Team Building Event Planning Checklist

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Team building company events can be a terrific way to boost morale, encourage cooperation, and solidify relationships between teammates. Planning a team off-site event may seem like a daunting task, however, putting together a checklist will make it easy to host the event by planning it ahead of time. You need to outline all the specific things that your event needs to incorporate.

Here are some steps to help you plan a successful team building event:

  • Determine the purpose and goals of the event. Before you start planning, it’s important to define the goals and objectives of the team building event. Are you looking to improve communication, build trust, or simply have fun? Understanding the purpose of the event will help you select the right activities and set expectations for participants.
  • Identify the budget: Once you have a clear idea of the goals for the event, establish a budget for the activities, venue, food and drink, and any other expenses.
  • Choose the right activity. There are a wide variety of team building activities to choose from, including outdoor adventures, scavenger hunts, escape rooms, virtual reality escape rooms, cooking classes and problem-solving exercises. Consider the interests and abilities of your team members when selecting activities.
  • Select a venue. The venue you choose will depend on the size of your team and the type of activities you’ve planned. Some popular choices include conference centers, hotels, parks, entertainment venues such as laser tag, virtual reality, and escape room centers, and sports facilities.
  • Plan the logistics. Once you’ve identified the activities and venue, it’s time to plan the logistics. This includes scheduling the event, arranging transportation, and coordinating meals and refreshments.
  • Communicate with the team. Make sure to communicate the details of the event to all team members in advance. Provide clear instructions on what to bring, what to wear, and what to expect.
  • Enjoy your event! Have fun and enjoy your team bonding time!
  • Evaluate the event. After the event, take some time to evaluate its success. Solicit feedback from team members and use this information to plan future team building events. If you like the vendor, you might want to follow up and ask for a special deal for future events and for employee’s discount.
  • Leave an honest feedback/review. You can show appreciation to your vendor by spreading the word by sharing your feedback via Google/Yelp/Google/Yelp/Another platform. Why not support your local business?

Remember, the key to a successful team building event is to create a fun, engaging experience that strengthens the relationships and communication skills of your team members. Organizing an event is an effort-taking task but by preparing a checklist you can make hard things work for you.

VR HOUR offers a perfect solution for your team building needs – Virtual Reality Escape Rooms! You can choose from various packages depending on your team size (up to 30), bring your food/drinks or cater in, play your favorite music, and enjoy a trendy lounge with a comfortable seating area and air hockey/foosball tables. VR HOUR offers 20+ unique multiplayer VR Escape Rooms that are collaborative puzzle-solving adventures played by teams in which players work together to achieve a common goal. Teamwork is absolutely required to progress yet each player has a chance to be a leader. Players see each other as avatars in the virtual worlds and communicate via built-in microphones and headphones. This positive shared experience of puzzle-solving will help foster communication, increase trust and bring a stronger sense of cooperation and connection among your team members.

VR HOUR booking is a simple, smooth and completely hassle-free process. Just submit your inquiry with the team size, date, and any questions you might have, and you will get a fast and clear response within 24 hours.

Check out VR HOUR team building packages and book your event now!

Team Building Venue: VR HOUR
Type of Activity: Virtual Reality Escape Room
Team Building Size: 8-30 participants

VR HOUR Address:
2901 Ocean Park Blvd, STE 103
Santa Monica, CA 90405.
Venue Phone Number: (424)334 4003.
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