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Corporate Cup: Fostering Team Spirit and Camaraderie Through Friendly Competition


In a world where the corporate landscape often emphasizes cutthroat competition and individual achievements, there are events that remind us of the importance of teamwork, camaraderie, and a little friendly rivalry. The Corporate Cup, a game event organized by Develop Dickinson in collaboration with the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce, is a shining example of how businesses can come together to celebrate their teams and build lasting connections.

The Unveiling of the Corporate Cup:

Imagine a day filled with laughter, cheers, and a healthy dose of competition. The Corporate Cup, now a highly anticipated annual affair, brings together various companies in the Dickinson area, allowing them to showcase their teamwork and sportsmanship skills. This unique event features a lineup of exciting games designed to test both physical prowess and mental agility.

The Games:

From testing their trivia knowledge to navigating obstacle courses, tugging at ropes in a spirited game of tug-of-war, and aiming for victory in a game of corn hole, each participating company's team battles it out across a variety of activities. These games aren't just about showcasing athleticism; they're also about fostering creativity, problem-solving, and above all, teamwork.

A Picture-Perfect Moment:

This year, I had the privilege of being the event photographer for the Corporate Cup. As I captured the moments of intense concentration, unrestrained laughter, and jubilant celebrations, it was evident that this event was more than just a series of games. It was a platform for professionals to step out of their work roles and come together as spirited competitors, all while forming connections that would extend far beyond the event.

Building Bridges and Strengthening Bonds:

The Corporate Cup isn't just about winning trophies – it's about building bridges and strengthening bonds within the business community. As teams strategize, compete, and support each other, they break down the barriers that often divide corporations. Colleagues become teammates, competitors become allies, and businesses find common ground that goes beyond boardrooms and bottom lines.

Promoting a Positive Corporate Culture:

One of the most inspiring aspects of the Corporate Cup is its potential to impact corporate culture. By participating in these games, companies reinforce the importance of teamwork, communication, and a positive work environment. Employees who work together to overcome challenges on the field are more likely to collaborate effectively in the workplace, leading to increased productivity and job satisfaction.


The Corporate Cup, organized by Develop Dickinson and the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce, stands as a testament to the power of community, teamwork, and friendly competition in the corporate world. As companies compete in a range of games, they create lasting memories and connections that extend far beyond the event. I'm grateful to have had the opportunity to capture these moments through my lens and witness firsthand the positive impact that such events can have on individuals and businesses alike. Here's to many more years of camaraderie, sportsmanship, and the joy of the Corporate Cup!

  • Chamber of commerce has the rest of the images we took, if you need some of your team reach out to them!

Karolina Lym

Dickinson ND Photographer

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