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Are you planning a team building activity or training program in the city of New York City? 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 New York City to meet your group's needs.

Check out the top recommended activities and programs for popular locations and venues in New York City.

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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: Midtown

If you’re visiting New York City for the first time with your team, or you just want to get out of the office and explore the city – a scavenger hunt like Urban Fear Factor is a fun option for your group. In Midtown, you’ll be able to complete challenges while seeing some iconic landmarks, such as the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, and The Museum of Modern Art.

Cardboard Boat Building Challenge

Recommended Location: Manhattan Beach Park

A lot of people don’t realize there is a beach so close to downtown New York City! Manhattan Beach Park is located at the southern tip of Brooklyn, and is a popular location for swimming in the summer. Your team can enjoy the beach as they take on a wet and wild team building activity, like the Cardboard Boat Building Challenge.

CI: The Crime Investigators

Recommended Location: Central Park

Someone has committed a crime, and the NYPD have asked for your team’s help to solve the mystery in Central Park! Explore different crime scenes around areas of the park like Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, and the Cop Cot, and use your problem-solving skills to identify the culprit.

Other Team Building in New York City

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 New York City? Here are our top fast, flexible, and trusted group activities that inspire camaraderie and teamwork.

Scavenger Hunts: Corporate scavenger hunts in New York City 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 New York City 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 New York City 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 New York City.

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

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

Active Employee Engagement

Recommended Location: The Plaza

The Plaza's legendary Grand Ballroom, Terrace Room, and Grand Foyer are sophisticated New York locations that would be perfect for any training session, such as Active Employee Engagement. After your session, you can relax at the nearby Palm Court, Rose Club, or Todd English Food Hall.

Confident Decision Making

Recommended Location: Waldorf Astoria New York

The Waldorf has been New York City's definitive social venue for over 100 years. The hotel offers exceptional New York City banquet rooms for corporate events, and they are renowned for their unparalleled catering services and meticulous planning teams. If you have your next training session here, your team will surely be impressed.

Other Training & Development in New York City

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 New York City. 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 New York City. These interactive activities and workshops help bring your learning to life, so employees can practice new concepts and skills.

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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: Lotte New York Palace

Lotte New York Palace offers adaptable meeting spaces to host your next executive meeting, coaching, or consulting session. There are customizable rooms in the hotel to accommodate groups of all sizes, and the elegant atmosphere is a perfect backdrop to give your team an unforgettable experience in the city.

Strategic Focus Consulting

Recommended Location: The St. Regis New York

The St. Regis New York features 16,000 square feet of event space, with the largest of its 15 venues – the famous St. Regis Roof – able to hold up to 300 guests. Although, if you’re planning a smaller meeting, like Strategic Focus Consulting session, then areas like The Astor Suites or The Boardroom might be a better fit.

Unique Challenges Consulting

Recommended Location: New York Marriott Marquis

With 100,000 square feet of meeting space, the New York Marriott Marquis is ideal for hosting events in the city. Attendees will love the convenient location near Times Square, and the facilities are private and intimate enough for a Unique Challenges Consulting session.

Other Coaching & Consulting in New York City

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 New York City, 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 New York City can help guide your team towards success.

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The Top 20 Corporate Event Venues In New York City

There is no shortage of outstanding corporate event venue options in New York. But with so many to choose from, you might find yourself wondering where to begin your search. That's why we've compiled 20 New York City event venue recommendations to help you find the perfect place.

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Our activities and programs have been rated '10/10' by corporate groups including Coca-Cola, Intel and Microsoft.


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