08 Feb WHAT ARE THE MOST POPULAR TOPICS FOR CORPORATE MEETINGS AND EVENTS?
Corporate meetings and events serve important purposes – building culture, training employees, motivating sales teams, and more. Choosing relevant, timely topics is key to driving engagement and impact. Here are some of the most popular themes and topics for corporate get-togethers in the year ahead.
Employee Health, Wellness, and Self-Care
Now more than ever, employees expect companies to invest in their mental and physical health. Sessions on mindfulness, stress management, nutrition, fitness, and work-life balance resonate. Consider bringing in experts to lead meditation, yoga, or guided self-care workshops. You can also organize activities like fun runs, sports tournaments, cooking demos, or resilience training.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
DEI issues remain top-of-mind across corporations big and small. Training that builds cultural awareness, addresses unconscious bias, and fosters allyship see high participation. Interactive workshops, expert-led panels, open forums, and inspirational talks that celebrate diversity create connections.
Eco-consciousness is no longer a “nice-to-have” but a minimum standard for organizations. Employees and customers demand environmental responsibility. Showcase your green initiatives by featuring sustainability as a theme. Ideas include talks on renewable energy, carbon reduction, “green teams,” recycling, or conservation.
Innovation and Future Readiness
The competitive corporate landscape requires continuous innovation and digital transformation. Strategic meetings explore emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, digital platforms, smart analytics, and more. Showcase R&D accomplishments and roadmaps. Or provide upskilling opportunities on future-oriented capabilities like design thinking.
The Great Reshuffle and the Future of Work
The pandemic triggered seismic shifts in where, when, and how we work—with lasting impacts. Address topics like hybrid-remote models, workplace flexibility trends, staying connected as a dispersed team, and reimagining offices. Ideas span virtual watercooler meetings, panel talks on lessons learned, and setting new policies.
Purpose and Social Responsibility
Today’s talent and customers seek meaningful connections with companies that give back. Showcase CSR and philanthropic efforts in areas like local community support, backing social causes, promoting volunteers, fundraising campaigns, matching gifts, and more. Inspire participation by linking corporate meetings to doing good.