Team Building in Chicago

Choose from more than 60 Chicago-based team building, training, and consulting options, recommended by over 14,000 corporate groups.

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Team Building Events in Chicago

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Team Building in Chicago Illinois, Made Easy!

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Other Team Building Activities 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? Here are our top fast, flexible, and recommended group activities that inspire camaraderie and teamwork.
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Scavenger Hunts

Corporate scavenger hunts are a great way to strengthen bonds between colleagues, increase collaboration, and stimulate problem-solving skills and strategic thinking – all while exploring your surroundings in a new and exciting way. Choose from a variety of options that can be run anywhere in North America.
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Indoor

Check out 20+ indoor team building activities that you can run in any conference room, office, or hotel venue. Choose from options that can be run in a variety of indoor spaces and fit budgets big or small.
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Outdoor

15+ outdoor team building activities that are engaging, entertaining, and can be run anywhere in North America.
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Charity & Philanthropic

8+ charity team building activities that are engaging, give back, and can be run anywhere in North America.
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Budget

Your group can have an amazing team building experience while staying on budget. Use smartphone technology to make your next activity more exciting, fun, and affordable.
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Top Training & Development Programs for Popular Chicago Locations:

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

Impactful Presentation Skills

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 Impactful Presentation Skills.

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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.

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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.

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Top Coaching & Consulting Solutions 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.

Strategic Focus Consulting

Recommended Location: Conrad Chicago

The Conrad Chicago employs a team of highly trained technicians to provide intuitive and seamless support for the duration of your meeting or event. The hotel is conveniently located on the Magnificent Mile, and is just steps away from some of the best sights in the city. It would be a great venue for a Strategic Focus Consulting session.

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Leadership Team Cohesion Consulting

Recommended Location: Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Named in Cvent’s Top 100 Meeting Hotels list, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile combines luxury and convenience in 68,000 square feet of versatile meeting space. Take advantage of one of their 54 rooms with a private management consultation, such as Leadership Team Cohesion Consulting.

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Change Management Consulting

Recommended Location: Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago

All of Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago’s meeting rooms are located on two floors, providing easy access if you are attending multiple events. They have a private entrance for extra convenience, and catering menus to suit your occasion. You can use one of the spaces for a coaching session, such as Change Management Consulting.

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Why Choose Outback for Your Event in Chicago:

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