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Why Team Building & Offsite Activities Are Important

5 min read · by Unity Escape Rooms · on January 19, 2022
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Team building events and offsites are an essential part of any successful business. They provide an opportunity for employees to bond, collaborate and develop skills that can improve their performance and productivity. But why are they so important and how can an escape room help?

Why Team Building is Important

Forbes has called team building "the most important investment you can make for your people". We pretty much agree.

Effective communication and teamwork are crucial for any business to function efficiently. Team building events and offsites provide an opportunity for employees to build relationships, learn to work together, and develop the skills necessary to communicate effectively. This can lead to increased productivity and improved employee satisfaction, which ultimately translates to a better bottom line for the company.

Escapes Together, Grow Together

While being locked in a room with your co-workers for 60 minutes might sound like the last thing you'd want to do, we promise the immersive story telling and challenging puzzles will leave you with a new appreciation for your individual teammates' skills and abilities, and dare we say, even wanting to spend more time with them.

Escape rooms, in particular, can be a great way to promote team building and collaboration. In an escape room, players must work together to solve puzzles and escape the room before time runs out. This requires clear communication, effective problem-solving, and efficient decision-making. These are all skills that are essential for any team to function well.

Escape rooms also provide a fun and unique experience that can break down barriers and bring people together. The sense of accomplishment that comes from successfully completing an escape room can create a sense of camaraderie and boost morale.

How Unity Escape Rooms Can Help

At Unity Escape Rooms, we understand the importance of team building and strive to provide a fun, engaging and memorable experience for our guests. Our escape room games are designed to test and enhance a variety of skills that are valuable in the workplace, such as leadership, problem-solving, communication, time management, decision making and task delegation.

Your team will exercise various skills and have you working together toward a common goal, to escape the room! Set aside your professional roles and you'll quickly learn who your natural born leaders are, who's good at time management, and who your problem solvers are.

Our unique experiences will help build team morale, encourage collaboration, build trust & respect, increase motivation, improve productivity, and create lasting memories. Our fun and engaging escape rooms will test and enhance many of the skills desired in the workplace, including:

  • Leadership & Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Task Delegation

Unique Booking Options

We work with you to create the ideal experience for your team.

Book a room, or the whole venue. For an hour, or the whole day. Or anywhere in between! Interested in a customized keep-sake? Just let us know!

With locations in Rancho Cucamonga and Redlands, we offer convenient team building experiences for the Inland Empire and neighboring cities. We can even host multi-site events!

We're flexible and can accommodate your team. Let our awesome team help you plan your next event for your awesome team!

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Escape Rooms Safe for Team Building?

Absolutely! We strive to provide a fun and safe experience. We work closely with local authorities to ensure each of our experiences meets or exceeds the strictest of standards. Our guest and employee safety is always our highest priority.

Are Escape Rooms Offensive?

We don't think so. While a few of our experiences may be suspenseful or thrilling, all of our experiences are family friendly. Regardless, we understand and respect each individual's beliefs and perspectives, so if you have specific concerns, please don't hesitate to ask.

Get the answers to more Frequently Asked Questions or plan your next team building event today!