Topic: corporate retreats

10 Company Retreats We Would Like To Go On

10 Company Retreats We Would Like To Go On

The corporate retreat is back. A recent survey conducted by Deloitte LLP, shows 80%of business travelers anticipate more or the same amount of travel for 2011–which means more business meetings and conferences. The rise of corporate travel means the return of the corporate retreat. According to the Brefi Group, the value of corporate retreats is that they remove the team from outside distractions for a sufficient length of time to contemplate strategic and governance issues, including the team’s own development. “There was a general consensus that there was less interaction [with virtual meetings and conference calls], says Terry Sloan, director of meetings for Carlson Wagonlit Travel, a business travel management company. “The trend is we’re going back to companies doing their meetings again.” More »