One of these traditions is the paella, a delicious dish that appeals to all who try it, paella rice with vegetables, meat, seafood, or a mixture of all three. A taste of diners.
In Valencia it’s very typical to do paella competitions. What we call the “Cooking Team”. Participants of this event will be given a recipe and assigned a budget. They will be left some time to decide everything they need and then be invited to come to the market to buy the ingredients. Then they’re arranged to cook and finally hold a great banquet where the dishes they have prepared themselves are very happily eaten.
We also know, thanks to Team Building in Valencia, the tradition of the Fallas, the most important celebration of this community, famous throughout the country and internationally. Consisting of the construction of giant cardboard figures, clothing and wood … undergoing contest and then burned the last night of the holiday, in a stunning event called the “cream”, in which large fireworks are also performed. For this activity, Team Building Participants will be divided into teams and then be organized and distributed to different schools of creation. They would then be trained by experts “falleros” teachers and will aim to build one of the typical Valencian Fallas dolls called Ninots and try your figure whatever it is saved from the cream. Or many times what we do is that we all build a major fallas. Only one of them will be saved, according to the criteria of the judges who appreciate the originality and quality of construction.
In Valencia we make Team Building activities that can be carried out in any of the buildings famous beauty internationally, as the City of Arts and Science, or its amazing and unique places such as wetlands Park Albufera, a natural park just 15 km from the capital and known for preserving the flora and fauna in the best conditions.
Dreams & Adventures have more than 200 activities in total, of which we can choose some dedicated solely to know the city and its culture.
One of the events we do exclusively for Valencia is the Team Building event called “The Jacques Cousteau Challenge”.
In this event, we do in Valencia Oceanographic, participants will become experts oceanographers, discovering information about the ocean, its flora and fauna. For the degree of an expert oceanographer, they must first obtain certification in four levels as if they were divers (Open, Advanced, Professional and Instructor), after which they can access the Oceanic area and overcome the challenges they will face.
With our event Spanish Party will learn many of the Spanish traditions, such as wine tasting, flamenco dancing, castanets, simulate a bullfighting, and the traditions of this community as they will cook a paella, the typical Valencian dish named above.
The beaches of the coast of Valencia and the Costa Blanca are paradisal places with white sand and crystal clear water and are a perfect place to organize also Team Building events in Valencia.
The best-known beaches of the Valencian community are Gandía and La Ampolla, both very close to the urban center, but far enough away to preserve natural beauty. In the city, we also enjoy high-quality beaches for Team Building events in Valencia, and if we add the sun that characterizes this area, we have all the ingredients to make an unforgettable event.
The Team Building events in Valencia intended to be held on the beach, are usually composed of several different challenges, which makes the event more fun and dynamic and makes it easier to work the different skills that are enhanced with the Team Building activities.
The challenges of Team Building that we organize in our Multi challenge events in Valencia, are excellent to unite the workers in a team that collaborates and cooperates in each challenge that is proposed during the day and feels comfortable working in a team in a fun way and dynamic.
The activities that take place during a Team Building event are very different from those of an ordinary workday, so we give participants the opportunity to interact with more ease and naturalness.
If we want to organize an activity or experience of Team Building in Valencia, we must first ask ourselves a series of questions in order to choose the best activity and the best place to carry it out. Because to choose a Team Building in Valencia, apart from deciding to work with us, then you must decide which activity of Team Building you are going to carry out and where we will carry it out.
Very well, you have already found in us the trusted provider with more than 20 years of experience to organize a great motivational event for your team. The first question we usually ask customers is where they want to organize their Team Building in Valencia and, from there, if they confirm a specific place, we will offer activities for this site. The sites of Valencia where we work the most are The Museum of Arts and Sciences, The Oceanographic, La Cartuja, La Vallesa de Mandor, Jardín de Azahares, and the Oceanographic.
But, in many cases, the place is not decisive for the company and, in this case, we recommend to decide beforehand what activity you like of the many that we can offer you, and then, once we know your desired activity, we help you find among our extensive database of spaces (more than 80 places in the province of Valencia) the most suitable for the selected Team Building activity. The activities we do most in Valencia are the urban gymkhanas or the Turia gardens, the Fallas Team in which they build a fault, the cooking team making paellas and the Olympic games on the beach that we call “Amazing Beach Challenges”.
Therefore, the first question to ask is whether we are going to give priority to space or, on the contrary, if space is not decisive and we are open to all possible spaces if we are going to give priority to the activity.
Priority to space or priority to activity? Once we know the answer to this question, it’s our turn to help you. And to help you, we need to know your needs better.
One of the first questions to ask is the date of the year in which the event will be held in Valencia: For what date do we want to organize this Team Building activity in Valencia? In winter, to avoid the cold, the tendency is to organize activities in a room (indoor activities) so we have the rooms of the hotels, such as, for example, the Westin Hotel, The Las Arenas Hotel, El Melià, The Vincci Lys, etc.
Although if we warn the participants with time, and they come all well equipped, we can also organize outdoor activities, both gymkhanas in the city (usually in the vicinity of the Generalitat), as in any of the many farms that are in the vicinity of Valencia as in the mountain. In the spring, summer, and autumn, whenever we can, and we have time to travel, we will go to any farm, garden or open space.
It is always nice to leave the office or the Hotel and do outdoor activities, so whenever possible we go outdoors rather than staying in a hotel room or in the same company. In espacioparaeventos.es we have more than 20 farms and different spaces to build a Team Building in Valencia. That is, for spaces you will not run out of options. In addition, there are from urban spaces to more rustic spaces in nature to modern and minimalist spaces.
The next question we have to ask ourselves is: For how many people do we want to organize the activity? Of course, knowing the exact number is impossible in advance, because at the last minute people can always bail, that is normal and usual, but it is important that we have more or less clear for how many people the Team Building activity will be that we want to do in Valencia. For small groups of less than 20 or 30 people, there is a type of activities, for medium groups of 30 to 200 people there are others that are more suitable, and for large groups, groups of more than 200 people there are other types of activities. There are also Team Building activities that are more recommended for very large groups such as groups of more than 500 people.
Where are the participants and how much time do they have? This is also important to know. Where are these people going to be before going to the place of the activity? It is not the same to have to think about an activity for people who are meeting in a hotel in the center of Valencia, for employees of a company who will meet all in the morning in the same company or for people who will go in their own cars and from their houses to the chosen place. The place from which depart will determine the logistics and travel times. And, for this reason, it is important to know where they come from because this data will be decisive in choosing the place.
A very important question that we always ask the person who calls us interested in organizing a Team Building activity in Valencia is; what is the relationship of the organizer with the participants. And, often, we realize that our interlocutors do not just understand the reason for this question. When we talk about the organizer they do not know if we refer to the person who deals with this within the company (the “meeting planner”), the organizing agency or DMC, the company, etc. and many times we have to clarify it. And the way to be clear is explaining what it is about knowing the relationship between the company that pays the bill and those who are going to participate in the activity, that is if the invoice is paid by a company, what are those people in relation to that company? Even though many people, even MICE professionals do not see the importance of this question, that question is fundamental. And it is fundamental because the type of activity of Team Building that we can do in Valencia and the place to carry out this Team Building, usually to be different depending on this relationship between both. It has nothing to do with having a group of Italian marketers of a tire brand (employer-employee relationship), with a group of distributors of a cosmetics brand (supplier and distributor relationship), or with a group of invited doctors together with his wives by a pharmaceutical laboratory (possible prescriber and company). Each of them requires a different treatment, with different activities and, sometimes, in different spaces.
Where do the participants come from? Are they Spanish? Are they from Valencia? They are foreign? And in the case that they are foreigners, where are they from? It has nothing to do with the events that can be organized for people who are from Valencia, with those recommended to organize, for people who have come to Valencia but are from the rest of Spain, from all over Europe, North Europeans or North Americans. We know. We have organized activities for them on many occasions and we know the tastes and needs according to the geographical area of their origin. For example, a group of foreigners who spend three days in a hotel and during the three days is essentially all the time gathered in their hotel. What will we recommend ?, As an activity in the center of the city, because we know that these people should not leave Valencia without at least have seen the most important of the center of this city.
The next question should be: In what environment do we want to do the activity? In the center of Valencia? In a hotel room? On a farm? In the bush? How many kilometers away from Valencia can we go as far as possible? These are all questions that will help us to select the activity and space where to carry out and live this experience of Team Building in Valencia.
It is also necessary to understand within what program the activity is included. Will the activity be part of some kind of meeting? Is it a convention? Is it an incentive trip? In that meeting, is there a motto, phrase or leitmotiv that defines the objective? The more we know about the meeting, the better we can choose the activity and the space to carry it out.
Another very important question is to know what we want to achieve with the Team Building activity we want to do in Valencia. What objective does the client pursue by organizing this Team Building activity in Valencia? Who is the client? What do you look for ?, Motivate? Create sensation and team spirit? Entertain? Form? Foster personal relationships between the participants? Yes, we already know, many times, what they want is to achieve all those objectives, but if we are able to prioritize them and define them, the three most wanted in order of importance, so much better. The more we understand the objectives to achieve, the easier it will be to offer an activity that approaches these objectives and the client will obtain the best return on investment.
Another question to ask is what kind of experience are we looking for? A musical experience? Artistic? Of the motor world? In Valencia, during a time with the theme of the America Cup, everyone was looking for activities with boats and sailboats in the sea. Outings to sail or regattas. The type of experience they will seek will always be determined by where they are now and strongly determined by things that the same group has done previously in other places. If they did a role-play last year, this year we can surprise them with some painting or something musical. If last year they did some musical activity this year we can surprise them with a role play or something of cinema or theater or any gymkhana activity with different tests by the center of Valencia.
Seen from the point of view of the degree of physical activity, it is not the same to mount a test of orientation by the field where they will compete walking (or even running) for a circuit of 1 to 6 kilometers to organize a painting event where all together they will paint a big picture. What degree of physical activity are we looking for? Are they young people and want something very active, or are they older people and want something less physical? Or maybe we want something that is not anything physical and is kind of board games like strategy games? We have to ask ourselves this question and we have to ask ourselves why we think so. And have answers.
And, finally, another very important question that many times nobody knows or nobody wants to answer is the million dollar question. What budget do we have for the activity? Having this information is of vital importance because we will not waste time, nor will we lose the others, contemplating activities or spaces that are outside our budget. In other words, if you want us to do a good job together, worry about knowing with what budget you have accounts and do not hesitate to let us know.
If before organizing a Team Building event in Valencia, we ask all these questions that we have explained in this text, we do some preliminary work to have the maximum number of answers to these questions and we already have very clear answers to all or almost all they will be ready to talk with a specialist and advise you and, from there, choose the most appropriate activity for your group and make a great Team Building event in Valencia.
At Dreams & Adventures, we are specialists in helping you. We have the experience, knowledge, and professionalism to listen to your needs and offer you the best ideas. Here we have given you some of those ideas, but the possibilities, in the vast majority of cases, are endless.
You can test yourself and practice answering all the questions we ask you in our event search engine, using the different levels of filtering or search yourself among our extensive catalog of Team Building activities on our website or, if you prefer, call us, We will ask you all these questions, tell us your needs and we will pass on the best ideas with the corresponding budget.
What if we create something memorable together?