How to Plan a Corporate Retreat in Stone Harbor, NJ

Could your team benefit from a corporate retreat in South Jersey? As an increasing number of employees work remotely and teams find themselves geographically separated, corporate retreats have become an essential exercise in developing bonds, streamlining communication, and empowering productivity. When employees are enabled to step out of their daily work regimen and be in an environment where they can be more casual, it breaks down walls, builds trust, and promotes healthy relationships.

The trouble with corporate retreats is that employees often perceive them as an inconvenience or even a waste of time. Talk to your staff to find out what they would find valuable and what they don’t find worthwhile – this will help you build a retreat that is enjoyable and rewarding for everyone, plus, it gives you the chance to alleviate any concerns your team might have about attending the retreat.

If you’re not sure where to start, we highly recommend planning a corporate retreat in Stone Harbor, NJ. Here’s why –

If you plan on taking your team on a multi-day retreat, they deserve to be in a clean, comfortable, and inviting environment. The Reeds at Shelter Haven is the most preferred corporate meeting space in Stone Harbor and surrounding areas and is highly experienced in handling the needs of discerning business travelers. It offers the perfect blend of work and play thanks to its seaside location and customized amenity offerings.

The luxury boutique hotel & spa has 58 luxurious guestrooms and suites, 9,000 square feet of flexible event space, and five distinct dining experiences. The Reeds offers efficient seating and floor plans, as well as flexible catering packages, and, of course, if you want to spend your time outside the hotel, you can do that, too! Our team of coordinators can help you plan team building activities, which brings us to our next point.

The opportunities for team building are plentiful. 

When hearing “corporate retreat,” many people conjure images of group huddles, icebreakers, and brainstorming sessions, but that is an outdated perspective. Treat your team to an upscale experience away from the workplace where they can nourish the mind, body, and soul…and have fun doing so. Stone Harbor has plenty of activities to choose from thanks to its beautiful beaches, chartered fishing vessels & party boats, and diverse local attractions.

The Reeds can help with all of your team building activities with a full list of entertainment that includes:

  • Salt Spa experiences
  • Cocktail hours by the firepits
  • Golf play through privileges at the renowned Stone Harbor Golf Club
  • Biking and picnicking on the beaches & at local parks
  • Bay activities including boating and paddleboarding
  • Cape May Zoo and ziplining adventures
  • Wine/beer pairing dinners
  • Yoga Classes
  • Painting parties
  • Escape Room challenges

It is centrally located – perfect for work and play. 

Stone Harbor has a prime location. It’s far enough from the pressures of day-to-day business to let you relax but close enough that you can remain focused on your goals for your working-retreat. Your employees will feel like they’re on vacation thanks to the pristine beaches, outstanding restaurants, and quaint shopping district while finding inspiration for their projects in the stunning natural surroundings.

While the entertainment options are plentiful, your business needs are met, too. Corporate meeting venues in the area offer all the essentials, including WiFi, projectors and drop-down screens, whiteboards, and more. Spending time in Stone Harbor provides the perfect blend of work, play, and team building to create a highly productive meeting experience for you.

To schedule your next corporate retreat in South Jersey, contact The Reeds at Shelter Haven today. We can help with every aspect of your event!

Photo: Sarah Bode-Clark Photography

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