Sonesta Gwinnett Place and Benchmarc360 team up for creative team building experiences

Sonesta Gwinnett Place
Sonesta Gwinnett Place introduces new team building experiences

DULUTH, GA – Beginning in July 2015, Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta has partnered with Benchmarc360, Inc., a leader in energizing and memorable team building experiences. The new partnership represents a fresh take on interactive team building ideas for Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta’s groups and meetings, and will further increase the business and leisure guests’ overall experience.

“We are pleased to partner with Benchmarc360, Inc. and are excited about the new interactive team building opportunities now available to our group and special events,” said David Kohlasch, general manager at Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta. “The partnership allows us to provide energizing activities that really engage attendees and increase event participation, resulting in an overall improved event experience for all.”

Examples of new interactive activities now available at Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta include:

The Humane Society and other pet adoption agencies are always in need of ‘incentives’ or giveaways to make their adoptions more attractive; groups will design, build and decorate a unique home for a loving pooch

Happy-Hour Cook-Off
Competition cooking at its finest includes a fully-supplied group of judges, an MC, trivia and ingredients; groups just need to bring the talent, enthusiasm and creativity

Go Team: A Techno-Amazing Race
It’s a combination of Cranium, Mission: Impossible and The Amazing Race that utilizes iPads, smart phones, video cameras and QR codes to allow attendees to explore the neighborhood or property while racking up points.

Bike Building
The team is tasked with assembling bikes of all sizes while joining in challenges to get the tools to assemble the bikes; this can also involve an obstacle course where the completed bikes are then used to compete against other teams in a race against the clock.

To learn more about meeting and group offerings available at the Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta, contact the sales department at 770-658-3990, For more information about BenchMarch360, Inc., contact Marie Turner,, 678-291-0011.

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta is located at 1775 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth, GA.
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About Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta

Located in Duluth, GA, in the greater Atlanta community, Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta is in the heart of Gwinnett County. This recently updated 17-story hotel is the largest in the county and its 426 guest rooms include 15 suites and the preferred level floor. The hotel features 18 function rooms offering more than 16,000 square feet of meeting and event space and the hotel’s 8,000 square foot Georgia Ballroom accommodates up to 1,000 guests, the largest in the area. In addition, the hotel offers ArtBar, a gastro pub ideal for cocktails and dinner, Grapevine Restaurant which is open for breakfast and lunch, and a private dining room for small groups and intimate special events, plus an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, health club, sundeck and free parking. Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta is located near major entertainment venues including the Gwinnett Arena, the Performing Arts Centre and the AAA Gwinnett Braves Coolray Field. Other attractions like Lake Lanier, World of Coca-Cola, the Georgia Aquarium, Zoo Atlanta and the CNN Center are located nearby. Local shopping options include Gwinnett Place Mall, Sugarloaf Mills Mall and the Mall of Georgia.

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