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Boost Employee and Staff Engagement With a Corporate Event, Gala or Team-Building Activity This Summer or Fall

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From team-building programs to corporate outings, Atlantis Banquets & Events can help you promote a positive company culture 

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Too many employees feel dispassionate about their job — with 67% of the workforce feeling indifferent about their place of employment, according to Gallup. Recognition and a close-knit company culture help keep employees invested in their work, and can reduce turnover, reported Workhuman.

Companies such as Southwest Airlines prioritize employee acknowledgment and community building. The airline hosts corporate activities such as Spirit Parties, chili cook-offs and rallies. Publix Super Markets has employee appreciation events, cookouts and other team-building activities. Such corporate events create community, offer opportunities to connect with co-workers and leadership, and recognize employee value.

“There are so many special events you can host to show appreciation to your staff,” said Rose DiLiello, catering sales manager, “and the summer and early fall provide a perfect time to have picnics, outings and other fun events that optimize the season’s good weather and beautiful scenery.”

Atlantis Banquets & Events provides a variety of corporate outings to foster employee relationships, education, leadership skills and fun, including:

Conferences and Meetings — Atlantis Banquets & Events offers 11 meeting space options, whether you need a place to hold your organization’s retreat, reception, banquet, trade show, board meeting, etc. Our location on the water enhances your event with its natural beauty.

We also offer hotel accommodations at our 100-suite waterfront hotel, Hyatt Place Long Island/East End, or our 20-room modern boutique hotel, The Preston House & Hotel. Enjoy the facilities, including indoor/outdoor pools, 24-hour gym and complimentary breakfast. The surrounding area offers many activities to occupy all ages like the Long Island Aquarium, Hampton beaches, museums, North Fork vineyards, u-pick farms and shopping.

Summer Picnics— What do you like best? How about holding a lobster bake, a picnic or a BBQ? Atlantis Banquets + Events can do all that at our Riverside Pavilion, which faces the Peconic River, or at any of our other spaces.

Firepit along river bank

Team-Building Activities — Maybe your employees are adventure-seekers? Atlantis Banquets & Events provides many opportunities for a fun day out — many appropriate for the entire family.

  • Take a 90-minute trip along the Peconic River on the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat and learn about the water’s flora and fauna on the water from Aquarium educators.
  • You can really build team spirit with a group trip down the Peconic in canoes, kayaks or paddleboats. The slow-moving waters are easy to navigate and you’ll see plenty of marine and bird life.
  • You can also bond with animals by enjoying unique marine experiences, such as an interactive tour-and-show featuring our friendly sea lions. Or enjoy the African penguins or Sea Lions during a Meet & Greet photo shoot. Want something more dangerous? Try swimming with sharks in a 120,000-gallon tank.

Corporate Parties and Holiday Galas— Atlantis Banquets + Events hosts holiday parties and galas, with its 5,310 square-foot exquisite Sea Star Ballroom that features a view of the Peconic River and the Treasure Cove Resort & Marina or within the Long Island Aquarium’s Colisuem Room that holds their most colorful and captivating habitats. We offer delicious cuisine for all types of events, whether you opt for butler-passed hors d’oeuvres, a cocktail party, or a buffet or seated dinner.

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Fundraisers and Trade Shows — People like unique venues and Atlantis Banquets & Events provides just that. Our facilities can accommodate up to 2,000 people between the Sea Star Ballroom, Terrace Room, Grand Foyer, the Long Island Aquarium, our outdoor spaces and the Riverfront Room.

Atlantis Banquets and Events can aid fundraising efforts, too, with discount Aquarium tickets and special animal encounter experiences, which are perfect for those raffles.

Trade Show with Food and Attendees

Build the Best Event for You

Atlantis Banquets & Events contains so many possibilities that you can mix and match experiences to create the perfect event for your needs. Maybe you want to start with a team-building program on the river, followed by lunch in the Sea Side Grill? There are just so many options.

Companies can devise a program for their employees, whether they want something family-friendly or more corporate-oriented. Atlantis Banquets + Events creates gatherings for all budgets, and we offer hotel room blocks in our waterfront accommodations, just steps away from your function. Find out how our team can help plan your corporate function.

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