Corporate Event Photographs
Corporate Events come in all shapes and sizes and the photography will reflect the event, so when a really unusual event comes along it can really give some visually interesting photos. I covered a charity grant award ceremony at the Menzies Hotel, Stratford, by SupraUK where they were awarding a chosen charity with a large sum of money for a specific project to celebrate SupraUK’s 18th birthday. The theme for the event was ‘The Golden Ticket’, based on Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. The guests arrived at the Menzies Hotel where they had coffee in a non-themed room, where they were joined by actors playing the parts of the characters of the classic Roald Dahl book. The parts were played brilliantly, with the actors ad-libbing, interacting with the delegates and giving them a flavour of what was to come.
The delegates were all from charities from across the country who had been shortlisted to award £18,000 from SupraUK, and had come along to find out who the final winner was. SupraUK make a product called KeySafe which provides a safe place for keys outside a house where there may be someone elderly or vulnerable, for emergency access. They wanted to give something back and this event was celebrating that.
A short while later the guests were ushered in through the gates of the Chocolate Factory, and into a wonderland of sweets, chocolates and all things nice. The theme was carried through as Willy Wonka and his friends wove the storyline through out the afternoon, culminating in the awarding of the money at the end.
With such a visually interesting place I wanted to make sure I captured the setup of the room, but also the reactions of the guests as they went on the journey through the afternoon, and particularly the winners at the end.
Not all corporate events are so full of sweets and chocolates, and all the guests had a fantastic time. It was a great event to photograph, and I wish the winners all the best with their newly funded project.
If you would like information about how I might be able to help capture your corporate event, contact me and I will be happy to have a chat about it with you.