Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines launched Collabor8, an interactive teambuilding program that utilizes the resort’s secluded island location and surrounding natural beauty.
The Bird Box Challenge Teambuilding Event, offered by Fort Lee, New Jersey’s Teambuilding on the Edge, is causing alarm in the meetings industry due to the risk of injury or death it poses for participants.
It’s certainly easy to find adventure in the rugged open spaces of Michigan, but there’s plenty to explore in the towns and cities as well. From group scooter outings in Detroit and brew tours in Grand Rapids and Traverse City to shooting sports in Lansing and a historic escape room in Muskegon, the state offers up unique thrills and teambuilding experiences for any group.
Scenic Lake Geneva is 75 miles southeast of Madison, making it a great getaway for groups pre- or post-function. Here are four things to do in the popular resort city.
Connecticut is best known for amazing historic sites from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, but the state also has a wide array of outdoor and teambuilding adventures.
One question asked in the 2019 Meetings Today Trends Survey was “What activities do you incorporate into your meetings?” The responses surprised me with golf second highest at 38%; spa/spa activities at 31%; sporting events 26%; and attractions and theme parks 27%. Teambuilding activities were at 53%, the highest of all activities. I reached out to John Chen who is a guru of teambuilding for his thoughts.
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, located only 20 minutes from downtown San Antonio, debuted its Rodeo Olympics for groups in collaboration with Goen South Events. Through the teambuilding program, attendees can take part in a variety of Texas-themed activities and a few others they might not associate with Texas, including roping exercises with calf replicas, stick “horse” races, cow chip toss competitions, and even armadillo races.
Kimpton Hotels of Washington, D.C. have partnered with Shop Made in DC, a retail initiative that showcases local makers and their goods with a selection of over 100 District-made products.
Northwest Florida—or Florida’s Panhandle—which includes the Emerald Coast, Pensacola, South Walton, Panama City Beach and Tallahassee, among other beach towns—features a host of teambuilding activities for groups, from outdoor pursuits like stand-up paddleboarding to painting in an art gallery.
From boating to bird-watching and everything in between, countless experiences in Florida's Space Coast and Daytona Beach ensure that meetings won’t be all work and no play. The Space Coast, known for its spectacular launches at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, also has some of the best beaches across the globe, where groups can explore diverse natural habitats.