Corporate Events are hosted by a company for a number of reasons. Maybe you are looking to foster team-building and bonding? Or celebrating a product launch? Or maybe you are hosting a party to celebrate a company milestone.

Let’s take a deep dive into the work of planning corporate events and what separates ESR corporate experiences from the rest!

Whatever the type of event, the company hosting it is working towards a goal. The goal may be to reward employees for their hard work, strengthen team dynamics, or celebrate a special occasion such as a company anniversary.

No matter the event type, all of the events need to meet their goals while providing entertainment and unique experiences for all attendees. Statistics show that companies that hold frequent staff events have high employee retention rates and successful overall team performance.

If you’re taking the time to recognize and appreciate your employees and the success of your company that they contribute to, then consider prioritizing the choice of venue.

Enchanted Springs Ranch is a truly unique location to celebrate corporate accomplishments. Just a short distance from downtown San Antonio, the private ranch is conveniently located in the Texas hill country and provides a one-of-a-kind backdrop of a brightly colored Old Western town. With 6 acres of indoor and outdoor venues, there is more than enough space for guests to enjoy Texas entertainment and fun.

Explore corporate events – ESR style!

Corporate group enjoying wagon rides at Enchanted Springs Ranch! Photo courtesy of Sun Gold Photography.
A corporate group enjoying a business dinner at Enchanted Springs Ranch

Company Picnics

Company picnics are a great way to get your employees and their families involved. Enchanted Springs Ranch has hosted dozens of company picnics. With over 86 acres of ranch land to entertain on, it is the perfect location to include activities and entertainment for everyone on your guest list. With plenty of space for bounce houses and a built-in playground, your employees can enjoy the Texas Hill Country with their children.

Team-Building Events

Planning and hosting a team-building event for your employees is a great way to ensure strong relationships in the workplace. Team building activities help to strengthen problem-solving techniques among group members. Team building exercises can also increase teamwork among team members. Tailor events to your goals and needs and plan a successful event no matter the group size or activities. One of our favorite team-building games at the ranch is the western scavenger hunt through the Old West town.

Board Meetings, Sales Training, & Leadership Retreats

Business meetings are typically held weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annually. These events most frequently take place in board rooms or private meeting spaces. The recent meetings & events trend is to host these meetings in a unique and interactive environment. Enchanted Springs Ranch offers several large and small meeting spaces all nestled within an Old Western Town.

Employee Appreciation Events & Incentive Trips and Retreats

It’s important to reward employees for their hard work and efforts. These events encourage employees to continue working hard and meeting their goals. Enchanted Springs Ranch hosts groups from all over the country for incentive trips. Attendees get to experience a true Texas working ranch.

Holiday Parties

Even if you don’t throw any other events throughout the year, holiday parties are a must! These can be as extravagant or as low key as you want. Employees will definitely appreciate a festive get together with coworkers. Enchanted Springs Ranch hosts holiday parties on select dates in November and December complete with a light show.

Business Dinners

Business dinners are a great way to entertain your clients! Enchanted Springs Ranch hosts corporate ranch nights complete with a BBQ dinner, live animal interactions, libations, and western entertainment such as live music, line dancing, and more!

Trade Shows

A company will host a trade show to promote a particular product or service to its customers and clients. These can be held at convention centers or event venues. Enchanted Springs Ranch has over 10,000 square feet of event spaces to choose from making it the perfect location for your next corporate trade show. Switch it up and bring your trade show outdoors for some rustic charm!

Product Launches

A business announces a new product or service through a product launch. The launch doesn’t have to be boring and run-of-the-mill. Make it an exciting event for your employees with puzzle pieces for your guests to connect the dots and discover the new product. If you are going to announce a new product during an event, there are plenty of fun and unique ways to brand the event with the business and products through social media.

Conferences & Convention

A conference is typically several days and attendees come from all over to engage and experience the event. It’s important to include some of the other types of corporate events during a conference or convention. Incorporating team building or appreciation events is a great idea! Enchanted Springs Ranch is located in San Antonio which is recognized as one of the top meeting destinations in the country and the perfect locale for a national convention or an international conference.

Charity/Volunteer Events & Fundraising Galas

Giving back to the community is a wonderful way for a business to engage and encourage employees. Whether you are organizing a staff volunteer day, assembling toys or volunteering at a shelter, it’s important to strategically plan these events. You can even incorporate charitable activities during the events you are already hosting.

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Army base guests enjoying a company picnic at Enchanted Springs Ranch

A Corporate Event Planners Dream

“Wanted to tell you how very pleased I was with the event you and your staff put on for my client, StarKist. No detail was overlooked and no request was too much…from the food to the staff to the entertainment,…it was all even better than I had hoped for!
You truly have a great space for events as in my 22 years of planning meetings and events all around the world, I have never come across such a unique and memorable location. The food was delicious, the table decorations and arrangements were beautiful, and the staff was a delight to work with. Not only was everything that was promised delivered, there were extras thrown in as well that made the event even more special. I feel for everything you did for us, making sure that a thousand and one details were perfectly executed, made the value of the service you provided more than worth it. You and your staff’s professional, friendly approach made the event one to remember.
Thanks again, and when I come back to San Antonio with my next group, save a seat at the campfire for all of us! ”
-Sundowner International Corporation President

Enchanted Springs Ranch has over ten years of experience in the event industry planning and designing diverse corporate events of many sizes and formats. The ESR event planners craft events with authentic Texas entertainment and fun. Work with the same event coordinators from start to finish and streamline the planning process of planning bar services, catering, entertainment, and more. With hundreds of activities and entertainment to choose from, your attendees are sure to love the True Texas experience they get at Enchanted Springs Ranch.

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