Utilizing a Scavenger Hunt App Around the Holidays

The holidays are always super busy for everyone. Make this holiday season a breeze and plan an event hosted on the Eventzee scavenger hunt app. Whether it’s a large event or just one for a family gathering, we’re here to help!

Downtown Tourism Scavenger Hunt App

Is your downtown area heavily trafficked during the holiday season? Make sure that visitors and locals are engaging with local small businesses and restaurants as they complete their holiday shopping! 

Many downtowns throughout the US host passport events using the Eventzee scavenger hunt platform. Participants, who are likely competing for a prize or completion keepsake, are encouraged to visit as many businesses in the downtown area as possible. 

Snowmass Village, Colorado, is a snow-sport resort town and is frequently visited during the winter and holiday season. Snowmass Mountain Mission, hosted on the Eventzee scavenger hunt app, encourages visitors to explore the area in a self-guided manner, while still having fun, engaging with local businesses, and learning about the community!

person with ski gear on sits in chair and takes a selfie with phone during eventzee scavenger hunt app event at snowmass

Holiday Lights & Sights

One of the best things about the holiday season is the beautiful look of the festivities, including colorful lights, holiday decorations, and more. The Eventzee scavenger hunt app is a great platform for hosting self-guided explorations of decorations. 

The city of Loveland, Colorado, hosts a holiday light tour using Eventzee. Earlier this year, they hosted an event called “Hunt for the Loveland Holiday Gnomes”. The event was hosted along a light trail throughout the city, where participants were encouraged to drop by local businesses and other landmarks while searching for 10 unique holiday gnomes.

Hosting a scavenger hunt app event that features holiday attractions is a great way to allow visitors to have a self-guided immersive experience, while also making sure they don’t miss any of the holiday magic!

advertisment for loveland scavenger hunt event shows cartoon of holiday gnome

Employee Engagement

Spread the holiday cheer by letting employees take some time away from their desks to complete a company-themed scavenger hunt! Whether employees are back in the office or they’re still working from home, the Eventzee scavenger hunt app is the perfect tool for a customized, fun holiday event.

If your company doesn’t have time to squeeze in an event before the holiday season is over, engage those employees with a “welcome back” event to start 2022 with a bang!

Party Packs

For family or friends gatherings this holiday season, check out Eventzee’s party pack options. There are a variety of themes to choose from, whether you’d like to have a holiday theme or not. With a 25 person limit, these hunts are perfect to get everyone involved!

Regardless of the type of event you’ll be hosting this holiday season, Eventzee is here to help! For more information and to get in touch, contact Craig Holland, sales@eventzeeapp.com.

Utilizing a Scavenger Hunt App for Small Business Saturday

November is right around the corner, along with some of the busiest shopping days of the year! People around the country are encouraged to support their local shops and businesses by participating in Small Business Saturday. 

One of the best ways to encourage locals and tourists to engage with these local businesses is by utilizing a scavenger hunt app platform to get people out and exploring their communities!

Not sure where to start? Here are some of our favorite ways to get you started!

QR Scanning 

One way to get people browsing throughout the entire community is to create QR codes for participating shops, restaurants, and businesses. With the Eventzee scavenger hunt app, anyone participating in the event is encouraged to visit as many of these businesses as possible, scanning the unique QR code at each location and earning points. 

Often, Eventzee clients will give their participants a certain number of QR codes to scan before they’re entered to win a prize. For example, Downtown Jacksonville, FL, who uses Eventzee for their Halloweek event, encourages all attendees to scan at least 10 QR codes into the Eventzee app, which rewards all who complete the task a $20 #DTJax e-Gift Card. 

Utilizing Clues

In the true “scavenger hunt” fashion, give clues to participants for finding specific locations and businesses throughout town. At each location, organizers can choose whether to request a picture of the participants at the location, or personalized QR codes can be scanned.

Offer Discounts and Deals

Bring out the masses by offering deals, coupons, and discounts for those who choose to participate in the event! It’s likely that the small businesses will already be offering their own discounts during the busiest shopping season of the year, but additional offers will encourage people to join the event and visit more shops and businesses.

Join Forces!

Is your downtown area close to other downtowns? Join forces in a combined event that will get attendees not only exploring one downtown, but multiple! Having an event that encourages people to visit communities that are out of their norm is a great way to increase foot traffic and support for small, local businesses. 

In an event that encourages people to make excursions to multiple locations, Loudoun Economic Development in Loudoun County, VA, utilized the Eventzee scavenger hunt app platform to get participants exploring over two dozen participating locations.  

Whether you’re looking to engage your local community, increase your city’s tourism, or just provide a fun way for people to explore your town, Eventzee’s scavenger hunt app is the perfect solution for your Small Business Saturday event! 

For more information and to get in touch, contact Craig Holland, sales@eventzeeapp.com.

Loudoun Economic Development Welcomes Annual Fall Farm Tour With Eventzee

girl on shoulders of man in farm while at loudoun fall farm tour

TUSTIN, CA, October 15, 2021 –

 Freeze Tag (OTC: FRZT), a leading creator of location-based mobile social games, announced today that Loudoun Farm has launched a family-friendly fall event using the Eventzee scavenger hunt app. The “Loudoun Fall Farm Tour” encourages people of all ages to engage with the farmers and explore the bounties of Loudoun County, Virginia’s harvest season.

Interested parties can join the free event by using code “farmtour” in the Eventzee app. More than two dozen farms in Loudoun County are included in this year’s event, which features GPS, photo, video, text, and quiz challenges. All challenges have educational opportunities, while allowing people to maintain social distancing by utilizing a virtual format. 

“This fall event is perfect for engaging the community to learn more about their local agriculture while still having fun!” said Craig Holland, CEO of Freeze Tag. “The diversity included among the farms will keep this event exciting for people of all ages.”

Multiple prizes are being offered including locally sourced products, tickets to the local museum, and more. The scavenger hunt will run until Tuesday, November 16, giving participants ample time to complete all the challenges for a chance to win.

“We’re always looking for new ways to get our communities involved with the local agriculture that many of them live around,” said Buddy Rizer, Executive Director for Loudoun Economic Development. “The Eventzee app is the perfect solution for getting people to engage and learn more about our farmers.”

The locations featured in this event include farm stores, animal ranches, artisan cheese shops, (adults-only) wineries, and more! Visit the Loudoun Farms website for the full list of events. While enjoying this year’s event, participants are encouraged to purchase donation vouchers for fresh food to families in need through Loudoun Hunger Relief. 

If you’re interested in hosting an Eventzee scavenger hunt visit our website and contact our team to set up the best package for you. You can also email us at sales@eventzeeapp.com or call us at 714-210-3850 x15. Eventzee is ideal for trade shows, conferences and orientations. Businesses can use the app to drive traffic to specific locations, promote vendors or products and increase social interactions, while observing appropriate social distances. Some clients use Eventzee to hold contests and give away prizes to their most engaged customers. There are many ways Eventzee can help you achieve your business goals. For more information visit https://www.eventzeeapp.com/.

About Loudoun Economic Development

Located just outside of Washington, D.C., Loudoun County is home to a diverse economy that includes more than 1,200 farms, historical sites, wineries, and more. Loudoun Farms is a promotional effort by the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development to promote agricultural products to consumers and assist in the development of new agricultural businesses. Economic Development staff produces informational materials and sponsors educational programs, such as the Fall and Spring Farm Tours, along with other agritourism events throughout the year.

About Freeze Tag, Inc.

Freeze Tag, Inc. is a leading creator of mobile location-based games for consumers and businesses.  Our portfolio includes hits such as Munzee, a social platform with nearly 10 million locations worldwide and hundreds of thousands of players that blends gamification and geolocation into an experience that rewards players for going places in the physical world, Garfield Go, a Pokemon Go style augmented reality game based on the iconic cat Garfield, WallaBee, an addictive collecting game with over 2,200 beautifully drawn digital cards, as well as many social mobile games that provide endless hours of family-friendly fun. We also offer our technology and services to businesses that want to leverage mobile gaming in their marketing and branding programs. For example, our Eventzee solution allows businesses to create private scavenger hunts in physical places such as malls, tradeshows, company events or campuses to create immersive brand experiences.  For more information about Freeze Tag, go to: https://www.freezetag.com 

Forward-Looking Statements

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20 Ideas for Your Next Team Building Scavenger Hunt

Is your team heading back to the office? Eventzee’s team building scavenger hunt app is the perfect tool to engage your employees, help them build bonds with each other, and become more ingrained in your company’s culture.

This may seem like a daunting task, but with the right tools and objectives, holding the perfect event can be a breeze. Our team has worked with brands and companies, both big and small and from a variety of different industries, to craft successful events that run via the Eventzee scavenger hunt app

To give you a head start on designing your next event, we’ve put a list together of some of our favorite challenge ideas from past events that are sure to get your teams working together in no time!

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

  • Start off easy! Have the group members gather together and take a selfie. 
  • Have players search for people who have similarities to themselves. This can be similarities in their names, outfits, interests, and more! 
  • Have a player tell a story to the group about something funny that happened to them recently! Submit a video of the story being told.
  • Take two team members and have them pretend to switch the roles they perform for the company! They can submit photos of themselves pretending to do the other person’s job. This is perfect to get players more familiar with others who work in different departments! 
  • Have players get to know each other further by figuring out who’s worked at the company the longest! Snap a group picture of each team player holding up their start date in order of seniority.

team poses for a selfie during a team building scavenger hunt app event

Brain Teasers

  • One of these things is not like the other! Give the team a group of photos that have one similarity. See if they can choose from a set of multiple choice answers to guess what the similarity is!
  • Where, oh where, are you leading this team? Supply them with sneaky clues about a certain location in the office or campus and see if they can guess it right. Have them take a group selfie when they get there!

Get Active

  • Have the team members snap a picture of them doing a fun yoga pose in front of a nearby landmark!
  • Is it nice outside? Have the team members walk around outside and search for a tree that’s taller than the group’s tallest player!
  • Best place for a quick workout? Have group members do jumping jacks in a specific location!
  • Hide a QR code somewhere and the team a hint. The faster they find it, the more points they get! 
  • How many dancers are on the team? Have each team member think of a dance move, put them all together, and submit a video of the new routine! 

 team explores outdoors during a scavenger hunt app event

Knowledge is Power

  •  Is there a mathlete on the team? Have them complete a math equation, you choose the difficulty! Make it extra intense by giving 100 points for the correct answer, but take away 25 points for every wrong answer they submit! Using Eventzee’s exclusive Quiz bonus timer, the fastest person with the correct answer will earn the most points!
  • Do your employees know everyone in the company? Show them a photo of someone they may know and have them try to guess the person’s specific role from a few multiple choice answers!
  • Does your company supply products with specific features? Give the team a hint and see if they can figure out which product you want them to guess!

Company Loyalty!

  • Supply the team with some sidewalk chalk and have them draw the company logo. Hopefully this can be done by memory!
  • Do you have company colors, a company mascot, or other branding that your colleagues should know? Have the teams jot it down!
  • How well does the team know your company values? This task can be a multiple-choice answer where they have to choose the one that does not belong!
  • Which team has the most company SWAG? Have them gather up their SWAG items and take a picture, then you can award bonus points to the group with the most impressive stack!
  • Become part of the sales and marketing team! Have the players pick a product or service that your company provides and make a poem or song promoting it! Submit a video of the performance. 

For more information on how to get started with your next team building scavenger hunt event, contact Craig Holland at sales@eventzeeapp.com.

Utilizing Virtual Passports to Engage Tourists and Visitors in Your City

Utilizing Virtual Passports to Engage Tourists and Visitors in Your City

With vaccination levels on the rise, there’s no doubt that people have begun to travel more. In fact, studies show that over the fourth of July holiday this month, air travel levels reached record highs compared to pre-pandemic numbers.  

While downtowns, both big and small, benefit from these visitors, making sure to engage those who choose to visit your destination is almost as important as getting them to come there in the first place. Small businesses, local restaurants, historic monuments and more, all benefit from an increase in activity.

SUMMERTIME ENGAGEMENT IN A COLLEGE TOWN

The city of Champaign, Illinois, for example, is an area that experiences the bustle of activity from its college-aged residents during the school year. During the summer-time, when those students travel home between semesters, there’s a brief lull in activity among the streets. However, with the local community coming out of the pandemic, Xander Hazel, Executive Director of Champaign Center Partnership, was eager to find a way to engage the local community and visitors to the area. 

Their event, 13 Thursdays, allows businesses in the Champaign area to offer promotions and get people visiting local businesses and restaurants. Now hosted through the Eventzee Scavenger Hunt App, the Champaign Center Partnership team thrives in engaging their visitors and community. 

“We highlighted all the business deals with QR code challenges (we call this the “business passport”) and included different types of challenges to provide fun scavenger hunt activities throughout the neighborhood,” said Hazel. “We also have giveaways throughout the summer to keep the momentum going and a grand prize at the end of the summer to encourage participation.”

The Eventzee scavenger hunt app is no doubt a fantastic tool when it comes to marketing your businesses and downtown areas, but it’s also a no-brainer when considering business logistics and environmental impacts. 

PAST EXPERIENCE WITH PASSPORTS

Prior to using Eventzee, the Champaign Center Partnership team printed hundreds of business passports, or coupon books with advertisements, that businesses would physically stamp when people redeemed a deal. Oftentimes, people would forget their booklet and need a new one. 

“We could give away 1,000 booklets, but we never knew how many people were actually using them,” Hazel said. “And then, we had to get the booklets back if people wanted to win prizes, so we had to take the extra step to establish drop-off locations. In 2019, the last year we did this promotion, we printed and distributed 1,000 booklets. Of those, we only got 6 booklets back.”

Person holding paper passports for an event in Champaign, Illinois.

Previous paper passports used by Champaign, Illinois, for their 13 Thursday downtown engagement event.

SUCCESS WITH EVENTZEE SCAVENGER HUNT APP DIGITAL PASSPORT EVENTS

Champaign’s experience with Eventzee’s scavenger hunt app has been much more successful this year. On top of reducing production and operation expenses, organizers were able to easily track player participation, communicate with participants in real time, and more. This year’s 13 Thursdays event has already seen greatly increased activity with almost 300 participants, and the versatility of challenge types has offered participants even more ways to play. 

Whether looking to set up a citywide self-guided tour, drive traffic to historical areas, or increase visitor engagement for local vendors and businesses, Eventzee has a solution. The Eventzee scavenger hunt app platform is free for participants to download, and has the most challenge types offered on the market, including QR code scanning, GPS, photo and video upload, and more. Every Eventzee event is customized to the organization or company branding.

The Eventzee platform allows businesses to create private scavenger hunts in physical places such as malls, tradeshows, company events or campuses to create immersive brand experiences.  For more information about Eventzee, go to eventzeeapp.com or contact sales@eventzeeapp.com.

Announcing Eventzee Themed Huntz!

Announcing Eventzee Themed Huntz!

We’re excited to announce that we have five new themed photo scavengers hunts available for purchase in the Freeze Tag online store! You can access the collection of Themed Huntz HERE!

Each of these themed scavenger hunts will cost $5 and include 10 challenges. You’ll also get a special badge just for joining each of the hunts! These hunts have been designed so you can do them in your home, but as always we suggest getting creative! Some of these challenges will be items you’ll search for, while others you’ll need to craft yourself.

In order to purchase access to a Themed Hunt you’ll need to input your Eventzee username when checking out. This will automatically add you to the specific hunt you have purchased. Then just login to the Eventzee app and you’ll see the hunt in your My Events section. As a reminder you can access the My Events section by swiping left on the join screen, or from your profile page in the app.

Themed Huntz:

A Pirate’s Life For ZEE!- Purchase HERE!

Ahoy! Help the legendary Captain Zee find me treasure matey! It’s up to ye to put on your best pirate outfit and prepare for adventure. We’ll sail the seven seas, track down buried treasure, and more in the photo scavenger hunt that can be done anywhere worldwide.

 

Space: ZEE Final Frontier- Purchase HERE!

Captain’s log: Year 3049. Space, and all of its inhabitants, is as vast as the imagination. Stars, aliens, and asteroid fields are just some of the adventures you’ll tackle in this photo scavenger hunt that can be done anywhere worldwide.

 

Fabled FantaZEE- Purchase HERE!

Once upon a time, in a kingdom far from this land, the righteous King Bob asked for a helping hand! Your journey will be filled with castles, princesses, and dragons of lore. Upon this fantastic scavenger hunt, there is much fun in store!

 

Jungle SafarZEE- Purchase HERE!

Welcome to the SafarZEE! Prepare to explore wild jungles, encounter ferocious animals, and swing across the tree lines. Remember to get creative, and strike your best Tarzan poses for the photos!

 

A, B, ZEEs!- Purchase HERE!

A, B, C, it’s easy as 1, 2, 3! Brush off that dictionary for a photo scavenger hunt that can be done anywhere worldwide. There will be 26 photo challenges for you to complete based on each letter of the alphabet!

 

Unlike our other hunts these will be ongoing, so you can purchase them at any time and complete them at your own leisure. The purpose of these are more for creative, individual fun than finishing first, but I’m sure many of our usual players will take it a bit more competitively ;).

Thank you all for playing and we hope you enjoy these new Themed Huntz. We hope to come up with more in the future if there’s enough interest in this type of product!

Happy hunting!