TRENDING PROGRAMS

We’ve created a list of popular programs for the season. Our Trending Programs can be anything from themed events to in-demand showcasing acts. Are you looking for a specific Holiday program or do you need some help brainstorming for your next event? We have just what you need.

6 GREAT MULTI-PLAYER PROGRAMS We’ve shared the shocking facts about the mental health concerns so many are facing, especially in the college demographic.  (See What’s A Syndemic? and Re-Learning How to Connect In Person)  Many of these issues stem from isolation and reports of feeling alone.  How can you help?  What can you do to promote change for your students?  Multi-player programming is one way to combat those problems.  Group events like these provide an opportunity for your students
BIG NIGHTS, SMALL BUDGETS While budgets may be shrinking, your students’ expectations of the services that your office is to provide doesn’t seem to change.  In fact, they likely look forward to the entertainment and escape from reality even more now than students of years past.  But, we at Neon Entertainment are confident that you can still pull of a full night or event weekend’s worth of programming that will keep them satisfied without breaking
POP-UP PROGRAMS | EXCITING EVENTS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS College event planners play an important role in shaping the social framework of their university.  First year students looking for that first year experience expect to find fun campus events where they can meet their new classmates.  While upper-level students may be looking for the types of programs they’ve missed from years past.  But, sometimes coming up with unique campus event ideas can be a challenge.  Luckily, Neon
WHAT’S A SYNDEMIC (AND 3 SKILLS TO HELP YOU GET THROUGH IT) BY PAUL RAMSAY What’s a syndemic?  It refers to multiple interrelated epidemics happening at the same time.  The COVID pandemic has given rise to just this situation, as it has exacerbated already existing issues in our society, raising them to epidemic levels. If you’re working in college student affairs, you witness the syndemic every day.  Mental health issues were already on the rise
INSPIRING & MOTIVATING YOUR STUDENT LEADERS January 2nd is recognized as National  Motivation & Inspiration Day.  People find motivation and inspiration in so many ways, so we’ve decided to share a couple of our most unique and in-demand programs that help to inspire and motivate your student leaders.   1) Great Student Leaders Aren’t Born, They’re Made This program is speaker, Mike Fritz’s, signature talk that is based on his first collegiate best-seller “Great Student Leaders
5 NOSTALGIC PROGRAMS YOUR STUDENTS WON’T WANT TO MISS OUT ON No matter the age, we enjoy partaking in events that remind us of the best parts of our childhood.  To take a moment or two to escape from the every day monotony of adulting and remember what it was like to be a kid without a worry in the world.  There is no doubt that when you host events like an Iceless Ice Rink,
8 GREAT TAKE & MAKE  /MAKE & TAKE PROGRAMS What is a take & make/make & take?  A take & make is a direct ship program where all of the materials you need for a unique and fun program are shipped to you.  Students can either create/build their item at a central location on campus or take their materials back to their residence to make the item independently.  When you book a make & take
5 GREAT LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS FOR SPRING TRAINING & RETREATS Student leadership training was a difficult task these past two years and now it’s beginning to show as campus student leaders struggle to make connections.  But, it’s not too late to provide them with solid training that will serve them well, both on campus and off.  Neon Entertainment offers 5+ Leadership Training programs to suit any need.  Check out these trainings and retreats and contact your
GET YOUR GLOW ON! Have you ever noticed that when you take an ordinary, old-school event like bowling or roller skating and add a little glow to it, it makes that event so much more fun and exciting!?  Well we’ve noticed, too and think that there ain’t no party like a glow-up party!  And, that’s why our glow events are a campus favorite!  Check out the variety of lit of events Neon has to offer
4 WAYS TO DE-STRESS WITH INTERACTIVE GROUP EVENTS  Students are STRESSED!  And nothing beats that stress like spending time with friends.  Provide them with smart, safe, healthy ways to de-stress with interactive group entertainment.   1) Escape Rooms Our Escape Rooms provide an escape from reality as students immerse themselves in the challenges. With over 35 themes across 7 categories, Neon Entertainment’s Escape Rooms offer team building experiences while also being entertaining.  Check out our LATE FOR
 5 CREATIVE WAYS TO PROVIDE LIVE INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT   Entertainment on the college circuit is ever evolving as campus culture, interests, and demands change.  Having been in the business of campus entertainment for over 28 years, Neon Entertainment has grown and evolved with the market, providing the most current events and programs colleges are requesting including live interactive entertainment.  Whether your campus needs live-streamed events, in-person programming or a hybrid of both, we know that
FUN EVENTS FOR YOUR FALL PROGRAMMING NEEDS   It’s time to start thinking about Fall programming!  Whether you’re looking for speakers for Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (Oct 22-28), or some on-theme events for Halloween and Thanksgiving, we’ve got you covered. Check out some campus favorites and drop your Neon Entertainment agent a line to find out about availability in your area.   Trending Topics 6-Great-Multi-Player-Programs Big-Nights-Small-Budgets PopUpPrograms|ExcitingProgramsForCollegeStudents WhatsASyndemic Inspiring&MotivatingYourStudentLeaders 5NostalgicProgramsYourStudentsWon’tWantToMiss 8GreatTake&MakeTake&MakePrograms 5GreatLeadershipProgramsForSpringTrainingAndRetreats GetYourGlowOn 4WaysToDe-StressWithGroupEvents 5CreativeWaystoProvideLiveInteractiveEntertainment FunEventsForYourFallProgrammingNeeds
DORM SWEET DORM | 4 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR DORM YOUR OWN   In just a few short weeks your students will be moving onto campus and for many, this will be their first opportunity to make their space their own.  With an extensive list of make & takes,  DIY’s, paint nights and caricature programs, we know you’ll find something here at Neon Entertainment that your students will be excited to bring back to put
HOMECOMING, FAMILY WEEKEND & MORE FALL FUN Your first semester is right around the corner and that means planning for two of the most memorable events of your students’ year, Homecoming & Family Weekend!  And, whether your campus will be fully in-person, hybrid, or even fully virtual, we can help you make these events unforgettable.  Learn more about the different structures of entertainment Neon has to offer below and choose what best fits your campus’s
WHAT’S TRENDING?… SPOKEN WORD   Do you like to stay up on all of the hottest trends?  From social media, to trending topics, or even a trending activity, we’re keeping a pulse on what’s hot and are here to keep you on trend.  This week are are focusing in on our Spoken Word artists and the trending topics they’re bringing to light with their art.  Check them out!    Trending Topics 6-Great-Multi-Player-Programs Big-Nights-Small-Budgets PopUpPrograms|ExcitingProgramsForCollegeStudents WhatsASyndemic
RE-LEARNING HOW TO CONNECT IN-PERSON  By: TedX Speaker, Brian Miller   “I forget how to people.” A student said that to me recently, during my program on human connection for a virtual leadership conference.  Here’s the obvious fact: 18 months of physical distancing took a devastating toll on both our emotional wellbeing and social skills. What’s worse, pre-pandemic studies showed that college students have 40% less empathy than they did just 20 years ago. Is
5 GREAT ORIENTATION PROGRAMMING IDEAS   Whether you’re in the midst of Orientation and need just one more thing to wrap things up or in the final stages of planning, we’ve got a variety of programming options guaranteed to kick off their college experience with a bang!   1) Entertaining, Inspiring & Seasoned Speakers: We’ve got a roster of orientation speakers like Michael Dean Ester who will kick off your orientation with laughs and a great
CREATIVE PROGRAMMING ON A BUDGET Give your students the gift of creation and self-expression with a DIY Drop-Ship program that is heavy on inspiration and easy on your budget.  Still have money to use from the 2020 season that you don’t know what to do with?  Order a Drop-Ship program with your 2020 budget for your fall 2021 semester and we will ship it to you when you’re ready!   Trending Topics 6-Great-Multi-Player-Programs Big-Nights-Small-Budgets PopUpPrograms|ExcitingProgramsForCollegeStudents WhatsASyndemic
CELEBRATE WORLD MUSIC DAY World Music Day is an opportunity to celebrate all of our favorite music genres, the cultural significance it has, the emotional  outlet it provides, and the sense of community it generates.  In honor of World Music Day we are sharing a variety of Neon Entertainment music acts & programs!   Trending Topics 6-Great-Multi-Player-Programs Big-Nights-Small-Budgets PopUpPrograms|ExcitingProgramsForCollegeStudents WhatsASyndemic Inspiring&MotivatingYourStudentLeaders 5NostalgicProgramsYourStudentsWon’tWantToMiss 8GreatTake&MakeTake&MakePrograms 5GreatLeadershipProgramsForSpringTrainingAndRetreats GetYourGlowOn 4WaysToDe-StressWithGroupEvents 5CreativeWaystoProvideLiveInteractiveEntertainment FunEventsForYourFallProgrammingNeeds DormSweetDorm|4 Ways To Make Your Dorm Your Own
WHAT’S TRENDING?  Do you like to stay up on all of the hottest trends?  From social media, to trending topics, or even a trending activity, we’re keeping a pulse on what’s hot and are here to keep you on trend.  TIK TOK TRENDING: We know many of you are Tik Tok fans and followers of Neon comedian, Ryan Kelly. Or, as you may know him better, @youthpastorryan.  And if you don’t know who he is,
HONORING OUR LGBTQ+ AND BLACK COMMUNITIES THIS MONTH At Neon Entertainment we proudly support the LGBTQ+ & Black communities this month and every month! Looking for ways to show the love to these communities on your campus?  Book these programs any time of year!   Trending Topics 6-Great-Multi-Player-Programs Big-Nights-Small-Budgets PopUpPrograms|ExcitingProgramsForCollegeStudents WhatsASyndemic Inspiring&MotivatingYourStudentLeaders 5NostalgicProgramsYourStudentsWon’tWantToMiss 8GreatTake&MakeTake&MakePrograms 5GreatLeadershipProgramsForSpringTrainingAndRetreats GetYourGlowOn 4WaysToDe-StressWithGroupEvents 5CreativeWaystoProvideLiveInteractiveEntertainment FunEventsForYourFallProgrammingNeeds DormSweetDorm|4 Ways To Make Your Dorm Your Own HomecomingFamilyWeekendAndMoreFallFun WhatsTrending?SpokenWordArtists Re-LearningHowToConnectIn-Person 5GreatProgramsForOrientation CreativeProgrammingOnABudget WorldMusicDay WhatsTrending? PRIDE BINGO
PROGRAMMING FOR YOUR OUTDOOR & VIRTUAL ORIENTATION NEEDS Orientation is just around the corner and with the ever changing guidelines it can be hard to come up with a plan that is right for your campus.  Are fresh air and wide open spaces  part of your Orientation visions?  Neon Entertainment offers great outdoor opportunities to impress your incoming freshmen!  Is it too hot outside and too many incoming students for events indoors?  We’ve got you
DON’T LET THOSE FUNDS GO TO WASTE!  An unprecedented and unpredictable year has made budgeting a challenge for many and now that we’re at the end of the Spring semester you may be finding yourself with some funds that you don’t know what to do with and don’t want to let go to waste.  DIY Drop Ship programs are a great way to stretch those budget dollars as far as they can go.  Use up
A GUIDE TO PROGRAMMING BY MONTH Every month it seems you’re looking for programming to fit a specific theme or that covers an important topic.  We want to make that task easier for you so we’ve provided a guide to all of your favorite traditional programs organized by the month they best fit into.  Scroll to check them all out, or click a month below.     Trending Topics 6-Great-Multi-Player-Programs Big-Nights-Small-Budgets PopUpPrograms|ExcitingProgramsForCollegeStudents WhatsASyndemic Inspiring&MotivatingYourStudentLeaders 5NostalgicProgramsYourStudentsWon’tWantToMiss 8GreatTake&MakeTake&MakePrograms
8 WAYS TO CELEBRATE YOUR GRADS Graduates always deserve to be celebrated.  They’ve put in the time and hard work to successfully earn their degree and begin their journey into the real world.  But, our 2021 grads have faced added challenges as they’ve navigated through a year of virtual or hybrid learning and all of the additional obstacles the pandemic has brought their way.  Don’t they deserve a an opportunity to create some extra special
APRIL PROGRAMMING MUSTS: ALCOHOL AWARENESS & SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS The month of April brings our focus to two very important topics in the college community: Alcohol Awareness and Sexual Assault Awareness.  Getting the importance of alcohol safety and assault awareness across to your students in a thought provoking, meaningful and memorable way are all key in the effectiveness of the message.  Neon Entertainment provides programming for both of these imperative subjects.  Check them out below
UTILIZING YOUR OUTDOOR SPACES  CREATIVELY Being outdoors gives us so much more opportunity to program creatively and safely.  Fresh air, open spaces, fire pits, food trucks and of course, ENTERTAINMENT make for a memorable event!  Think festivals, downtown streets, or your favorite pier and how you can transform your campus streets, the quad, an open parking lot or tennis courts into those iconic spots with plug & play musicians, street performers, silent discos, portable roller
COMING IN HOT Spring is coming in HOT…despite what the groundhog may have predicted.  So, it’s time to get your Spring programming under way.  Indoor or outdoor, in-person, virtual or even hybrid, we’ve got you covered!  Check out some of our favorite Spring events below and be sure to contact your Neon Entertainment agent for availability & booking! Trending Topics 6-Great-Multi-Player-Programs Big-Nights-Small-Budgets PopUpPrograms|ExcitingProgramsForCollegeStudents WhatsASyndemic Inspiring&MotivatingYourStudentLeaders 5NostalgicProgramsYourStudentsWon’tWantToMiss 8GreatTake&MakeTake&MakePrograms 5GreatLeadershipProgramsForSpringTrainingAndRetreats GetYourGlowOn 4WaysToDe-StressWithGroupEvents 5CreativeWaystoProvideLiveInteractiveEntertainment FunEventsForYourFallProgrammingNeeds DormSweetDorm|4 Ways To
MID SEMESTER WELLNESS CHECK  The Spring Semester is always a little overwhelming and stressful, especially for those seniors preparing to turn in final papers and take the last exams of their college careers.  And this year has been no exception.  But, you can become the hero in this seemingly neverending story.  Wellness programming like our Two Deep Breaths+, “Beat”Boxing, Relaxation Program  and more can help give your students the opportunity to re-set and re-new their
VIRTUAL NACA LIVE 2021 SHOWCASING ACTS Trending Topics 6-Great-Multi-Player-Programs Big-Nights-Small-Budgets PopUpPrograms|ExcitingProgramsForCollegeStudents WhatsASyndemic Inspiring&MotivatingYourStudentLeaders 5NostalgicProgramsYourStudentsWon’tWantToMiss 8GreatTake&MakeTake&MakePrograms 5GreatLeadershipProgramsForSpringTrainingAndRetreats GetYourGlowOn 4WaysToDe-StressWithGroupEvents 5CreativeWaystoProvideLiveInteractiveEntertainment FunEventsForYourFallProgrammingNeeds DormSweetDorm|4 Ways To Make Your Dorm Your Own HomecomingFamilyWeekendAndMoreFallFun WhatsTrending?SpokenWordArtists Re-LearningHowToConnectIn-Person 5GreatProgramsForOrientation CreativeProgrammingOnABudget WorldMusicDay WhatsTrending? CONTACT US BIG HEADS & BEATS Make It & Take It Hour – Tues, Feb 23 PricesPrice SD: $1,825.00 + Travel, Lodging, Lights, SoundPrice 3 of 5: $1,725.00 + Travel, Lodging, Lights, SoundPrice 5 of 7: $1,625.00 + Travel, Lodging, Lights, SoundPrice Virtual: $950.00 The “Big

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