Posts by David
Private Trivia Parties: What Will Make Yours a Success?
To be honest, I don’t do a whole lot of private trivia parties. Besides not being a core part of my mission – I founded TrivWorks in 2009 specifically as a corporate entertainment and team building vendor, in direct response to the global financial crisis – there’s a ton of challenges and moving parts with…Read More
How to Ruin Your Company Team Building Event in 6 Easy Steps
Team building has a bad reputation. That’s a big part of why I founded my company, TrivWorks, in the first place back in 2009. Like you, I was made to participate in many a forced employee bonding activity – most of which felt contrived, cheesy, and of dubious effectiveness fostering group cohesion. Let’s be honest,…Read More
Choosing a Corporate Trivia Vendor? Choose Wisely
I sat down at my desk recently, and decided to do some competitive research for the first time in a little while. Pretending I was a prospective client, I plunked some relevant keywords into the Google search bar, just to see what came up. Needless to say, I was quite taken aback. Given my decidedly…Read More
5 Things I’ve Learned In 3+ Years Producing Virtual Trivia Events
As I sit here at my desk working through the details of several upcoming in-person events, I can’t help but reflect on how far things have come since Covid-19 first shut everything down in March 2020. Like everyone else, I was forced in an instant to adapt to the new reality of virtual work, and…Read More
D.E.I. Events: Are They Worth It?
I read an article in the New York Times over the weekend, “Why Some Companies Are Saying ‘Diversity and Belonging’ Instead of ‘Diversity and Inclusion.” The crux of the piece is that corporate diversity and inclusion programs are evolving, and that companies of all sizes and industries are realizing what those of us who put…Read More
7 Essentials of Successful Company Onboarding Activities
Bringing new hires aboard is an arduous, expensive process in the best of circumstances. In the contemporary workplace, this means remote staff as well, who have never stepped foot inside the office – and quite possibly never will. How can companies onboard new hires in a way which makes them feel welcome, in as brief…Read More
JUST ANNOUNCED! TrivWorks Partners with Anna Roisman from HQ Trivia
TrivWorks is thrilled to announce a new hosting partnership with comedian Anna Roisman, to produce virtual and in-person trivia entertainment for corporate/private events! Familiar to trivia enthusiasts nationwide as a host of HQ Trivia and HQ Words on the Emmy-nominated app, Anna brings unparalleled unique experience in real-time online trivia hosting to TrivWorks audiences. A…Read More
Best Practices for Online Virtual Trivia with Remote Teams
There is a right and wrong way to create a virtual trivia event Determine whether you want to create it yourself or hire professionals Zoom is the best platform, but may not be possible for your company The right number of people and time of day will optimize the experience How Do I Create a…Read More
Creating a Virtual Trivia Night: Do’s & Don’ts
Virtual trivia nights are a great way to engage remote teams Creating virtual gaming events for corporate requires a host, materials and platform Not all Zoom game show hosts are created equal There are affordable options for virtual trivia parties for companies How Do I Create a Virtual Trivia Night for My Company? Once you’ve…Read More
How Do I Choose the Best Virtual Team Building Activities for MY Group?
COVID-19 has forced companies to embrace virtual team building Remote workers need a morale boost now more than ever Zoom is an effective team building platform Choosing the right virtual activity is key for success Trivia is a proven option for team building with virtual audiences I Need Virtual Interactive Games Employees Can Play from…Read More
What Are the Best Summer Staff Party Ideas in NYC?
Not every entertainment option is ideal for summer party entertaining in NYC Indoor entertainment options are key during the hot & humid summer months Summer interns need memorable, high-impact experiences There are lots of affordable summer party entertainment options in New York What are some fun office summer party activities in New York City? With…Read More
How Do I Make My Own Office Trivia Party?
Creating a DIY trivia party isn’t as easy as it looks Planners still need a venue, trivia questions, materials, prizes & equipment Crafting or sourcing material requires time and labor Downloadable trivia questions for office parties are an excellent option I want to run my own company trivia night. Where do I begin? Anyone who…Read More
Which Game Show Team Building Activities Are the Most Effective?
Live TV game shows for corporate events are popular and entertaining However, they do not lend themselves to group bonding Effective game show team building activities must engage the ENTIRE audience Custom-built, professionally-produced events help teams form long-term bonds Can live adaptations of TV game shows be effective team building events? While popular TV game…Read More
How Do I Plan a Corporate Trivia Event in Orange County, CA?
OC is home to many “pub quiz” companies However, not a lot of vendors specialize in corporate game shows Find the vendor with the most experience/flexible format options Hotels are ideal for hosting Orange County corporate trivia nights How do I find corporate trivia vendors in Orange County, California? As with anywhere else, when it…Read More
What are the Best Indoor Team Building Activities in New York City?
Temperate climate in NYC makes outdoor events only feasible half the year Holding events onsite can mean significant cost savings Indoor office games can be less physically demanding, meaning greater participation Find a NYC team building vendor who specializes in indoor programs for maximum effectiveness Are indoor team building activities effective? Anyone planning corporate team…Read More