Event Trends: Retro Resurge

From fashion (welcome back, overalls) and music (glad we held onto you, vinyl) to food (that ice-cream truck jingle still gives us butterflies) and entertainment (have you seen the new Star Wars trailer?), we’re knee deep in a retro resurge! The trend has seeped into the events industry as well. Here are a few ideas for engaging the nostalgic side of your colleagues or customers:

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Diner Takeover

Break out the leather jackets and poodle skirts! Rent out a diner and keep the jukebox tunes and milkshakes flowing. Add an extra twist and have the company executives strap on rollerblades and run (or rather, “roll") the food to tables. 

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Drive-In DIY 

Set-up your own drive-in in the office parking lot or rent out your local drive-in movie theater. Be sure to pack a cooler full of cold brews and cokes (in a glass bottle, of course).

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Barbershop & Shoeshine Pop-up

Hire a local barber and shoeshine to set-up shop in your office for the day. 

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Airstream Trailer

Deck out an Airstream Trailer as a mobile break room or cocktail bar. Invite your employees an excuse to get outside and enjoy the spring weather while it’s still around.

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Polaroid Pictures

Bring in a few props and a polaroid photographer to capture some office or happy hour fun. You can custom the polaroid film to sync the takeaway with your brand.