Category: Local Attractions

We can’t wait to go to Connecticut!

May 20th, 2016 by

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Like many things in your professional life, there’s no black and white when it comes to making bold career-changing decisions, but this training might just be the thing you need to breathe new life into your career and open up your opportunities!

Learn to analyze problems, identify causes and stop them from happening again.

TapRooT® is not just a root cause analysis system but is a complete investigation process that helps investigators collect the information they need to find root causes. This course offers all of the TapRooT® essential techniques and information you need to conduct a root cause analysis.

There’s so much to do in Hartford! You can bring the family during summer break and check out the Mark Twain Museum or the Connecticut Science Center or enjoy some downtime strolling Elizabeth Park Conservancy with dinner at Salute or Max Downtown.

We can’t wait to head up to the Northeast United States to Hartford, Connecticut!

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Why San Antonio? Why not??

March 3rd, 2016 by

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San Antonio offers the world to its visitors . . . and the 2016 Global TapRooT® Summit in August is the perfect opportunity to bring your family for some fun!

If you appreciate culture and history, San Antonio’s Market Square is an ideal representation of preserving the City’s Spanish and Mexican culture for present and future generations. And who can think of San Antonio without thinking of The Alamo? A visit to The Alamo’s Shrine and Long Barrack Museum will also introduce you to the rich heritage of the City.

Just around the corner from The Alamo is the Rivercenter Mall (located on San Antonio’s famous River Walk). The Mall offers 125 stores, dining and entertainment. (Visit The Shops at LaCantera for another upscale shopping experience!) While you are at the Rivercenter Mall, you can purchase tickets for a boat tour (provided by Rio San Antonio Cruises) or you may choose to enjoy the natural beauty of the “Paseo del Rio” (Walk of the River) by foot.

You may also want to visit The King William Historic District which covers a 25 square block area and is Texas’ first Historic Neighborhood District.

You will be delighted at your choices of restaurants. Biga on the Banks, EZ’s Brick Oven and Grill and, for Texas-sized portions, Lulu’s Bakery & Cafe are just a few recommended to me by a friend and local resident.

Arrive in San Antonio a day or two early, and you’ll have time to spend at your choice of several popular tourist attractions including:

SeaWorld San Antonio,

Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and the

San Antonio Zoo

And don’t leave the Alamo City without a final spectacular view from the 750-foot high deck of The Tower of the Americas.

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Public TapRooT® Course in Johannesburg, South Africa

January 28th, 2016 by

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Where in the world will TapRooT® be in February? Johannesburg! February 29-March 4, 2016, TapRooT® will be hosting a 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Training Public Course. Are you coming?

There are quite a few things about Johannesburg that many people don’t know. It is said to be the world’s largest city not located directly on a water source, however, it is located on mineral rich land where the city’s source of gold and diamonds come from. It is also known as Africa’s economic powerhouse due to it being the largest economy of any metropolitan area in Sub-Saharan Africa. Not only that, it’s rich history with Apartheid and Nelson Mandela are what really make the country of South Africa an historical landmark. Visit Joburg and see what all this massive city has to offer, including our TapRooT® 5-Day course.

Food:

Mugg & Bean Cafe: This delicious little cafe offers a little of everything from barbeque and quesadillas to cupcakes and soups.

The GrillHouse Rosebank: Enjoy a fabulous steak dinner in a warm atmosphere with live music here at The GrillHouse.

SalvationCafe: If you love gourmet flavors and branching out from the everyday menu, check out this quaint cafe.

Attractions:

Gold Reef City: Fun on every corner! Theme parks, dining, theaters, etc await you as you stroll through and take it all in.

Apartheid Museum: History museums are always an educational, impacting experience for anyone!

Peacemakers Museum: What an inspirational and interesting exhibit full of the history of all Nobel Peace Laureates. You’re sure to learn something new and leave encouraged by all the incredible men and women all across the globe.

 

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Summit 2016 Local Attractions: The River Walk

January 14th, 2016 by

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The history of the River Walk begins back in the late 17th century when a group of Indians discovered this beautiful land and river area. As celebrations were in order, the Indians thought this was the perfect place to camp for “Saint Anthony’s day”, thus the name San Antonio. Fast-forwarding 250 years, past many deadly floods and The Alamo, a group of men eager to improve their city, control the flooding and provide for their community pitched their ideas for the River Walk to the authorities. On March 14, 1941, construction was complete and a river carnival and night parade were held in celebration of the newest, most exciting development in San Antonio. The River Walk has since become a local favorite and one of Texas’s most visited attractions.

Over the years many additions have been made such as exciting nightlife, a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment for all ages and interests. Come visit for yourself!

Did you know the 2016 Global TapRooT® Summit is being held in San Antonio on August 1-5? Registration opens soon, so gather your team and be apart of one of the best performance improvement conferences, network with a variety of colleagues and experts from around the world, and enjoy the beautiful city of San Antonio.

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Summit 2016 Local Attractions: The Alamo

January 5th, 2016 by

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The Alamo, an historical icon of the Texas Revolution located in none-other-than San Antonio, Texas. This old building made of limestone was the fortress and safe house for the Mexican army, but in the Battle of the Alamo in 1836, the Texas rebels forged their way in and gained control. Now it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in San Antonio and has inspired a blockbuster movie released in 2004.

Many have wondered where the name “The Alamo” originated, assuming it has a deep, cultural meaning. Surprisingly, “The Alamo” is translated to “cottonwood”, and many scholars believe that name was chosen because of the greenery surrounding the building. However, scholars are unsure as to why they chose “cottonwood”, and if there was a more significant meaning behind it than just simple trees. It’s always interesting to learn the small, fun facts about such iconic places.

Did you know that the 2016 Global TapRooT® Summit is being held in San Antonio August 1-5? The countdown begins and we are looking forward to sharing best practices, learning from keynote speakers, networking with our wonderful Friends and Experts and visiting the beautiful city of San Antonio and all it has to offer.

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*Don’t forget about the group discount! Bring the whole team and save money.

Upcoming Public TapRooT® Course in Scottsdale, AZ

December 17th, 2015 by

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Join TapRooT® on the West Coast in Scottsdale, Arizona January 20th for a 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Public Course. Scottsdale’s own slogan is “The West’s Most Western Town”. It has also been mentioned by The New York Times as a “desert version of Miami South Beach” with beautiful 70-degree weather throughout the winter months. It’s an experience all it’s own filled with a variety of shows, cultural events and fairs all year long. And if golf is your favorite pastime, Scottsdale is known as one of the nation’s premier destinations. Plan your TapRooT® Training in Scottsdale today!

Food:

Cafe Monarch: Enjoy fine, American cuisine that has received numerous awards, including the 2015 OpenTable Top 100 Restaurants in America.

Butterfields Pancake House: You know it has to be good with a name like “Butterfields”. Feast on delicious breakfast food all day.

True Food Kitchen: Prefer the freshest ingredients and innovative recipes? True Food has it all and is highly rated with a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.

Attractions: 

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park: Take a walk through this exhibit on the various rail cars built in the early 1900’s.

Downtown Scottsdale: “Where the Old West Meets the New West”- filled with art galleries, shopping, restaurants and exciting nightlife.

Western Spirit, Scottsdale’s Museum of the West: Take in all the Western culture you can at this state-of-the-art museum. A few exhibitions to name are the Lewis & Clark Journey and A Salute to Cowboy Artists.

 

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Upcoming Public TapRooT® Course in Aberdeen, Scotland

December 10th, 2015 by

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Join TapRooT® for a 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis and Team Leader Training Course on January 18-22, 2015. Aberdeen is known for many things in the northeast such as their busy heliports, oil industry, education and seaport. It was also recognized by the HSBC as being a leading business hub and a “super-city”. Along with their outstanding economy, Aberdeen has beautiful Victorian Era architecture. You won’t regret visiting this wonderful city and learning more advanced root cause analysis techniques.

Food: 

Mamma Mia: This quaint Italian restaurant serves a little bit of everything with delicious coffee and desserts.

Bite Me: Freshly made, gourmet dishes in a small cafe in Scotland. Give it a try!

Sand Dollar Cafe: A seaside bistro that serves some of the best seafood around.

Attractions:

The Gordon Highlanders Museum: This highly reviews history museum is a tourist and local hit. Learn some interesting Scottish and World history.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum: Interested in boats and sailing the seas? Enjoy a visit to this historical and informational museum.

Craigievar Castle: Take a step back in time and visit a real life castle.

REGISTER HERE for this Aberdeen course.

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Upcoming Public TapRooT® Course in Lake Charles, LA

November 19th, 2015 by

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Join TapRooT® in Lake Charles on December 15 for a 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Public Course. 

Acadania, the official title for the French Louisiana region. This area is a major cultural and educational center in the Southwest United States. Lake Charles is a diverse area containing a major petrochemical refining center, gaming center, home to McNeese State University, and the Festival Capital of Louisiana, with over 75 festivals held annually. Especially in December, Lake Charles is a great vacation spot with its tropical climate and Southern hospitality.

Food: 

Tony’s Pizza: A popular Lake Charles pizza place with the areas best salads, pastas, pizzas, Po Boys and more.

Pujo Street Café: Classic Louisiana cuisine as well as a wide selection of burgers and sandwiches. The Shrimp Bisque is a crowd favorite and a Pujo Street Café tradition.

Pats of Henderson: Authentic Cajun kitchen serving Lake Charles for more than 50 years. Gumbos, crawfish, frog legs, and alligator, it doesn’t get more Cajun than that.

Attractions: 

Creole Nature Trail: One of the first National Scenic Byways and considered one of America’s “Last Great Wildernesses”. Enjoy this more than 180-mile stretch through Louisiana’s Outback.

Graywood Championship Golf Course: . Named one of Golf Digest’s top 100 public courses in the country, and ESPN ranked it as “extraordinary” in its review of the country’s top golf clubs. It’s a must for all players.

The Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu: This museum features the largest collection of Mardi Gras Costumes on the Gulf Coast. Take in the heart behind Louisiana’s culture.

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Upcoming TapRooT® Public Course in Las Vegas

November 12th, 2015 by

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Need an escape from the cold, winter weather? Join TapRooT® in Las Vegas December 2 for a Public TapRooT® Course. Register for the 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis or the 3-Day Equifactor® Equipment Troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis; Two great options, one great time and place! Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World with live shows, famous restaurants, casinos, and elaborate hotels. You’ve never had a better excuse to go to Vegas!

Food:

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab: Rated in the top 3 restaurants in Las Vegas for the incredible steak and seafood and overall experience. It’s a must try!

Mr. Mama’s: Breakfast at any time, any day. Homestyle menu with a unique spin on old favorites.

Garrett’s Popcorn: It’s not often you find a specialty popcorn shop, so when you do, you must go. A menu full of flavor, sweet & salty, and customizable tins for the perfect experience.

Attractions: 

Visit Hotels:

The Bellagio: Directly out front, the hotel’s fountains put on a full show that is sure to entertain.

Caesar’s Palace: Shop, shop, shop. A whole strip of mostly high-end shops located inside.

New York New York: Ever been to New York? Experience the fast-paced, city life captured in the theme of this hotel. You’ll feel like you’re there!

The LINQ Promenade: Restaurants, pubs, sweet shops, boutiques and the High Roller observation deck. Fun for all, all in one place.

Madame Tussauds: A wax museum like you’ve never seen before. Exact replicas of prominent people from all over the world- tour the museum and be amazed.

Register today: Las Vegas 2-Day Public Course | Las Vegas 3-Day Public Course

Upcoming TapRooT® Public Course in Knoxville, TN

November 5th, 2015 by

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Visit Knoxville, Tennessee, the home of TapRooT®, this winter on December 8, 2015 for a 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Public Course. Knoxville is not only the home of the Tennessee Vols but also headquarters of Tennessee Valley Authority and Scripps Network. This large city right in the heart of Appalachia is surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains giving you an astounding view anywhere you go. Take a trip to Knoxville and join TapRooT® for this local public course.

Food: 

Stock and Barrel: This rustic, fun restaurant offers the best burgers in the area. Voted by locals.

Calhoun’s on the River: Enjoy eating with a great view? Calhoun’s serves great barbecue right on the Tennessee River.

Litton’s: A Knoxville favorite! One of the best hometown restaurants serving homestyle burgers, fries and dessert with friendly service.

Attractions: 

Market Square: Full of restaurants, bars and boutiques, there’s no better place to enjoy a night out in Knoxville.

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame: Get to know the history of UT Women’s basketball and the leader of it all- Pat Summit.

World’s Fair Park: Located next to University of Tennessee’s campus, this famous park was built for the 1984 World’s Fair. Fun area for the kids!

 

Ready to register for this Knoxville public course? Click Here

 

Upcoming Public TapRooT® Course in Edmonton, Canada

October 22nd, 2015 by

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See you in Edmonton! TapRooT® is hosting a 5-Day Public Course on November 16-20 and it’s not too late to register. Sign up today.

Edmonton is nicknamed “Canada’s Festival City” for it’s long-standing traditional festivals that take place year-round. There’s a festival for everyone, art, dragon boat, rodeo, Shakespeare, film and heritage. Edmonton has more than just fun activities, it is also known for it’s outstanding educational centers. One to name is the reputable University of Alberta that continues to enroll approximately 40,000 students. Come visit the cultural, exciting city of Edmonton with us.

Food: 

The Hardware Grill: Enjoy fine wine and gourmet cuisine that was voted as the 2015 “Diner’s Choice”.

Duchess Bake Shop: Everyone loves a cafe with a special pastry menu- cookies, tarts and brownies galore!

Hathaway’s Diner: You can’t go wrong with traditional, delicious diner food especially when it’s been awarded a Certificate of Excellence among all restaurants in Edmonton.

Attractions: 

West Edmonton Mall: Bringing the family to Edmonton? This is a one-stop-shop for family fun. Complete with shopping, food, indoor water park, roller coaster, arcade, miniature golf, marine life exhibits and much more.

Fort Edmonton Park: Get to know the history of Edmonton while walking through the beautiful park exhibits.

TELUS World of Science: Science museum like you’ve never experienced before. Themed exhibits, 3D movies, educational tours and am observatory. It’s a must-visit!

 

Public TapRooT® Course in St. John’s, Newfoundland

October 8th, 2015 by

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Enjoy a week this Fall in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Our TapRooT® instructors will be teaching a 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis and Team Leader Training course on October 26-30. Not only will you improve your root cause analysis techniques and bring home valuable knowledge to your company, but you’ll also get the chance to visit this beautiful, historic city. St. John’s is considered to be the oldest English-founded city in North America. It’s English culture, beautiful harbour and colorful architecture gives it a distinct difference from the rest of Canada.

Food: 

RocketFood: This quaint bakery and fresh food cafe has been recognized on the Food Network and several international magazines meaning it can’t be anything less than delicious.

Raymond’s: If you’re interested in a more gourmet, fancier atmosphere then visit Raymond’s.

ONE11 Chophouse: A great steak isn’t all this high-rated chophouse has to offer. The warm, fine dining experience is one of the best around.

Attractions: 

Newman Wine Vaults: Enjoy a variety of flavors of fresh wine at one of Newman’s Wine Vaults.

East Coast Trail: Would you consider yourself an outdoor enthusiast? Take a hike on the East Coast Trail and see views of St. John’s that you can’t see anywhere else.

Commissariat House: The rich history of St. John’s is something to take in and enjoy. Experience a piece of it at the Commissariat House.

 

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Upcoming TapRooT® Public Course in Montreal, Canada

September 24th, 2015 by

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Join TapRooT® in Montreal, Canada for a 2-Day TapRooT® Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Public Course on October 29, 2015. Our TapRooT® courses are jam-packed with all the root cause analysis knowledge you’ll need to take back to your company to conduct better investigations, and why not learn all of that in the beautiful city of Montreal? Montreal is the second largest city in Canada with over half of their population being bilingual in French and English. It has also been ranked number one North American host city for international association events as well as the 8th best University student environment. Such diverse facts all in one historical city. Come see for yourself!

Food: 

Le Robin Square: A fun twist on classic favorites like hotdogs, BLTs and french fries. You won’t find this unique deliciousness anywhere else.

Damas Restaurant: Middle Eastern food is a delicacy that Montreal chefs have mastered and shared within North American cultures.

Breizh Cafe: Enjoy a cozy cup of fresh coffee along with their variety of homemade desserts and crepes.

Attractions:

Notre-Dame Basilica: (pictured above) This historical monument is a treasure in Montreal that any tourists would appreciate.

Cirque de Soleil: Trapeze artists and acrobats put on a beautiful, artistic show that is nothing less than impressive.

Montreal Museum of Fine Art: Filled with Contemporary, graphic design, Canadian artists, and many more, this art museum is for any art enthusiast.

 

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Upcoming Public TapRooT® Course in Christchurch, New Zealand

September 17th, 2015 by

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Join TapRooT® in Christchurch, New Zealand on October 13, 2015 for a 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Course. Christchurch is known as The Garden City for its internationally-acclaimed wineries and botanical gardens. In addition to the man-made beauty, Christchurch is famous for the amazing natural beauty and the adventure that goes along with it. The locals maintain healthy lifestyles through constant adventure. Come visit and see why it’s so popular.

Food: 

Christchurch Tramway Restaurant: All aboard! Enjoy dinner and entertainment- a full tour of Christchurch.

Pedro’s House of Lamb: “The Very Best Lamb in New Zealand”, if that’s the slogan, it must be good!

Costas Taverna: Mediterranean food at its finest. Awarded the Certificate of Excellence last year by TripAdvisor.

Attractions:

Christchurch Botanical Gardens: The internationally-acclaimed gardens mentioned above. Check out the event calendar or take a leisurely walk.

Air Force Museum of New Zealand: Read and learn about the history of aviation in New Zealand and experience interactive exhibits.

Christchurch Gondola: Get a 360 degree view of this beautiful city!

 

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Public TapRooT® Course in Atlanta

September 3rd, 2015 by

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Atlanta, Georgia, one of the fastest growing metropolitan cities in the United States. With well-known attractions like Turner Field, the Coca-Cola museum and the CNN Center, and one of the United States’ busiest airports, tourism continues to grow. Join TapRooT® in this Southeastern metropolis for a 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Public Course October 7, 2015.

Food: 

Bone’s Restaurant: Every city has THAT restaurant that everyone recommends as a must-stop, Bone’s is that restaurant for Atlanta. You simply must stop!

South City Kitchen: “Sophisticated Southern Cuisine”- that’s all you need to know.

Fox Bros BBQ: If you’re like me, a delicious, southern BBQ place is all I need to enjoy a city. Make this one a priority, you won’t be disappointed.

Attractions: 

Turner Field: For all those Braves or MLB fans, Turner field is a landmark. Although the season ends just before this course, a tour of this iconic field still makes for a great experience.

College Football Hall of Fame: No matter your loyalties, this museum covers all things college football. Enjoy the exhibits, and remember all your favorite players and their best moments on the field.

World of Coca Cola: This attraction serves as a history museum for the Coca Cola company as well as an journey through the many flavors. Everyone loves free samples!

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Public TapRooT® Course in Albuquerque, New Mexico

August 27th, 2015 by

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Take a wrong turn in Albuquerque? Stay a while and take a TapRooT® 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Public Course. Albuquerque is filled with many natural attractions such as the Sandia Mountains to the East and the Rio Grande in the center. This city is also a populous, metropolitan area that includes important national areas such as the Sandia National Laboratory, Kirkland Air Force Base and Petroglyph National Monument. The culture of Albuquerque is diverse and the population continues to grow. Come experience Albuquerque with TapRooT® on October 5, 2015.

Food: 

California Pastrami: There’s a reason this place is ranked #1 among locals and tourists as the best place to eat in Albuquerque. Need I say more?

Pappadeaux Seafood Restaurant: Delicious, fresh seafood is what’s for dinner! Cooked in ways you’ve never imagined to ensure a unique, excellent dining experience.

The Grove Cafe and Market: I don’t know about you, but breakfast foods are some of my favorites. Especially when they fresh, original and highly recommended.

Attractions: 

Sandia Peak Tramway: Not much of a hiker but love nature? Take this tram up the Sandia Mountains to see it from an unbelievable view.

National Museum of Nuclear Science and History: Stay indoors and learn about the interesting nuclear history of our country and how it landed in Albuquerque.

Albuquerque Biopark Zoo: A nice stroll through a this exotic park located next to the Rio Grande while getting a close look at a wide variety of native animals is always a fun way to spend the day.

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Public TapRooT® Course in Denver, CO

August 20th, 2015 by

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If you’ve never seen the Rocky Mountains in September or experienced the beauty of Denver, now is your chance! TapRooT® is offering a 2-Day Public Course that is filling up quickly. You will have the opportunity to not only learn the valuable TapRooT® root cause techniques, but also visit the one and only “Mile-High City”. The majestic mountains and national parks aren’t the only things worthy of a visit to Denver, though. Check out our entertainment and food suggestions below to begin planning your trip today!

Food:

Snooze: Whether you’re a breakfast person or not, everyone can enjoy Snooze. It’s not just typical breakfast items, you can find gourmet sandwiches, sweet breakfast treats and fresh vegetable and fruit plates.

Denver Biscuit Company: Famous for their “Mile-High” biscuits, they make biscuits of all flavors with a plethora of toppings to create something original and delicious.

Fruition Restaurant: Looking for a more gourmet, fine-dining experience? Look no further. Fruition is the number one restaurant in Denver for presentation, flavor and perfection. You can’t get better than that

Attractions: 

Denver Botanic Gardens: Find your inner-adventurer and take a stroll through these breathtaking gardens. The locals describe them as “serene and beautiful”, that’s my kind of adventure!

Denver Museum for Nature and Science: If the weather isn’t cooperating for an adventurous outing, Denver has you covered. Get all the nature indoors at this huge and highly-reviewed museum.

Denver Zoo: Not all zoos are the same; some have more animals, different species, larger exhibits, etc. But Denver’s zoo has it all. If you’re bringing the whole family on this trip to Denver, the zoo is one of the best spots!

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Upcoming Public TapRooT® Course in Baltimore, Maryland

August 13th, 2015 by

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There is something in Baltimore for everyone from their professional sports teams, American history, fresh seafood and prestigious colleges and medical school. But, on September 14, 2015 there will also be a 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis and Team Leader Training course that you and your safety team can not miss! Join us in Baltimore for some TapRooT® training and sightseeing in this exciting, fun city in Maryland. See you there.

Food: 

Thames Street Oyster House: You can’t visit Baltimore and not eat at a seafood restaurant- especially a local favorite!

Joe Benny’s Focacceria: Everyone loves gourmet pizza, Italian meatballs and fresh breads. This is s must try.

Miss Shirley’s: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not have it at the “Best Restaurant in Baltimore”?

Attractions: 

Oriole Park: Calling all MLB fans! Check out the Baltimore Oriole’s park and catch a game against the Red Sox if you can.

Fort McHenry National Park: American History is something we can all take pride in. Take a tour of this historical site that inspired Francis Scott Key to write our country’s national anthem.

Fell’s Point: Take a walk back in time in this special, preserved area of Baltimore that really captures the essence of the city in the 1800’s.

 

Excited to visit Baltimore? Register for the course HERE.

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Public TapRooT® Course in Charlotte, North Carolina

August 6th, 2015 by

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The fall in North Carolina, one of the most beautiful scenes in the United States. Join TapRooT® on September 14, 2015 for a 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Public Course in Charlotte, North Carolina to see for yourself. One of Charlotte’s historical nicknames, “The Hornet’s nest”, came from the American Revolutionary War era, but later became the inspiration for the city’s NBA team, the Charlotte Hornets. It is also quickly becoming one of the Southeast’s largest cities with a variety of corporations planting their headquarters there. Come take in everything Charlotte has to offer with TapRooT® in September!

Food:

Carpe Diem Restaurant: Enjoy a nice, calm atmosphere in the number 1 restaurant in Charlotte!

Price’s Chicken Coop: It’s one of those whole-in-the-wall, must-try, Charlotte traditions. Give it a try!

The Original Pancake House: Like breakfast any time of the day? Get a full stack of pancakes with any topping imaginable.

Attraction: 

NASCAR Hall of Fame: If you love all things NASCAR, then you need to experience this Hall of Fame filled with the best of the best.

Carolinas Aviation Museum: Visit the exhibits, read the stories, take a tour, explore the history of aviation up close and personal.

Sugar Creek Brewery: Taste and learn the various types of beer brewed right in Charlotte at Sugar Creek.

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Public TapRooT® Course in Stavanger, Norway

July 30th, 2015 by

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Who is joining us in beautiful Stavanger, Norway for the TapRooT® Public Course coming up September 9, 2015?  Stavanger is known for many things such as one of Europe’s energy capitals, host of the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) energy conference and a capital of culture. A beneficial learning experience through a 2-Day TapRooT® Incident Investigation Course along with sightseeing and experiencing a new city, what more could you want?

Food:

NoodleNoodle: If you love Asian-style and flavored noodles, this is your place. The locals love it and the tourists rave about it.

Cardinal: You can’t go to a country in Europe without visiting a local, proper pub, right? Enjoy the best that Norway has to offer at Cardinal.

Dognvill Bar & Burger: Something a little familiar, something a little local. Try the Norwegian spin on the hamburger, you won’t be disappointed.

Attractions:

Flor og Fjaere: Norwegian botanical gardens. You don’t need to be a botanist to appreciate a paradise like this.

Museums: Stavanger has several museums that have been a crowd-favorite among tourists. Try one or all!

Canning Museum

Maritime Museum

Petroleum Museum

Viking Stadium: Catch a game of football (American soccer) to experience the love that Norwegians have for this beloved sport.

 

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Public TapRooT® Course in Monterrey, Mexico

July 23rd, 2015 by

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Are you planning to join TapRooT® in Monterrey, Mexico for a 5-Day TapRooT® Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Training (Spanish) on August 24, 2015?

Monterrey is one of the largest cities in Mexico, and is home to many important industries and businesses such as CEMEX and Mercedez-Benz Mexico. Not only is it an industrial hub, it’s filled with culture and beauty, as well. This city is surrounded by the Sierra Madre Oriental mountains which have public trails and canyons for anyone to admire the natural beauty that Monterrey has to offer. We still have a few spots left, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to travel and gain knowledge to benefit your company.

Food:

El Gaucho: This warm, friendly restaurant offers classic Mexican cuisine that can cater to all pallets.

Sante Fe: In the mood for a little fine dining? Sante Fe offers all the best gourmet dishes, wines and desserts.

Bread Panaderos: Everyone loves a fresh bread bakery that also serves freshly ground coffee. Order a snack or a whole loaf to take home with you.

Attractions:

Horno 3: A museum of technological history, innovations and interactive exhibits must be interesting. Check out this museo del acero to find out for yourself.

Parque Fundidora: This large municipal park is always hosting activities for all ages and is a great place for site seeing the beautiful city.

Planetario Alfa: Museums and an IMAX Theater all in one. Take a tour through Mexican history or watch the latest educational movie in the state of the art IMAX Theater.

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Upcoming Public TapRooT® Course in Johannesburg, South Africa

July 16th, 2015 by

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Take a trip to Johannesburg, South Africa! August 24-28, 2015, TapRooT® will be hosting a 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Training Public Course, and you should join us. Johannesburg, or JoBurg as locals call it, has quite interesting and intriguing facts, history and landmarks that pull people in. It is said to be the world’s largest city not located directly on a water source, however, it is located on mineral rich land where the city’s source of gold and diamonds come from. It is also known as Africa’s economic powerhouse due to it being the largest economy of any metropolitan area in Sub-Saharan Africa. Not only that, it’s rich history with Apartheid and Nelson Mandela are what really make the country of South Africa an historical landmark. Visit Joburg and see what all this massive city has to offer, including our TapRooT® 5-Day course.

Food:

Mugg & Bean Cafe: This delicious little cafe offers a little of everything from barbeque and quesadillas to cupcakes and soups.

The GrillHouse Rosebank: Enjoy a fabulous steak dinner in a warm atmosphere with live music here at The GrillHouse.

SalvationCafe: If you love gourmet flavors and branching out from the everyday menu, check out this quaint cafe.

Attractions:

Gold Reef City: Fun on every corner! Theme parks, dining, theaters, etc await you as you stroll through and take it all in.

Apartheid Museum: History museums are always an educational, impacting experience for anyone!

Peacemakers Museum: What an inspirational and interesting exhibit full of the history of all Nobel Peace Laureates. You’re sure to learn something new and leave encouraged by all the incredible men and women all across the globe.

 

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Upcoming Public TapRooT® Course in Pittsburgh

July 9th, 2015 by

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Have your calendars ready, you won’t want to miss this opportunity! TapRooT® is teaching a 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Public Course in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania August 5-6, 2015. Pittsburgh is the second most populated city in Pennsylvania and has been the driving force behind many innovations in the United States such as steel, aluminum, glass, shipbuilding, petroleum, food, sports, transportation and electronics. They are now one of the top cities containing corporate headquarters. All of their urbanization and creativity makes for a an excellent place for industry training and sight-seeing. Join your colleagues and TapRooT® this August in Pittsburgh, and bring back invaluable knowledge and experiences to your company.

Food: 

Pamela’s Diner: Home cooked food from a traditional diner, can’t get better than that.

Dish Osteria and Bar: The highest rated Italian and Mediterranean dishes according to the locals and tourists- it’s a must try!

D’s Six Pax and Dogs: Hotdogs, wings, beer and pizza, the recipe for a fun night out in Pittsburgh.

Attractions:

PNC Park: Ballpark and home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Take a tour or watch a game!

Carnegie Museum of Natural History: If you’re a history buff, this museum is filled with interesting and interactive exhibits.

Escape Room: These trendy new tourist games have become a fun attraction for everyone. Check out Pittsburgh’s Escape Game and challenge yourself and your team.

Interested in Pittsburgh and TapRooT® training? Register for this course HERE.

Upcoming Public TapRooT® Course in Boston, MA

July 2nd, 2015 by

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Do you enjoy American history and visiting historical sites that helped make the United States what we are today? Do you also enjoy root cause analysis and investigations? Take a trip to Boston, Massachusetts with TapRooT® for a 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis course and get it all in one trip. Touring the famous sites of some of the key points of the American Revolution, learning the depths of the American culture and being introduced to TapRooT® makes for one great trip.

Food:

James Hook & Co.: As if family owned restaurants weren’t already the best, try one with fresh lobster dishes straight from the sea. Enjoy!

Rino’s Place: Guy Fieri featured this delicious genuine Italian restaurant, that must mean it’s a winner!

Flour Bakery & Cafe: With four locations in the Boston area, there is no excuse not to stop. Fresh pastries, breads and gourmet coffee, what’s not to love?

Attractions:

Fenway Park: Sports lover or not, this baseball stadium is known as “America’s most beloved ball park”, don’t pass up this opportunity.

Freedom Trail: This special foundation created a route just for history buffs like you. See it all in one tour with an educated tour guide ready to share American history with you.

Samuel Adams Brewery Tour: One of America’s favorite beers brewed right here in Boston. Take a tour of the brewery and explore why it’s one of the best.

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Public TapRooT® Course in India

June 25th, 2015 by

1280px-Marine_Drive_Kochi_Night_View_DSWOn August 3, 2015, join TapRooT® for a 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis and Team Leader Training public course in Cochin, Ernakulam, India for the ONLY time in 2015. This course is filled with excellent industry training and material that is well worth the investment for you and your company.

Cochin, also referred to as Kochi or Ernakulam, is known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea due to its spice trading on the west coast. Cochin is also the second largest and highest populated city in the area making it the home of major chemical and electrical industries, the Indian Naval Headquarters and offshore refineries (pictured below).

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It’s a great trip for everyone! Bring the whole team for Root Cause Analysis Training and bring the whole family to enjoy the attractions and rich culture that Cochin, India has to offer.

A few fun attractions they have to offer:

Wonderla: From water rides to thrilling rides to kid-friendly rides, this amusement park is a fun attraction for the family.

LuLu Mall: Take a break from the heat and visit this giant mall filled with movies, shopping and food!

Folklore Museum: Step back in time with these anthropology, ethnography and architectural exhibits.

Don’t forget, this is the only time this year that you can attend TapRooT® training in this region, so register today before the seats fill up.

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