It’s about that time year. The air is colder, the holiday spirit is high, and Starbucks holiday cups are out and in full effect. This is the perfect time to reflect on an amazing year of business and to enjoy some time with the team. The easy bet is to organize a happy hour; a couple good drinks and some food always goes over well. However, there are so many other options out there during the holidays that would create a memorable experience for you and your team.
Inspiration From Work Better's NYC Team
Nothing bonds your team like pitting them against one another, right? Our team at Work Better is always up for a bit of friendly competition. I think the most fun we’ve had as a team so far is spending time going head to head in our own axe-throwing tournament. It’s basically a huge game of darts with a lot higher stakes. If you’re in NYC, Kick Axe does an amazing job of providing a cool game while fostering that fun sense of competition. Plus they serve beer, so everyone won’t miss out on the happy hour vibes while having fun trash talking the opposing team. Looking for a different game of skill in NYC? There are a ton of archery ranges around with corporate packages that would provide the perfect place to hold a holiday team event. Gotham Archery is a great option that will provide everything you need for a private group session and is positioned perfectly next to a few restaurants for dinner and drinks afterwards.
Outsourcing The Planning
Not into all the planning? Let Team Bonding do the work for you. They have a huge list of activities and companies they are affiliated with to create a unique team building experience tailored to your group’s needs. Charity opportunities are also a popular option this time of year, and Team Bonding has a list of events to choose from where your team can work together to give back to the community. This can help boost team morale and start off the new year on positive note. Their list of corporate training events is another great list to start with. These activities will facilitate working on specific goals and objectives whether it’s improving communication, gaining a better understanding of your team and how they work together, or simply boosting camaraderie. Team Bonding hosts events all across the country and has special holiday-themed outings that you can look through to start planning that end of the year get-together.
Let us know what you’re planning for your end-of-year / holiday team bonding event by leaving a comment below!