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Getting maximum value from your team building event

Team building events are important financial and time investments for any company or group. That is why you should strive to ensure that your team derives maximum value and benefit from the occasion. So how can you do this? How can you set it up so your team is prepared for the experience that lies ahead and understand its importance? Here are five strategies that I recommend so you can get maximum value from your team building event.

Creating a memorable launch for your new product or service

Has your company developed a new product or service that is now ready for launch? Our team has delivered many launches over the years across many different industries. All of these launches have been unique in their own way, but have featured some consistent ingredients which have aided in their success. We have compiled these into 12 important tips to consider when planning your next launch.

Corporate Challenge Events en route to deliver 1,200km Tour Duchenne

The 20 participants in the Tour Duchenne, a 1,200km charity bike ride from Airlie Beach to the Gold Coast in Queensland, are currently having one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives. For event organiser, Corporate Challenge Events, it has been just as rewarding to be able to plan and now deliver an event that is currently raising more than $250,000 for Fight Duchenne Foundation Australia.

How to find an event planner that is a good fit for your next event

Does your organisation want to stage a corporate event or conference and doesn't know where to start? Well a place to start is appointing someone, either internal or external, as the event planner – a person who can project manage this event no matter how big or small. This decision is crucial and will ultimately shape the impact and result of your event or conference.

Corporate Challenge Event's top 5 tips for a successful incentive program

Incentive programs are a great way to motivate, reward or encourage your employees for their hardwork, commitment and dedication to your organisation. They are a powerful motivator for staff to continue striving to reach targets and to also encourage others in the workplace to keep reaching for their goals. Incentive Programs also allow a great opportunity for those attending to network in a different environment than the workplace.

Getting the most from a Corporate Event

Brand loyalty is a key focus for future growth in any business, and events are a fantastic way to show current customers how much you care, and potential customers what you can do for them. It doesn't matter what size your business is, or how big your event will be, the only thing that matters when everyone has left is how well it went. Here are 13 tips to ensure your corporate event achieves all of the goals you set out to achieve.

Behind the Scenes... 10 minutes with an Event Manager

Today we feature an insight into the life and background of a leading Event Manager in Australia and New Zealand. It is Rachael O’Connor, the National Conferences and Events (C&E) Manager for Corporate Challenge Events. Rachael is not just the brains, but also the muscle behind the C&E department and is responsible for creating, planning and executing over 30 corporate, government and not-for-profit events each year.

Dealing with difficult employees

If you are in a managerial position and have staff members reporting to you, chances are at some stage during your career you are going to be dealing with difficult employees. Difficulties can manifest themselves in many ways, such as unproductive employees, those who aren’t capable of fulfilling their duties, people who are difficult to deal with and deliberately insubordinate, or who are either anti-social or don’t fit in from the company culture perspective.

Event Applications

The Events Industry has seen huge growth in the use of Event Technologies in the past couple of years and event organisers are really beginning to understand the positive impact they can have on events such as conferences, meetings, festivals and exhibitions. One of those technologies which is increasingly gaining momentum is the Event Application.

Test your communication with DOPE

Most of us have heard of Myers Briggs and DISC personality profiling. Some organisations even use these to ensure they recruit the right personality to the right job. Knowing what makes your colleagues tick is a powerful tool in creating an efficient and effective team. Having completed both of the above profiling tests and a number of others myself, my preferred is another less complex assessment called the DOPE Test.

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