The major carmaker required
a whole day of events to focus the team on what had
been achieved and a vision for future growth. The day
was divided into three distinct sections.
The morning was devoted to a meeting to highlight all
these aspects pulling in ideas and observations from
all the participants.
The afternoon was given over to a car rally treasure
hunt with the group being divided into teams of four,
which were then allocated top of the range cars from
the current range for their use. The rally required
teams to follow a set route and to solve cryptic clues
and undertake various challenges along the route making
it necessary for teams to delegate tasks to individual
members. Stress was made on the need for safe, careful
driving at all times and the event was designed that
there was no need for cars to exceed speed limits or
compromise their own or anybody else’s safety.
The route brought them through some classic countryside
and historic villages returning to the hotel conference
centre. A well-deserved tea was followed by the results
and prizes with some very interesting submissions from
The evening consisted of a murder/mystery dinner. Tables
competed against each other to solve a murder that was
acted out in brilliant and hilarious style by our group
of professional actors. Scenes were performed at various
times through the evening along with set times where
tables had the opportunity to interrogate the suspects.
The evening concluded with teams submitting their solutions
to the crime after which the terrible moment was re-enacted
and the winning team was then announced.
Throughout the day key elements of the company’s
objectives were tailored into the various events and
the director was very pleased with the way in which
he had been able to get his message across whilst also
giving his team a well earned day out which was thoroughly