AFL is a competition featuring ten (10) hilarious lawyers from large firms performing 4-5 minutes of stand-up comedy on-stage in front of industry leaders to find out who is Atlanta’s Funniest Lawyer.
If you are interested in performing or submitting a performer, please contact us here.
A unique opportunity to connect with Atlanta’s legal community through laughter.
"There is little success where there is little laughter."
AFL is a fundraiser for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
WHEN & WHERE IS THIS AWESOMENESS?
City Winery @ Ponce City market
Thursday, June 14, 2018
6:00-7:30 Dinner and Networking/Socializing
7:30-9:00 pm - SHOWTIME!
9:00-10:00 pm - Post show socializing
(This hour is the 'Magic Hour' filled with excitement)
HOW DOES IT WORK?
All performers are sponsored. We are currently looking for funny lawyers who would like to perform and/or law firms that would like to submit a performer. Total time commitment for each performer is ~3.5 hours over four weeks.
- Selected the performers - Currently taking submissions
- One-on-one 30-minute workshops using skype/zoom/phone
- Performers gather material from their life, observations, family, work, etc
- We enhance the material using professional writers from Comedy Central, Conan, etc. strengthen and refine the performers’ jokes
- One 30-minute rehearse using skype/zoom/phone
- Live rehearsal day of show
- Mark 'stand-up comedy' off your bucket list
We follow our ‘Humor Rules’ to ensure that all comedy is appropriate for the legal community, the performer, and sponsors involved.
Humor Wins produces the entire event, including:
- venue procurement
- professional photography and video
- professional comedic writing and coaching the performers
- marketing materials
- your logos placed on banners in red carpet area
- providing a professional MC and closing comedian and much more
Top three winners earn prize money.
RETURN ON INVESTMENT
Atlanta’s Funniest Lawyer is promoted to:
3,000+ legal professionals
1,000+ active lawyers
300+ attendees to the show
We have a social hour before and after the comedy show to capitalize on the excitement of the night.
This event is marketed to the entire legal community using:
- Social Media
- The Playbill
Plus videos of the performers with logos for post-event promotions.
WHY DO THIS EVENT?
AFL is your chance to perform stand-up comedy in front of a very friendly audience using professional comedy writers. Your performance is four-to-five minutes long and the audiences are so happy to see their peers on stage that if your joke is a four, they respond with like it's a seven. We promise this will be one of the best nights of your life.
If you win, you get prize money and a trophy that shows you are Atlanta's Funniest Lawyer. If you don't win, you still accomplished something amazing that most people never get a chance to do.
AFL is a high-energy evening designed to bring your whole team together and is going to be one of the best networking and social events for Atlanta's legal community. Imagine you, your colleagues, and/or your clients spending an evening eating, drinking and laughing together. You want your firm to be represented by one of the ten (10) performers entertaining them.
Even without having your own performer, you want to show your people a good time doing something different and exciting.
Trophies are given to the performer, their sponsor, and their firm. You can proudly display this trophy in your office to let everyone know you have the Atlanta's Funniest Lawyer.
Grabbing the attention of the legal community requires ideas that are truly unique, fun and fresh.
Atlanta’s Funniest Lawyer is an opportunity for sponsors to make a high impact on law firms by providing them one of the most memorable nights in Atlanta legal history. Sponsor this event and you will have personal assistance throughout to ensure maximum return on your investment.
One of our goals for this exciting evening is to build ‘Community Through Comedy’ because…
“Laughter is the closest distance between two people.”
- Victor Borge
“Laughter destroys any kind of system of dividing people.”
- John Cleese
“The moment a person laughs, they are never more themselves.”
- George Carlin
FACT: Laughter creates a positive emotional connection to your brand.
Sponsoring 'Atlanta's Funniest Lawyer' gives you a highly-impactful positive brand association by giving your clients and prospects an amazing night of laughs... without telling one joke!
1. Sponsors have one performer from a law firm:
a) All promotions for your performer says:
‘Presented By (Sponsor)’
b) Professional comedy posters are made and sent
to all the participating firms and Vendors.
c) Logo on display during the performance of sponsor’s comedian.
2. Sponsor has 20 tickets for the event:
a) Table signage as ‘Table Sponsored by (Sponsor).’
b) Prime opportunity for sponsors to eat, drink and laugh with OMs.
4) Excellent dinner with two drink tickets included for all attendees.
5) Full-page ad in playbill showcasing your performer and your company.
6) Opportunity to provide one promotional item in the gift bag.
7) Sponsor recognition from the stage.
8) Group photo on stage with your comedian. We will send this picture to you with logos: event, law firm and sponsor.
9) Pictures and video from the event ideal for sharing on social.
10) The chance to win trophy and bragging rights for:
‘Atlanta’s Funniest lawyer’
a) Trophies are given to the performer, their firm and sponsor.
11) First right of refusal for following year.
12) Full customized graphic of your performer promoted on multiple platforms.
For further sponsorship opportunities, please contact us here.
Want in? Submit to be a performer by contacting us here.
WHO IS BEHIND THIS AWESOMENESS?
- Owner, Laughing Skull Lounge and Humor Wins
- Owner/Producer, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival
- Performed over 1000 comedy shows
- Author of "Your Presentation is a Joke: Using Humor To Maximize Your Impact"
- Former VP, West Coast Sales at Facebook
- 600+ comedy performances
- Writer for Huffington Post Comedy
- Author of "You Should Totally Get an MBA: A Comedian’s Guide to Top U.S. Business Schools"
WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS SAY?
Actual picture from one of our events. These comedy shows are so exciting we have seen performers getting standing ovations going on and off the stage.
“The 22Laughs comedy show produced by Humor Wins was one of the best events in our company’s history.”
- CHRIS TUFF, 22SQUARED, EVP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
“The 'Laugh Your Ads Off' comedy show produced by Humor Wins made for a really fun night that showcased our talent and brought the entire team closer together. We liked it so much, we are doing our 3rd one August 2018!”
- JUSTIN ARCHER, MOXIE USA, CMO