In-Person & Virtual Team Building in Columbia

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

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Virtual Team Building & Training in Columbia

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Team Building Events in Columbia

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Columbia Training & Development

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Top Team Building Activities for Popular Columbia 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.

Domino Effect Challenge

Recommended Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

South Carolina’s only downtown convention facility, the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center offers expansive meeting spaces with over 15 breakout rooms. Plan an indoor team building activity here, such as Domino Effect Challenge, and you will be able to take on an exciting and creative teamwork challenge without ever leaving the venue!

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CI: The Crime Investigators

Recommended Location: Granby Park

If you’re looking for a team building activity that will put your group’s brainpower to the test, try CI: The Crime Investigators. This problem solving activity has employees working together with the Columbia Police Department to solve a crime in a location like Granby Park. You’ll need to think outside of the box to crack this case!

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Wild Goose Chase

Recommended Location: Downtown

There is so much for your team to see and do in downtown Columbia – from the South Carolina State House to the Robert Mills Mansion. Get your team exploring the city with a smartphone scavenger hunt like Wild Goose Chase, and teams will be challenged to take photos and videos of all sorts of things around the city.

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Other Team Building Activities in Columbia:

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

Scavenger Hunt Team Building activities 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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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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9 outdoor team building activities that are engaging, entertaining, and can be run anywhere in North America.
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Charity & Philanthropic

6 charity team building activities that are engaging, give back, and can be run anywhere in North America.
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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 Columbia Locations:

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

8 Productive Practices of Peak Performing People

Recommended Location: Inn at USC Wyndham Garden Columbia

Located on the USC campus, Inn at USC Wyndham Garden Columbia is a historic boutique hotel and leading meeting destination in the Palmetto State. Featuring more than 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space in the city, this would be the perfect spot for an experiential learning program like 8 Productive Practices of Peak Performing People.

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Practical Time Management

Recommended Location: Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbia

If you’re looking for a venue with a bit more room to move around, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbia has 2,400 square feet of flexible meeting space that can fit up to 70 people. Plan an off-site training program here like Practical Time Management, and your guests will appreciate the convenient location near downtown Columbia and the University of South Carolina in West Columbia.

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The Power of Negotiation

Recommended Location: Hampton Inn by Hilton Columbia Downtown Historic District

Hampton Inn by Hilton Columbia Downtown Historic District offers a flexible space ideally suited for small meetings and training programs, such as The Power of Negotiation. The hotel’s on-site boardroom is 375 square feet, and can be configured a number of different ways to accommodate different interactive portions of the session.

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Top Coaching & Consulting Solutions for Popular Columbia 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.

Change Management Consulting

Recommended Location: Columbia Marriott

If you have a unique business challenge or opportunity you’re looking to explore, a Change Management Consulting program can help. Plan your consultation at a venue like the Columbia Marriott in any of their 17 meeting rooms, so you can focus on the essential changes you need to make to your business.

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Unique Challenges Consulting

Recommended Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbia Greystone

Are you looking to shift the workplace culture at your organization? With the Unique Challenges Consulting program, you can get expert guidance and advice as to the best methods and strategies for implementing large changes. This consultation is available anywhere in Columbia, including the Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbia Greystone.

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Strategic Focus Consulting

Recommended Location: Hyatt Place Columbia / Downtown

The Hyatt Place Columbia / Downtown is located right in the middle of the historic restaurant district of The Vista. There are three meeting rooms here that would be perfect for your Strategic Focus Consulting sessions, and afterwards you can enjoy the culture of the city by visiting one of over 50 restaurants that are within walking distance of the hotel.

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