Amaze with Amsterdam
One of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam is perfect for incentives! A beautiful old city with tree-lined canals and gabled houses yet awash with contemporary vibes – Amsterdam has huge appeal. Furthermore, it is easily accessible from the UK so it is convenient as well as vibrant. This destination has plenty of exciting activities to reward you staff. Even if you’ve been before, there’s always more to discover and we have a host of exciting and unusual ideas!
Canal Cruise and Panoramic Views
Cover some of the classics with canal cruises and a cultural excursion to Zaanse Schans to see clogs and windmills. While you’re getting a taste for all things Dutch, why not sample some locally produced cheese?
Greatdays can arrange a wide range of activities for team building, morale and rewards. Boost team spirit with exciting activities such as a beer tasting at the Heineken Experience. Inspire your team to think about their communication skills with an introductory Dutch lesson. Bring out their creativity with a painting class or a cooking challenge. Challenge your staff to get out of their comfort zones 100 meters above the ground, on a swing above the city! Most importantly, don’t forget to celebrate your staff and all their hard work with a cocktail party at Bols World or the A’DAM lookout rooftop with 360° views.
We can create a truly memorable Amsterdam experience for your staff to express just how valued they are.
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Suggested Activities & Attractions
There’s a whole host of ways you can see Amsterdam. Get to know the city with a classic walking tour, or perhaps join the locals in cycling around the city. If you want something a little more unusual, why not explore on a segway or scooter?
Amsterdam’s canals are iconic, so why not kick off your incentive trip with a guided cruise along the canals. Get to know the city as you drift past the beautiful buildings and under bridges. Why not enjoy a meal on board – perhaps treat your staff to a burger lunch or for a more formal meal on board, indulge in a 4 course dinner.
Amsterdam is bursting with interesting sights worth seeing! Be sure to stop in at Dam Square, Oude Kerk, the Begijnhof, the Vondelpark and Rembrandtplein.
Amsterdam is packed with culture, so take some time to visit some of the many museums. There’s something for every interest. Perhaps visit the Rijksmuseum, Netherlands national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam, or the Van Gogh Museum dedicated to the works of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries. Visit the Anne Frank House and learn more about the life and times of the wartime diarist.
Diamond Factory Visit
Add a touch of sparkle to your incentive trip! Amsterdam is famous for diamonds so this is an interesting addition to your itinerary.
Amsterdam ArenA Stadium Tour
Visit the home of Ajax Amsterdam and see all their trophies! Guided tours last around an hour and include the press room, mixed zone, VIP areas, and dressing rooms.
For some insight into the Holland of days gone by, why not make an excursion to a quaint traditional Dutch village. Visit Zaanse Schans to wander past historic windmills and watch clogs being made or visit a nearby cheese farm. Similarly, a visit to the fishing village of Volendam offers the chance to explore traditional Holland with traditional clothing, cheese farms and perhaps a boat trip.
A workshop is great way to create collective memories, build team rapport and develop new skills. Perhaps attend a cooking class to inspire creativity. You can even include a competitive element if groups create their own twist on a recipe. In this city of artists, take a break from the art museums and create your own masterpieces. Allow your staff to share their flair with a painting class or a ceramic workshop. You could even work on your team’s communication skills with an introductory Dutch lesson! Watch their rapport and confidence grow!
Raise a Glass
Heineken which is much more than a brewery visit thanks to its superb interactive exhibits. At the end of your visit, enjoy a beer at the rooftop bar. To make the tour more special, small groups can enjoy VIP tours with beer tastings or you can even hire rooms on the top floors of the brewery for private events. Smaller local breweries are also possible.
A visit to the House of Bols cocktail and genever experience won’t be expected and certainly won’t be forgotten. Whether you choose a tour and cocktail in the mirror bar or a more extensive package, this world of flavour will be a tasty treat during your incentive trip. Hire the mirror bar for exclusive cocktail parties, get creative in a cocktail making workshop or enjoy a tasting and foodpairing of the authentic Dutch spirit genever.
Whisk your delegates to the top of A’DAM lookout to enjoy panoramic views of this marvellous city. Perhaps reward your staff’s hard work with wining and dining in Moon, the revolving panoramic restaurant on the 19th floor. The chefs create classical dishes with modern twists – perfect for Amsterdam!
For an exhilarating experience your staff will never forget, send your staff Over The Edge. On a swing 100 meters above the city, thrill seekers can soar back and forth with incredible views beneath their feet. Why not hire out the skydeck for a private party and enjoy a champagne toast with 360° vistas.
We can recommend a variety of hotels from 3* to 5* in the centre of Amsterdam, with great access to the city.