Teambuilding Spotlight: Tried and True, Fresh and New

The Event Team is pulling into the homestretch of 2016 with a focus on teambuilding. In addition to operating some of our most popular programs, we’re also continuing to broaden our teambuilding repertoire by investigating the newest trends in corporate event networking and group bonding activities. Here’s a quick glimpse of our recent events and findings!

Tried and True: Olympics in San Diego, CA

Earlier this month, The Event Team organized a casual Olympics teambuilding activity in La Jolla Cove for a small group of 24 attendees staying at the Grande Colonial. We offer several variations of this program depending on the group’s desired level of physical activity as well as the client’s goals, objectives, and budget. This particular interpretation, while not too physically demanding, was engaging and hilarious nonetheless. Activities included puzzles, giant Jenga, rubber chicken archery (it’s as funny as it sounds).

The Event Team - Olympic Teambuilding - Grande Colonial

Tride and True: Iron Chef in Los Angeles, CA

Last week, the Los Angeles team put together a appetizing Iron Chef event and catered lunch for a corporate group of 25 local guests at an offsite venue called Foothill Kitchens. Donning their aprons and chef hats, each team worked together to create and present an original dish to our expert chef/judge.

Fresh and New: Vertical Board Games

This new networking trend is a wonderful and entertaining way to encourage socializing at a corporate function. Classic and modern board games (everything from Candyland to Cards Against Humanity) are suspended on magnetic, vertical boards. Whether attendees are complete strangers or go way back, these games are a perfect way to facilitate networking and develop relationships without the awkward small talk or the aggressive sales pitch. Guests can play on their leisure, or we can offer several formal teambuilding variations complete with scorekeeping and prizes. The setup is not only fun; it’s functional. Each board is double-sided which allows for groups of up to 8 to be socializing around each table. Since all elements of the game (board, game pieces, timers) are suspended on a vertical plane, there is plenty of room on each table for food and drinks. Boards can be branded with company logos or event hashtags, and they also are a great way to post or distribute information, business cards, brochures, and the like.

The Event Team - Vertical Board Games

Fresh and New: Style Your Soles CSR Program

This trending corproate teambuilding event combines art, fashion, philanthropy, and fun. Teams are given a designated number of TOMS blank canvas shoes and are challenged with the task of creating their own line of shoes using fabric markers, stencils, and other decorations. Teams must market and pitch their shoe line as well. At the end of the competition, a winner is decided based on best design and presentation. A representative from a local charity will be onsite to accept the donation. As if the event wasn’t cool enough, TOMS also matches your local donation with additional pairs given to children in Africa, Asia or South America.

The Event Team Style Your Soles Teambuilding

Need More Info?

Are you a meeting planner looking to reward or challenge your group with a teambuilding, teambonding, or philanthropic activity in Southern California? Click to download/view our Teambuilding Overview, or contact The Event Team destination management company today for a custom proposal!

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