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Are Virtual Trade Shows Absolutely Here to Stay?

By Bryon Scott | April 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Are Virtual Trade Shows Absolutely Here to Stay?

Can you still be in business if you don’t meet your customers?

We are all anticipating the return to in-person events. Yet some predict that virtual trade shows and corporate events will become the norm – not the exception – in the post-pandemic world. Very likely we will see many events and trade shows offer a ‘hybrid’ format with both in-person and virtual options for attendees.

For business to thrive companies will still need to connect with and engage prospects in fun, unique and memorable ways. This is true whether you go all in for in person, or you stay completely virtual, or you do a combination of both.

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3 Fun Easter Celebrations from Around the World

By Bryon Scott | March 12, 2021 | Comments Off on 3 Fun Easter Celebrations from Around the World

Around the world and close to home Easter celebrations have many fun options!

Spring is in the air and that means Easter and other spring holidays are just around the corner. With the pandemic still looming, and some communities easing restrictions more than others, it’s important to stay safe while still celebrating the Easter holiday with your family and friends.

Two girls at an Easter Celebration or First Communion party showing traditional caricatures on sepia paper.

Make Easter and First Communion celebrations fun and memorable with caricature art.

Here are a few fun Easter celebration traditions from around the world, and some from closer to home that we think you’ll enjoy. As you plan your Easter observance this year, think about what elements you will include and how you will celebrate and remember this special day.

Easter Celebrations with Kites

When someone tells you to Go Fly a Kite – go to Bermuda at Easter! If you happen to be in Bermuda on Good Friday, look up, you’re likely to see thousands of colorful, handmade kites. Legend has it that the tradition began as a way to explain to school children about a soul’s ascension to Heaven.

Easter Celebrations with Fireworks!

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Is Zoom the Best Platform for Virtual Events? A Look at 8 Options

By Bryon Scott | January 26, 2021 |

With many conferencing platforms available, which is best for your upcoming virtual program?

Here at Goofy Faces, we know a lot about Zoom parties. Even before COVID our caricature artists were frequently drawing live, digital caricatures we call eSketches™ for virtual events on Zoom.

Zoom screenshare digital caricature drawing for virtual events

A caricature artist brings the fun to your virtual events!

Zoom is no longer the only game in town! Today there are many options to gather with family, friends and colleagues and customers online.  Since last March, our artists have been the featured entertainment at more than 100 virtual events! From birthday parties and grad parties to baby showers or retirement gatherings to employee appreciation events, virtual trade shows and team building events, we now have experience with many of the virtual meeting platforms available.

Online Programs Connect Us

Here’s a brief overview of some of the more popular video conferencing programs commonly used for virtual events, and when to incorporate fun, engaging caricature art into your events and celebrations! (more…)

Tips for your 2020 Holiday Party – have fun!

By Bryon Scott | November 20, 2020 |

In the past several years, Goofy Faces caricature artists have been the featured entertainment at dozens of family and company holiday parties. We were gaining quite a reputation as holiday party experts! In fact, this time of year we usually publish our favorite Holiday Party Planning Tips. See below for our tips as revised to reflect the realities of 2020 where some events will be in person and some will be online.

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Talented and Quick – Goofy Faces Artists Bring the Fun!

By Robert Bauer | August 9, 2020 |
Wedding caricature of couple with masks

Keeping everyone safe at a wedding celebration, the artist draws from 6′ away.

Being in the event and entertainment business, our main goal is to make people smile. Throughout the stay-at-home orders, and even now as our favorite venues start to re-open, Goofy Faces caricature artists continue to delight and entertain – online or in person at weddings, birthdays and other celebrations. Either way we help make your event special, memorable and fun as we draw from a safe distance!

 

But don’t take our word for it. Here are some recent reviews from Zoom parties and outdoor events.

Caricature Artists Create Memorable Weddings, Birthdays and Baby Showers

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Top 10 Tips for Zoom Party Success!

By Robert Bauer | June 9, 2020 |

Many of us, well, many of you, may not have even heard of Zoom before March 2020. It’s a wonderful platform for sure – if you know how to do a Zoom party well!

Some of our Goofy Faces artists are Zoom Party experts and have been using it to draw remote digital caricatures, or eSketches™, for a while. Along the way, we have learned how to make your Zoom events, birthday parties, work meetings, etc., flow more smoothly with fewer hiccups and so everyone has a good time!

General Zoom Tips – aka Zoom Etiquette

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Four Tips For Hiring a Caricature Artist or Face Painter for Your Holiday Party

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The Case for Caricatures at Your Next Corporate Event

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Why Have eSketches™ at Your Trade Show

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