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MeetingsNet logoMeetingsNet: Seattle Hospitality Community Aids Wildfire Relief – features our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) GeoClean program – October 2015

SeafairSeafair is Seattle’s official summer festival. In this interview, John talks with Warm 106.9 about how Geoteaming partnered with Seafair to create the Mobile Bucket List Challenge for families to have fun exploring the city together and earning prizes. John was also recognized for his contributions to the city’s quality of life and “knighted” Emperor Big Kid & Playful Team Building. – Summer 2015

Blog Talk RadioBlog Talk Radio: How do you attract the younger generation to events? How do you increase engagement at conferences? Gamification is one way. And while many people are afraid of trying new things, gamification is catching on. In this radio interview, Monica says this is because “John understands the business value of serious play.” – February 2015

MPI logoMeeting Planners International (MPI) magazine: A Super Bowl Risk – How a huge gamble reaped “suite” rewards for an experience creator – “I set an intention so big that I had to level-UP my game. It’s the job of a meeting professional to anticipate and mitigate anything that could possibly go wrong. My team has been “practicing” for 17 years, so I trusted we were ready.” – April 2014

CNN logoCNNSuite Super Bowl Deal – At about 50 seconds in, they introduce John who talks about the Super Bowl suite and the “dream week of your life” with accommodations, restaurants, Broadway show, VIP MAXIM tickets, etc. – January 2014

Forbes logoForbesA Seattle Entrepreneur Just Made A $1 Million Bet On Super Bowl Suites – As his company might suggest, Chen is dedicated to experiential living. For $30,000, he’s guaranteeing memories for football fans that will last a lifetime. For anyone who can afford it, it will be a truly unique way to experience everything that Super Bowl weekend in New York has to offer. – January 2014

KIRO RadioKIRO Radio: Have an extra $30K? Local CEO invites you on his Super Bowl trip of a lifetime and Ron and Don Top 5 at 5: Ron and Don are joined by John Chen, CEO of Geoteaming. Chen bought out three luxury suites at the Super Bowl and wants the 12th Man there with him for a week of luxury accommodations, fine dining, and fan rallying. Chen’s enthusiasm is infectious. – January 2014

The Seattle Times (2)The Seattle TimesSeahawks fans enjoy Super Bowl Media Day – Also at Media Day was John Chen of Shoreline, a former Microsoft manager who now has a company called Geoteaming that “creates life-changing adventures.” – January 2014

PSBJ logoPuget Sound Business JournalSeattle entrepreneur buys up Super Bowl suites for trip packages – John Chen, founder and CEO of Geoteaming, a company that offers team building through outdoor adventure and high tech, is facing what he calls the adventure of a lifetime. – January 2014

Travel Market ReportTravel Market ReportUse Games at Meetings to Drive Engagement & ROI – Gamification “is on the breaking edge of trends right now” – because it has proven to be remarkably successful in a variety of contexts, said Chen. – August 2013


BizBash: John talks about how technology is changing the face of team building. He also shares tips for companies to consider when planning team building. – July 2012

Seattle Business Monthly

Seattle Business Monthly: In Retreats That Work, How to plan corporate getaways that people actually want to attend, John shares how teams that learn how to both compete and collaborate actually achieve bigger company goals. – May 2006