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Event Decor: 3 Unique Ideas to “Wow” Your Attendees

By October 16, 2014 4 Comments

Though every event is different and may have varying themes, there are a few trends that are just recently breaking ground in the events industry that, we believe, has room in nearly any themed event! One of the largest, overarching trends, however, is interactive designs and layouts. With that said, we will be observing several different interactive event decor that includes event murals and chalk boards. Crazy, right?

3 Unique Event Decor Ideas to “Wow” Your Attendees

1. Large-Scale Event/Art Mural

Event decor has the ability to make or break an event experience for your attendees at a certain event and also has a huge potential to be a trendsetting idea that will gain you plenty of attention. A unique idea we came across over here at Endless (that we would love a great excuse to implement somewhere) is public-art-mural-type event mural. We can go about this a few different ways that could really be the next big thing in event decor.

Video Mapping

Remember the Audience Engagement 101 blog we posted a few weeks ago where we talked about video mapping and other similar event technologies? If not, refresh your memory here! One unique idea to fill up empty wall space is to project an augmented reality image via video mapping to make the room fit the style of the theme! For example:

video mapped mural - event decor

Local Artist

Something that I have not personally seen done yet (all the more reason to do it) is to hire a local artist or graffiti artist to paint a mural that matches the event or the theme of the event onto butcher paper, wood, or whatever medium you can afford to hang up in the largest wall space. This may be cheaper than video mapping depending on the vendor or event production company that could provide the video mapping equipment but it also depends on the artist hired, obviously. This could also be a great take-away from an event to hang up some event decor in the office or your house!

Event Mural - event decor

2. ChalkBoard-lined Hallways

In large venues or for large events, there are usually hallways packed with attendees, waiting for main sessions and awards ceremonies to start, so why focus all of your attention for event decor on the main ballroom? One way to incorporate event decor throughout the entirety of your event, line the hallway walls with black butcher paper or wood with chalkboard paint and supply attendees with chalk sticks in gift bags to decorate the walls themselves. This can be a great way to also share ideas, contact info, or just to have a fun time unleashing creativity!

chalkboard ASU - event decor

3. Stained Glass Artwork

This is an idea a little more “out there” for event decor, but if it were to be pulled off correctly like Rashad Alakbarov did, it has the potential to blow some peoples’ minds.

Stained Glass Mural - Event Decor

Rashad Alakbarov

An idea on how to incorporate this into event decor is to set up a wall with stained glass hanging in different areas with LED lights or Gobos behind the stained glass and allow attendees to move them and play with the hanging stained glass as they wish!

This wraps up our event decor ideas for today! I would  like to wish everyone a happy Thursday from Endless Entertainment to you and I would also like to remind you to subscribe to our blog if you have not already done so!

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  • Danny

    These are great stand out points. I would appreciate these in any event i was attending and I think that’s what makes them perfect, they are appropriate for all events big and small.

  • Great post! Definitely sharing these ideas to inspire other planners.

    • Thank you, Janelle! We are glad you found it valuable!

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