Event Portfolio

Sporting Adventures

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5k Fun Run

Location: DuSable Harbor

Client: Access Destination Services

Synopsis:
Runners enjoyed a beautiful sunrise run along the lakefront running trail. The run included race timing, cheerleaders, and a route that started near the Columbia Yacht Club and looped past the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium.

Anchors Aweigh

Location: Chicago - Lake Michigan

Client: ACCESS DMC

Synopsis:
Teams felt the thrill of harnessing the power of the wind as, with the guidance of our skilled crew, helped to sail the Tall Ship Red Witch! Participants worked together as a team on the sails and completed challenges to glide through the open waters of Lake Michigan!

ExxonMobil Anchors Aweigh

Location: Tall Ship Red Witch

Client: ExxonMobil

Synopsis:
ExxonMobil enjoyed an afternoon team building/sailing adventure on-board the Tall Ship Red Witch. Participants raised the sails, engaged in some team challenges and enjoyed a beautiful sail on Lake Michigan.

Anchors Aweigh on the Tall Ship Windy

Location: The Tall Ship Windy

Client: BMO Capital Markets

Synopsis:
BMO Capital Markets turned to CEI to host an evening team building/sailing adventure on-board the Tall Ship Windy. Participants raised the sails, participated in some team challenges and enjoyed a beautiful evening sail on Lake Michigan.

IVECCS 5K Fun Run

Location: Jackson Park

Client: Eved Services

Synopsis:
CEI planned and organized the execution of a 5K fun run and 3K walk for 150 people in Chicago's historic Jackson Park complete with water stations, directional signage and course marshals.

Anchors Aweigh

Location: The Red Witch

Client: British Consulate Chicago

Synopsis:
For their annual summer outing the British Consulate Chicago took to "the high seas" of Lake Michigan for a two hour group sailing adventure on the Tall Ship Red Witch. The activity included a variety of team initiatives and the opportunity to help sail the Tall Ship.

Fun Run

Location: Grant Park - Lower Hutchinson Field

Client: Chicago Travel Consultants

Synopsis:
CEI organized a 5K fun run along Lake Michigan complete with signage, course markings and course marshals to accommodate a group of 150 runners.

Crush the Crab 5K

Location: Grant Park

Client: Eved Services

Synopsis:
Eved services hired us once again to plan and organize a 5K fun run along Lake Michigan complete with signage, course marshals and the most precise and technologically advanced timing system available.

5K Fun Run

Location: Grant Park

Client: Eved Services

Synopsis:
CEI organized a 5K fun run along Lake Michigan complete with signage, course markings and course marshals to accommodate a group of 150 runners

Anchors Aweigh on the Tall Ship Red Witch

Location: Red Witch Tall Ship

Client: Webb Scarlett deVlam

Synopsis:
For their annual summer outing this brand design firm "set sail" for adventure upon the Tall Ship Red Witch. On a beautiful summer afternoon teams of Webb Scarlett deVlam professionals helped raise and lower the sails, navigate and steer the 77' Gaff Topsail Schooner on Lake Michigan. A variety of team challenges also helped make the experience memorable for all participants.

Anchors Aweigh

Location: Tall Ship Windy

Client: Baxter Healthcare

Synopsis:
Baxter's Paralegal and Admin. Asst. from their Law Department enjoyed a morning sailing adventure on the Tall Ship Windy. The main goal of the program was to get participants out of their regular work environment and encourage them to think outside the box, communicate and have a good time.

Anchors Aweigh Team Experience on the Red Witch

Location: Red Witch

Client: Allstate Insurance Company

Synopsis:
This team sailing experience was designed for an IT-Finance group as a leadership team building outing. The focus was on 1) empowering the team, 2) understanding individual leadership style and 3) how to define managing versus leadership.

Anchors Aweigh

Location: Redwitch Tall Ship

Client: Andrews University

Synopsis:
Consisting of two groups, participants from Andrews University worked together to build trust and communication through a series of land and sea based challenges. Both land and sea based challenges were guided by our professional facilitation staff as the teams worked together to execute team challenges and sail a Tall Ship.

Big Time Bowling Bonanza

Location: 10pin

Client: Total Event Resources

Synopsis:
People were encouraged to sign up for Crazy Bowling or Championship bowling during this night of ten-pin fun! Those who didn't want to compete could play on open lanes.

Anchors Aweigh

Location: Red Witch

Client: Genworth Financial

Synopsis:
A group of top executives set sail on Lake Michigan aboard the Tall Ship Red Witch on our Anchors Aweigh Team Experience. Participants had a chance to learn to sail the Tall Ship as well as complete a variety of team building and nautical theme challenges.

Corporate Fun Run

Location: Jackson Park

Client: Eved Services

Synopsis:
We organized a 5K fun run along Lake Michigan complete with signage, course marshals and the most precise and technologically advanced timing system available.

Big Time Bowling Bonanza with Billiards

Location: Lucky Strike

Client: Total Event Resources

Synopsis:
Managed and staffed a billiards and bowling tournament for a 600 person reception for a major medical equipment corporation. A total for four tournaments were run with both winners and losers receiving prizes. The bowling tournament featured "creativity bowling" with video images testing participants to "bowl between their legs" and "bowl with their off-hand."

Bowling and Retro Games

Location: Lucky Strike

Client: ABN Amro/LaSalle Bank

Synopsis:
CEI provided staff to register ABN and their clients for a fun bowling night. Also included an Emcee and fun retro games including 'Operation' and 'Hungry Hungry Hippos.'

Big-Time Bowling Bonanza

Location: Lucky Strike

Client: Total Event Resources

Synopsis:
Teams rotated through stations at this not-so-typical bowling alley, playing serious games, goofy bowling, eight ball and attempting pool trick shots.

Company Bowling Outing

Location: Lucky Strike

Client: Chicago Travel Consultants

Synopsis:
Bowling and trivia contests were the activities for this outing of fun during a high-pressure meeting. CEI staffed and coordinated this fun-based tournament.

"It was great teambuilding and a wonderful surprise when the kids as the recipients came in to greet the guests."

– Meetinghouse Companies