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With most of our events cancelled or postponed, we have had to come up with innovative ways for groups to be engaged and have a little fun while being stuck at home. With a few remote events under our belt now, it has been so refreshing to spend time with a group of people (virtually) who just want to have a laugh with eachother and spend some much needed virtual quality time together.
Leeds has tons to offer when it comes to corporate events. As one of the largest cities in the UK multiple companies are making the move up North. With a variety of eclectic meeting and event spaces, more and more companies are choosing Leeds as their meeting destination. As more demand makes its way to the North, new event trends are also popping up. Check out what everyone is talking about below.
Keeping your team on task and excited about coming to the office every day is challenging to say the least. There are many factors that contribute to a team becoming run down and company culture declining. We’ve been hosting corporate team building events in Chicago, New York City, Dallas and more for years. Working closely with business owners, managers and employees, we consider ourselves experts in corporate team building. Here are a few of our top tips for keeping the office vibes positive and ideas fresh.
The first few weeks of the new year is a delicate period of time, a time when office workers return to the rhythm of the 9 to 5 pace and when promised New Year’s resolutions are carefully observed like religious rites. Some of us want to lose weight, while some of us want to buy that expensive car they've always dreamed of. Some resolve to travel the world, while others resolve to stop disappointing others.
Team-building activities are one of the most important activities that are often overlooked by business owners and managers. These activities are essential to create and build a stable foundation between the members of your team and should be something that’s regularly scheduled from time to time. Fortunately, there are event companies that offer services that are inclusive of fun, sweat-breaking activities for your team.
There are a lot of ways iconic leaders manage their own teams. Some leaders start building a team even before recruitment. Other leaders prefer hiring a diverse team, each with different interests, practices, and hobbies and manage them according to their strengths. Similarly, leaders make effective teams by applying consistent strategies.
The way an office works is often compared to a well-oiled machine: each piece has to run smoothly and remain in its proper place, each cog moving in unison for the benefit of the business as a whole. Except, humans aren’t cogs, and our minds and bodies can’t handle the monotonous motions that mechanisms can do to perfection.
2019 has been a fun year for corporate events. Engaging add ons like virtual reality stations, sweatworking and mobile escape rooms to name a few, have taken the typical corporate event to a whole new level. All of these additions are great, however where a truly excellent and memorable event starts, is the venue.Corporate event planners can book high demand venues as much as 2 years in advance. So it's never too early to start thinking about your 2020 venue choices.To get you started, we have listed what we think the top 5 Chicago venues are for the 2020 event year. These venues stand out with onsite breweries, chic outdoor spaces and a focus on sustainability to name a few things. Read on to get the scoop on where the most on trend corporate events will be happening in 2020.
With the season of celebration approaching, it’s as good a time as any to review the dos and don’ts of holiday party etiquette. I know, you’re shaking your head, but it’s worth reviewing before the egg nog is flowing. We don’t want to sound like the Grinch, but we do have a few ideas of how to make sure you aren’t slinking into the office the next day.
We have shared some awesome Chicago attractions and facts and fun new bars here in the past, but in honor of the most festive season of all, here are five Must See (or Do!) Events in Chicago. We found a little something for everyone, from family to date night to event ideas with coworkers. But hurry - these events are all running for a limited time, and Santa will be here before you know it!
From the beautiful Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens to the wonderful museums, there are many fun things to do in Dallas. But when you’re planning a corporate event in Dallas, you want to think out of the box and scanning the list of regular tourist destinations leaves much to be desired. For the ultimate fun corporate event in Dallas, consider a mobile escape room game. Not only does the portable escape room service come to you and facilitate the event, it’s the best way to add some excitement to your next corporate event.
Can playing games really make your employees more productive? At first, it seems counter intuitive. Aren’t games just a waste of time? Games get a bad reputation for being fruitless and a way to kill time. But the truth may surprise you. Playing games at corporate events or as a part of regular workplace culture can actually help your team boost productivity and become more efficient. Games are an effective way to manage stress, energize and motivate your employees, and make the most of your time and resources. Keep reading to learn the many ways that games give your employees a productivity boost.
If you’re planning a company event, conference, or outing during the summer, you know how important it is to take the weather into account. Sure, sunshine and sunscreen can be pleasant for a bit. But a full day in the sun can be sweaty and miserable. Skip the sunburns and aloe and plan and indoor company event this summer. There are a variety of options to choose from, many of them flexible enough to work in any indoor space whether it’s a conference room, a warehouse, or a large meeting hall. Beat the summer heat with these fun indoor team building ideas.
Planning a team outing or corporate event in Chicago? There are many options to enjoy in the Windy City. A corporate event is about more than just killing time. It’s a great opportunity to learn, bond and share new experiences. From a portable escape room to Chicago food tours, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite team building ideas in Chicago.
Being a leader comes with a lot of responsibility. You want to bring out the best in your team and develop a culture that embraces and encourages adaptability, creativity, innovation and problem solving. As business and technology continue to evolve, you want your team to be flexible to change. It’s an admirable goal to strive for but how do you actually make it happen? We explore some of the best ways to encourage better problem solving skills.
Las Vegas is full of a variety of choices for entertainment and fun! But if you’re planning a team building activity or corporate event, the bountiful options can be overwhelming. If your team is local, you may feel you’ve run the gamut and need fresh, lesser-known activities to engage and surprise them. We’ve explored some of the best indoor and outdoor team building events in Las Vegas, NV and created a list of exceptional, fun and unique corporate event ideas.
Orlando, Florida is one of the best places in the U.S. for corporate events and team-building activities. There’s a wealth of things to do and fun places to visit. It’s a city well-known for entertainment and amusement. But it can challenge event planners who need to sift through the multitude and identify the best options for corporate event ideas in Orlando, FL. We’ll help you narrow it down and give you some fresh ideas so you can find the best fit for your team. We’ve sorted through the noise and here are some of our top picks.
From digging into a deep dish pizza to visiting iconic landmarks, there are many fun things to do in Chicago but none of them quite compare to the adrenaline rush of escape room races. Our corporate event escape room services in Chicago, IL are unique and exciting. The outdoor game is also a great way to explore the city. There are many reasons to try mobile escape room services but here are a few of our favorites.
From humiliating dance competitions to awkward blindfolded trust falls, corporate event activities aren’t always a success. Sports competitions are often a source of contention. Friendly kickball games bring out the competitor and the poor sportsman in some and discomfort in others. Eye-roll worthy team building activity ideas abound. It doesn’t have to be this way! Here are some corporate events that your team will actually enjoy:
If you’ve ever sat through a boring corporate meeting or failed team building event, you know how tedious they can be. There are many ways to spice up tired corporate activities and break the mold. One way is to get outside. From outdoor escape room services to kayaking down the river, the great outdoors offers fresh air solutions to stale board rooms and banquet halls. Check out our list of the top five ideas for outdoor team building events.
Building an engaged and high performing team doesn't just happen by hiring the "right" people. Bringing in donuts once a week doesn't do it either. Upper management has to have an ongoing plan for keeping a positive culture and living in the age of technology makes it more and more challenging to get employees to disconnect and interact in a meaningful way.
Bachelor and bachelorette parties in Chicago have the potential to be memorable celebrations for all of the right reasons when they're planned correctly. This is a one-time celebration with all of your closest friends to recognize the major milestone of getting married, so it's important to get it right!
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