News & Articles - team building

  • corporate

    The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility

      The past few years have brought us a lot of ups and downs, especially in the event industry. The requirements of our industry seem to be ever evolving at a lightning fast rate. As we fully emerged out of the global pandemic, free of fears of another shutdown, life seemed to go somewhat back to normal. We celebrated, we gathered, in person, many for the first time in years. As the year 2023 progressed, Canada headed towards a massive…

    Event Operations, Special Events

  • Maximizing Event Connections

      In-person events offer employees not just the chance to work together, but also a more casual space for organic inspiration, making connections and team-building opportunities. There is great potential for company growth in corporate events. They reinforce important bonds, build new bridges, and define and foster a strong culture. Here are some tips for maximizing connections at your next company off-site, corporate event. 1. Have a very clear purpose. Design an event around what you are trying to achieve.…

    Event Operations

  • outdoor

    Great Outdoor Team Building Experiences

      As warmer weather arrives, it will allow planners and managers to organize some activities to kickstart their team. Outdoor activities have seen a large uptick in planning by companies since 2020. As people have different comfort levels when it comes to socializing, most tend to feel safer and free to discard their masks and socialize with less risk of COVID transmission outdoors. Let’s talk about outdoor spring-summer team-building programs. Corporate team building has many advantages and benefits: Increases collaboration…

    Event Operations, Special Events

  • live in-person events

    Create In-Person Events that Drive Attendance

      In a world where virtual communication is becoming the norm, it is easy to forget the importance of in-person interaction. Live networking events give people a chance to connect on a human level, which can encourage smiling, laughing, and produce positive neurochemicals like serotonin and dopamine that impact mood, satisfaction, and happiness. These connections translate into better productivity, business success, and overall personal and professional development. The goal then is to create experiences that drive happiness, productivity, and increase…

    Event Operations, Special Events

  • Build Your Teams Outside the Box

      Everyone is trying to figure out the best way to bring their teams together today. In a world changed by the pandemic and limiting face-to-face interaction for so long, individual preferences have changed. Gone are the days of an easy happy hour and free food to engage your teams. They want more, if they are going to give you more of their time. As an event planner, I’m always working to find new ways to work with my clients…

    Event Operations, Themes

  • Experiential Entertainment For Team Building

      With all the available options and directions for an event there is nothing more effective at bonding people, team building and creating a lasting impact than moments attendees can feel. There is abundant research to support the value of fun and entertainment. According to communications guru Dale Carnegie, “People rarely succeed unless they are having fun in what they are doing.” By creating an environment where people enjoy the time they spend at an event, you set a welcoming…

    Event Operations, Speakers & Entertainment

  • Success Depends on Working Together

      As I sat down to think about how I wanted to excite and encourage you, my valued industry colleagues, I thought back to the phrase, ‘we’re all in this together.’ I feel compelled to remind everyone that this still holds true, and as we plan for our future, we must think about each other and our mutual success. Together is the way forward. Our relationships with our suppliers, team members, and industry are our most valuable assets. It’s these…

    Event Operations, Meeting Community, The Business of Meetings

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