A special start to 2017 – team event in Iceland

The SECUINFRA team started the new year at an exotic destination: just a few days after New Year, we bundled up and headed to Iceland.

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As soon as we reached the far north, we enjoyed a relaxing dip in the healing waters of the Blue Lagoon (http://www.bluelagoon.com/). While our bodies warmed up in the 39°C water, we kept a cool head thanks to the -8°C air temperature. Our next stop was Reykjavik, the northernmost capital city in the world.
On the second day, we began our team meeting with a look back at an eventful and very successful business year 2016, before setting our sights on the year ahead. What will 2017 bring? Where do we stand? Where do we want to go? And – importantly – how will we achieve our goals for 2017?
On day three, our team headed off on a super jeep safari. The adventure began with a visit to the sights of the ‘Golden Circle’:

  • Thingvellir – the spectacular rift between the American and Eurasian continental plates
  • Geysir – the namesake of all geysers, and its little brother Strokkur, which erupts with a pillar of water up to 35 m in height every 5 to 10 minutes
  • Gullfoss – in one of nature’s most breathtaking spectacles, approximately 2000 m³ of water plunges down this two-tiered waterfall each second.

After regaining our strength in the hot springs, we took advantage of the off-road capabilities of our converted Land Rover Defenders. First, we drove over snow and ice, through unspoiled landscapes and past the steep cliffs of the countryside, crossing rivers repeatedly along the way. After this ‘warm-up’, both the drivers and the super jeeps had to put their skills to the test with an excursion through deep snow aided by the vehicles’ massive tires. Thanks to the team’s outstanding driving abilities, the shovels and tow ropes stayed in the super jeeps, which even impressed our seasoned guide.
On the fourth and final day, we took some more time to discover Reykjavik before finally making our way home to Germany, more motivated than ever.

  
  
  

Thomas Bode · Author

Marketing Manager

Thomas Bode ist Marketing Manager bei der SECUINFRA. Neben den marketingrelevanten Aufgaben verantwortet Thomas auch das soziale Engagement der SECUINFRA.

Thomas Bode ist Marketing Manager bei der SECUINFRA. Seine beruflichen Wurzeln liegen in der Tourismus-Branche, weshalb er u.a. die Planung und Organisation von Firmenevents bei der SECUINFRA verantwortet. Dabei ist es sein Ziel, nicht nur ausgefallene Reiseziele und Locations zu finden, sondern sich auch Aktivitäten zu überlegen, die für alle in besonderer Erinnerung bleiben und das Team weiter zusammenwachsen lassen. Neben den marketingrelevanten Aufgaben verantwortet Thomas auch das soziale Engagement der SECUINFRA. Seine Freizeit verbringt Thomas entweder mit seiner Familie oder zu Wasser beim Rudern auf dem Kalksee.

Marketing Manager

Thomas Bode is Marketing Manager at SECUINFRA. In addition to marketing-related tasks, Thomas is also responsible for SECUINFRA's social commitment.

Thomas Bode is Marketing Manager at SECUINFRA. His professional roots are in the tourism industry, which is why he is responsible for planning and organizing corporate events at SECUINFRA, among other things. In doing so, his goal is not only to find unusual destinations and locations, but also to come up with activities that will be remembered by everyone and that will help the team to grow together. In addition to marketing-related tasks, Thomas is also responsible for SECUINFRA's social engagement. Thomas spends his free time either with his family or on the water rowing on the Kalksee.
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