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Fun Team Learning & Development Events

Developing employees as ‘people’ is key to your company’s success. Investing in the right style of training leads to improved individual and group performance, happier and more motivated employees, and higher staff retention rates.

Here at Blue Hat, we believe the foundation for learning is fun. Our workshops and experiences for individual and team development are designed to help your team on their learning journey, providing a fun atmosphere to discover new ways of working, learn new skills, and overcome any challenges your company may be facing.

Our team development activities are often requested for the following types of live event programme:

  • Tailored team workshops and learning away days
  • Bespoke modules within existing training programmes
  • Facilitated learning journeys within a team meeting or conference session
  • Behavioural change interventions
  • Graduate development programme activities

We have activities that we run time and time again for different teams, or we can create new bespoke sessions to meet individual client needs. So, if you’re looking to enhance your team training programme, you’ve come to the right place!

Browse our diverse range of team development activities below, then get in touch to tell us about your requirements and we’ll put together a list of event recommendations that are tailored to your specific needs.

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Staff Development Activity Ideas

We offer a wide range of team development activities to cater to all of your needs, whatever the occasion. Whether you’re looking for team-building activities to build confidence, develop leadership skills, enhance your graduate programme, or more general team development day ideas, we’ve got you covered.

Here are just a few of our top team development ideas to give you some inspiration – get in touch for a full list of activities and event recommendations that are tailored to your needs.

Hells Bells

A collaborative journey through diverse challenges culminating in an unforgettable revelation. A must-experience team adventure with the most amazing finale you'll ever see.

Eden

Journey around the world on a global adventure of team challenges. Earn resources to build the largest sustainable community, balancing short-term gains with long-term impacts.

Corporate World Record Breakers

Teams face a diverse range of challenges in different zones. With coaching and practise, they will all improve. But will it be enough to make history in the official attempt finale?

Animate

Release your inner animator with Comedy writer Harry Venning. Collaborate with your team to write and produce stop-frame animation movies, fostering creativity and teamwork. Let's animate!"

The Superhero Quest

Embark on your own Superhero Quest! Teams generate charity IMPACTS to bring their superheroes to life. Compete in a variety of fun activity zones to become champions.

Team Indicator Reporting Tool

Measure the impact of your team event with Team Indicator. Pre- and post-event evaluations provide insights into team spirit, success, and areas for development.

Strategic Planning & Resource Management

Optimise organizational efficiency with a workshop on strategic planning and resource management, equipping participants with essential skills for effective decision-making and resource allocation.

Shape Talk Communication Tool

Refine your team's communication for optimal performance. Learn to identify and adapt to different personality styles. Enhance collaboration and team dynamics in a fun, blended learning environment.

Mastering the Art of Communication

Teams experience the excitement and trepidation of competitive bidding and knowledge-testing challenges. Will your team up the bid, or dare your opponents to play?

Improve Team Harmony with Mindfulness & Gratitude

Enhance team cohesion through mindfulness and gratitude practices in a transformative workshop promoting harmony, well-being, and positive interactions among team members.

Developing a Growth Mindset

Harness the power of a growth mindset with our interactive workshop. Learn to overcome challenges, embrace opportunities, and cultivate a positive, resilient attitude for personal and team success.

Crafting Your Culture

Empower your team to define and embody meaningful values with our interactive workshop. Align your company's beliefs with employee attitudes for enhanced motivation, trust, and success.

Becoming a High Performing Team

Unlock your team's potential with our high-performance teamwork workshop. Identify and overcome common dysfunctions, foster trust, accountability, and collaboration for success.

21-Day Challenge

Encourage lasting positive change with our reflective session. Delegates commit to daily habits for 21 days, fostering a supportive environment for growth.

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What’s Included in Your Team Development Event?

We’re committed to making your team development event an unforgettable experience – from helping you choose the right activity, to finding a suitable venue, taking care of the logistics, and ensuring a smooth, fun, and memorable experience on the day.

When you book a team development event with us, we will:

  • Put together a list of team development event recommendations and help you choose an activity that fits your brief.
  • Help you find a venue (if you don’t already have one in mind) and handle the details of organising your event, while keeping you in the loop about arrangements.
  • Provide copy and imagery for you to use in your digital event invitations to support your pre-event communication.
  • Provide experienced, dedicated, and enthusiastic staff to host your event.
  • Safely facilitate the activity/activities, ensuring your whole team is engaged.
  • Capture the experience and provide you with a digital photo album of the event highlights.
  • Offer BOLT ON event enhancements to add further value to your experience.
  • Plant one tree for every enquiry and another for every ten delegates who participate in the event.

15 Questions You Should Ask Your Team Building Company Before Booking Your Activity

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    Why Choose Blue Hat?

    At Blue Hat, we’re not just your average team building enthusiasts. Here’s what sets us apart from other corporate event companies.

    Engaging Events & Activities

    Our team-building events are as unique as your team’s inside jokes. With 100+ activities to choose from, we offer a diverse selection of team-building experiences to cater to your needs and engage your entire team, whatever the occasion.

    Tailored Team-Building Experiences

    Our consultative approach enables us to tailor our tried-and-tested team-building experiences to fit your company dynamics. We explore your needs and desired outcomes, then create a range of event recommendations for you to choose from – ensuring we deliver the perfect solution.

    Caring Company

    At Blue Hat, we genuinely care about our customers and go the extra mile to give you the very best experience. Whether that’s advice, guidance, taking tasks off your plate, or recommending other people who can help, we do everything we can to help you succeed.

    Enthusiastic Team

    We love Mondays! We’re passionate about what we do and this rubs off on our customers. Our professional and approachable staff are equipped to handle every request, ensuring you have plenty of support both before and during your event.

    Unbeatable Value

    We specialise in developing high-performing teams through expertly crafted team-building experiences and facilitation. We work to a specific methodology that elevates what we can do, ensuring unbeatable value and lasting results for your business.

    Real Results

    We’re experts in event design, participant engagement, and behavioural change. By helping you build happier, more motivated, and more successful teams, our team-building experiences ensure a real return on your investment.

    Continuous Innovation

    We have a research and development team that never stops, dedicated to creating new, exciting, and fully immersive team-building experiences. We’re constantly seeking new ways of doing things and never rest in our pursuit of innovation and continuous improvement.

    Raving Reviews

    Our customer reviews have an average rating of 98% and we’ve won more top industry awards than anyone else. The true test of our clients’ satisfaction is shown by our customers coming back to us for more, year after year.

    Our Approach

    We’re here to take the hassle out of organising your event. Our streamlined process is designed to ensure that every detail is taken care of, leaving you with peace of mind to focus on what matters most – your team’s success.

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    Get in Touch

    Start by sharing your details in our contact form. Or, if you prefer a chat, give us a call to tell us about your event requirements.

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    Free Consultation

    Join us for a free consultation with one of our event specialists, either in person or over the phone. We’ll ask you some questions about your situation and what you want to get from the experience, enabling us to deliver the perfect solution.

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    Event Recommendations & Pricing

    Once we’ve understood your needs, we’ll put together a list of event recommendations and pricing for you to choose from, highlighting how each tailored solution will help you achieve your desired outcome.

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    Choose Your Event

    Choose an event from our list of recommendations and we’ll take care of the rest. If you’re unsure, our experienced team will be at your service to offer advice and answer any questions you may have.

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    Event Planning

    Sit back and relax while our dedicated project management team handles the nitty-gritty details of organising your event, ensuring everything runs like clockwork on the day. They’ll be your single point of contact, keeping you in the loop about arrangements so you can seamlessly relay the information to your team.

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    Event Day

    The big day has arrived! Our team will be on hand from start to finish to ensure a smooth, fun, and memorable experience – all you and your team have to do is show up and get stuck in!

    Award-Winning Team-Building Experiences

    We’ve been consistently recognised by the event industry for outstanding events and business performance, with over 55 accolades over the last 20+ years to date. Recognition has come from the EVCOM live awards, the M&IT Industry awards, the C&IT Awards, and many more.

    Hear It From Our Customers

    Don’t just take our word for it – here’s what our customers have to say about Blue Hat.

    We took part in a virtual escape room run by Blue Hat Teambuilding, which was very effective at getting people together and building stronger relationships even over a video conference. Was a lot of fun as well. They ensured everything went smoothly and they have loads of great ideas for future events that we will try.

    Deutsche Bank

    A real pleasure to work with, really passionate about getting the job right.

    TUI

    Would recommend this corporate team-building company to anyone.

    Shell

    We appointed Blue Hat to manage our virtual team-building session. We had fun playing the Escape Room, it was very entertaining and interactive. Blue Hat was there all the way through managing everything behind the scenes. Their attention to detail and their creativity were first-class. I would certainly work with them again.

    The British Retail Consortium

    Great customer service. Hand-holding throughout the process. Convey the messaging we requested and weave it into the team-building activity.

    Cognizant

    The team delivered exactly what was asked for, was very organised and punctual and extremely approachable and professional.

    DSTL

    A great way for the team to get to know one another.

    Cisco

    Blue Hat events are always engaging, fun and well-run. I have used them for all kinds of events with very varied teams in 3 different companies, ranging from a dozen to over 150 people. I can always be confident that they will deliver an uplifting and thought-provoking experience for the team.

    CoStar

    I’m really impressed by your offerings and I honestly think you have some if not the most unique offerings out in the market at the moment!

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    Ready to get started? Get in touch today for free, expert advice about our team-building experiences and corporate events. You can even get a free live demo of your chosen activity before you book!

    Simply fill out our contact form and we’ll be in touch to schedule your free event consultation – the first step towards a tailored and impactful team-building experience.

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      Team Development Team-Building Activities FAQs

      “Team development” (also known as ‘team learning’ or ‘team training’) refers to the process of enhancing the skills, knowledge, and capabilities of a group of individuals working collaboratively within an organisation. It focuses on both personal and team learning, contributing to individual and collective growth, while providing additional benefits such as improved overall team performance, happier and more motivated employees, and higher staff retention rates.

      Team development is typically facilitated through learning activities such as games, exercises, workshops, and team away days, either on a one-off basis or as part of an event programme. Solutions are designed to align group and individual goals and performance with your organisation’s overall vision and objectives. The right style of training provides individuals and teams with new tools and skills, and shows them how to apply these within the workplace, ensuring a real return on your investment.

      Want to know more about our team development activities? Book a free consultation to discuss your needs with a member of our friendly team.

      Team development activities are a great way to overcome challenges and enhance both individual and collective growth, while having some fun with your co-workers.

      Whether you’re looking for activities to build confidence, a workshop to develop leadership skills, new modules for your graduate programme, or more general team development day ideas, we offer an array of indoor, outdoor, and even virtual team development activities to suit all types of teams.

      So, if you’re stuck for team development activity ideas, simply book a free event consultation and our event specialists will put together a list of recommendations that are tailored to your company’s goals and requirements.

      Combining learning and development theories with practical team-building activities (experiential learning) provides a number of benefits.

      Specifically, team development activities help create more successful teams by:

      • Equipping individuals and teams with new tools and skills
      • Encouraging personal reflection and a deeper understanding of other team members’ strengths and weaknesses
      • Strengthening interpersonal relationships
      • Ensuring individual, team, and company values and goals are aligned
      • Improving communication and collaboration
      • Developing trust, respect, and rapport
      • Enhancing problem-solving skills
      • Uncovering hidden talents
      • Encouraging creativity and innovative thinking
      • Boosting employee morale
      • And more…

      These benefits extend to the workplace, contributing to better overall team performance and – ultimately – improved business results, including a more positive company culture, happier and more motivated employees, higher staff retention rates, and greater productivity.

      For more information about our team development activities and how they can benefit your company, book a free event consultation today.

      Planning a team development day can be a daunting and time-consuming task. Here are some steps to help you organise your event:

      1. First, set your objectives. What do you want to achieve with the event?
      2. Choose a suitable date and location.
      3. Select activities that align with your team’s personality and goals.
      4. Plan the event – sort out the logistics and get everything in place to ensure a seamless experience on the day.
      5. Communicate the details to your team.
      6. Execute the event and encourage active participation.
      7. After the event, debrief your team and gather feedback to assess its impact.

      Stuck when it comes to staff development activity ideas? Don’t have time to find a venue or organise the nitty-gritty details? Worried about employee engagement? We’re here to help!

      With over 20 years of experience and an arsenal of team learning and development activities, we can take care of everything – from event recommendations and planning, to ensuring a smooth, fun, and memorable experience on the day. Simply book a free consultation to get started – we’ll guide you from there!

      As there are many variables involved in designing a team development event, asking how much it costs is a bit like asking “how long is a piece of string?”. We’ve delivered large-scale events for as little as £25 per person, and we’ve also created some fantastic bespoke events over the years that have exceeded £500 per person.

      That said, we know it’s useful to have an understanding or ballpark figure of what things cost, so we’ve included a dedicated pricing page here on our website, where you can find more information about the price of our team development workshops, activities, and events.

      Alternatively, get in touch to discuss your needs and budget, and we’ll put together a list of event recommendations that are tailored to your specific requirements.