Archive for the 'Meetings & Conferences' Category

Cargill Builds 15 Bicycles for the Geneva Boys and Girls Club

July 2 2012No Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences, Philanthropy & Team Building, Team Building

Cargill set a Legendary precedent kicking off their three-day, northeastern conference building 15 bicycles for the youngsters of the local Boys and Girls Club of Geneva. With corporate responsibility threading together their international initiatives in food and agriculture, they were given a unique opportunity to literally give back to their customers. As 180 Cargill employees […]

14 Actelion Employees Built a Better Tomorrow

May 15 2012No Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences, Philanthropy & Team Building

Fourteen member of Actelion’s sales teams highlighted that in one afternoon one group with a common purpose can make a meaningful and steadfast difference. How? The power of play. Ninety-four percent of four-year-old children scored significantly above average in creativity.  On their eighth birthday, only four percent of these children scored high for creativity. Each […]

60 Children Get Brand New Bicycles at NBCUniversal Conference

April 24 20122 Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences, Philanthropy & Team Building

On Monday, April 16, 500 participants from NBCUniversal came together on Pier 86, adjacent to the Intrepid Battleship.  Spinning wrenches and twisting screw drivers, these participants were building a brand new NBCUniversal product.  Little did they know, their customers were waiting just outside the tent doors. As participants looked over the bicycle they had just […]

Novartis’s reCreation Event Supports Indian Summer Camp

January 30 2012one Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences, Philanthropy & Team Building

On January 8, 2012, Novartis kicked off the new year with more than just good intentions.  Donating $9,500 and 120 One World Futbols to Indian Summer Camp, a place for children who are going through or recovering from cancer, this company took intentional actions to make a difference in the lives of others. Taking team […]

A to Z Media Goes Beyond Traditional Team Building

December 29 2011No Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences, Philanthropy & Team Building

Building a dream in the most literal sense, the creative gurus of A to Z Media came together to build three bicycles for three very special guests. On a day that painted the pictures of a traditional team building experience, these individuals built much more than that.  With the foundation of their core beliefs and […]

DeVry Builds 108 Bicycles and 108 Dreams

December 15 2011No Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences, Philanthropy & Team Building

What is a dream? The word gets tossed around in our day to day lives eluding to hopes and desires.  By its very definition, a dream is unreal, intangible, and breeches the realm of possibility.  It is a world of our creation, and yet on December 9, 2011, 620 participants of DeVry Inc. took a […]

Mission Unstoppable

September 29 2011one Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences, Philanthropy & Team Building

Mission: Build 20 Jamis Bicycles Team: Bain Capital Location: Lenox, Massachusetts Outcome: Change the lives of 20 extraordinary children Changing Mission Impossible to Mission Unstoppable, we have launched yet another successful bike build in beautiful Lenox, Massachusetts.  Teaming up with an extraordinary team of individuals at Edgework Consulting, we set up tables where 20 large, […]

The Ripple Effects of Our Actions

July 11 20112 Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences, Philanthropy & Team Building

How far do our actions really reach?  Is there a way to measure the cusp of our impact? Or do they ignite an endless ripple effect building off the tiniest droplet of change? Knowing the effects of our actions is quite impossible, but understanding the worth in taking them could not be more clear.  That variable of […]

Sole Purpose

February 12 2011No Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences

This past Thursday we brought our legendary intent to 900 very extraordinary SFL employees in Quebec City with the launching of our Sole Purpose event.  Partnering with Soles4Souls, we are taking a joint effort to get shoes to the 300 million inhabitants of developing countries who have no such luxury.  But instead of just shipping out a […]

Make Sure Every Aspect of Your Meeting Serves Two Purposes

April 8 20093 Commented

Categorized Under: Meetings & Conferences

The old days of silly ‘team building’ is over. There is a time and place for bonding, but with meeting time precious, make sure any time you spend is serving at least two purposes. Years ago I was First Mate on an 80-foot sailing vessel and there were a couple of simple rules: Every item […]