Los Angeles has some of the most dynamic team-building activities to round out your next convention, meeting or event, from feel-good to fun to food-centric. Check out this list and then contact LA Tourism for help along the way.
Charitable Team Building
There’s a different value added to an experience when giving back is at the root of it – an impact that expands far beyond a meeting’s end date. If you’re looking for ways to promote teamwork while providing an opportunity for your group to volunteer during their time in L.A., consider corporate social responsibility.
This unusual Running Club gives a whole new meaning to “the human race.” Founded in 2012 by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Craig Mitchell, the Skid Row Running Club is a program that takes the discipline of running and uses it to support and improve the lives of people who are experiencing challenges like homelessness and addiction.
No matter the size of your team, L.A. Works puts together a custom volunteering program that connects them to community groups in need, from the homeless and underprivileged to veterans and many more. The organization handles the end-to-end logistics for your program and helps attendees make a difference while meeting.
From bike building and art creation to the donation of commodities like school supplies, socks and shoes, Feet First gives your group numerous team-building opportunities with a philanthropic twist.
The team at LA Tourism works with local partners and organizations to offer turnkey services based on what you’re interested in and facilitates ways for your group to donate their time and abilities to others – making volunteering as accessible as it is rewarding.
A team that has fun together succeeds together – and there’s a sense of collective fun that can be had at any team-building activity in L.A. After all, as the Entertainment Capital of the World, the city knows how to show groups a good time.
This full-service outdoor adventure tour company lets your team explore the magic of Los Angeles through a variety of daily activities – by bike, foot, sailboat, kayak or paddle board. Take a group bike tour through the most famous places in L.A. Hike in the Hollywood Hills. Take your company retreat on the closest hike to the Hollywood Sign! Enjoy a group gathering on L.A.’s most beautiful beaches.
Looking for thrills without the 30,000-foot drop? Indoor skydiving at iFLY might be some of the most fun your team can have – no special skills required. This facility features certified instructors, exhilarating wind tunnels and is also a unique venue with dedicated space for meetings, catered food, dessert and beverages, A/V and more.
Sand, surf and sunsets: the trifecta for an L.A. team-building experience. Aqua Surf School facilitates year-round corporate events and team-building activities (easy to do with more than 300 days of sunshine). Having hosted corporate surf events with as few as ten people and as many as 1,000, this school can accommodate any group size.
Memorable Meals and Music
Good food and good music feel … good, and some of the most memorable team bonding happens over these two universal experiences. Whether through sushi, steak or song, L.A. has some unique activities that hit the spot.
With nine different locations in L.A., your group can get a taste of the city’s diverse cuisine, rich culture, fascinating history and discoveries. Six Taste Food Tours are around 4 hours long and include a visit to five to seven restaurants and more than ten unique tastings.
This culinary experience is for groups from eight to 350 people and serves up various team-building activities, including classic dining experiences at multiple restaurants, hands-on cooking and tastings, VIP neighborhood experiences and more.
Kidbilly offers engaging programs for groups of five to 5,000, including multi-group team building, conference icebreakers, energizers and interactive keynote sessions. Attendees will harness the connection to music as Grammy-nominated team leaders help them create their own song.
Talk With Our Team About Team-Building Opportunities
Los Angeles is the spirit of possibility, and with possibility comes choices. It might be a challenge to pick the best activity for your team-building event. If you’re at the beginning of your planning, submit your RFP to LA Tourism to get some guidance. If you’re looking to add one of these experiences to your booked meeting, contact the team for assistance.