When was the last time your Corporate Feud was a funny, engaging one? Our teambuilding activity (based on the widely-known, long-running Family Feud game show) was exactly that for one of our valued clients, Brightstar Corp. On October 15th, 2015, we ran The Brightstar Game Show Medley at the welcoming DoubleTree Hotel. This brought their department together as a “family”, a corporate family. It allowed each individual to depend on each other, engage with one another, in answering the best they could to the different survey questions being posed within an allotted time frame. It was a funny way for everyone to learn to rely on each other outside their day-to-day office space. Yet, it still helped to meet the[…]

Spring has sprung forward! Finally! Team building events provide a unique way to engage your group in fun ways outdoors.  Technology is continuously reinventing itself – with iPads,  smartphones, and QR Codes, companies are  upgrading the traditional scavenger hunts to keep up by incorporating technological devices. Corporate Event Interactive (CEI) is one of them – staying ahead in the event technology race!  The following two activities allow teams to be competitive while focusing on the end goal – having fun and engaging with one another. In the Amazing Windy City Challenge, each team receives an iPad pre-loaded with apps, riddles and puzzles and an interactive digital map.  As they traverse Chicago, teams encounter Roadblock Challenges and gather portions of the Windy[…]

If you haven’t reserved any venues for your company’s employee holiday party yet, it’s not too late.  According to Bizbash Magazine, after the recession hit, companies have been more interested in encouraging their staff to meet one another by participating in fun team activities, as opposed to the formal sit-down dinners of the past.  CEI can confirm this trend as the company has seen interest in team building activities spike in recent years.  The company has over 125 fun events, and two in particular are highlighted below: Murder, Mystery and Intrigue – Murder, Mystery, and Intrigue is an interactive and improvisational game.  It’s an opportunity for employees to put their Sherlock Holmes investigative skills to the test while actors in costumes[…]

By: Rosita Carobelli-Zukowski All in Place Communications and Event Planning www.allinplace.ca Chicago’s John G. Shedd Aquarium Summer is almost done … Welcome Fall. With September upon us, it is time of a renewal of sorts after some much needed vacation time. Some companies are also starting to think of their Christmas/Holiday Cards (and even ordering them!) as well as planning for their Holiday Corporate parties. There’s always the thought: how are we going to top last year’s party? How can we make it unique, more fun and engaging to say “Thank You” to their employees for all their hard work throughout the year? In Chicago’s downtown area, consider hosting your next event at Chicago’s John G. Shedd Aquarium. It holds[…]