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The Best Entertainment Ideas For Corporate Events To Wow Your Crowd

Last Updated: 25th April 2024

Whether you’re planning a small office party or a huge company conference, you’re going to need to book some sort of entertainment. We’ve put together a list of our favourite corporate entertainment ideas to help you make your event stand out from the crowd!

So let’s have a look at the best entertainment ideas for corporate events!

Your Evening Party

To reward them for all their hard work, everyone in your organisation deserves to let their hair down. Ensure people have an unforgettable evening by choosing top-quality musical entertainment that will keep everyone on the dance floor. The following are some musical entertainment ideas for corporate events and parties that are bound to go down a storm with your employees.

Luxury Show Bands

luxury show bandUltraglow

To make a huge impact, a high-end, luxury function band is the way to go. These stage-bursting, spectacular ensembles will get the adrenaline pumping and make a bold statement at your corporate party.

Soul And Motown Bands

corporate soul and Motown BandGroove Station

The showmanship, glitzy outfits and soulful repertoire of a professional soul and Motown band is a sure-fire way of getting your corporate party to shine. Covering legendary artists such as Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Lionel Ritchie, these bands are experts at creating an unforgettable atmosphere!

Pop And Rock Bands

pop and rock bandJumpstart

One of the best ways to put on a legendary party is to get the music bang on. A pop and rock band is the easiest way to achieve this! Playing absolute bangers by much-loved artists, these incredible bands know how to get the party started. With everything from The Beatles to Beyoncé and ACDC to Adele in their setlist, there’s something for everyone to enjoy, meaning your dance floor will always be packed!

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Folk Bands

folk acoustic bandSkyknights

For a fresh and folky twist on everyone’s favourite floor-filling songs, an acoustic folk band is just the ticket! These fun bands use acoustic guitars and often incorporate double bass and saxophone to create a refreshing corporate entertainment idea.

DJ And Live Musicians

Don’t Stop Now

Bring an Ibiza club vibe to your corporate party! Combining the awesome skills of a professional DJ with incredible live musicians is an incredibly popular way of ensuring an electric atmosphere at your event. Whether you’d like a smooth sax to add soulful additions to chart and house hits, a percussionist to bring life to your party or a whole band to add extra thrills to the DJs tracks, these versatile acts are a fantastic way to tailor the music to perfectly suit your function and theme.

Themed Or Tribute Acts

corporate 80s bandGrand Theft 80

If your corporate party has a specific theme, you’ll be able to find an act to complement it. Whether you’d like a 80s-themed band, a vintage Rock n Roll or wartime act or even a tribute act for a specific singer or band, our themed and speciality acts will not disappoint!


corporate bandeokeBandeoke Heroes

Did you know that you can get on stage and perform karaoke-style with our bandeoke bands? What could be more fun than inviting everyone at your party to take to the stage themselves? We can’t guarantee the quality of your guests’ performances, but the band will be amazing and your party will go down in history as the best ever! This really is one of the most interactive corporate entertainment ideas available at there moment.

Alternative Musical Corporate Entertainment Ideas

Not looking for a band to rock your evening party? These musical performers are a great idea for gala dinners, launch parties, exhibitions and for any other type of function really!

Jazz bands

corporate jazz bandChateau Grey

As corporate entertainment ideas come, hiring a jazz band has to be one of the most sophisticated. The perfect accompaniment to a classy cocktail hour, these talented bands will instantly become a magnificent centrepiece to your event. Whether they are covering classic jazz standards or putting a vintage twist on modern chart songs, they are sure to leave a lasting impression.

Alternatively, a jazz band is absolutely the right way to go for vintage-themed events. Many deliver fun, Postmodern Jukebox-style sets that will get everyone swing-dancing the night away!


corporate saxophonistSmithson Sax

A saxophonist’s versatility is one reason they are perfectly suited to corporate entertainment. Whether you’re after a swanky jazz-lounge feel, an Ibiza-chill vibe or a soulful blues set, these skilful musicians will fit the bill perfectly.

Classical Musicians

string quartetGracella Strings

For the height of refinement, nothing can beat a quality classical musician. You might like to create a piano lounge feel while everyone sips champagne or perhaps a string quartet playing Mozart is more your company’s thing (they can play dazzling renditions of modern songs too!) Classical singers, harpists and guitarists are also extremely popular corporate entertainment ideas, and will all make your event ooze class and style.

Roaming bands

corporate roaming bandThe White Shirts

For a truly interactive and memorable musical experience, a roaming band is a fantastic corporate entertainment idea! While your guests network and mingle, these wandering bands are able to move around without the constraints of wires or mics, meaning that spontaneous dancing and singalongs are a common occurrence. So much fun!

Acoustic Soloists And Duos

singer guitaristAdrian Peters

Ideal for background music at product launches and conferences, acoustic soloists and duos are perfect for creating a laid-back vibe at your function. They are also extremely adept at filling dance floors at smaller-scale corporate parties so these versatile musicians are great all-rounders!

Fun Corporate Entertainment Ideas

Once you’ve got your music sorted, you’ll probably want to think about other fun acts to keep everyone entertained. Here are some of our favourite non-musical corporate entertainment ideas.


corporate party magicianDynamic Magic

Perfect as an ice-breaker, for team-building exercises or simply as an amazing act to astound everyone at your event, a magician will create a fun and exciting atmosphere. From astonishing mind-readers, to sleight-of-hand masters, and illusionists to comedy acts, your guests won’t believe their eyes when you book a magician for your corporate function.

Singing/Comedy Waiters

singing waitersWait And Sing Waiters

OK, so this one is musical, but only when everyone realises what’s happening! These sneaky performers will seamlessly blend in with the rest of your waiting staff before bursting into song or a comedy act, creating surprise, excitement and a talking point for years to come.


corporate party caricaturistAttitude Art

Allow your colleagues and delegates to leave with a personalised memento of the occasion and ensure your function is a great success when you hire a talented caricaturist! It’s amazing how these talented artists can capture the essence of a person in just a few brush strokes, making them a really popular entertainer at all types of corporate event.


dancers at corporate eventBrazilian Rio Dancers

From award-winning Brazilian Rio dancers to spectacular Cabaret shows and ballroom dancers to professional flash mobs, a dance act will ensure your corporate event goes off with a bang!

Circus Acts

acrobats for corporate partyOpulence Aerials

Entrance your guests with acrobats and aerial dancers for a remarkable corporate event idea. Imagine everyone’s faces as they spin, glide and twist through the air in breathtaking feats of stunning choreography. Or why not consider hula-hoop dancers, stilt walkers or living statues for your event if you want to create a visually exciting experience?

How To Hire These Amazing Acts

Booking couldn’t be easier! Take a browse through the incredible range of acts available and fill in the enquiry form on the act you’re interested in. We’ll get back to you ASAP with a fully comprehensive quote. It’s that simple! Once you choose to book, we’ll quickly create you a contract so you can get on with your day.




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