Posts by David
The Hard Truth About a $500 Corporate Event
Game show entertainment corporate events Among the event inquiries I received this week, two were from people seeking team building game shows – one for a conference, the other for a membership entertainment activity for a country club. Both callers were reaching out on behalf of very prestigious – and VERY wealthy – organizations. The…Read More
Is Common Courtesy in the Workplace on the Decline?
Interactive team building vendors Let me tell you a story. At the beginning of the summer, I reached out to a company that works with corporate event entertainment vendors in San Francisco, California. My cousin works at a tech firm in the Bay Area, and her company recently had a team building game show for…Read More
The Key to Establishing Long-Term Business Relationships? Fairness
Game show team building It’s been a little while since my last blog post – August can be tough, as you likely know, in that many people are out of the office on vacation. I am no different: it was great to spend a couple of weeks away, visiting family and friends all over the…Read More
Per Person, or Flat Rate? A Guide to Corporate Event Entertainment Pricing
Corporate event game show pricing It was one of the first challenges I had when I decided to hang out my shingle and start TrivWorks, my corporate trivia entertainment and team building events business, was: how should my pricing structure work? Of course, back in those early days I wasn’t all that preoccupied with my…Read More
What Does TrivWorks’ “Dream Client” Look Like?
Hire trivia host corporate event Years ago, I wrote a blog post entitled “5 Companies Trivia Team Building Activities Won’t Work For.” It was a little bit risky to do, but I felt good about it. In fact, it actually got quite a robust response, and I even landed a gig from it! I followed…Read More
9 Years of TrivWorks! Looking Back on Another Great Year
Game show ideas corporate events Every summer for the past nine years, while reflecting upon my unique career, I think back to where I was the first week of August 2009. It was another insanely hot and humid month in New York City, and I was working full-time at Manhattan’s 92nd Street Y as Director…Read More
5 Qualities of a Fantastic Trivia Host for Corporate/Private Events
Trivia Host Private Events Perhaps the most rewarding part of my job occurs after an event has concluded, when I call up the client the next day to find out how it was received. Things either went perfectly (most of the time), near-perfect (sometimes) or, occasionally, there were some challenges which had to be overcome…Read More
The Unique Joys & Challenges of Private Trivia Parties
Private game show parties I started TrivWorks as a side hustle back in 2009 specifically with corporate event entertainment and company team building activities in mind. It was the depths of the global financial crisis, and I wanted to create a compelling new way for cash-strapped companies to reward hard-working staff who were suddenly taking…Read More
STOP! Before You Submit Your TrivWorks Event Inquiry, Read This
New York City Team Building Event Supplier HOLD IT! Before you submit that request for a trivia team building, corporate entertainment event or private party inquiry or proposal, I need to make sure a few things are clear right from the very top. First and foremost…THANK YOU for reaching out! I don’t want you to…Read More
Corporate Game Show Emcee: Star of the Show, or Facilitator of Fun?
Game show host corporate event One of the things I’ve hammered away at for years here on my blog, as well as during my sales pitch, is the importance of having a professional emcee to host a corporate trivia event. Unlike bar quiz nights, where folks from the neighborhood are enjoying some informal competition and…Read More
Creating Your Own Trivia Night: Can I Hire TrivWorks to JUST Emcee or Write Questions?
Create your own trivia night I get a lot of the same questions asked…frequently. As such, I’ve long maintained an FAQ page here on my Website, which you can see in the header above. I’ve tried to strike a balance over the years, to make it both a practical resource for prospective clients without being…Read More
Client Service: What REALLY Makes a Corporate Entertainment Vendor Stand Out
Corporate trivia event entertainment What makes a great vendor “great?” Whether you need company party entertainment, interactive team building activities, or a corporate game show supplier, finding a reputable service provider means you’re looking for several important factors, among them: A compelling, high-quality product Experience and expertise Depth and breadth of service offerings Something unique,…Read More
Choosing a TrivWorks Emcee: Who’s Best for YOUR Event?
Corporate game show hosts So you’ve decided to go with TrivWorks to produce your company game show entertainment or trivia team building event – excellent! It’s going to be a laugh-filled, raucous affair, fully engaging and completely customized to your specific group and goals. There’s just one more decision to make: who will the emcee…Read More
When Should You Go With a Corporate Trivia Vendor That ISN’T TrivWorks?
Corporate trivia event game show I am immensely proud of what I do. It’s taken almost ten years of extremely hard and dedicated work to get TrivWorks to where it is today, which is the industry-leading corporate team trivia game show vendor in the country. I’ve produced well over 1,000 events nationwide for some of…Read More
TrivWorks CEO Notes: The 5 Work Modes I’m In at Any Given Time
Corporate trivia game show A little while back, I wrote a blog post describing a typical day in the life of a corporate entertainment & team building vendor CEO, which you can read here. I think that post did a good job giving a brief overview of how I spend my time, which I shall…Read More