CASE STUDY: How Applebee’s Helped Connect More Than 100 Colleagues Who Had Never Met

How do you build connections, support learning, and encourage knowledge sharing between 100 team members from across two states who have never met one another? Here’s how Applebee’s did it.

THE CHALLENGE — Help more than 100 Applebee’s Team Members — including its General Managers, Area and Regional Directors, Executive Leadership Team, and CEO — gathering for the first time get to know each other and build even stronger connections.

  • Help a group of more than 100 Applebee’s Team Members who had never all been together in one room get to know each other better
  • Create an opportunity for networking and fostering connections between General Managers, Regional Directors, Senior Executives, and Support Team Members

THE SOLUTION — A Charity Bike Buildathon that would help the team get better acquainted and align perfectly with Applebee’s values.

  • Enlisted a Charity Bike Buildathon philanthropic team building activity that aligned closely with Applebee’s value of giving back to their Communities
  • Participants got to know each other better while practicing valuable business skills

THE RESULTS — Applebee’s Charity Bike Buildathon hit the mark, helping colleagues get to know each other while developing valuable business skills and allowing the team to give back to a cause near to their hearts.

  • “10/10” feedback from the customer
  • Event guests walked away with valuable connections with their colleagues and ample opportunities for knowledge sharing and communication

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