Are you looking for fun and engaging team event ideas for the summer?
This Summer, managers will continue navigating the Great Resignation and employees’ desire for flexible and meaningful work.
Last week at Davos 2022, PwC unveiled its Global Workforce Hopes and Fears Survey 2022 (52K workers across 40+ countries).
The survey predicts that the Great Resignation is set to continue – 1 in 5 are extremely or very likely to switch employers in the next year.
PwC found that retaining these employees will require more than just pay. Fulfilling work (matters to 69% of employees) and the opportunity to be one’s authentic self at work (matters to 66%) are important factors for those considering a job change.
Authenticity, connection, and purpose – what is an effective way for managers to drive those?
Here are the top five team event ideas to consider for Summer:
1. Summer Team Event Idea for Bonding
Take a journey to Japan together with your team by making delicious yuzu- and matcha-based cocktails while munching on local snacks. This is a great fun team bonding experience for Summer, accessible from anywhere you work.
2. Summer Team Event Idea for Connection
Let your team try three snacks and a beverage from Asia, Africa, LatAm, and Europe and learn how different cultures snack. Team members will get a chance to get to know each other better by sharing more about the foods that have a special memory for them.
3. Summer Team Event Idea for Wellbeing
Plants have been proven to help reduce stress levels and mental fatigue, enhance productivity, and facilitate healing. Team members will receive supplies for building their own little gardens. You will learn about health and wellness, share tactics for self-care and growth, and bond via show-and-tell of your creations.
4. Summer Team Event Idea for Purpose
Is your team working on setting goals for 2H 2022? HBR showed that achieving goals becomes easier when they’re meaningful and connected to a reason and purpose – your ‘why.’ Meet an incredible Paralympic athlete Tatyana McFadden. She has won 17 Paralympic Medals and 24 World Major Marathons. Through examples from her life finding ‘meaning’ in ‘sport’, Tatyana will help your team re-think your goals.
5. Summer Team Event Idea for Authenticity
An acclaimed Teamraderie experience proven to create deep connection and foster authenticity. Team members will introduce their authentic selves leveraging poetry as a medium. The award-winning poet and songwriter IN-Q will guide and encourage you in this process.