Team Building Activities in the Heart of Nature
- Shared airboat tour promoting a sense of adventure and togetherness
- Shared experience of thrilling live gator shows
- Shared relaxing experience of fishing
- Acreage of open space for team building activities such as field day events
- Shared lunch space
EVERGLADES CORPORATE EVENTS
In efforts to promote improved communication and performance, reputable businesses are choosing to hold events outdoors. Fresh air and sunshine promotes a low stress, energetic atmosphere where top executives and employees talk openly, relaxed and at ease. The beautiful, natural setting of the Everglades near Fort Lauderdale gives employees the opportunity to escape the office to more clearly think through goals and objectives.
The perfect arena to exchange ideas, learn from colleagues and revisit core strategies in a non-threatening, comfortable environment, an Everglades Holiday Park corporate retreat is akin to workplace therapy! We can accommodate groups of any size for an unforgettable, team building experience.
Remember, Everglades Holiday Park offers excellent fishing opportunities as well, customized to your liking. An extraordinary experience, no one in your group will soon forget this one-of-a-kind corporate adventure.
Energize Your Team in a Venue Like No Other
There are numerous benefits of holding an event in a natural setting that, in turn, increase productivity in the workplace. Let’s explore some of the specific benefits of holding your next corporate meeting in a natural setting that contribute to this increase in productivity.
Enhanced Employee Engagement
Holding an event in a natural setting helps to boost employee engagement. When employees are able to connect over a fun, shared activity with a common goal that involves team building, they will, in turn, be more engaged with each other. This type of engagement carries far beyond the actual experience and leaves employees with lasting memories that continue to drive connection and, thus, productivity when back in the corporate space.
Building stronger teams
When employees are able to relish in a shared experience together, whether that be an airboat tour over the stunning Everglades or team-building activities on our expansive land, it builds stronger teams in the workplace. The skills learned over team building activities in the field are shown to carry over to the workplace, thus creating stronger teams and, therefore, higher levels of productivity.
Holding a team building event in a natural setting helps increase workplace productivity further by helping employees develop skills. When employees are given the same tasks in the same environment, it can be challenging to reach out of their comfort zone and develop new skills. Whether or not the skills learned in the Everglades are related to work or not, learning new things helps employees feel empowered and valued by their workplace. Even if the skill is just developing further social skills, it becomes much easier to do so in a peaceful, natural setting rather than a high-stakes corporate setting.
A healthy workforce is a productive workforce, and research has shown again and again that spending time in nature promotes wellness. Just the act of being in the fresh air and enjoying the sounds of nature has proven health benefits. Being in nature promotes physical and mental well-being, and healthy, happy employees are much more likely to be engaged, focused, and productive.
Facilitating Knowledge Sharing
Additionally, hosting a corporate event in nature facilitates knowledge sharing. Being in an open environment different than that of the day-to-day, or a closed-off indoor environment, allows people that do not normally interact to do so. People from different departments are able to have shared experiences and thus share knowledge, thus increasing productivity in the workplace.
Overall, through investing in events that bring joy to their employees, such as hosting events in nature, organizations can demonstrate their commitment to employee growth and connection, ultimately leading to a more productive workplace. It shows employees that the corporation cares about their wellbeing and leads to employees to become more invested in the workplace, and gives them a shared activity to connect over. Therefore, it becomes essential for companies to prioritize these types of events as key components of their culture.
Preferred Venues for Large Groups
The pavilion is one of the most preferred venues for larger groups. This is due to the number of people that it is able to host in all kinds of weather conditions, as well as the joy of sharing a meal in the open air. We regularly host large picnics, catered events, team-building activities, or use it as a meeting space. Sound carries exceptionally well in the pavilion, making it a great space to meet before and after the Everglades airboat tour, touch base, or even touch base on work related things before heading into the office the following day.
Looking for the perfect venue for that corporate slide presentation or family reunion near Fort Lauderdale in Broward County? Everglades Holiday Park’s pavilion is the ideal setting for large groups. With a capacity for up to 75 people, our pavilion is available to rent (contact us for pricing). Plan an unforgettable party under the pavilion and enjoy nature at its finest, compliments of Everglades Holiday Park. Birthday packages are available for ten or more guests.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES AND FAMILY ACTIVITIES
With so much to offer for both adults and kids, there’s no better place to hold a birthday party, Everglades business events, or family activity than Everglades Holiday Park near Fort Lauderdale. Our all-inclusive family event packages are affordable and contain everything you need to entertain a group of up to 75 people, ensuring a great time for all.
In addition to enjoying a thrilling airboat ride and getting up close and personal with gators, snakes and other creatures, kids will also learn valuable lessons about the role the Everglades play in our natural environment. You’ll learn why it’s important to conserve this valuable natural resource.
Restaurants and Catering Options for Events
There are various restaurant and catering options available at or near the park.
If you’re planning on visiting throughout the lunch hour with your team, our full-service cafe/deli is bursting with delicious options. The menu features our beloved Gator Kids’ Meal (contact us for pricing). It consists of a turkey sandwich or hot dog, a bag of potato chips, a cold drink, and a sample of our World Famous Alligator Bites.
Or, suppose you would like to eat offsite at a restaurant. In that case, there are a number of restaurants close by available to do so, such as next-door Cafe 27 Bar & Grill, complete with a tiki bar, or the all-around easy favorite, Subway.
If you are looking for catering options that would provide a more upscale meal, Aroma Market & Catering is a great option for that. Otherwise, any caterers that operate near Fort Lauderdale would suffice.
Whatever option you choose, whether it be eating onsite, dining at a nearby restaurant, or having your event catered, it will be delicious to enjoy with your whole team in the beautiful open-air setting that is the Everglades Holiday Park.
At Everglades Holiday Park, you can select from a range of rousing activities. You may hike, sightsee, fish – indeed, our fishing conditions are superb – or play games on acres of open land. To further customize visits, we accommodate parties of all sizes. We’ll likewise discuss any special requirements or requests that you have and we’ll meet those needs as best we can.
Everglades Holiday Park is located a short drive from downtown Ft. Lauderdale, making it easily accessible from Miami and throughout the South Florida Metro area. For your next family activity, choose the Everglades.