Active Devon / Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre win Best Newcomer

Starting in 2009 the business games have gone from strength to strength and attract entries from some of the most influential businesses in the City. 

Bigwave media, one of the largest marketing agencies in the Southwest, run the annual Business Games event in the city of Exeter, recently rebranded to the ‘The Bigwave Business Games’.
The games promote business, networking and employee participation in social activities whilst also raising money for local charitable causes. Since 2009 the games have raised more than £32,000.
The games are comprised of eight corporate events and are open to any Exeter based businesses.

This year 25 businesses took part and Active Devon teamed up with Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre which proved a winning team combination as we scooped Best Newcomer!

Jenna Berry from Active Devon said: “We really enjoyed teaming up with Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre. It was really thrilling to take part and we found it great for team building with so many activities on offer.”

The weekly events run between May and June from 5.30pm, for approximately three hours at various venues across the city.

The Bigwave Business Games is an annual competition, comprised of several games designed to test the physical and mental prowess of business employees in the south west.
Since the games inception in 2009, creative growth agency, Bigwave media, who began the events in Exeter and are now expanding to include Torbay, have attracted entries from some of the most influential businesses in the area. The Business Games consist of fun, corporate events including ten-pin bowling, clip n climb, pub quizzes and bell boat racing. The aim is to promote business, networking and employee participation in social activities whilst also raising money for local charitable causes.

Since their inception, the games have raised more than £32,000.
The weekly events run between May and June and run from 5.30pm for approx. 3 hours at various venues. There is a Launch Event to find out more about the games and a Team Leaders Meeting ensures the team know what’s expected before the games start.
An Awards Event later in the year sees all the teams celebrating the success of the games with trophies awarded for:
Winner
Best Newcomer
Most Improved
Fair Play