As the weekend drew to a close, the first ever 'Taking of the Hill' group paraded their way through the streets of Edinburgh for a might victory feast and evening of celebration. Some of the participants took a few moments during the evening to reflect on the weekend's events. Here's what they had to say...
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Bill Thomson, Ambassador for Hello Scotland, explains the purpose and emotional connection behind his new corporate incentive & team building concept, 'Taking the Hill'.
The penultimate part of our blog series shows Bill, in full highlander costume and character, describing the 'Taking the Hill' concept and the real benefit it can have for a corporate group.
Not only is the concept fun, exciting and entertaining, but as you'll hear from participants in tomorrow video blog, it really does bring teams closer together, uniting them towards a common purpose, which lasts long after the group have travelled to Scotland.
John from Adrenalin Compagniet (Hello Scotland's client) is at the Battle scene! Watch the video where he tells us about the background of the incentive, the choice of location and introduces 'The General - McGregor McGroen'.
You'll also get your first glimpse of the participants crazy creative battle costumes as they prepare for their Highland Clan Games Challenge.
Will they win the battle and claim victory over their enemy? Find out what happened after the battle tomorrow!
Deep in underground Edinburgh, Bill & Claire are with the group of 230 ladies as they prepare for the battle of the 'Taking of the Hill'. Listen to the electrifying build up to an event this group have been waiting for and planning for 2 years...!
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The 'Taking of the Hill' Battle
Logistics need to be absolutely accurate if your event has got any chance of running smoothly. With so many planners and suppliers involved in the ‘Taking of the Hill’ experience, the logistical planning offered it's own unique challenges. Here’s how I pulled the weekend’s logistics together…
A normal site inspection takes the course of visits to hotels and venues, perhaps tastings and an overview of other elements, like logistics and entertainment. I wanted to wow the client when they arrived in Scotland, so took a slightly different - and a little be risky - approach to this site inspection!
Myself and John came together in Oslo to create a new and exclusive corporate incentive concept for this incentive trip to Scotland. Find out the two key characteristics of the client company that lead us to the creation of the 'Taking of the Hill'.
Welcome to the first part of a very special blog series, where you’ll get the chance to delve behind the scenes of a unique Hello Scotland corporate incentive. Learn about the brainstorming process that lead to the creation of this new concept, the logistical planning, behind the scenes in the run up to the incentive, plus, first hand reactions from participants and post-incentive reflections from the whole team.