What corporate entertainment can I find in Austin, TX?
February 28, 2012 1:22 PM Subscribe
Please help me find corporate entertainment for a banquet being held in Austin.
posted by jacindahb to media & arts (6 answers total)
My company will be hosting an event in Austin for about 250 people, with meetings during the day and a reception/banquet at night. Most folks will not be bringing spouses. My boss wants us to have "entertainment" following dinner. I don't know what to look for since the only direction given is "something to do with music since it's Austin", I have about $2,000 left in the budget for this.
Entertainments we've done in the past with success: dueling pianos, luau (in Hawaii), trivia
Entertainments that have failed: dancers, brass band (in New Orleans), improv troupe, harpist
I feel that hiring some random band to play while the attendees sit in a ballroom watching them is awkward. We're not at a bar or other venue that lends itself to fun, folks are with their coworkers in hotel ballroom. The venue is set, so it cannot be moved.
We've had dueling pianos the last two years and have been asked to do something different. Any recommendations?