Indoor Team Building Activities

Our indoor team building activities make good teams great. And great teams achieve great results!

When your team works together effectively, they outperform what anyone could accomplish alone. For this reason, it’s worth investing in building a team that can work in harmony towards your organisational goals. 

How do Indoor Team Building Activities Boost Performance?

Our indoor team building activities develop skills for exceptional performance. Need better resource management? Build a catapult from limited materials in our Construction Project. Better problem solving? Solve a murder mystery in our Detective School. Better communication skills? Talk one another through a building project in our Lego Master Builder exercise… the options are endless!

Fun and interactive, these events create an effective learning environment for your team. Elements of time pressure and competition mimic work stress, allowing you to identify strong and weak points. This lets you capitalise on what your team does well at work and improve problem areas to avoid real-life catastrophe. 

Our indoor activities take place in the comfort of an indoor environment. They’re run on a smaller scale than our outdoor team building events, meaning they can comfortably take place around conference tables or in venues with no outside space. They’re also a sensible choice in colder months. 

13 Award-Winning Indoor Team Building Activities

Dragons' Den

Conceptualise a new product, its target audience and branding. Then pitch it to our Dragons to win a life-changing investment. Can your team succeed? Let’s find out! A great way to keep sales and product teams sharp in your organisation.

Taskmasters

A nod to the popular TV show, our Taskmasters will put you through your paces! Solve puzzles with out-of-the-box thinking, physical agility and general craftiness. Excellent for energetic team building and entertainment.

Crystal Maze

Inspired by the cult TV show, our Crystal Maze team building event is hugely popular! Visit game zones to solve puzzles and win crystals. Then go head to head to in the famous Crystal Dome! Also available as an outdoor event.

Chocolatiers Challenge

Treat your team to an experience they’ll never forget! They'll design a range of luxury chocolates to save a failing chocolate factory and the winner will be chosen by our experts. Everyone gets to take home their delicious creations. It's team building with a sweet tooth.

Detective School

Get your detective hats on in this criminally fun team building activity! Solve crimes, surveil criminals and practice marksmanship. It’s a high energy way to better problem solving and communication in your workforce.

Wacky Races

Make and race miniature Wacky Races cars against one another in this indoor team building activity. Perfect for refresher activities at corporate conferences. And dastardly good fun!

Lego Master Builder

Love Lego? Our Lego Master Builder challenge is for you! Face communication, supply and time challenges as you build a Lego structure with your team. Creates strengths that help your teamm succeed in today’s business world.

Around the World Quiz

Go head to head with colleagues in a team building quiz like no other! Face artistic challenges, building puzzles, dressing up dares and general knowledge questions inspired by countries around the world.

Art Factory

Paint, sculpt and draw your way to an effective workforce with Art Factory team building. Excellent as a standalone team building event or a conference ice breaker. Personalise the experience with company logos, photos and key messages!

Building Bridges

Build bridges between tables to transport a remote control car around your conference room. Great for improving project planning, resource management and collaboration in your workforce. Will your bridge hold up to the challenge?

Communication Toolbox

Play fun games to improve workforce communication with our Communication Toolbox. Since communication underpins everything we do in business, this event is effective at improving your team's performance in all areas.

Construction Project

Make desktop catapults or cranes in this fun indoor team building event. High on problem solving, planning and communication, this activity helps develop skills essential for top performance. Excellent refresher activity at corporate conferences.

Build Your Own Challenge

Treasure hunts, brain teasers and physical challenges... Choose from 38 tried and tested team games to focus on specific skills and capacilities. Create anything from a high impact 1 hour session to an entire day of team building fun.

What are Indoor Team Building Events Best Suited for? 

Indoor events can be standalone team building activities or part of a corporate conference or company fun day. They can be adapted for different time frames, team sizes and indoor venues to suit your available space.

If you don’t have one yet, we’ll find a venue for you free of charge. Or, if you’re arranging a larger event, you might want to check out our event management services to see how we can help. 

Tangible Team Building Results 

We know how important it is for team building events to deliver tangible results. That’s why we’ve used over two decades of experience providing events for international brands, like Vanguard, Tesco and American Express, to develop our unique outcome-focused 5 step team building process. This enables us to identify your desired outcomes, tailor a team building event to meet them, and evaluate your event’s effectiveness against them using Team Impact Reports. 

Reports combine facilitator observations, participants’ surveys, performance data and expert insights so that you can understand your team building outcomes. They also help you to take meaningful steps towards supporting your team in their future development. 

Want to book an indoor team building event? Get in touch on 01905 330660 for an obligation-free chat about what you’re looking for. 

 

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The session was a huge success – thank you!

NHS Spokesperson - Art Factory Team Building

A great set of events to help keep spirits up and teams connected during lockdown. Especially appreciated the flexible and creative approach. Many thanks.
Adele Cox
Excellent fun and fully engaged activity, completely loved it 😊 Thank you so much.
Himabindu Vutukuri
I thought the event was excellent - informal, fun & very engaging!
B. A. Nimmo
I really enjoyed the exercise and was honestly quite surprised at just how engaged with the activity I became.
Richard White
Enjoyable virtual event. I liked the theme and imaginative art class to make it a fun group event.
Conor Morris
A very entertaining experience... we had to make decisions and work together. And we also got a sense of achievement - I can’t draw and produced 2 decent superheroes. An excellent activity.
Elizabeth Donachie
A great event which made was a lot of fun! At first I was nervous to try the task but by the end I wanted to do more!
Lisa Redpath
Enjoyable event and well run, enjoyed our 3 hours with EML.
David Rodman
Good afternoon of activities and being in the winning team topped the day, thank you for the prize.
Adrienne Cousins
Many thanks to Neil and Ruth for leading our virtual team building exercise... Many laughs were had while scrambling to collect the twenty items...!!! The Murder Mystery was my favourite and my team winning was the icing on the cake. The Haka showed how uncoordinated we are but the laughs ...just proves what an enjoyable experience we all had.
Suzanne Mitchell, Beckton, Dickinson & Co
Our team really enjoyed the event - they are already asking when we can do another!
Karen Wilson, Zhero
The EML virtual team building event was well organised and entertaining. Tasks were interactive and challenging in a fun and relaxed environment.
Brandon Lee Maharaj
It was fun and I loved the energy this brought out of us as a team.
Clinton De Klerk
Great and fun team-building event. Enjoyed!!!
Christopher Dahwa
Perfect. From initial enquiry to event day. I’m really pleased with the session. We had a short meeting pre activities and then 4 fun team games. The event staff were really helpful and professional all the way through.
James
EML delivered a great virtual training afternoon for our new Graduates, Undergraduates & Apprentices. Everyone found it to be a fun and engaging afternoon.
Victoria Goodwin
Super fun virtual event, the team are friendly and entertaining. Thank you so much Neil and Jon.
Joynab
Thank you EML for a great virtual team building Christmas party. Everyone had a great time and this virtual option created a great opportunity to stay in touch with our colleagues and have some Christmas fun. I've received lovely feedback from staff - they really appreciated the event.
Sue Quick
Thanks for organising and facilitating our online Christmas social. I've had some great feedback from the participants and it was lovely to do something together even though we couldn't meet face to face.
Michelle Hammersley
Great fun, thank you.
Simon Elkins
Well organised and good fun - many thanks to EML Team.
Mark Roberts
Great fun, engaging and well organised :o)
Belinda Mitchell
Thank you so much for organising a very interesting and fun event... it gave staff an opportunity to work together in different ways and helped to develop our team skills. I'd recommend similar online events to other organisations.
Isla Boadle
Great fun had by all. Both inclusive and engaging. We will be looking to use EML again next year.
John Williams, ECCTIS

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