VENTURE UP Minneapolis

Thanks to our clients
Venture Up is #1 in team building in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS Team Building Activities & Events

Creative team building in Minneapolis and Twin Cities begins with us. In 1983, Venture Up began offering creative experiences for individuals to reach their personal best. One success lead to another. Corporate leaders hired us to augment team training, and we evolved into the largest team building events provider in the U.S. More than 250,000 clients have been part of the Venture Up experience.

Popular programs in Minnesota include Strategic Games, Bike Building for Charity, and the Amazing Race. Our corporate teams come in all shapes, sizes and backgrounds. We offer team training in diversity and inclusion with a staff seasoned in multicultural settings.

Minneapolis Customer Service

Venture Up staff return calls immediately and deliver proposals for Minneapolis team building within 24 hours. We work on short notice, or plan months ahead. You can expect us to handle the details and stay in touch, so you have peace of mind and the freedom to tend to other matters of your team building event. Our aim is to exceed your expectations, and history shows we can.

Team Building Clients

About 80 percent of our Minneapolis team building business involves corporate clients, who prove that word of mouth is the greatest advertising. We also work with many government and non-profit groups; school districts, charities, and federal agencies, such as the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, and U.S. Special Forces.

Many of our team building clients are also winners of the J. D. Power & Associates Award — and J. D. Power & Associates itself is on our client list. Venture Up also has a long-standing track record working JD Power logowith Fortune 100 firms, and with people of all shapes, sizes, physical abilities and cultural backgrounds. Team Building groups range in sizes range from 8 to 1,000 or more. US Duns # 148821721


A high percentage of our Twin Cities and world wide team building business is generated from repeat clients and referrals. We are driven towards innovation. We’re constantly developing new activities and sequences to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients. Today, team building activities are not a luxury, but essential in maintaining effective teamwork and building a strong corporate culture.

Team Building – Minnesota

Many team events take place in smaller hotels and conference centers, parks and company grounds. Clients with larger groups tend toward the leading hotels below:

The Saint Paul Hotel

The Grand Hotel Minneapolis, A Kimpton Hotel

The Marquette Hotel

Radisson Blu Mall of America

The Westin Minneapolis

Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis

Radisson Blu Minneapolis

  • Hilton Minneapolis

The Westin Edina Galleria

Hotel Ivy, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Frequently Asked Questions

5 Fun Facts about Minneapolis

  1. The first pop-up toaster was invented in Minneapolis by Charles Strite.
  2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow based his poem, “The Song of Hiawatha,” on Minnehaha Falls.
  3. The Minneapolis Skyway, spanning 69 downtown blocks, is the longest continuous skyway system in the world.
  4. General Mills’ famous baking icon, Betty Crocker, had her debut on a Minneapolis radio station.
  5. The Mars Inc. candy company was founded in Minneapolis as Mar-O-Bar co in 1920.
Phone: 612-605-8095