In THREE weeks we’re heading to the ADMEI Annual Conference, the premier forum for Destination Management professionals at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel. Ooh la la! This year’s agenda will focus on global trends in the meetings industry and emerging influences that impact the daily challenges Destination Management Companies face, challenges we know very well here at TeamBonding. That’s why Stephanie and Karen are pulling out their passports, collecting their carry-ons and shipping off to the “City of Saints” this February.
We’re anxious to join the conversation! Our Event Mangers know how to plan, execute and engage. We don’t want to sell you a thing. We want to help you discover new ideas, see our friends from GEP Destination Management, AlliedPRA, Best of Boston, Ultimate Ventures and so many more, plus have a little fun…mostly have fun. That’s kind of our thing. So, stop by our table or flag down one of these two event planning gurus just to say “hi” and pick their brains for some destination management inspiration. You will not be disappointed…
Speaking of help, check out our free team building guide. It’s jam packed with event planning ideas and strategies for getting real results out of team building activities.
We know that these strategies work from our decades of experience in the team building industry. What tips have you found helpful for event planning? What do you think turns a great event into an unforgettable one? And, what hot spots should Stephanie and Karen check out during their TeamBonding Montreal adventure?
At TeamBonding we love having the chance to help our clients give back and helping their communities. It’s even better when we can help companies focus on their corporate social responsibilities and actually have an impact instead of creating vague initiatives. Part of the fun for us is coming up with new ideas and creating new programs to continue giving back. We have a variety of programs from our Charity Bike Build and Team Teddy Rescue Bear programs, Operation Military Care to provide care packages to our troops, all the way to Paws for a Cause where you make dog beds, pull toys, or cat scratchers for animals in shelters – among so many other charitable program options!
Team building games and ice breaker activities for adults can keep your team bonded throughout the year. Get started with this simple DIY team building exercise. EXERCISE GOAL: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of themselves and those around them through ice breaker activities. (more…)
I’m Joyce Ngo – public relations enthusiast, student, and currently TeamBonding marketing intern. This summer as part of my internship I will be focusing on social media and bringing the experience of the events and programs we do to the mass public from my perspective. You’ll get a behind the scenes view of what happens before the event and the preparation that goes into it. I’ll be posting blog posts about my observations and experience at each event. Basically, you’ll get to see what Joyce the Intern sees, no fluff. This time I went to a Team Teddy Rescue Bear.
I’m Joyce Ngo – public relations enthusiast, student, and currently TeamBonding marketing intern. This summer as part of my internship I will be focusing on social media and bringing the experience of the events and programs we do to the mass public from my perspective. You’ll get a behind the scenes view of what happens before the event and the preparation that goes into it. I’ll be posting blog posts about my observations and experience at each event. Basically, you’ll get to see what Joyce the Intern sees, no fluff. This time I went to a Charity Bike Build.
Corporate Social Responsibility: Corporate Social Responsibility refers to the idea that a company or corporation has a moral obligation to give back to their community. Some companies are more aware than others when it comes to the importance of corporate social responsibility. One of the most notable is Haagen-Dazs, an ice cream company that prides themselves on using all natural ingredients. What then makes for an effective CSR program?
Giving back to our communities makes you feel good, assists in making you more socially aware and helps you bond with your colleagues as you team up to help those in need. Charity is beneficial for both humanity and business for many reasons. When you participate in Corporate Social Responsibility team building activities, you get the best of both worlds.
Imagine if you will, that it’s 2006 again. The housing bubble has just burst, and the US economy is teetering on the brink of what will end up being the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression. People are scared for the futures of their companies, and are cutting corners at every possible turn. No one is very eager to spend money on team building.
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