Below, we’ve gathered several exciting conference room tips that you can implement now to create a more inspiring atmosphere at your workplace.
Tip #1: Be Accommodating
a new survey that found, “43 percent of Americans did some or all of their work from home in 2016 compared to 39 percent in 2012. In the same time period, the amount of people who only worked remotely jumped from 15 percent to 20 percent.”
What does this mean for the conference room? As a study revealed, companies are replacing traditional large conference room spaces that seat 10 to 12 people with more intimate conferencing spaces that seat 5 to 7 people. While these spaces may be smaller in size, they are big on style and technology, and feature big screens and easy-to-use video conferencing tech, which empowers employees to engage in the kind of face-to-face collaborations essential to building connected and cohesive teams. In setting your conference room up for success, it is recommended companies be fully committed to doing digital communication well, and invest in the right technology to avoid morale and engagement issues.
Tip # 2: Inspire a Movement
Loads of business articles have purported that “sitting is the new smoking” and the conference room should consider the impending threat of desk-dependent sedentary lifestyles with an array of exciting new developments for the conference room that encourage natural movement during meetings. A few or our favorite conference room trends include:
Tip #3: Keep It Private
Just because a conference space is part of an open plan, it doesn’t mean the ideas, conversations and innovations developed within the space should be open to all. Among the many new high-design items were several fresh approaches to acoustic control, including:
3. Acoustic Clouds – This is an area of acoustic design that has exploded in creative potential and led to some amazing office spaces that can’t help but spark innovation and lofty thinking.
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