Kartfight challenges UK companies to battle it out

Research finds 1 in 5 employees agree that the opportunity to bond outside work improves their working relationships

Kartfight is challenging companies to take to the track to compete against each other in highpowered go-karts in a unique team building and networking experience. Kartfight found in recent research that 1 in 5 employees agree that the opportunity to bond outside of work improves their working relationships.

Additionally the research which was commissioned by event partners TeamSport Indoor Karting also found one in ten workers believed these events help to improve their communication skills with managers.

Over 100 companies from seven different industry sectors including: tech, marcomms, estate agencies, recruitment, finance, law and management consultancies will take part, attempting to beat last year’s winner, Facebook. Kartfight brings companies and employees together, raising their profile between competitors
with a healthy dose of competition.

Every company can have a minimum of 20 in their teams made up of drivers and fans. Each team will take turns in high-powered go-karts around one of Europe’s best indoor tracks in an attempt to be crowned the champion. Founder of Mind Candy, Michael Acton Smith whose company participated last year said:
“When you work in a company you don’t often get to show how passionate you are – putting on face paint, dancing on the catwalk, screaming for your team-mates – and I think that’s really valuable.”

Kartfight held its first event in 2015, which pitted tech giants against start-ups. Over the course of the evening 64 drivers and over 250 supporters participated in the event. Will Tew, co-founder of Kartfight, said: “In 2015 it was far beyond what you might consider a normal networking event, energy filled the venue and people really got involved. We can’t wait to see who will be able to challenge Facebook for the top spot on the podium in 2016.”
There are three packages available for companies to choose, priced from £1795 and the event will run from 12th-21st October 2016. The Gold package includes custom race suits, helmets and t-shirts, which the drivers will be able to keep.

To sign up or request more information please visit www.KartFight.London

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