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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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