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How Virtual Team Building Works
Virtual team building is a way to engage and develop relationships between remote workers. We offer a variety of virtual team building activities for remote teams. Each of these activities is a fun and unique experience with a goal of maximizing employee happiness, engagement and retention. We have 5400+ five star reviews from happy clients.
Most of our virtual events are 90 minute video calls conducted over a high capacity and secure conference call platform. We usually provide two hosts: an energetic faciliator that keeps everyone engaged, and a co-host to manage the technical aspects.
teambuilding™ is a leader in the online team building industry and we are a 100% remote company. We've mastered the best practices and developed our own techniques for engaging remote workers. We love planning fun, meaningful online team building activities for other virtual teams 🙂
Your event planner's goal is to help you choose the best virtual team building activities for your objectives, personalities and budget. Many clients love our virtual team activities so much that they book multiple events.
Virtual Team Building Activities
Online Office Games
❤️ loved by remote teams in the US, Canada, Australia, and United Kingdom
An online version of Office Olympics, these virtual team building games are designed to be equal parts friendship creating and skill building while working from home. Your remote workers will form teams, compete in world class trivia, and play games like "Can Your Hear Me Now." At the end, we tally the points from the online team building games and celebrate the winners, and the non-winners too because everyone on your team is awesome. This remote team building event is 90 minutes over a secure video conference line, with additional time optional.
tiny campfire 🔥
❤️ loved by teams new to working remotely
We run fun virtual campfires for remote workers. The virtual team building activities start with camp-style icebreaker questions and trivia, followed by historic ghost stories and a real s'more making experience. A week or so before your campfire, we mail each of your remote team members a care package that includes a tealight candle, matches, and s'more ingredients. Then, on camp day we bring everyone together on a 90 minute video call to play games and enjoy time together around the remote team building campfire. No mosquito repellent required.
Tea vs Coffee 🍵 ✕ ☕
❤️ loved by marketing teams, developers, coffee fanatics, leaders
This online team building experience is focused on zen, mindfulness, exploration and the art of enjoying tea and coffee. Before the date of your virtual team building activities, we send each of your remote team members a care package that includes four exotic beverages from eco-friendly farms and Fair Trade chocolate. A senior facilitator then takes your people through friendly virtual icebreakers, guided meditation and a tasting ceremony. While your team enjoys drinks like mushroom coffee and turmeric tea, we'll share stories about their origins and what exactly is happening with the health benefits and flavor compounds.
Murder in Ancient Egypt
❤️ loved by cutthroats, detectives, puzzle solvers, collaborators
Murder in Ancient Egypt is a virtual murder mystery game for remote workers. The experiences combines the best elements of a traditional murder mystery with the unique game mechanics of virtual conference rooms. Our senior facilitator will lead your team through a series of clues and challenges related to one of Ancient Egypt's most infamous and true murders. Your people will work in virtual teams to solve wickedly smart puzzles in a race against time. The online team building experience ends with the big reveal told as an engaging story by our master storytellers. This online team building activity is smart, fun, and wild twist on the traditional murder mystery
Online Storytelling Workshops
❤️ loved by Burberry, Autodesk, Adobe, Pinterest, Elizabeth Arden
This virtual workshop is part remote team building exercise and part professional development. Our master storytellers will share techniques like 5 Minute Story Shortening, and the 5 Elements of an Engaging Story. At the end, each of your remote team members tells a story, and we award abundant praise for the best one. Storytelling workshops are an excellent way to invest in both virtual team building and staff education and development at the same time.
Virtual Team Trivia
❤️ loved by trivia nerds, quiz buffs, remote teams
Virtual Team Trivia is for fun online team building, virtual happy hours and conference entertainment. The event is all the fun of a slightly chaotic pub-trivia night, without the sticky tables, loud music and overpriced beer. Virtual Team Trivia combines wildly smart questions with unique game mechanics in a way that builds meaningful connections. You can choose from one of our themes like Science, Sports, Interstellar or Rock & Roll, or we can customize the trivia to match any theme. Virtual Team Trivia is a 60 minute, fully facilitated event that we conduct over a secure video conference platform.
How to Manage a Remote Team
❤️ loved by remote teams in the US, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia
If you have managers and leaders that are new to managing remote teams that work from home, then we can help. We will share techniques, tips and ideas for running successful virtual meetings, powerful ways to engage remote workers and ensure productivity, and how to trouble-shoot the most common pitfalls. This 90-minute session is itself an example of fun and engaging online training and includes virtual team building games and activities your managers will love and learn from.
Working Without Pants
❤️ loved by remote workers in the US, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia
Is your team new to working remotely? In this "How to Work Remotely" session, our expert facilitators will get your group up to speed, quickly. Your training includes tips for productive work, health and wellness, setting boundaries and more. The goal of this 90 minute session is to help remote amateurs become remote advanced workers, as soon as possible. The experience also includes a number of light virtual team building activities to keep it fun and collaborative.
❤️ loved by remote workers in the US, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia
Nerd Talks™ are like irreverent Lunch & Learns. We will provide an expert to teach your staff. For example, your expert can teach public speaking, how to craft engaging stories, servant leadership, marketing principles, stand-up comedy and joke writing, cake decorating, how to create your own virtual team building activities and a wide variety of other skills. During your virtual event, attendees can choose to actively participate or listen while quietly snacking, which makes it a good choice for remote teams with a range of personalities.
Beer & Sharks
❤️ loved by aquarium nerds, beer aficionados, remote teams
Beer & Sharks is a mini, interactive "Nerd Talk" about two of nature's most misunderstood subjects: calculus and progressive tax systems. Just kidding: it's about beer and sharks. In this 60 minute, 100% virtual presentation, Ethan "Hops" Angelica will take your team through a wild explanation of aquatic ecosystems, conservation, beer making, shark facts and the tenuous links between them. The experience also includes quick virtual team building activities to engage your people around the subject. The presentation is smart, thought provoking, wildly entertaining, and one of the best damn ways to enjoy a virtual meeting.
Library of Alexandria & Cuttlefish
❤️ loved by history nerds, friends of the sea, remote teams
Library of Alexandria & Cuttlefish is a mini, interactive "Nerd Talk" about two mildly connected things: the Library of Alexandria and Cuttlefish. In this 60 minute, 100% virtual presentation, Lia "we definitely should have saved the scrolls" Tamborra will take your team through a wild explanation of ancient Egyptian record keeping, what it's like when the historic "hard drive" fails, the peculiar habits of cuttlefish and the tenuous links between it all. The presentation is smart, thought provoking, wildly entertaining, and one of the best damn ways to do online team building with remote teams.
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