Covered bridges. Check. Rolling hills. Check. Paths that snake alongside a historic canal. Check. Bucks County really is a scenic spot, and there is no better way to experience it than atop a bicycle. Until now, groups staying in the New Hope region didn’t really have an organized opportunity to see the region on two wheels. That is until Tia and Alex Tinsley came along. Tia, a Bucks County native, met her now-husband Alex while living in London. Alex was an avid biker and Tia soon followed suit.
If you’re playing a lot of hide and seek in finding the right team-building activities for your corporate group, consider Lillstreet Ignite. An extension of the Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood, the Ignite program offers hands-on workshops, taught by a professional artist, that bring art and business together. Each teaches the effectiveness of collaboration and communication as well as creativity and mindfulness, according to Program Director Samantha Hostert.
Planning a five-day event for 135 people is challenge enough. But what happens when those people are accompanied by 300 head of cattle and 100 horses, and the all-outdoors event moves from site to site over the course of four nights and more than 50 miles?
Extreme Sandbox, the newest attraction at Tanglewood Resort and Conference Center in Pottsboro provides guests the opportunity to operate real construction equipment such as excavators, bulldozers and skid steers in a 10-acre “sandbox” with the help of trained instructors. It’s teambuilding at its biggest.
I recently Googled the word “nothing” and received 1,490,550,000 results in 0.31 seconds. Meetings and events are delivering content and information at the same pace as our increasingly stimulated society—more facts, more figures, more studies, more media, more statistics, more words, more texts, more experts, more emails, more awards—and more and more content is just a click away. It’s no wonder some event attendees are feeling meeting fatigue.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is offering several team-building experiences that appeal to art lovers, foodies, stargazers and more.
»Professional photographer Pam Singleton helps groups enhance their picture-taking skills while observing the desert landscape and Calvin Charles Museum art sculptures. A second option is the Big Picture Mosaic Workshop that features a photo scavenger hunt to take images that are transformed into mosaic art.
Colorado is definitely known for its high-octane winter pursuits, but summer and fall gatherings with plenty of adrenalin junkies won’t be disappointed with options such as these.
Open year-round, weather permitting, Pocono TreeVentures offers a new perspective, literally. On the advanced course, the high point offers views from 30 feet off the ground. “With a team-building curriculum that focuses on the special attraction of climbing from tree to tree while seeing the world from a bird’s-eye view, Pocono TreeVentures is ideal for group outings,” says Gina Bertucci, vice president of marketing for Bushkill Group Inc.