10 corporate event ideas for a harmonious company culture

A trip to the ballpark, a barbecue cook-off, even birthday cake in the break room can forge bonds—or foster friendly rivalries—that will boost camaraderie and, in turn, productivity.

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A tightly knit company culture is a key component of business success.

It cultivates accountability, which bolsters employee engagement, productivity and motivation when advocating for your brand. Millennial workers say they deeply value company culture in business organizations.

One proven way to build company culture is to hold fun events and team-building activities. Once you understand the core components of a successful event, the next step is to choose an idea that will resonate well with your employees.

Though there are thousands of event ideas, here are 10 you should try this year:

1. Sporting events. If your employees root for a local sports team, bringing them to a game is a great way to have them cheer together. There’s even a chance that someone will favor the opposing team, but conflicting views in sports can break the ice. Use this opportunity to bring employees together and build friendly rivalries.

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