Guinness World Record Attempts in Surf City USA

12 Ways to Break Records with Your Next Event

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  Corporate events should leave a lasting impression on attendees. But perhaps the best way to leave a lasting impression is to make them a part of history, by setting a world record. BizBash recently highlighted 12 Guinness World Records Stunts at Events, which highlights some of these bold attempts. Although setting a world record requires precise coordination, your attendees will definitely get a kick out of finding their feat in the pages of next year’s edition. 1. At the World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon, on July 10, more than 600 people lounged in 160 beds to set a world record for the most people eating breakfast in bed. 2. Papa John’s celebrated the company’s opening of its 300th store in the United Kingdom on June 26 with a record-setting stunt in London. The 338 participants broke the record for the most people tossing pizza dough at one time. 3. An umbrella mosaic set a world record for the National Federation of the Blind. The organization staged the event at its annual conference in Orlando July 8. The event included 2,480 people simultaneously raising umbrellas to create the image of the organization’s logo and tagline, “Live the life you want.” 4. A giant 16-story bracket designed and built by Sports Graphics earned the world record for largest sports bracket. The bracket was mounted on the JW Marriott Indianapolis downtown during the N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Tournament in March and April of this year. 5. Visit Huntington Beach and the Epic Big Board Ride broke the world record for the most people riding a surfboard after cramming 66 people onto an 11- by 42-foot board as part of the city’s “100 years of surfing” celebration. 6. During Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game festivities on July 9 in Cincinnati, the league and the Cincinnati Reds created the largest game of catch, including 529 pairs of people throwing baseballs and softballs. 7. As part of its “HappiMess” marketing campaign, Delta Faucet set a world record for the most people showering at one time June 27 in Crawfordsville, Indiana. 8. Swedish DJ duo Dada Life orchestrated a record for “largest gathering of people dressed as fruits” at its festival, the Voyage, July 18 in San Bernardino, California. 9. At Comic-Con International in San Diego in 2014, FXX Networks achieved the most contributions to a painting-by-numbers, with 2,263 people helping to create a mural representing the animated series The Simpsons. 10. At its 2014 annual convention in Hawaii, La Quinta Inn & Suites set three Guinness World Records in 90 minutes as a team building experience. Within 90 minutes, company employees set the records for largest towel mosaic—creating an American flag measuring more than 26,000 square feet—as well as the longest human towel chain and longest high-five chain, with more than 1,100 participants in each. 11. To celebrate the launch of Orange Julius at all Dairy Queen locations in Canada, the company enlisted fruit sculptor Shawn Feeney of Invisible Underground to create a 10-foot-tall fruit tree that was certified as the world’s largest fruit sculpture. 12. P.G.A. National Resort & Spa set a record for the largest ice cream dessert during the resort’s Ice Cream Festival Weekend in 2013. The sundae measured more than 1,200 feet long and included 1,748 pounds of bananas, 840 pounds of whipped cream, and 462 pounds of sprinkles. Fourth Wall Events is here to make your next corporate event a memorable one.  Contact us today!

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