Progressive Dinner

It’s the original networking dinner where your guests change dining companions after each course, enjoy a great dinner and have fun with some of our favorite get-to-know-you tabletop team building games.

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Why this event?

The Progressive Networking Dinner is the recipe for the end of a boring business dinner: a unique combination of fun, networking, great dining, and team building. Your guests meet and mingle with each other in a fun, non-threatening way on the first night of a conference, or get to know each other better while enjoying a fabulous meal.

“Cocktail Party” is the communication icebreaker that starts the evening off right with a fun and energetic game for the entire group. Our team can tailor the ice breakers and energizers to meet your goals of networking or just team fun. Then, it’s fast-paced fun as you share a different table with different people for each course: appetizer, salad, main course, and dessert. Each course features a tabletop game or exercise for everyone to do together. It is all carefully designed to encourage team interaction and fun while improving team skills. Depending upon your group size, each participant will dine, laugh and play with over 40 new people! Think of it as a speed networking dinner.

This excellent communication icebreaker event can be done in a restaurant of your choice, a hotel banquet room, or even in different restaurants for each course. Our energetic and fun emcee/facilitator leads all tabletop games and exercises, coordinates the changing of the tables and even works with the restaurant on the timing of the courses.

The Progressive Dinner program is a fabulous way to have fun, celebrate successes together or energize your next meeting, off-site or executive retreat.


Team size
  • 40 – 200+
Time needed
  • Approximately 1.5 - 2 hours
Space requirement

A restaurant or banquet hall where guests can sit for a formal meal.

Ideal for
  • Retreats
  • Conferences
  • Meet-and-greet events
  • Annual events & meetings

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For more than 20 years, we’ve been helping teams like yours enhance open communication and build team camaraderie. If you want to rekindle the bonds your team once shared, or you’re assembling a new virtual team for the post-pandemic world, we are here to help.

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