So, you’ve been tasked with organising a corporate team-building event or post-conference recovery in Melbourne? Top criteria for the event: entertaining, interactive and rapport-building. Even with your top thinking cap on, it’s going to be a challenge and a half to pull off a winner business event. Stop the panic train, we’ve got you covered! Feast your eyes on our carefully curated list of things to do in Melbourne, when you’ve got a bus-load of office employees to entertain. No Marty, egg and spoon races are not allowed. Take on the Melbourne Amazing Race Ok, hands down one of the best experiences to build team communication and problem-solving is the Melbourne Amazing Race challenge. Suitable for the most diverse of teams, this race will have even the sceptic types all smiles by the end of the day. Kick off at the Melbourne botanical gardens and accomplish challenges near Fitzroy and Carlton, with an exciting contest at renowned Hozier Lane. Wind down with an outdoor cinema on the Great Ocean Road Need to escape the hustle and bustle? Take a breath of fresh coastal air and swap your Melbourne events for the Great Ocean Road route. After a productive conference at Mantra Lorne , wind down with your delegates at an outdoor cinema at the Great Ocean Road’s only beachside resort. After something a little more active? Mantra Lorne also offers croquet, karaoke, theatre sports and mini-Olympics as part of their conferencing packages. We can hear the 12 Apostles calling! Get crafty with pottery in Fitzroy We hope your Melbourne hipster beards are ready, because if you really want to get the creative juices and conversation flowing within your team, it’s time to network with artwork. Step 1: Choose an art-inspired hotel, such as Art Series The Olsen to host your Melbourne events and provide a stylish place to sleep over. Step 2: Select an uber-cool activity, like pottery at Work Shop, Fitzroy . Sure it will promote out-of-the-box thinking and top communication, but it’s also super exciting for adults. Did someone say wine and painting? Cook for a cause with cooking classes in Melbourne If your team is already kicking goals in communication and productivity, then why not put those skills to good use with one of the many cooking classes in Melbourne. There are tonnes of charity events around Melbourne that allow your team to cook up a storm for those in need. Who knew Barry from Accounting’s BBQ skills would be so useful. So, now you’ve got the tools to really craft that dream team, what are you waiting for? Interactive and engaging events are the way of the future, so don’t get left in the dust with those cringe-worthy team building games…you know the ones.