Category: Johannesburg Team Building

Shumba Valley Lodge Out of Town Team Building Destination in Lanseria

Lanseria is situated to the northwest of the city of Johannesburg, towards the outer regions of Randburg. Although visitors to the area get the feeling of being away from it all, Lanseria is in fact just 20 minutes from Sandton, next door to Midrand and Fourways and less than an hour’s ride to Pretoria.

Shumba Valley Lodge is ideally located for conference, leisure and business travelers who seek the tranquility of the countryside, whilst being within easy distance from both Johannesburg and Pretoria. Lanseria Airport is a mere 5 minutes drive from Shumba Valley Lodge and a 45 minute drive from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport. This team building venue is close to the N1 and N14 highways with Sandton 20 minutes away.

Shumba Valley Lodge is situated within the Cradle of Humankind, which has been declared a World Heritage Site. The most famous of the 13 excavated fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site is the Sterkfontein Caves. The caves are recognised as the most longstanding continuous palaeoanthropological dig in the world. 

The Lanseria district, with its open air and country feel, lends itself to open ground, which Shumba Valley boasts, making the venue ideal for team building activities. Shumba Valley’s location also makes it ideal as an out of town conference destination, but without having to travel for hours. Their conference facilities can house from 10 to 80 delegates in a schoolroom set-up. Guests are treated to absolute peace within a country setting as Shumba Valley is set within 50 acres of ground and the delightful smell of thatch makes for a very relaxing atmosphere.

Outdoor dining facilities such as a Boma Braai, or a Poolside Terrace Braai are ideal ways to wrap up the days conferencing or team building on a relaxed note. Shumba Valley Lodge offers conference and team building accommodation in Chalet and Rondavel forms, set within the peaceful, spacious gardens with 4 Star facilities.

 

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Our Preferred Team Building Venues in Muldersdrift, Johannesburg

Our Preferred Team Building Venues in Muldersdrift, Johannesburg

Muldersdrift is situated in the greater Johannesburg area of South Africa’s Gauteng province. It is a picturesque rural area northwest of the Johannesburg CBD. Located in the Kromdraai Valley and on the Crocodile River, Muldersdrift forms part of the Crocodile Ramble, a scenic tourist route generally regarded as the most popular of all the craft routes around South Africa. It has a wealth conference centres, wedding venues and team building venues. The following are some of our preferred team building venues in Muldersdrift.

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Glenburn Lodge Team Building Venue in Muldersdrift
Glenburn Lodge Team Building Venue is situated in the tranquillity of the Zwartkops Mountains, on the banks of the Blaauwbank and Crocodile Rivers. Situated within the newly declared World Heritage Site, the “Cradle of Humankind”, this 100 bedroom hotel, conference, team building venue and spa is a mere 30 minutes from both Johannesburg and Pretoria. The, natural, scenic, beauty of Glenburn Lodge makes it the perfect setting for conferences, product launches, think-tanks and team building exercises. The Conference Centre seats up to 600 delegates across eight conference rooms. All rooms are fully equipped with state of the art conference equipment… more about Glenburn Lodge

Valverde Eco Hotel Team Building Venue
Situated in the Muldersdrift area of Gauteng, Valverde is a country style hotel where visitors can truly get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This team building venue has a distinct Spanish flavour and is distinguished by the personal treatment that guests experience.The word “Valverde” means “green village” in Spanish and Italian. The conference facilities at the venue consist of five fully equipped conference and function rooms that can house anywhere from five up to 150 delegates.The layout and decor of the conference rooms create an exceptional ambiance which is backed up by the professional and reliable conference events services offered by the venue… more about Valverde Eco Hotel

Avianto Team Building Venue in Muldersdrift
Avianto was born in 1997 from the idea of creating the perfect wedding venue in Johannesburg for what must be one of life’s greatest celebrations. Having captured the hearts of the discerning bride with the Banquet Hall, a second venue, The Ballroom, was created with some more versatility accommodating splendid corporate celebrations and Sunday lunches. Dedicated conference convention centers as well as hotel rooms followed with the introduction of Café Cielo to accommodate the need for leisure guests and leisure dining. The Avianto Hotel in Muldersdrift, Johannesburg will continue to expand to the north along the Crocodile River, on to what used to be the old Syringa Spa & Picnic Resort… more about Avianto

Misty Hills Country Hotel Team Building Venue in Muldersdrift
If it’s service excellence with an authentic African twist that you are after, then Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa welcomes you. Nestled in the foothills of the Swartkop mountains on the threshold of the beautiful Kromdraai Valley in Muldersdrift, Misty Hills is one of the most popular hotel and conference venues in Gauteng.This charming stone-built hotel, embodies the ethos of Africa. Set in more than 60 acres of lush botanical gardens, Misty Hills is the ideal venue for functions, conferences, exhibitions, product launches, team building, getaways and events… more about Misty Hills Country Hotel

Cradle Moon Lakeside Lodge Team Building Venue in Muldersdrift
Cradle Moon offers the bush experience just outside of the city, close to Johannesburg and Pretoria. Cradle Moon caters to most events including, weddings, conferences, music concerts, sporting events and team building. CRADLE MOON LAKESIDE GAME LODGE is situated within the newly formed 1600 Hectare CRADLE MOON CONSERVANCY, in the heart of the Cradle of Humankind, less than 20 minutes from Sandton and Pretoria, on the western Urban Edge of Johannesburg, where the Bushveld begins… more about Cradle Moon Lakeside Lodge

 

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5 Recommended Team Building Venues in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is situated on the eastern plateau of the Highveld in Gauteng, and is the largest and wealthiest city in South Africa. Johannesburg offers a variety of world-class team building venues that cater for conferences as well as both outdoor and indoor team building events. The following are five team building venues in Johannesburg that we recommend for your next team building event.

Indaba Team Building Venue in Fourways, Johannesburg
Just north of the fast paced business world of Sandton, lies the Indaba Team Building Venue nestled beneath the vista of the magnificent Magaliesberg Mountains. It is a compelling blend of businesslike convenience and efficiency, along with a relaxed and warm country hospitality atmosphere. Indaba is a four star Johannesburg hotel located within easy travelling distance of all the city’s main business and tourist attractions. It is renowned for its luxurious accommodation, excellent guest facilities, team building and function venues. The award-winning conference, meeting and banqueting facilities of Indaba are recognised as being some of the best… more about Indaba

St. Andrews Signature Hotel Team Building Venue in Bedfordview, Johannesburg
Panoramic views, luxurious accommodation, South African cuisine, and seamless service are all served up at the elegant new St Andrews Signature Hotel & Spa, a luxury boutique hotel in Bedfordview, Johannesburg. Only a stone’s throw from OR Tambo International airport and centrally located between Johannesburg’s shopping precincts and bustling restaurant, St Andrews Signature Hotel offers a haven of tranquillity in Africa’s busiest city hub… more about St. Andrews Signature Hotel

Thaba Eco Hotel Team Building Venue in Kibler Park, Johannesburg
Thaba Hotel won the Lilizela Tourism Award for 2016 for setting the benchmark in service excellence. Contributing to the industry, investing in skills provision, leading by example and for ensuring that each guest is given a world-class experience in Gauteng! Surrounded by Johannesburg’s Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Thaba Eco Hotel is known for luxurious accommodation… more about Thabo Eco Hotel

The Wanderers Club Team Building Venue in Illovo, Johannesburg
The Wanderers Club mission is to be the Premier Sporting Club in South Africa, striving to understand, recognise, and meet needs of members, stakeholders, and partners through ongoing product development, investment, service delivery systems and by developing a technological capacity, promoting partnerships, new revenue streams and recognising the need to transform the demographic profile of the Club. They boast some of the top sporting facilities in South Africa, from their cricket fields to basketball courts to bowling greens… more about the Wanderers

Zulu Nyala Country Manor Team Building Venue in Chartwell, Fourways, Johannesburg
With a variety of venues in different sizes for meetings, conferences, team building, product launches and more, Zulu Nyala Country Manor offers an array of efficient and effective solutions for all your corporate requirements, when staying at Zulu Nyala… more about Zulu Nyala Country Manor

 

 

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Johannesburg Team Building Event – Experian South Africa

The Experian South Africa team building event took place at Arts on Main right in the middle of Johannesburg’s city center. The creative space of Arts on Main ensured that this was a truly unique Corporate Fun Day team building event.

Johannesburg Team Building Event Experian

Experian South Africa offers holistic solutions to the South African credit industry through comprehensive credit history information, analytical expertise and sophisticated software. As a business,  they believe in getting close to and understand their customers and proactively respond to the unique needs and circumstances of their customers. Experian South Africa’s creativity is reflected in the way that they support and develop solutions for their clients. Their clients include leading banks, retailers, telecommunications and micro-lending companies in South Africa.

Arts on Main in Johannesburg was the venue for the Experian South Africa team building event. Arts on Main is a multi-discipline arts centre combining studio, commercial, residential and retail spaces in a warehouse that was originally built in 1911. Originally a bonded liquor store, the building is characterized by industrial features such as double volume ceilings, concrete floors and over-sized windows. The centre houses some of the best contemporary art galleries in the country including, the Goodman Gallery and Seippel Gallery. It is also home to Bailey’s African History Archives, the Nirox Foundation, David Krut Publishing and the Jozi Art Lab. Arts on Main have a number of event areas suitable for exhibitions, book readings, film screenings and team building events.

The theme of Experian South Africa’s team building event was TBAE’s Corporate Fun Day. In this event,  the group is divided into teams which then compete against each other in a collection of some of TBAE’s most popular team building exercises. Experian South Africa took part in team building exercises such as Magic Carpet Ride, Hoola Hoop Races, Bush Golf, Puzzles, Hoola Hoop Down and Human Spiderweb amongst others. All the exercises are designed not only to be fun but also to encourage communication and group participation.

 

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Johannesburg Team Building Event – Nedbank Minute to Win It

TBAE recently had the honor of facilitating and coordinating Nedbank’s Minute to Win It team building event in Johannesburg. The event took place at the Sand River Guest House in the Rivonia suburb of Johannesburg.

Nedbank is one of South Africa’s largest banks and has its headquarters in Sandton, Johannesburg. The Nedbank Group actively seeks out and pursues opportunities to help communities, develop and grow small businesses, foster job creation opportunities and contribute to the overall development of a sustainable and strong social system in South Africa. Nedbank has earned the reputation of being a leader in sponsorship marketing being prominent in sectors such as golf, soccer, road running, sport for people with disabilities and various strategic sponsorships.

The venue for this team building event was the tranquil setting of the Sand River Guest House in Johannesburg. This venue is ideally located within walking distance of the Rivonia business centre where you will find banks, hairdressers, shops and restaurants. Sandton City, Fourways and Monte Casino are a mere fifteen minute drive from the venue. The Sand River Guest House has a beautiful grass area surrounded by trees and overlooking the river. This area is ideal for outdoor team building events such as Amazing Race, Corporate Fun Day, Sports Day and Tribal Survivor.

The Sand River Guest House also offers indoor team building facilities in the form of an air-conditioned meeting room. The room seats 10 delegates around a boardroom table or 15 delegates seated in cinema style. Indoor team building events such as Art Workshops, Minute to Win It, Noot vir Noot and Drumming can be held here for smaller groups. Nedbank’s Minute to Win It event took place in this meeting room.

TBAE’s Minute to Win It team building activity is based on the Minute to Win It television series. Participants have to complete various activities within a minute with the difficulty level of the activities increasing as the game progresses. Common household products such as plastic cups, cd’s, nails, cookies and even pantyhose are used to complete certain tasks. This is an extremely fun event and causes lot laughter with crazy activities such as Back Flip, Dizzy Mummy, Elephant March, Face the Cookie, Penny Hose and Spoon Frog.

Feedback from Nedbank:

“I would just like to thank you for your outstanding service that you provided to us for our team building yesterday. I must say that you 3 guys were very friendly and professional and really let us have so much fun. Will definitely be referring your company to the rest of our department.”
Rehana Hedinger, Nedbank

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Johannesburg Team Building Venue – Gauteng Conference Centre

Johannesburg is South Africa’s most populous city and home to many of the country’s biggest companies. Although Johannesburg companies often choose to have their team building events outside of Johannesburg, for many it is more convenient and practical to hold their event at a team building venue in Johannesburg. In this series of blogs, we are going to look at some of the team building venues situated in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg Team Building Venue - Gauteng Conference Centre

Our first team building venue is the Gauteng Conference Centre, situated in the Woodmead suburb of Sandton.  Sandton is seen by many as the new business hub of South Africa and has become Johannesburg’s principal business centre. The venue is situated inside an access-controlled road, allowing visitors to relax and enjoy their event without any security concerns. It lies in proximity to Randburg, Fourways, Johannesburg CBD, Pretoria and the OR Tambo International Airport.

The facilities at the Gauteng Conference Centre is flexible and is equally suitable for team building events, conferences, meetings, product launches, breakfast presentations and workshops alike. The venue has a large grass area for team building on what used to be bowling greens. There is also more than enough space for indoor events in the numerous conference rooms.

The following are some of the events that TBAE is able to host at the Gauteng Conference Centre: Wacky Wet Weird & Wonderful, Sports Day, SA Mini Olympics, Boeresport, Tribal Survivor Challenge, Drumming,  Amazing Race, Corporate Fun day, Minute to Win It, Movie Making, Boomwhacking, Noot vir Noot, Murder Mystery, Art Workshop, Cook Around the World, Potjiekos Cooking Competition and Archery.

For conferencing, the Gauteng Conference Centre offers a broad range of layouts in order to accommodate a variety of needs. Clients are encouraged to inform them of their company’s needs and requirements, with staff always on hand to assist in planning and customizing any event.

All the conference rooms are equipped with:

  • Flipchart
  • Whiteboard
  • Super Comfortable Chairs
  • Wireless Internet Connection
  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Data Projector (proxima)
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Ceiling mounted screens
  • Adjustable lighting
  • Large windows allowing for natural light
  • Fitted Adjustable Blinds
  • Wireless Internet Connectivity
  • Friendly and efficient staff

The most recent team building event held at the Gauteng Conference Centre was AON Hewitt’s Corporate Fun Day. The Corporate Fun Day event is an enjoyable activity for any occasion; with exercises either active or more toned down to include the “not so active” participants. The event is highly interactive and offers active spectator participation. In this event teams compete against each other on a combination of TBAE’s most popular team building exercises.

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