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References | Testimonials

Singapore Economic Development Board – Profiling & Visioning workshop – 25pax (Nov. 2013)

Understanding each individual’s profile and how we are as a team was good. The profiles will help in forming teams with synergies. Individuals can more consciously build skills despite not having preferences. The group activities that teamed up individuals with similar and different profiles was helpful to see how it is expressed in real-life situations.

Goh Wan Yee, Director - Human Capital Division, Singapore Economic Development Board

For a team to be highly effective and performing, you need to have diverse profiles. As a leader, one needs to be able to utilize the strengths of everyone effectively.  I loved the Emergenetics Profiling session which was well-paced and the games were well-planned and chosen meaningfully.

Emily Pe, Assistant Head of Education and Work Force Development
Human Capital Division, Singapore Economic Development Board

The accuracy and aha moments during the profile analyses was the best experience.Many thanks to trainer Dianna for making it fun – I feel refreshed after the workshop!

Lim Choon Leng, Head of Workforce Augmentation - Human Capital Division, Singapore Economic Development Board

Learning about my colleague’s profiles and knowing how to better work with each other for success was incredible. The session was thought out, planned and ran well and Dianna Lane was authentically enthusiastic, offering valuable pointers and insights.

Li Wei Yi, Assistant Head of Talent Programmes and Capability Development
Human Capital Division, Singapore Economic Development Board

The best part is I learnt more about my team. I liked the mix of fun games and interaction with the profiling revealing our personality and thinking preferences.

The trainer is spirited and engaging and has a great personality.

Seck Yee Kwang, Head of Sectoral Manpower Strategies
Human Capital Division, Singapore Economic Development Board

Red Cross Youth – Visionning and alignement workshop – 20pax (June 2012)

Fruitful experience where simple concepts were used to illustrate how things can/should work as a team and how the team can move forward. This session was different from the norm where art [painting] comes into play to portrait the thoughts we had, nice!


Persatuan Pemudi Islam Singapura (PPIS) – Island Survivor, Singapore – 35pax (March 2012)

Thank you for being great facilitators and organizing this retreat extremely well for us. We really needed this kind of break from work, it was refreshing and very creative! Hope we can collaborate again in the future.

Raihanah, participant

The games that we played had strengthened the bonds that we had with our colleagues from our sister agencies and it had also broadened my views on how we see our clients.


Pepper & Fuchs – Peak Performance, Singapore – 300pax (June 2011)

The energy and enthusiasm really flowed well, facilitators were great.

Glen, participant

SJI Elementary School – 3D2N Pulai Desaru, Malaysia – 66pax (Sept. 2011)

We would like to acknowledge the professional OIA team, who were relentlessly energetic and organized.

Kelli, participant

ExxonMobil – The Mission @ Sembawang Park, Singapore – 40pax (Sept. 2011)

Creative activities that bring the message of teambuilding and quality together.

Chua Sin Chong, participant

Barclays Capital Services – Missing Masterpiece, Singapore – 25pax (Sept. 2011)

Thoroughly enjoyed myself – learning in a fun way! Looking forward to the next event.

Marjorie Bunnaway, participant

Fun way in learning how to make teams work effectively.

Carmel Keane, participant

Central Provident Fund Board – Peak Performance & Boom Boom Groove – 62pax (May 2011)

The activities enable us to trust one another and complete the challenges successfully.

Hoo Boon Hue, participant

Coca-Cola – 2 days teambuilding, Singapore – 28pax (Sept. 2011)

Energetic facilitator with good humour and able to lighten the mood of all participants!

Yvon Lim, participant

British International School (Vietnam) – 6D5N Taman Negara – 106pax (Feb 2011)

This trip was one of the best I’ve even had. WE went to a very nice place and the activities we did were good and very helpful.

The staff was so friendly and organized, thank you!

John, student

I feel I have really learned from this experience, made new friends and drawn closer to old ones.

Jamie, student

APL – Peak Performance, Singapore – 30pax (Jan. 2011)

Exercises were good and enlightening, they helped to break down barriers between team members. The facilitation was very good and manage to articulate the message very clearly while maintaining a very enjoyable atmosphere.

Ayay Kershman, participant

Technolite – Cooking Boot Camp @ Penang , Malaysia - 1 Day – 24 pax (2011)

Our teambuilding retreat in Penang was very well organised. The facilitators were wonderful for our event. Many thanks to all of you !

Michelle, participant

Essilor – The Mission @ Ubin Island, Singapore - 1 Day – 28 pax (2011)

This was such a wonderful experience. […] Another positive thing was the explanations and Q & A after each activity, keep it up.

Susanna, participant

Schering Plough – The Mission, Singapore - 1 Day – 95 pax (2010)

Very Good inclusion of how we manufacture success and learning. A good venue and some good fun.

Andrew, participant

The 3 missions was fun, interesting and very engaging. It also reflected on our daily working behavior. We learn to show, listen, cooperational encouragement, due to try, goal getting & final achievement.

Danny Chew, Staff 

United Overseas Bank Limited – Secret Ubin Hunt @ Celestial Resort , Singapore – 1 Day – 40 pax (2010)

This is an interesting teambuilding as we can do treasure hunt in Ubin Island. It is also a good experience out of the mainland. We have an excellent facilitator who is drive. The organisation of the event is very well done, each activity flows smoothly into the next.


Deutsche Telekom Asia Pte Ltd- Kota Tinggi Survivors @ Kota Rainforest, Malaysia- 2D1N – 25 pax (2010)

All the programs helped to remember the importance of team work and the role of leader and mentor.

Lee Englu, participant

Knowledge Universe Singapore Education – East Coast Park, Singapore - 1 day – 900 pax (2010)

Excellent Session with the most enjoyable activities. Great and memorable event. Thanks to everyone !!!


AWWA 2D1N Retreat – Pulai Spring Resort, Malaysia - 2 day – 220 pax (2010)

The overall experience was very different. I enjoyed the painting activities and this allowed me to see how different people worked to achieve collective goals. The activities were very meaningful and well coordinated and organized. You constantly reminded us of the purpose of the retreat, which is great! Love you sense of humour and spontaneity.

AWWA participant 

The program was done in fun and relaxed & informal manner. We didn’t feel like workload which we usually get in other retreats. Very enjoyed the Drum Session. Overall I liked and enjoyed the facilities very much. We have enough time for relax and enjoy other activities.

AWWA participant 

NYU Stern Business School - Asian Traders – Singapore  – 1 day- 220 pax

I wanted to write and thank you on behalf of myself and Dean Greenbaum for your tour of Pulau Ubin as well as your work toward creating a memorable event for our students during their stay. It is very appreciated and we look forward to working with you. Thank you again and we are very much looking forward to our visit next March with our staff and students.

Joseph F. Foudy
Director, International Studies Program for AsiaClinical - Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Stern School of BusinessNew York University

Attorney General’s Chamber – Team building at Shangri La – Singapore - 1 day -  600 pax

The feedback that I have personally received has been positive.  Some staff had even come up to thank me for persuading them to go for the retreat.  They were suggesting a similar programme for next year but at an overseas venue.

I was very pleasantly surprised at the quality of the performances. It really did help to tie together all the elements of the retreat and leave us on a high. I would once again like to thank you and your team for a job well done!

Sellakumaran Sellamuthoo, event in charge

I can only thank you and your team for what had been a very unique and fun experience. It was an excellent adventure for us all and the event was the talk of the office in the days which followed. This is something quite rare in our 10 years of retreating! Once again, a big thank you to you and your tea

Hay Hung Chun
Deputy Senior State Counsel/Deputy Public Prosecutor
Criminal Justice Division
Attorney-General’s Chambers, Singapore

Rohde & Schwarz Systems & Communications Asia - Ubin Island – Singapore – 1 day–  20 pax

Thank you very much for the event. I salute you for your honesty in your self reflection. We enjoyed ourselves very much and I am very happy that the team was even discussing about the events of the previous day. It kept them wondering what went on on that small little island. Keep in touch and I am sure we can do some more together in the future.

Ho See Loke
Rohde & Schwarz Systems & Communications Asia Pte Ltd

The event went on well and I think the whole team enjoyed themselves. Those who did not join us saw the energy in us till dinner time and regretted not being there with us. Take care and see you around some time

Michelle LEE, Operations Support | Organization Development Group
Rohde & Schwarz Systems & Communications Asia Pte Ltd

Novartis Asia Pacific Pharmaceuticals Pte Ltd – Cambodia– 3 days– 39 pax

Thank you very much for your support to make this event successful! Hope to work with you soon again!

Angeline Han
Novartis Vaccines Regional Office, Singapore

P & G Fabric & Home Care – Amara Resort – Sentosa Island  “Singapore” – 1day– 120 pax

I wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for such a wonderful 20th year gift. The event you organized was very touching and one of the very high points emotionally in my 20 years in P&G. Sankhya and the kids were also very touched that you all had pulled this together. A big thanks.

Shailesh Jejurikar, Vice President
Fabric & Home Care Asean/Australasia/India/Korea

Many thanks for your contribution to our off site meeting last week. The feedback from the organization was overwhelmingly positive, “best ever” came back several times, and quite a few employees referred to your session in particular.

They really valued the appreciation activity, as well as the opportunity to step back and think about simplicity in broader terms. The cards with inspirational quotes were also appreciated. Last week was just the beginning of the journey. And we left feeling energized rather than overwhelmed by the challenge ahead of us.

Rene Bejuard, Associate Director (HR)
House Hold Care, ASEAN/Australasia/India/Korea

Deutsche Telekom Asia  – Ubin Island  “Singapore” – 3days – 24 pax

Overall the event is very well & professionally organised. Keep up the good Work !!!!!

Ernest Chia , Head of Sales ( Asia – Greater China- Japan & Korea)
Deutsche Telekom Asia Pte Ltd

Excellent Organiser with very valuable experience  in organising outdoor events. Congrats !!

Calvin Lee, Head of Region (Singapore)
Deutsche Telekom Asia Pte Ltd

United Christian College (Hongkong) – Taman Negara ” Malaysia” – 6days – 22 pax

We enjoyed our time in Taman Negara. My students like the experience and some told me they miss Malaysia already! The log book is useful. The students can be encouraged to make good use of it and write their feedback/feeling on it. Some students are too shy to speak up, so the log book can be a good way to record their thoughts. Thank you for the arrangement, specialty to the facilitator, who facilitates the trip with great enthusiasm and professionalism.

Steven Chan
Geography Professor, Kowloon East, Hong Kong

Chatsworth International School

I just wanted to say ‘thank you’ again. The children had such a great time, they absolutely loved it and the parents were truly grateful for a quiet Friday evening. The organisation, the guides, the activities all were fantastic. I’d really appreciate it if you could pass on our thanks to all of the people who participated in the trip. Hopefully we may see you again for another trip in the future.

Rachel Curle
Chatsworth International School

Bidvest – Singapore – 3 days – 489 pax

Just a short note to say well done to you all and thank you very much for making the Bidvest trip and stay in Singapore absolutely fascinating and memorable. Thanks for your hard work, commitment and dedication in making the trip so successful. The group had a fantastic time.

Sharon Stoneley,

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Meetings and events EMEA

Thank you for the fantastic games you organised on the Bidvest trip. You made the whole something special.

Anthony Dawe, CEO
Bidfreight, South Africa

Sanofi-Aventis – Singapore – 1 day – 180 pax

On behalf of the Sanofi-Aventis Recreation Club team, I would like to send a Big Thank you to OIA for the successful event. We saw the commitment in your team to ensure that every planned detail was carried out. Your Emcee & team has done a great job for keeping the audience alive.

Stephanie See, HR Manager
Sanofi Aventis, Singapore

Alcatel Lucent – Pattaya , Thailand – 2 days – 60 pax

I would like to start with a BIG THANK YOU. I’m really happy of the event and you have been a wonderful team “MakingThe Difference”. You definitely completed the objectives you had and even allowed to go beyond. The level of energy and engagement of the entire team really impressed me.

Nicolas BRUNEL, Technical Support Director APAC
Alcatel·Lucent, Enterprise Solutions

Bank of America – Pulai Desaru , Malaysia – 2 days – 25 pax

I would also like to thank yourself and your team. I have received some positive feedback from my colleagues, they have indicated that they had a good time. I think many were surprised by the little drum performance and the Welcome drink. The activities during dinner were very enjoyableand the energizer on Day 2 morning was really good and I personally feel that the sharman potion was good fun!

Khoo Ke Hui, Operational Risk Management
Bank of America, Singapore

Chatsworth International School – CampAble, Bintan, Indonesia – 3 days – 60 pax

I would like to say many thanks on behalf of Year 4 to all involved in our 2N3D excursion to Bintan. I speak for both the students and staff when I say it was absolutely fantastic! The children all had a superb time. They are all talking about it today and moaning that they want to be back in Bintan! The organization was excellent as where the activities. The activities were exciting and fun for the children. They thoroughly enjoyed kayaking, the mangrove boat tour and the elephant show.

Clare Taylor
Chatsworth International School , Singapore

Novartis – Phuket, Thailand – Cardiovascular Forum - 360 cardiologists

It was a real pleasure meeting you in Phuket. Also wanted to thank you for all your patient and professional assistance with my slides. I thought the organization of the event for such a large gathering was really very good.

Dr. Rajesh Bakshi
Global Rasilez / Tekturna Medical Affairs
Novartis , Singapore

Daimler Chrysler – Batam, Indonesia – 20 senior managers

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for the organization of our recent team development outing. We appreciate all your efforts and believe that the team development sailing outing was a great success due to details. We highly value your services and will therefore consider your company for future occasions again.

Helfried Csharf, Head Corporate Communications
DiamlerChysler South East Asia Pte Ltd