Thinking about team building in Niagara? The Niagara region in Ontario is comprised of Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake and many other great tourist towns. This region is only about an hour from the Toronto Pearson Airport and right next door to the US/Canada border which makes it convenient for Canadian and American meetings and conferences.
The Niagara area offers many great resorts and conference facilities for you to choose from. You can select from large to boutique from luxury to well-priced.
At Summit Team building we have had the pleasure of working with corporate groups large and small at many of the different conference venues in the Niagara area. Below is some information to help you plan your next meeting based on our years of experience running team building programs in Niagara.
The two main meeting and conference areas in Niagara are Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake and both offer a very different team and meeting experience.
Niagara Falls: The Canadian Niagara Hotels is a group of resorts, hotels, and meeting and conference facilities that offers a wide variety of options to choose from. Most of the properties have a beautiful view of Niagara Falls and are conveniently located to dozens of restaurants, bars and entertainment facilities. These venues include: Sheraton on the Falls, Marriott on the Falls, Marriott Fallsview and Crowne Plaza Niagara Fallsview.
Summit Team Building is the team building partner for Canadian Niagara Hotels. Learn about our Niagara Falls team building activities.
Niagara-on-the-lake: The Vintage Hotels offers a great selection of hotel, meeting and conference options.
Summit is the team building partner for Vintage Hotels. Learn more about our Niagara-on-the-Lake team building activities.
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In Niagara many groups are looking for active and engaging team building events as well as learning and development. Some of our most popular team building programs for Niagara include:
The Niagara Falls Adventure Quest combines a fully facilitated scavenger hunt with popular Clifton Hill attractions, photos, interactive team initiatives, and a dose of competition to create an exhilarating team building experience that takes in the incredible sights and sounds of Niagara Falls.
Unscramble word and photo clues that will take your team throughout the incredible Niagara Falls area. Unite team members to problem solve, work towards a common goal, participate in interactive team initiatives, and compete to solve as many clue locations as possible in a limited amount of time.
What’s the sweetest part of being on Falls Avenue? The famous Hershey’s Chocolate World of course! Your corporate team can satisfy its sweet tooth while gathering resources to build the ultimate Niagara Falls Decadent Delight!
Searching for a model of brilliant teamwork in action? Look no further than the kitchen of a great restaurant or the wineries of Niagara. Chefs practice communication, prioritizing, adaptability and improvisation everyday. Now your corporate team can harness and hone all of these skills by participating in The Falls Avenue Culinary Challenge.
Unscramble word and photo clues that will take your team throughout the incredible Niagara-on-the-Lake area. Unite team members to problem solve, work towards a common goal, participate in interactive team initiatives, and compete to solve as many clue locations as possible in a limited amount of time.
When you give grown-ups permission to play, especially when the setting is as beautiful as Niagara-On-The-Lake, something amazing happens. People laugh together and re-ignite that creative spark. Add a little friendly adventure race competition (for bragging rights) plus a give-back element that helps an entrepreneur start or grow their business and your team will truly be “Playing with a Purpose.”
MORE OPTIONS: team building, training workshops, motivational keynotes
The Niagara environment is the perfect place for a motivational keynote from a mountaineer and polar adventurer. Are you striving to achieve something truly outrageous? Learn from someone who has been there and done that.
Scott Kress is a masterful storyteller, an author, a leadership and team building expert, a former Executive MBA and EMBA Professor and a life-long adventurer. He is the 51st Canadian to summit Mount Everest, and the 18th Canadian to climb the highest peak on each of the 7 continents.
In the pursuit of bigger and bigger goals, Scott and three partners skied unsupported from the coast of Antarctica 960km to the South Pole; one of the most difficult journeys on earth. Along with this achievement comes Scott’s keynote, “Achieve the Outrageous”. In this presentation, Scott will share the story of his punishing 44-day expedition across some of the most hostile ground on the planet and punctuate it with learning and application.
Scott’s presentation is high energy, passionate, engaging, and most importantly, relevant to the challenges individuals face in reaching outrageous goals.
Achieve the Outrageous is aimed at helping the individual within the team perform at their peak. Any company, leadership team, departmental team or individual seeking to achieve a big goal will benefit from this presentation. Scott will share his insights into goal setting, overcoming adversity, perseverance, and so much more. Learn more.
Additional Places and Things to Do in Niagara to Help Build Your Team
Summit offers many great team building options to give your team and meeting the boost it needs, but there are also many other great informal team building options in Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls: Check out one of the natural wonders of the world
Maid of the Mist: get an up close view of the falls on this spectacular boat cruise.
Wildplay Zipline to the Falls: Pump up your adrenaline on this one-of-a-king zip line experience across the Niagara Gorge.
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours: Fast, furious and wet are some of the ways to describe this exhilarating jet boat ride through the rapids of the Niagara River right up to the base of the falls.
Entertainment: You name it and Niagara Falls has it. Carnival rides, mini-golf, bars, museums, haunted houses, thrill rides, casinos, music venues, candy shops, souvenir shops, and so much more.
Shaw Festival: one of the best performance art venues in the country.
Wineries: the Niagara region is home to some of the best cool climate wineries in the world. Take a tour, try some samples, and have lunch. Endless options.
National Historic Sites: The Niagara area has a lot of history and there are many parks, historic sites and museums to help you learn all about it.