Company picnics are often thought of as pointless to some employees, but in reality, they have become a valuable tool for organizations of all kinds. Some see it as a waste of time or misuse of company money, but many miss the entire point of a company picnic. Here are a few reasons that could change the mind of your employees on why company picnics are a valuable resource.
1. Company picnics allow for team building, a powerful tool used to bring employees together and to create a cohesive team. It’s a time to get everyone together and out of the office and get to know one another in a different type of atmosphere.
2. Keep in mind that company picnics are supposed to be fun for everyone. It gives your kids the opportunity to enjoy the bounce houses, the food and fun that comes along with a company picnic. There can be a number of activities, competitions, games, prizes, food and more!
3. Hosting a company picnic for your employees and their families show that you are committed and loyal to those who work for you. It’s a great show of appreciation and can even improve morale around the workplace.
4. Building relationships at work can be difficult, especially if you don’t directly work with many of your co-workers. Company picnics help break down walls and build camaraderie and connections between those in the workplace.
Before you consider cutting out the company picnics, you might want to think twice. At Fun Planners, we can help you create a company picnic or team building event that helps your business create relationships, and build a better team. Call our Orlando event planners at 1-866-511-4FUN to learn more about our services and to start planning your event today!