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Gumbo Cook-Off: Video of the Week

Imagine if in addition to rapidly crafting a recipe and cooking a delectable dish, the contestants on your favorite cooking competition television show – perhaps Top Chef or Iron Chef – also had to create a funny and informative commercial for their creation! And what if they wrote a clever song or chant and performed … Continued


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Biggest Scavenger Hunt Ever?

“Individual commitment to a group effort, that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” -Vince Lombardi Just how big can one our high-tech SmartHunts get? Prepare to be wowed. We have the technology – iPads, a proprietary app, and top-notch staff throughout the country – to handle … Continued


Chocolate Factory: Video of the Week

Over the years the Mars Corporation, one of the world’s largest private companies and makers of M&Ms, Snickers, and other chocolate candies, has funded quite a few ‘scientific’ studies into the health benefits of cocoa and the other ingredients in their products. But you don’t need a PhD to know that chocolate is delicious and fun.  … Continued


2013 ADMEI Annual Conference!

Best Corporate Events and our sister company SmartHunts® will be delivering separate programs at this year’s ADMEI Annual Conference on Feb 7-9 at the Sheraton Centre in Montreal, Quebec. Did you know Montreal has a second city right underneath it called RESO? Discover RESO at ADMEI’s opening session with an exciting Conference Kickoff event featuring a … Continued


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Robert’s Story (A Heartwarming Bike Build Success)

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead Over the years, our nationwide team of facilitators has led over a thousand Bike Build Donation programs, and no matter how hectic or calm the event itself, one moment never … Continued


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Build-a-Raft Competition: Video of the Week

One great way to jumpstart your team into new ways of thinking – and therefore a stronger bond – is to have them work together on something that at first sounds impossible.  Check out this video: that’s exactly what this program is all about!  With just the materials provided, like duct tape and PVC pipes, … Continued


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Cutting the Event Budget

“In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly.” -Mark Sanborn BizBash Magazine recently asked professional event planners, program managers, conference producers, senior buyers, and marketing directors nationwide what is first to go (or at least change) when an event’s budget is cut.  The answers included food, flowers and other décor, and participant handouts – but not … Continued


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Great Dining Competition: Video of the Week

People who love to cook know that almost nothing is better than sitting down to a hot meal you crafted yourself from fresh ingredients.  This program captures the magic of that delectable moment while including lots of team building, puzzle solving, creativity, and enormous fun.  From the first exciting moments where teams don chef’s hats … Continued


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How Team Building is Like Sports

“It’s easy to get good players. Getting them to play together, that’s the hard part.” -Casey Stengel A legendary team manager who brought Major League Baseball teams to victory, Stengel was quoted saying the above in reference to building a team he could count on to work together and thereby find success. That’s the goal … Continued


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SmartHunts®: Video of the Week

Why do we love to brag about SmartHunts®? Because it’s an experience like no other!  The various versions we offer have quickly become some of our most popular programs, thanks to our proprietary app, which turns the Apple iPads we supply for each participating team into high-tech interactive scavenger hunt treasure troves – check out … Continued