On October 26-31, 2016 an elite group of executive thought leaders were invited to participate in a revolutionary event deep in the heart of the Costa Rican jungle at the base of the Arenal Volcano: the Executive Thought Leadership Summit 2016 with Desafio Adventure Company.
They would be pushed to their personal limits, learn secrets to leadership, exchange innovative solutions - and most importantly, question everything they thought they knew about meeting and incentive travel.
These premiere participants learned how to master the art of gaining the most return on investment and had the adventure of a lifetime doing it, while taking with them a piece of Costa Rica "Pura Vida!"
At times, some were not sure they would ever make it back home...
The following is what happened along the way.
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