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

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

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TOP TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES FOR POPULAR DES MOINES 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.

Urban Fear Factor

Recommended Location: East Village

Described as Des Moines’ most vibrant and diverse district, the East Village is a commercial neighborhood offering some of the best shops and restaurants in the city. Here, you and your team can race around the streets between the Iowa State Capitol and the Des Moines River as you tackle challenges designed to push your group outside their comfort zones!

Military Support Mission

Recommended Location: Hampton Inn West Des Moines Lake Drive

Close to the Des Moines Golf and Country Club and the I-80, Hampton Inn West Des Moines Lake Drive provides a quieter venue for corporate groups, about 15 minutes away from downtown. At this hotel, you can take part in an indoor philanthropic activity like Military Support Mission, where groups work together to assemble care packages for troops abroad.

Eagle Glider Construction Challenge

Recommended Location: Good Park

Good Park is an open green space that would be perfect for a hands-on outdoor activity like Eagle Glider Construction Challenge. In this event,groups get to build cardboard planes and test their flying abilities as part of a team building competition. Just north of downtown, by I-235 and Drake University, you and your colleagues can easily make your way to this park for a couple hours of fun outside of the office.

Other Team Building in Des Moines

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 Des Moines? Here are our top fast, flexible, and trusted group activities that inspire camaraderie and teamwork.

Scavenger Hunts: Corporate scavenger hunts in Des Moines 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.

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 Des Moines 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 Des Moines 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 Des Moines.

Budget Activities: Your group can have an amazing team building experience in Des Moines 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 DES MOINES LOCATIONS

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

Conflict Resolution

Recommended Location: Des Lux Hotel

Des Lux Hotel is located downtown, just steps away from a variety of restaurants and landmarks, such as the Des Moines Symphony and Pappajohn Sculpture Park. After exploring the neighborhood, you and your group can settle into the hotel for a half-day skill development program like Conflict Resolution.

Practical Time Management

Recommended Location: Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown

Connected to the downtown skywalk system that gives you access to places like the Iowa Events Center/Hy-Vee Hall, this hotel is a great space for meetings or employee training sessions. Try a program like Practical Time Management at the Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtownand enjoy the hotel’s free Wi-Fi and dedicated meeting attendants.

Other Training & Development in Des Moines

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 Des Moines. 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 Des Moines. 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 SOLUTIONS FOR POPULAR DES MOINES 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.

Leadership Team Cohesion Consulting

Recommended Location: Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center

While the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center is technically located outside of Des Moines, it offers a peaceful venue that’s less than 20 minutes away from the downtown core. If your leadership team is struggling to become better aligned, you can take advantage of this hotel’s quiet, rustic vibe and participate in a multi-day program like Leadership Team Cohesion Consulting.

Strategic Focus Consulting

Recommended Location: Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines

West of the I-35 and the city center, Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines provides nearly 9,000 square feet of adaptable meeting space. You and your team can take part in a seminar or corporate consultation, such as Strategic Focus Consulting, in any one of the hotel’s boardrooms or meeting areas.

Unique Challenges Consulting

Recommended Location: Staybridge Suites West Des Moines

Although the Staybridge Suites West Des Moines may look like it’s far away from the action, it’s actually less than 15 minutes away from downtown. This hotel goes above and beyond for business meetings and consultations like Unique Challenges Consulting, providing lecterns, over-head projectors, flip charts, whiteboards, pads of paper, and writing tools.

Other Coaching & Consulting in Des Moines

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 Des Moines, 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 Des Moines can help guide your team towards success.


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Why Choose Outback for Your Event in Des Moines?

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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