The Importance of Quality Conference Room Furniture

The conference room of any organization represents its culture, style, and professionalism.  Some organizations such as law offices and large multinational companies opt for a conference room that exudes a traditional, yet contemporary ambiance which is consistent with century-old firms while others go for a sleek, elegant, and trendy appearance to reflect its forward-looking culture.  IN today’s 21st century, we are also seeing a continued integration of technology in many aspects of the corporate arena.  Investing in modern conference room furniture projects your organization’s culture in a professional manner while simultaneously enhancing productivity with the integration of technology.

Here are several factors to consider when looking for conference room furniture:

Style

According to Jen Zobel Bieber who is a life coach based in New York,

“People draw opinions about who we are and how we operate based on what our space looks like, sounds like and even smells like,”

It’s human nature to form preliminary opinions about new places such as a new school, new employer facility, or new potential business venture office.  Having a conference room that visualizes your organization’s mission statement is critical to ensuring visitors, guests, and prospective clients feel comfortable, welcome, and get a solid first impression of your organization.  The PL Series Conference Table and Segmented Leather Conference Chair by NDI Office Furniture provides a classic, modern, and universal appearance that can accommodate different corporate cultures, non-profit organizations, and even library study rooms.

Pl Series Conference Table by NDI Office Furniture

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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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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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