How We Select Small Towns as Partners for Offsites


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When it comes to planning an offsite, we believe in venturing beyond the traditional tourist circuits and exploring the hidden gems that can truly create a transformative experience. In this blog post, we will take you behind the scenes and reveal our process on how we select small towns as partners fo offsites.

Join us as we uncover the beauty, history, and socio-economic impact that these towns bring to our offsite experiences.

Beyond the Tourist Circuit:

One of the key factors in our selection process is finding small towns that are beautiful but often overlooked by traditional tourist routes. Firstly, we believe in creating a positive socio-economic impact by bringing remote work opportunities and business activities to these lesser-known locations. Moreover, by choosing these towns as our partners, we aim to boost their socio-economic development, providing opportunities for local businesses, artisans, and entrepreneurs to thrive.

Rich History and Natural Beauty:

Our chosen small towns boast a rich tapestry of historical architecture and stunning countryside. Additionally, these places are strategically located near train stations and airports, making them easily accessible for our participants traveling from major cities. Not only do these town offer a the combination of history, scenic landscapes, and convenient transportation connections, but they also adds an extra layer of allure to these offsite destinations.

Unleashing Local Identity:

We take pride in selecting small Italian towns that have a strong sense of local identity. By immersing ourselves in these communities, we unlock their potential as remote work hubs. In this way, we foster a symbiotic relationship where we bring in participants to experience the town’s unique culture, while the town provides a conducive environment for productivity and inspiration.

Work 2.0 Enabled:

Our search for the perfect offsite location includes identifying comfortable spaces that can be transformed into co-working environments, equipped with a fast fiber connection. This essential amenity supports our ethos of combining work and exploration, enabling participants to stay productive while experiencing the charm of these small towns.

The Italian Advantage:

Italy, known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and exquisite cuisine, has been our focus for selecting small towns. The country offers a wide array of hidden gems that perfectly align with our offsite philosophy. From charming villages to medieval gems, we carefully select towns that embody the essence of Italy, providing a captivating backdrop for our offsite adventures.

Key Considerations:

When selecting our small town partners, several crucial factors come into play. Firstly, fast and reliable internet connection is a non-negotiable requirement to ensure seamless remote work. We also prioritize towns with a strong historical and culinary tradition, as they offer participants a chance to immerse themselves in local heritage and flavors. The town’s size, usually around 15,000 people, provides an intimate setting that encourages a sense of community and connection. This size allows for an intimate atmosphere, where participants can easily navigate the town and feel a sense of community. It fosters connections among participants and creates an environment where everyone feels at home.

Enhancing the Experience:

To ensure a truly memorable offsite, we go the extra mile by involving a local town angel. This knowledgeable individual helps us curate the program, incorporating hyper-local experiences and activities that align with your offsite goals. Additionally, we carefully select accommodations that showcase the town’s unique character and provide one or more shared workspaces for productive collaboration.

Choosing the perfect small town as a partner for our offsite programs is a meticulous process that involves considering various factors. From selecting towns with a strong local identity to prioritizing historical and culinary traditions, our aim is to create an enriching experience that goes beyond the traditional tourist circuit. By booking a call with our team, you can embark on a transformative offsite journey, immersing yourself in the beauty, history, and local culture of these hidden gems. Let’s join forces and plan your next offsite adventure today!