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Corporate Team Building Activities in Chicago Illinois

Are you planning a team building activity or training program in the city of Chicago? You don’t need to settle for something basic – you can do something fun, unexpected, and local.

When you partner with our team, you can also find effective and engaging training and consulting programs in Chicago to meet your group's needs.

Check out the top recommended activities and programs for popular locations and venues in Chicago.

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TOP TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES FOR POPULAR CHICAGO LOCATIONS

Team building activities are designed to keep your employees entertained, engaged, and motivated. They can be used to improve employee engagement and morale, or add a fun element to staff retreats.

Wild Goose Chase

Recommended Location: Downtown Chicago

Run around downtown Chicago with your team and compete in an exciting, outdoor team building adventure: Wild Goose Chase. In this activity, participants complete a series of wacky and hilarious challenges, while also having the chance to see sights like the Willis Tower, Cloud Gate, and the Navy Pier.

Charity Bike Buildathon

Recommended Location: Catalyst Ranch

Catalyst Ranch is an event venue that is unlike any other. The space is decorated with “nostalgia triggers,” such as artwork, ethnic furnishings, toys, and books, to inspire creative thinking. It would be a great spot for a team building activity that challenges participants to use their creativity, such as The Apprentice.

Eagle Glider Construction Challenge

Recommended Location: Millennium Park

Millennium Park is a huge 24.5-acre green space with lots of trees, an outdoor theater, and the famous Chicago “Bean” sculpture. Your team can use the space to create gigantic cardboard flying devices, and then test them to see who can send theirs the farthest.

Other Team Building in Chicago

With six different types of activities to choose from, you can find a solution that fits the needs of your group.

Top Activities: Looking for popular team building ideas for your next corporate event in Chicago? Here are our top fast, flexible, and trusted group activities that inspire camaraderie and teamwork.

Social & Networking: Networking events and icebreaker activities in Chicago can help employees to get to know each other better, introduce new colleagues to their teams, and encourage conference attendees mingle and socialize. Check out the top solutions you can use to transform complete strangers into strong connections.

Indoor Team Building: Do you need a team building activity that can be run in your conference room, office, or hotel venue? Our indoor event solutions take weather out of the mix and bring the team building to you. Choose from options that can be run in a variety of indoor spaces in Chicago and fit budgets big or small.

Outdoor Team Building: Are you looking for a fun activity that gets people outside at your next corporate event? Explore Chicago and experience the sights around you with a fun and engaging outdoor team building activity.

Charity & Philanthropic: Have fun and give back with charity & philanthropic team building activities. Get hands-on with your Corporate Social Responsibility and make a real difference in Chicago.

Budget Activities: Your group can have an amazing team building experience in Chicago while staying on budget. Use smartphone technology to make your next activity more exciting, fun, and affordable.


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TOP TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR POPULAR CHICAGO LOCATIONS

Employee training and development programs can be a great way to help your team strengthen bonds and sharpen their skills.

Clear Communication

Recommended Location: Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

The Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers is designed to accommodate large corporate groups, with lots of wide and open function rooms. The hotel even has the largest ballroom in Chicago, measuring in at over 40,000 square feet. It would be a great spot for a training seminar on a topic like Clear Communication.

Effective Meetings

Recommended Location: Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago

Boasting a central location and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and the Windy City skyline, the Radisson Blu Aqua has a range of meeting spaces for corporate groups. Choose from 13 flexible rooms, all of which include built-in screens and projectors, perfect for a half-day training session like Effective Meetings.

The Art Of Presenting Program

Recommended Location: Hotel Allegro Chicago

In any of the Hotel Allegro Chicago's fifteen flexible rooms or event spaces, you will find inspired touches like artwork, fireplaces, bookshelves, and tapestries. Their assorted meeting spaces are ready for a unique and inspiring experiential learning program, such as The Art Of Presenting.

Other Training & Development in Chicago

With two different types of activities to choose from, you can find a solution that fits the needs of your group.

Skill Development: Train your team with half-day skill development programs in Chicago. Develop key abilities that will help make your team more effective, and have a direct impact on your bottom line.

Experiential Learning: Get hands-on with experiential training programs in Chicago. These interactive activities and workshops help bring your learning to life, so employees can practice new concepts and skills.


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TOP COACHING & CONSULTING ACTIVITIES FOR POPULAR CHICAGO LOCATIONS

While team building activities can give your group a boost of energy and improve relationships, they may not offer long-term results for deep-rooted workplace issues. Coaching and consulting can help your group develop sustainable solutions.

Other Coaching & Consulting in Chicago

With two different types of activities to choose from, you can find a solution that fits the needs of your group.

Management Consulting: Explore a range of management consulting options in Chicago, and find out how a professional consultant can help your team get to the root of your business challenges.

Team Coaching: Whether your business is going through a small change, or heading towards a major crisis – a professional team coaching program in Chicago can help guide your team towards success.


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Featured Customer Case Studies

Find out how customers like you have found a solution for a variety of events by partnering with our team.


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“How a 'Life-Changing' Training Session Helped Budge Studios’”

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Featured Event Venues

Chicago has a great variety of unique settings to suit your company's corporate event.

Swissotel Chicago

Whether you're planning an executive meeting for 15 or a convention for 1,400, Swissotel Chicago's eye-catching hotel can accommodate your agenda with remarkable style and unwavering dependability. Their facilities comprise 65,000 square feet of state-of-the-art space, confirming their reputation as Chicago's preferred meeting and event venue. Suitable for Charity Bike Buildathon team building activity.

Why we like it: Swissotel Chicago have venue space 42 stories up with breathtaking views of Lake Michigan.

Address: 323 East Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago  IL 60601-9722
Phone: 506-388-6948

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park hotel

Experience stunning newly renovated downtown meeting facilities at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park hotel, exceptionally equipped for any type of conference, convention or event. From intimate boardrooms to the Imperial Ballroom offering over 16,000 square feet of unobstructed meeting space, the hotel caters to functions of every size with extraordinary expertise. Suitable for a Minute To Win It team building activity.

Why we like it: Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park hotel offer creative meeting spaces intuitively designed to motivate guests.

Address: 200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-565-8000


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Why Choose Outback for Your Event in Chicago?

Outback Team Building & Training is one of North America's leading team building, training, and consulting providers. Over 14,000 corporate groups have partnered with us because our solutions are:

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