Best Background Music for Team Building Activities 

Guys making music at a corporate event

The perfect background music for team building activities can set the tone, energize participants, and even enhance collaboration. Don’t let your event fall flat because you didn’t think background music through.  Additional Tips for the best background music for team building activities: By considering the type of activity, the desired atmosphere, and your team’s preferences, you can choose the perfect background music to enhance your next team building experience. Remember,…

Fun Fall Activities in Nashville

Live music in Nashville, TN

It’s been quite a busy year here at Kidbilly Music! We’ve facilitated Team Building Through Song® programs with groups from all over the globe. From Nashville to cities far and wide, we’ve been rocking and rolling all year. With summer winding to a close and autumn approaching, this seems like the perfect time to press pause for a moment to highlight some awesome fall activities in Nashville.  Why press pause…

10 Unique Ideas for Your Annual Conference 

A group meditating at their annual conference

Planning an annual conference that stands out requires innovative ideas to engage and inspire your attendees. In this blog post, we explore 10 unique activities that will take your programming to the next level.  From immersive virtual reality experiences to multi-sensory sessions, here’s a range of creative concepts designed to enhance networking, foster innovation and create meaningful shared moments. Do you want to infuse your conference with excitement, engagement and…

The Best Music for Corporate Events is Created By Your Attendees

Guys making music at a corporate event

The best music for corporate events could be created by your attendees. This may seem strange but in fact, it’s not so out of reach.  Why should you care? If you’ve ever helped plan a meeting or conference, you’ve probably taken part in discussions about song selections; when to feature music, whether to hire a band, etc.  Music sets the tone, keeps things moving and helps people relate; both to…

Putting the Fun into Corporate Retreats

People performing at a corporate retreat

Many companies are adopting long term remote work strategies or allowing employees hybrid schedules that combine being in the office with working at home. As this trend continues, the need for fun corporate retreats has increased dramatically.  With more and more of us being silo’d for at least part of the work week, planning structured face-to-face gatherings is more important than ever. Company culture, communication and relationships are best built…

Creating Corporate Icebreakers for Events and Meetings

Corporate icebreakers have an even worse reputation than team building. And that’s saying something. I think it’s because the term icebreaker brings up memories of uncomfortable moments as far back as kindergarten.  Being forced to engage in seemingly irrelevant games can really make us uncomfortable. In fact, if I’d known the word irrelevant in kindergarten I probably would’ve screamed, “I’m not doing this stupid irrelevant activity, it’s nap time”. Obviously,…

How a Creative Keynote Speaker Sets the Tone for Your Event

People attending a keynote speech

What story will your attendees tell when they leave your event? Will it be the same old story about the same old conference? Will you overhear phrases like, “snooze-fest”, “yawn”, “can’t wait to get home”?  Every conference event is an opportunity to build culture, to motivate and to inspire. A creative keynote speaker can set the tone for your event; sending the signals you want people to get. An inspiring…

Fun Virtual Conference Ideas

Webex Screenshot of Virtual Conference

How could virtual conference ideas possibly be fun? If you’re asking yourself this question, you may have fallen victim to the dreaded ‘boring virtual conference’ epidemic of 2020.  I feel your pain, as do many folks who have suffered through some pretty miserable virtual events. Contrary to popular belief, fun virtual conference ideas do exist… and they are not the elusive unicorns they seem to be! As an experienced virtual…

How To Make Your Virtual Event Rock

Billy Kirsch Recording Studio Performance

Here’s a story, a true story. The story of how we built a virtual event that rocked the house. You may think it is virtually, haha, impossible to create an engaging virtual event for your many employees. You may be thinking, ‘how can an online session grab everyone’s attention?’ If you’re so afraid of another boring virtual session that you’re hesitant to move forward, think again. There is a way to…

Do Virtual Conferences Work?

Guys Playing Woodblocks at Las Vegas Convention

Do virtual conferences work? If you’re googling this topic, you must be considering the option of a virtual conference so I’ll cut to the chase. Yes, virtual conferences work and yes they are worth your time, energy, and investment.  So many of us have transitioned to remote work. During these challenging times your employees may be feeling stranded, isolated, and understandably adrift. Now more than ever, there’s a need to…