2 Ways Multimedia Tables Make Meetings Better

The idea of “Innovating From Within” is a relatively new trend where a company continuously finds ways to better itself internally to run leaner, faster, and stronger, all while reducing excess spending & consumption of resources which brings value back to its owners & employees.  One example is Google’s 20% Time policy where employees could spend 20% of their work week hours in a room on interesting projects or ideas that better the company.  One such product that was born from this was Gmail.  Unfortunately, there are often space limitations such as a lack of freely available conference rooms due to conflicting schedules.  The good news is that multimedia tables allow your teams to hold meetings and brainstorming sessions easily as these tables can be deployed in many locations.  Multimedia tables foster group collaboration and fuel innovation by providing a centralized location of resources and sharing technologies that allow the free flow of ideas that can help your company gain a competitive advantage.

Here are two reasons why multimedia tables are essential for planning and departmental meetings:

Convenient Visualization is Key  

While conference rooms often have a screen projector for everyone to view, having something more nimble that can adapt to changing perspectives and different talking points.   The Planner Multimedia Table by Smith System can share up to six laptops or tablet computers, allowing the group to easily see a member’s proposal on his/her screen which makes viewing and changing between multiple ideas, concepts, and projects very easy.  This table is also not limited to a conference room and can be easily moved to accommodate last-minute meeting location changes.

Planner Multimedia Table by Smith System

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Choosing the Right School Reception Desk

Choosing new administration furniture for a school district can be a daunting task, especially while juggling the hectic preparation of back to school season.  Regardless of whether your organization is a private school, charter school, or even the school district’s administration building, having the right front office furniture goes a long way.  Reception Desks illustrate professionalism, organization, and provides a welcoming ambiance for prospective students & parents, visitors, and guests.  Here are three things to help guide you in choosing a reception desk that makes a great first impression:

Professionalism & Elegance are Paramount

Reception desks are often the first thing people see when they enter a school which sets the building’s look and feel.  A clean finish without signs of damage or wear makes a solid first impression so it’s important to find a reception desk that can stand the test of time while maintaining a professional appearance.  The Marque Reception Station by OFM is one option that can accommodate countless front desk environments.

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Improve Office Productivity with Glass Dry Erase Boards

Are you experiencing a dramatic reduction in productivity while also being surrounded by substantial office clutter?  Create an atmosphere of organization and collaboration with Glass Dry Erase Boards!  Brainstormed ideas, notes, schedules, and meetings can be quickly documented and easily viewed on a glass dry erase board.  These come in a variety of sizes, colors, and shapes and work with dry/wet & chalk erase markers, which can be wiped clean.

Organization

Glass dry erase boards can be hung in virtually any office setting for optimal information visibility to all employees.  Memos, meeting minutes, important calendar dates, and last-minute company event changes can easily get lost in email communication but a glass dry erase board visually attracts curiosity so you can keep everyone informed.

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Three Reasons to Update your Conference Room Chairs

When planning the perfect meeting, the style of chairs is often the last thing on your mind.  While there are no shortage of details and action items to plan, recent studies have shown that choosing seating that makes a statement can impact meeting productivity. Instead of the hard-backed chairs used in traditional offices, an emerging trend by companies to distinguish themselves is to utilize more contemporary designs such as the Sunkar Side Chair. With that in mind, here are three ways that your seating choices can affect the quality of your meeting:

Shankar Side Chair1.) Uncomfortable furniture may leave a bad taste in clients’ mouths. Most likely you have been stuck in an uncomfortable office chair enduring a long meeting that had no end in sight.  Feeling uncomfortable is often a takeaway when reflecting on past meetings and less about productivity, new concepts, and the cultivating of of fresh, new ideas. Instead, create a memorable experience by introducing clients to a meeting environment they’ve never seen before.  Worthington Direct’s comprehensive selection of Conference Chairs helps to create a unique and lasting impression for your clients.

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