A team building event is not so easy to organize. Not only must it be a nice day out, it must also be suitable for the majority of your employees, and should also endeavour to improve the coworking capabilities of the team members.
There are some things you should think about carefully. Do you want your team building activity to be just a fun day out for your employees, or do you want to throw some business training into the mix?
Team building: take everyone into account
First and foremost you should think carefully about the purpose of the team building event.
Do you have something to celebrate like an anniversary or record performance? In that case you need the entire staff and maybe many more people such as customers or suppliers. That is not the ideal situation for a team building event. It is important to keep the goal of the event in mind and adapt to it.
How much will it cost?
The cost for a corporate event can be very diverse, and the budget can easily get out of control if you do not keep a close eye on it! Ultimately it all depends on whether you want the whole enchilada with bells on. A full dinner with a party afterwards is quite different in terms of budget than a game of paintball.
What do your employees think?
Never lose sight of the preferences of your employees. For a team building event to succeed, you must ensure that you can meet everyone's expectations.
If there is only one activity in which everyone must participate, half of your employees might not like it. If you combine two things (add a dinner party, or a combination of different team building activities), your employees will be happier.
You can also hire an external service to organize everything from A to Z . Of course, even that doesn't guarantee your event will be successful