Whistler B.C. is known worldwide for its mountains, glaciers, lakes, forests, skiing, mountain biking and so much more. People flock to Whistler from all over the world for its endless recreation opportunities and to experience the amazing natural environment. Whistler is also a world class meeting and conference location. If you want to make a statement, if you want your delegates to be impressed with the meeting location it is hard to beat Whistler.
While hosting a meeting in Whistler there are countless hotels, meeting facilities, conference locations, restaurants, bars, shops, and recreation opportunities to choose from.
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 Whistler. Below is some information to help you plan your next meeting based on our years of experience running team building programs in the Whistler area.
Top Meeting Venues in Whistler, B.C.
Fairmont Whistler. Located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain this facility has it all. It is a perfect location for a family vacation, a team meeting or a large conference. There are many meeting rooms to choose from and great in-house catering and restaurants as well as it is very close to the abundant shops of Whistler Village. The Fairmont Whistler has many great recreation opportunities including an 18-hole Audubon-certified championship golf course. Summit Team Building is a team building partner for the Fairmont Whistler and can provide you with many great options to take advantage of the meeting space and the natural environment.
Whistler Westin. Located in the heart of the Whistler Village the Marriott Westin Whistler can offer all you need for the perfect team meeting or conference. Besides the great meeting rooms there is also a well-appointed fitness club and spa, underground parking, concierge service and a host of restaurants and shops right on site. Summit team Building is a team building partner for the Whistler Westin hotel and conference centre and can provide you with many great options to take advantage of the meeting space and the natural environment.
Four Seasons Whistler. With over 15,000 sq-ft. of meeting space you are sure to find what you need to build the perfect meeting. Located on the slopes of Whistler Mountain you will wake up energized to make the most of your meeting time so you can then enjoy the abundant recreation opportunities right outside your door. Summit team Building is a team building partner for the Four Season Whistler and can provide you with many great options to take advantage of the meeting space and the natural environment.
Tourism Whistler. If you want to know where to go and what to do, Tourism Whistler has all the answers. Not only can they connect you with the right partner for your event, but they also can help you book an event at the Whistler Conference Centre which offers. Tourism Whistler can help you learn about all the amazing recreation opportunities, the hotels, the bars, restaurants, shops and nightlife. They can also put you in touch with us here at Summit Team Building to help you build your best team meeting ever.
Top 6 Team Building Programs to be Delivered in Whistler
In Whistler 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 Whistler include.
Your adventure will begin with a motivational/educational keynote or our Conquering Everest team building program. This will get your group excited to achieve their own summit as we head up the mountain to the Whistler Via Ferrata, Sky Walk or Glacier Ascent. If you are looking for learning, team bonding, adventure, fresh air and memories that will last a lifetime this is the program for you.
This full day program starts with a keynote workshop, a team development workshop or a leadership development workshop custom built to help your team achieve their goals. After lunch the group continues their team building with a facilitated mountain adventure with the Via Ferrata, the Sky Walk or the Glacier Ascent.
Prepare for a full-day team building adventure with breathtaking views, fresh air, and lasting team bonding. Take the gondola up the mountain to access the amazing mountainside hiking trails. Experience team building activities and discussions as you hike through the amazing mountain scenery. Wrap up your adventure on the Whistler Skywalk.
This learning and development program will present team or leadership development content in an environment that will make it even more powerful. This full-day program begins with a gondola ride up the mountain to access the amazing mountain hiking trails. As we hike through the spectacular mountain scenery we will take breaks along the way to engage in team challenges, content presentations, and team discussions.
A fully custom and ultimate experience. Take your team to the next level with leading edge leadership and team development content and do it in the most amazing classroom on earth. Hiking, mountaineering, helicopter, ice cave, mountain hut and so many more options.
The mountain 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.
Top Team Building Activities in Whistler, B.C.
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 Whistler.
Mountain Skills Academy is your one stop shop for amazing adventures. They guide day-trips and courses for climbing, mountaineering, backcountry skiing and so much more. On Whistler Peak and in Squamish they have built the Via Feratta and the Sky Walk for personal and team adventures. Mountain Skills Academy and Summit Team Building have partnered to create some unique team building programs that can only take place in Whistler. We utilize the mountain top hiking trails, the Via Ferrata and the Sky Walk to engage your group in a team building unlike anything they have ever experienced.
Zip Trek provides an amazing array of zip line adventures. Your guide will take you on a magical experience as you walk through the ancient Whistler forest and zip across tree tops and mountain streams. You can also zip from Whistler Mountain To Blackcomb on one of the world’s longest and fastest zip line adventures.
Whistler Mountain Hiking Trails. Take the gondola to the top of the mountain or hike up the Ascent Trail to access many kilometers of hiking trails that will guide you through this pristine wilderness. Spend a couple hours or a couple days exploring. Some of the best trails to explore include: Harmony Lake Loop, Harmony Meadows, High Note Trail, Half Note Trail, Musical bumps trail, Overlord Trail, Lakeside Loop, and the Decker Loop. Summit offers team building programs that take advantage of some of these amazing hiking trails to create an unforgettable team building experience.
Whistler Valley Hiking Trails. Within walking distance of the Whistler Village and within a short drive there are countless hiking trails that will take you to some spectacular locations. You can select from short or long, mild and adventurous trails. Some of the best trails to explore include: Whistler Trainwreck, Cheakamus Lake Trail, Lost Lake, Crater Rim, Panorama Ridge, and the Ancient Cedars.
Winter Sports. Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains are 2 of the most famous downhill skiing destinations in the world. From long on-piste trails, to chest deep powder there is something for everyone including Cat Skiing and Heli Ski options. If you don’t want to downhill ski you can enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and so much more.
Golfing. Whistler offers some of the most amazing golf courses for your corporate event. Book with any of the amazing courses and you are ensured to have a great time.