Teamwork in Action

Teamwork
in action

Sharing a unique experience brings people closer, whether it be cooking, art jamming or simply learning a new skill. These team building workshops offered in Old Town Central also encourage cooperation between MICE visitors by giving them the chance to bond outside of office walls. Classes can vary from arts and crafts or food tasting to the traditions, all of which features a local twist for participants to interact with and to appreciate Hong Kong culture while experiencing plenty of fun.

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Cook up
stronger connections

All the ingredients to make a perfect team combo
Social Place – dim sum makingSocial Place – dim sum making

Social Place – dim sum making

Dim sum is a staple of Hong Kong cuisine so there’s no better way to truly appreciate the food than getting some hands-on experience on the art of making them. Social Place takes participants through the tricks of the trade of dim sum making at its modern and chic restaurant, and invites teammates to pair up and create three adorable yet delicious dishes together. Whether you’re successful or not in this culinary challenge, your group can finish up the class by enjoying a tasty afternoon tea set.

Capacity:
50. Available off-site to cater for larger groups
Address:
2/F, The L. Place, 139 Queen’s Road Central, Central
Tel:
+852 2180 7057
Email:
contact@socialplace.hk
Website:
www.socialplace.hk
HK Brewcraft – craft beer workshopsHK Brewcraft – craft beer workshops

HK Brewcraft – craft beer workshops

The craft beer scene is booming in Hong Kong. Discover for yourself what makes home- brewing the latest trend in the city at this local homebrew store. HK Brewcraft welcomes beer lovers to customise team workshops including activities like craft beer appreciation, beer pairings with local delicacies and even pub quiz style craft beer challenges to amp up the fun. It’s the perfect group activity to wind down with after a business event.

Capacity:
20 for sitting; 40 for standing. Available off-site to cater for larger groups
Address:
4/F, 15 Cochrane Street, Central
Tel:
+852 5925 2739
Email:
info@hkbrewcraft.com
Website:
www.hkbrewcraft.com
PMQ Taste LibraryPMQ Taste Library

PMQ Taste Library

Bringing people together through their love for food,Taste Library’s one-of-a-kind programme provides well-rounded experience of local cuisine. Held in the city’s only food-themed library that houses 4,000 cookbooks and culinary literature, groups are tasked with brainstorming ideas before heading out to the wet market in Graham Street for fresh ingredients to make the dish. The programme also teaches visitors how to cook up festive dishes like turnip cake for Chinese New Year and classic local food like egg tarts and Hong Kong-style milk tea. Enjoy a fun bonding experience with teammates and appreciate the local culture at the same time.

Capacity:
10
Address:
H504, 5/F, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central
Tel:
+852 2811 9891
Email:
tourism@pmq.org.hk
Website:
www.pmq.org.hk
Mr Lim Kim Hay

“Old Town Central is home to some wonderful businesses that literally allow you to play with your food – or drinks – during team-building events.”

Mr Lim Kim Hay
MICE Manager, Bayu Buana from Indonesia

Arts
and Crafts

Unleash your delegates' imagination with these creative pursuits
PMQ arts and crafts workshopsPMQ arts and crafts workshopsPMQ arts and crafts workshops

PMQ arts and crafts workshops

Looking to take your group to an arts and crafts workshop for some quality team building? Why not choose from the wide selection at PMQ? Under its special 'Chillax' series, your group can be further divided into teams and sign up for as many unique workshops as they want. Experience innovative crafts like Hong Kong road sign making and lip-balm making, or try recycling cans into bag tags. Or, marvel at the history of the beautiful building at one of PMQ's guided heritage tours. And for bigger groups, PMQ's event space The Qube is an ideal venue for groups over 80.

Capacity:
10-20, depends on selected workshop capacity
Address:
PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central
Tel:
+852 2811 9891
Email:
tourism@pmq.org.hk
Website:
www.pmq.org.hk
Mr Lee Ho Jin

“You can lose yourself in an arty team-building experience. I find that I discover creativity I never knew I had!”

Mr Lee Ho Jin
Vice President, Center Tour from South Korea
Be Candle – scented dim sum candle makingBe Candle – scented dim sum candle making

Be Candle – scented dim sum candle making

Appreciate the iconic har gao - shrimp dumplings - in a new light by replicating them via wax and candle making. While these are sadly inedible, the process of candle making provides a fun and entertaining activity for groups. Participants can take these candles home as souvenirs, complete with traditional bamboo baskets..

Capacity:
40. Available off-site to cater for larger groups
Address:
PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central
Tel:
+852 3586 0320
Email:
info@becandle.com.hk
Website:
www.becandle.com.hk
Studio 83 – artjammingStudio 83 – artjamming

Studio 83 – artjamming

Form a stronger bond and connection with your team through the universal language of art. This bright and airy art studio offers a range of workshops, from sketching and acrylic painting to oil painting and mixed media art. The lofty space has been offering team building services since 2008 and can design tailor-made classes, including Chinese calligraphy and traditional Chinese ink painting. Learn how to recreate the iconic Victoria Harbour with paint alongside your team while also experimenting with other forms of art at the same time.

Capacity:
40. Available off-site to cater for larger groups
Address:
13/F, Winning Centre, 46-48, Wyndham Street, Central
Tel:
+852 2523 3852
Email:
marketing@studio83.com.hk
Website:
www.studio83.com.hk

Local Traditions

Build a better team the Hong Kong way
Mindful Wing Chun – martial art classesMindful Wing Chun – martial art classes

Mindful Wing Chun – martial art classes

Brought to popularity by Bruce Lee and the Ip Man film series, Wing Chun is one of the most renowned Chinese martial arts that also promotes relaxation and mindfulness. Mindful Wing Chun, led by a team of experienced English-speaking instructors, offers corporate events and workshops on the basic forms of Wing Chun. Fun and interactive, these classes make for a great team building and socialising tool with the bonus of teaching you how to relax and focus in a workplace.

Capacity:
40. Available off-site to cater for larger groups
Address:
8/F, On Lan Centre, 11-15 On Lan Street, Central
Tel:
+852 6620 7050
Email:
info@mindfulwingchun.com.hk
Website:
www.mindfulwingchun.com.hk
Yuan Yuan Tang – tea appreciation classesYuan Yuan Tang – tea appreciation classes

Yuan Yuan Tang – tea appreciation classes

Chinese tea has a history that spans centuries and drinking the beverage is still, to this day, an important part of Hong Kong tradition. Dive into this captivating culture at the appreciation classes offered at Yuan Yuan Tang. Here, your team can learn how best to bring out the full flavours of the tea leaves, as well as how to select the most divine aromas while indulging in free-flow Oolong, White and Pu‘er tea together.

Capacity:
20. Available off-site to cater for larger groups
Address:
4 Tai Ping Shan Road, Sheung Wan
Tel:
+852 2525 7168
Website:
www.facebook.com/yuanyuantangteahouse
Mr Rajneesh Mishra

“Team-building is such an important part of working life – but you can’t get better in Hong Kong than an activity that represents the local area, like tea-making or Wing Chun.”

Mr Rajneesh Mishra
Manager TOURS & MICE, FCM Travel Solutions (I) Pvt. Ltd. from India
Living Chinese – calligraphy workshops

Living Chinese – calligraphy workshops

Calligraphy is a specialised Chinese art form that has existed since ancient times. There’s no better way to explore and discover the traditional techniques behind this art than with the tailor-made workshops that Living Chinese offers. Classes can be tailored for first-timers. Enjoy the hands-on experience of working with Chinese paint brushes and ink, as well as some friendly competition with teammates on who will produce the best final piece.

Capacity:
20. Available off-site to cater for larger groups
Address:
Unit A, 14/F, Carfield Commercial Building, 75 - 77 Wyndham Street, Central
Tel:
+852 2486 9062
Email:
learn@yifan-mandarin.com.hk
Website:
www.living-chinese.com