When you meet at Disney, you unlock the transformational power of gathering together. Meetings can spark new business ideas, build professional relationships, and boost company morale. When your attendees are refreshed, energized, and inspired, progress is possible! That’s why it is important to incorporate what is called “bleisure” into your meeting itinerary. Keep reading to get some inspiration for a balanced itinerary of business and fun!
A Sample Itinerary for Business, Wellness, and Fun!
Wake up ready to seize the day! Our five convention resorts offer beautiful scenic walking paths, perfect for the morning walker. Grab a cup of coffee and stroll around Disney's BoardWalk Inn, looping to Disney's Yacht & Beach Resort, and back to your room to get ready for a productive day of meetings. Meeting at Disney’s Contemporary Resort or Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa? Both of these resorts are located on a peaceful walking path past Disney’s Magic Kingdom and around the Seven Seas Lagoon. Or, check out the fully-equipped fitness center at your resort. Start the day energized to share new ideas, brainstorm with your teammates, and inspired to chart new paths.
During the Day
Your attendees’ days are chock full of general sessions and breakout rooms, all while balancing a busy inbox. Make sure to incorporate healthy breaks to allow time for rest, fun, and recharging. This is the perfect time to schedule in a networking hour and wellness break. Work with our Catering experts to create a menu with energizing snacks and hydrating drinks to fuel your attendees’ afternoon. Thanks to the many seating and table arrangements we offer, planners can dream up what this space looks like and create a space for ideating and connection. Attendees, use this time to introduce yourself to someone new and expand your network. You never know where those connections may lead!
For the more structured group, networking hours can also be led by fun activities created to spark growth and new ways of thinking. Thanks to Disney Meetings & Events’ partnership with Kahoot!, learning can be an interactive experience. Learn more here.
After your day of meetings and business updates, give your attendees an experience to last a lifetime! Work with our expert event planners to create a unique, customizable experience that they can’t get anywhere else. Perhaps it’s a dessert party in EPCOT- sweet treats, a custom cocktail, and a private viewing of the nighttime spectacular make for a memorable evening. Include an attraction mix-in of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, or a DJ dance party and mix-in for Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind for an exclusive experience that will make your attendees feel valued.
Meeting at Disney also allows for the perfect opportunity for attendees to bring their families along for the ride. Include families in on the fun at a dinner party at EPCOT’s World Showplace or reception at Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ Star Wars: Launch Bay before embarking on an out-of-this-world adventure at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
If your attendees have an evening to themselves, encourage them to make dining reservations, connect with their fellow coworkers, or have a family night in the Disney Parks. When you meet at Disney, the possibilities are endless! This time will show your group that they are valued and their time to rest, recharge, and have fun is important.
Bleisure is one of the top meeting trends in the industry today – and what better place to embrace this opportunity than at Disney?
We're eager to help you create the perfect meeting or private event for any size group, theme and objective. To speak with a Disney Meetings & Events representative about our pricing and options available at our Disney Parks & Resorts destinations in Florida, California, Hawaii or at our international destinations, please contact us or submit a request for proposal or sign up to stay in touch and continue learning more about Disney Meetings & Events.