Vegas Goes to Solihull for SCC Event

Vegas Goes to Solihull for SCC Event

17/05/17

Scarlett Entertainment and Events were thrilled to supply a huge array of entertainment for a Vegas themed corporate event in Solihull on 12 May hosted by IT services company SCC. 

The international booking agency were approached by SCC who were holding a Las Vegas themed drinks reception and dinner to reward their sales team and needed entertainment to entertain some 400 guests throughout the evening. 

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The event in full swing - taken from backstage

Scarlett Entertainment provided several celebrity lookalikes to present awards to sales team members and escort them up to the stage before mixing and mingling with guests, posing for photos and striking up conversation after the ceremony. The uncanny celebrity lookalikes included Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Will Smith and Elvis Presley who were a huge hit with guests.

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Celebrity lookalikes backstage at the event

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Brad Pitt lookalike, photo by: Fake Paps

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Will Smith lookalike, photo by: Fake Paps

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Elvis Presley lookalike, photo by Fake Paps

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Angelina Jolie lookalike, photo by: Fake Paps

Las Vegas themed showgirls and showguys were also there to meet and greet guests, pose for photos and later escort award winners up to the stage alongside the celebrity impersonators - making them feel like real super stars. 

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Vegas Showgirls and Showguys backstage at the event

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Vegas dancers, photo by: Fake Paps

During the drinks reception a range of vintage circus performers, including a stilt walker, hula hoop artist, juggler, acrobat and contortionist performed ambient sets during the drinks reception. Entertaining guests with their impressive skills and beautiful costumes, these circus entertainers added a real Vegas feel to the themed event. 

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Vintage Circus Performers backstage at the event

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Vintage circus juggler, photo by: Fake Paps

To open the awards ceremony the client requested a wow factor performance that would really impress guests. Exceeding expectations, Scarlett Entertainment and Events supplied an incredible mirror ball acrobatic act that comprised a giant floor mounted mirror ball with an experienced contortionist performing on top of it. Brilliant lights reflected off of the hundreds of mirrors creating a breathtaking visual performance. 

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Mirror ball acrobat, photo by: Fake Paps

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Mirror ball acrobat, photo by: Fake Paps

Fake paparazzi were on hand throughout the event to take photos of proceedings and guests, which were made available after the event via a VIP web gallery. Guests could also order photo gifts that included a spoof GOTCHA! magazine cover and USB stick. 

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Fake Paparazzi being papped by the Scarlett team

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Photo by: Fake Paps

In addition to Vegas themed entertainment, the global entertainment and events agency also supplied a wide array of giant props which were used to decorate the venue and create an immersive experience, transporting guests to a casino in Las Vegas. Props included a 10ft light up ‘Vegas’ sign, 7ft playing cards, 7ft gold award statues, 6ft cinema sign, 5ft gold film reel, 8ft ‘Showtime’ sign, illuminated stackable dice, palm trees, red carpet, posts and ropes. A mirror photo booth with a silver frame was also there for guests to interact with and have their photos taken with as they posed with themed props. Authentic casino games and tables manned by professional croupiers were also set up for guests to enjoy after the awards ceremony - completing the Las Vegas event theme.

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Illuminated Las Vegas LED Sign

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Casino games, photo by Fake Paps

The rest of the evening saw British comedian Rob Beckett perform a 20 minute stand-up set for guests, before TV personality Vernon Kay took to the DJ booth to play a high-energy set of party favourites. 

Two of the Scarlett Entertainment team who worked on the booking, entertainment co-ordinator Emma Ward and events coordinator Jill Hedge, attended the event to set up the venue and manage the acts. Ensuring that everything ran smoothly on the night, Emma and Jill received some great feedback from SCC who said: ‘The event was great… the acts were great. Thanks for your help on this event’.  

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Emma and Jill at the event, photo by: Fake Paps

 


 

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