5 Reasons to Host an Offsite Meeting
If you could turn a mundane Monday meeting into an an exciting event everyone in the office looks forward to, why wouldn’t you? During the hustle and bustle of the workweek, it can be hard to find the time to get away, but the benefits of getting out of the office prove that it’s time well spent.
Here are our top 5 reasons to host an offsite meeting:
When you go the extra mile for your hardworking team and plan an offsite meeting, it’s a benefit to everyone. Offsite meetings shake up the everyday routine, allowing employees to feel more stimulated by their surroundings. Sometimes a change of scenery is all you need to feel refreshed.
New surroundings inspire creativity, allowing you to brainstorm, plan, and problem solve in ways that you wouldn’t have before–and sometimes, it’s just what you need to overcome a slump in creativity.
Offsite meetings give opportunity for in-person communication that otherwise might have been discussed via phone or email. Employees get to know one another, which allows them to work more cohesively as a team. Group activities like golf, trapshooting, or axe throwing are just a few of the ways your team can grow closer as coworkers & friends.
Getting away from your desk means getting away from constant emails and phone calls. At offsite meetings, employees are entirely immersed in the topic at hand and are able to give it 100% attention.
Yes, the main objective of an offsite meeting is to get work done, but there’s no denying there’s fun involved as well. Outings help foster camaraderie and the team will grow closer together through the activities they do.
Feeling inspired? Madden’s Resort has 42,000 square feet of meeting space and 1,000 acres of break out space! Madden’s has received awards for “Best Renovation” and “Best Team-Building Activity/Facilitator/Organizer” from Minnesota Meetings and Events Magazine.