In-Person & Virtual Team Building in San Diego

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

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Virtual Team Building & Training in San Diego

Browse our entire selection of virtual team building activities designed to increase employee engagement for remote teams.
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Team Building Events in San Diego

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San Diego Training & Development

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Top Team Building Activities for Popular San Diego 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.

Team Pursuit

Recommended Location: San Diego Convention Center

The San Diego Convention Center is the city’s main convention center, and likely where you and your group will find yourselves if you’re attending a big conference or multiple days of meetings. Here, you can add a mental break to your group’s agenda with a fun indoor activity, such as Team Pursuit, before heading out to explore the Marina district or nearby Gaslamp Quarter.

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Cardboard Boat Building Challenge

Recommended Location: Mission Bay

Choose from Mission Bay’s 27 miles of sandy beach for an outdoor water-based activity, such as Cardboard Boat Building Challenge. You and your colleagues can soak up the Californian sun as you design and build boats out of cardboard on the sand. Afterwards, your team will have the chance to jump in the water as you race your vessels and try to stay afloat!

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Corporate Castaways

Recommended Location: Kate Sessions Park

Located in the popular Pacific Beach neighborhood, Kate Sessions Park offers a spacious recreation area that would be perfect for an interactive outdoor activity like Corporate Castaways. In this event, you’ll have the opportunity to take in the beautiful hillside views as you and your teammates tackle challenges inspired by the TV show Survivor.

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Other Team Building Activities in San Diego:

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

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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 San Diego Locations:

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

Emotional Intelligence

Recommended Location: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina offers 73 meeting rooms, equipped with state-of-the-art technology for a half-day training session like Emotional Intelligence. With this program, your team can develop their self-awareness in a location that is as convenient as it is beautiful. Just a four-minute drive from the San Diego International Airport, the hotel also overlooks the North San Diego Bay, providing incredible views of the water and marina.

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Accelerated Selling

Recommended Location: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Providing event space for up to 1,000 guests in the Gaslamp Quarter, the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego can offer your group space for everything from large corporate presentations, to smaller skill development sessions. You can bring your sales team here for a program like Accelerated Selling, and then head out to see views of San Diego Bay or explore the evolving East Village.

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Authentic Leadership

Recommended Location: The Bristol Hotel

Located in the downtown core of San Diego, The Bristol Hotel features lots of flexible meeting space. One highlight is the Starlight Room, a unique space with breathtaking views and a retractable roof! In this one-of-a-kind room, try a training program that’s also a little bit different, such as the experiential learning program Authentic Leadership.

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Top Coaching & Consulting Solutions for Popular San Diego 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.

Unique Challenges Consulting

Recommended Location: W San Diego

Gather your leadership team in the W San Diego’s executive boardroom for a multi-day coaching session. If your group is suffering from a lack of trust and alignment, Unique Challenges Consulting is the perfect solution to help you and your colleagues face your problems head-on. Guided by a professional coach, your group will discover how to get back to being a high performing team.

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Change Management Consulting

Recommended Location: The Westgate Hotel

The Westgate Hotel offers a variety of downtown San Diego meeting facilities for corporate groups of all kinds. Choose from 11 different rooms for a management consultation with your executives, such as Culture Change Consulting. In this multi-day workshop, your group will work with a business consultant and discover how to implement lasting change within your organization.

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Strategic Focus Consulting

Recommended Location: THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego

Right in the heart of downtown San Diego, you’ll find The US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel with a history dating back to 1910. Get a flexible consultation tailor-made for your company with Strategic Focus Consulting, and overcome your team’s unique challenges in this historic and upscale hotel.

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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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