A NEW TWIST ON TEAM BUILDING

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Coming Soon - UNLOCK - mobile puzzle challenge & team building program. Read more here or fill in the web form for more info!


Whether you’re looking for a formal team building event or just a way to treat employees to a well-deserved break, consider Escape This for a true, out-of-the-box experience. We have four escape games to choose from and can accommodate everything from small group outings to large custom events. (See more details below!)

GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS

Use the escape game experience as a way to challenge your team and test their collaboration and communication skills. We can also arrange a post-game debrief for the group to assess performance, go through lessons learned and enjoy some laughs along the way.

JUST FOR FUN

Treat your employees to an out-of-the-ordinary escape from the office. Here are some ideas to get you thinking...
The Lunch Break{out} Office lunch meets escape game. You coordinate your colleagues and we'll coordinate catering so your team can have an efficient mid-day escape.
The Happy Hour Warm Up There’ll be plenty to talk about over cocktails when you start your evening with an Escape This experience.
The Appreciation Lock-Up Nothing says “job well done” better than locking up your colleagues...for fun, of course!

CUSTOM EVENTS

Whether you’re a small department or a whole office wanting to plan a special event, we can help you make it happen. We bring 20+ years of event planning expertise to the table to help you with planning, logistics, catering and customization ideas to drive home your event's goals.

We offer special rates during weekdays and can book outside of our normal game schedule (8 person minimum). With four escape games, we can have up to 40 people playing at one time. And for larger events, we run multiple shifts of games and coordinate with restaurant partners to create a unique and memorable event. Get in touch and let's start planning an experience for your group!

WHY ARE ESCAPE GAMES GREAT FOR TEAM BUILDING?

Playable by everyone
The only strain is on the brain
Strengthen communication & collaboration skills
And have a fun and rewarding experience
Promote team interaction
Solve, celebrate & learn from one another
Generate valuable post-game discussion
And long-lasting memories

WE SPECIALIZE IN TEAM BUILDING EVENTS


Prompt | Professional | Attentive - Planning Your Outing Will Be a Breeze

20+ years in the corporate world managing teams, planning events and organizing team building activities
Four games with thought-provoking puzzles that encourage team interaction & challenge communication and problem-solving skills
Thorough (and entertaining!) game debriefs all in the context of team building plus a take-away discussion guide
Great downtown venue with convenient parking - the perfect springboard for lunch, happy hour or dinner
Attractive lobby, generously-sized event space and four games so up to 40 can play at one time - perfect for trainings, lunches, meetings & special events
Have the fun come to you with UNLOCK - our mobile puzzle challenge & team building program for 18 to 100+ people - perfect for staff retreats, trainings & corporate events
  • Our team had a blast and it was an awesome experience for all of our employees. I would absolutely recommend this to other organizations looking for a fun and engaging team building event!
    Jill Clay
    CenterX
  • I took my team of seven to Escape This! Not only was it a great time, but Renee and Chris were friendly, organized, and helpful. I loved the feedback they provided to my team about what they observed about our interactions and teamwork during our hour in the room. I highly recommend Escape This!
    Helen Brausen
    UW Center for Professional & Executive Development
  • We did this as a work bonding for our team of 6 and it was so much fun. If you're into problem-solving and unraveling mysteries, this is up your alley. We did the Lost Friday Night option which had us giggling the whole time. Renee did a great job of giving us feedback on our team dynamics and what she saw while we solved the puzzles. If your office is thinking about a team building day - do this! It's something our whole department will be laughing about for the next several months.
    Kathleen Murphy
    John Deere Financial
  • I’ve participated in escape rooms twice before (both with other outfits in Madison) but the experience with Escape This was by far the most fun and well-designed. I also really appreciate how they took the time to debrief the group and highlight some of our successes and failures—all in the context of team building. Their attention to detail and personal touch was incredibly professional.
  • Great time with my IT team getting away from the keyboards and monitors for a non-digital activity!  Thanks Escape This for making the event effortless for me.
    Keith Firari
    Jones Dairy Farm
  • Thanks so much for specially accommodating our group. We had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Escape This! Your willingness to work with us and be flexible with our needs is much appreciated.
    Marissa Blackmore
    Edgewood College
  • It was a great time that definitely led to some fun and productive conversations over dinner. I appreciate the passion you have for your business - we will be back!
    Drew Audley
    Kerr Dental
  • All I can say was it was an amazing morning, everyone was excited to take part and was left with wanting more. Thank you so very much for providing the experience. We will be back!  
    Kevin Hendershot
    TMG Wisconsin
  • We had such a great time! I know I really appreciated the feedback you gave us on how we worked as a team. As one of the team leaders, it was very encouraging to hear from someone outside how well we work together.  We’ll definitely recommend this to others!
    Jenny White
    UW Dept of Family Medicine & Community Health
  • Escape This went above and beyond for our Controller Quarterly Management event. Both Renee and Chris made sure we had everything we needed to have a successful day at their facility. Their attention to detail was incredible. The team members here in the American Family Controller Division have not stopped talking about how much fun they had. This experience was everything we hoped for and more.
    Betsy Krebs-McGuire
    American Family Insurance
  • Escape This was the best team building activity we have done in a long time! I saw fantastic communication between team members, great teamwork and strategic problem solving in a group environment…and best of all… I saw more “High 5’s” in an hour than I have ever seen with this team before!
    Mike Blang
    The Douglas Stewart Company
  • We had a great time at Escape This!  A great team building event and we also had some great laughs and fun!  Renee was super accommodating and helped me plan out all the details.  Thank you!!  Would highly recommend!
    Emmy Johnson
    Amphion Medical Solutions
  • Each of our four groups had an amazing time, thank you for being so accommodating! The rooms and environment were professional and friendly. Keep up the good work!
    UW Residency Program
  • The team had a great time.  I would highly recommend Escape This to others!  Thanks for everything.
    Debra Dexheimer
    Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Everyone was very excited about the event and we had a blast!  And, I learned a thing or two about my co-workers that surprised me!
    Michelle Rorvig
    Prairie Grove Orthodontics

THEY ESCAPED WITH US!

Aerotek Amazon Media Group American Eagle Outfitters/Tailgate American Family Insurance Amphion Medical Solutions Anytime Fitness Apple Store Ariens Specialty Brands Bemis Boys and Girls Club of Dane County Bruker CB&I CenterX Cisco Convergent Science Covance Creative Learning Preschool CUNA Dean Health Plan Demco Didion Milling Executive Agenda Esker First Business Financial Services Fiskars Foley & Lardner Fort HealthCare GE Healthcare Gordon Flesch Company Group Health Cooperative Hair on Monroe Healthgrades Herzing University Ho-Chunk Casino Horace Mann Insurance John Deere Financial Johnson Health Tech Jones Dairy Farm Kerr Dental KMA Bodilly Lowes Lundbeck Madison Concourse Hotel Mallinckrodt Mass Mutual Financial Group McFarlane Manufacturing Mead & Hunt MPC National Guardian Life Insurance NORD Gear Once Upon a Time Childcare Open Field Creative Overture Center Palmer Johnson Park Bank Philips Healthcare Prairie Estates Genetics Prairie Grove Orthodontics Red Comma Media Rock County Historical Society Savant Capital Management Shopbop Smokey Hollow Day Camp Spectrum Brands State of Wisconsin Investment Board Sub-Zero Summit Credit Union Swallow Solutions TDS Teva Pharmaceuticals The Douglas Stewart Company Trek Bikes Two Men and a Truck United Vaccines United Way US Bank US Cellular UW Carbone Cancer Center UW Center for Professional & Executive Development UW Health UW Health Information Services UW-Platteville UW Residency Program WD Hoard and Sons WEA Trust Wells Fargo Bank WPS Insurance/Arise Health Plan WTS Paradigm Zebradog Zendesk Zimbrick

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