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VIRTUAL REALITY MOVIE TEAM-BUILDING

It seems like everyone is talking about Virtual Reality these days, but who really knows how to make it? We found an truly unique team-building option here in New York City that teaches destination corporate meeting attendees how to make a VR movie from scratch. Your group will do everything from picking the ideas for the film to creating scenery and props. Your attendees can be actors too! It takes one afternoon of everyone’s time to create something amazing that can be an inspiration for doing the same after the meeting.

AN ARTISANAL TEAM-BUILDING OPTION YOU CAN EAT

Have you heard bread is getting a bad reputation these days? Don’t tell that to the folks at some of New York City’s top bakeries, who are seeing a huge increase in interest for behind-the-scenes team-building events. It is quite artisanal! Your destination corporate meeting attendees will learn the ins and outs of making handmade, whole-grain breads that are both healthy and “proofed.” Here’s the best part. Enjoy your creations by turning the entire venue into a collaborative meeting for breakfast, lunch or simply coffee and baked goods!

“PRESENT LAUGHTER” BACK ON BROADWAY

With a title based on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”, “Present Laughter” is making a return to Broadway, with the lead being played by Kevin Kline. If you were fascinated by the HBO series “Big Love”, this production comparatively puts juggling the needs of the opposite sex on steroids. It’s hilarious snapshot into the life of a comic getting ready to tour Africa. Shackman Associates New York provides destination corporate meeting, association convention and incentive travel program attendees with unique Broadway experiences that have included backstage tours and interaction with key performers.

ZEN VIBE WITH ARTWORK AT NEW MANHATTAN EVENT LOUNGE

If you mix a zen vibe with rotating artwork and Japanese-infused cocktails, you get Manhattan’s newest after-hours event lounge. The venue is especially is especially cool because it is located in the hot Lower East Side that millennial destination corporate meeting attendees are seeking for after-hours options. Your group can also combine this event lounge with an in-house dining venue and late-night music. Did we mention it is located in one of the trendiest boutique hotels in New York City?

MEETING BREAKS: COOKIE DOUGH LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN IT

Whether it is the donut, cronut, macaroon, cupcake or other lavor of the week, we are willing to bet your destination corporate meeting attendees have never tried cookie dough by the cup, cone or shake. That is exactly what is taking New York City by storm. There are about 13 classic cookie flavors that include seasonal collections. Want to go liquid for your meeting break? Try the cookie dough milkshakes ith bards of fudge. You might have to head outside to get them, but it’s worth it!

MORE BOUTIQUE HOTELS FOR MEETING ATTENDEES IN MANHATTAN

The new breed of boutique hotels that are opening this year in Manhattan are featuring some very familiar names behind them. Most notably, the Marriott brand is opening multiple boutiques, and they are taking on a heavily local theme in design and food and beverage. They are also incorporating elements such as co-working to replace the traditional meeting room. This concept and evocative meeting venues that have opened in hot neighborhoods have become preferred methods of collaboration and creativity for millennial destination corporate meeting attendees. At Marriott’s upcoming property in Downtown Manhattan, sweet and savory Spanish egg tarts are replacing traditional eggs for breakfast, an