The office summer party is a much anticipated high point on the annual calendar and is a proven way to bring the team together in a fun and relaxed party setting midway through the year. At Team Tactics, we create summer events for optimum laughter and enjoyment ranging from a multitude of sizzling summer team building events. Summer is also a busy month in the corporate calendar with many of our much loved sporting. music & arts events take place in the summer including the likes of Wimbledon, Henley Regatta and Epsom Derby. Team Tactics offers events across the country with a selection for both inside and outside of London. We are excited about a 2017 packed with corporate summer of events!
We understand it can be difficult to organise an event which is suitable for large groups so here are our 7 best office Summer Party Ideas for large groups including options inside London.
Office Summer Party Ideas
1. It’s A Knockout
Based on the popular 80’s BBC series, our It’s A Knockout event is guaranteed to encourage all participants in a large group to take part in a number of fun challenges. The different activities are highly visual and entertaining and draw on the fun element of team building making it a perfect addition to a staff summer party. Participation, laughter and interaction are all emphasised as everyone can complete regardless of fitness level. Nothing beats the combination of colourful inflatables, costumes, props, water, plenty of bubbles and a delicious BBQ on a warm summers day.
2. The Crystal Maze Challenge
Another favourite ‘As Seen On TV’ event is our excellent Crystal Maze Challenge. Regarded as one of our most interactive team building events, The Crystal Maze Challenge is guaranteed to excite a large group celebrating a summer occasion. Our very own Richard O’Brien can be called upon to deliver an exhilarating mix of activities. Teams must dash between the Medieval, Aztec, Industrial and Futuristic zones for an afternoon full of mental, skill, physical and mystery challenges. The best part of The Crystal Maze Challenge is the opportunity for the winning team to experience the crystal dome wish the chance to collect as many golden tickets as possible. Will your team be amazed in the Aztec zone or flop in the futuristic zone?
3. Summer Splash Raft Building
Make a splash this summer with our sizzling Summer Splash Raft Building a short journey away from central London. Perfect to combine with a BBQ in the glorious sunshine, our raft building activity is a great way to spend a summers afternoon out of the office. The competitive spirit will come out as your team are on a mission to construct and race with rope, barrels and wood transformed into a raft. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and fantastic lake in this fun packed summer event.
Ignite your team spirit and join in the race to the other side of the lake!
4. Treasure Hunts
Our flagship GPS Treasure Hunts are a perfect addition to a staff summer party. Offering a completely mobile event throughout London and the UK, our Treasure Hunts use GPS technology to track your very movements while allowing participants to unlock questions when they have reached the desired destinations. Our range of Treasure Hunts are designed with participation in mind but most importantly to create a fun and relaxed experience. Whether it be finding new ways for the team to interact, encouraging creativity, improving morale or an alternative fun filled summer party this is a fantastic and versatile mobile event. The group size can never be too big and creates a more competitive atmosphere if there are groups of between 100 and 300 as teams will be able to view the live scoreboard throughout the event.
“May I take this opportunity to thank you on behalf of our entire team for arranging what can only be described as a “most fun” experience, for our staff at last week’s Treasure Hunt in London. Our entire team truly enjoyed the madness of rushing round Trafalgar Square & Covent Garden on our quest of clue finding”
- 5. Corporate Dragon Boat Racing
Dragon Boat Racing is a wonderfully colourful and truly unique opportunity to celebrate summer with colleagues. Perfect for groups of 100 – 200 our boats provide teams with a highly competitive experience on the water. Our helmsman will be on hand to steer while our drummer will keep the rhythm up beat for a highly energising and refreshing race. Dragon Boat Racing is definitely an adrenalin fuelled event to be remembered!
- 6. Multi Activity Days
The best thing about our Multi Activity Days is the flexibility and versatility of our multitude of activities to choose from. Our expert instructors will be on hand to brief all participants for a number of different events including: Clay pigeon shooting, 4X4 driving, Segway driving, Quad bike safari, Hovercrafts, Archery, Blindfold driving, High ropes, Raft building, Trail cars. The broad range of activities can be tailored to suit a variety of budgets, locations and number of participants and is perfect for an outdoor day including a mouth-watering BBQ package.
“Totally exceeded our expectations. We showed the photos you took on the day the our whole business. Everybody thought it was just amazing.”
7. Summer On The Thames
Finding a summer event for large groups in central London can be extremely difficult with outdoor space being difficult to come by. Summer On The Thames offers an exciting solution with the use of several high speed RIB’s blasting along the Thames. What better way to experience London in the summer than from a completely unique angle. This experience is sure to impress with an adrenaline fuelled blast followed by a delicious summer BBQ in a superb venue overlooking the Thames. Groups will moor up at Limehouse pier and enjoy the summer evening with a summer feast overlooking one of the most iconic waterways.
To make this event extra special we recommend combining Summer On The Thames with one of our Treasure Hunts.
“On behalf of myself and the Team we would like to thank you for a wonderful event on July 18th. Your team are extremely professional and your company has a very personal touch which was very much noticed. The team really enjoyed the treasure hunt and your presentations before and after the event. The boat rides also were a great hit and are still a talking point! The transfers to and from the evening meal were very professional and the coaches were amazing.”
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