to. Interested in a virtual event with one of our artists? Contact your Neon Agent for more information. Every week, our musicians share their music with
Top 3 reasons to book a caricature artist for better team-building
Caricature is a timeless and fun art form that exaggerates certain features of a person for comedic effect. When wielded by a skilled artist, a single portrait can bring a whole room together in laughter. Isn’t that the idea of having the event in the first place, to build your team up? Let’s get into a few reasons to hire a caricature artist for your next team-building event.Before we get started, let’s define what this
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What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word BINGO? If it’s old ladies and the smell of a church gymnasium, then we are here to change that. We are a provider of live in person and virtual entertainment for colleges all over the US. You may know all about us, but if so, this here serves as ammo to go tell someone else about us and why they should choose Neon
So many artists have been working hard, creating new content for the past few months. In case you missed it, we’ve decided to share with you our top social media moments this week. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on all the amazing things our artists are up to. Interested in a virtual event with one of our artists? Contact your Neon Agent for more information. Every week, our musicians share their music with
Throughout the year we utilize our blog here on the website to try and help out college planners all over the country. We seek to be your resource for all things college events, and if you ever have a question regarding holding an event or need help finding entertainment, you know where to find us! Remember you can follow us on facebook to ensure you never miss a beat! Today, because we’ve seen around the
Everyone loves a good stand-up act. From prepared jokes that cause roaring laughter to relatable observations about life, comedy brings people together.  Very few other things have the power of comedy. Here are some things to consider regarding booking a comedian for your campus’ event. Learn their material, discuss the audience Let’s get started with some of the things you should do. First and foremost, always discuss with the performer beforehand what kind of material

In Case You Missed It Vol. 38

Posted on June 9, 2021
So many artists have been working hard, creating new content for the past few months. In case you missed it, we’ve decided to share with you our top social media moments this week. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on all the amazing things our artists are up to. Interested in a virtual event with one of our artists? Contact your Neon Agent for more information. Every week, our musicians share their music with

In Case You Missed It Vol. 37

Posted on June 2, 2021
Category: Uncategorized
So many artists have been working hard, creating new content for the past few months. In case you missed it, we’ve decided to share with you our top social media moments this week. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on all the amazing things our artists are up to. Interested in a virtual event with one of our artists? Contact your Neon Agent for more information. Every week, our musicians share their music with
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