Designing Conference Rooms

Andrew Parker
Jun 24, 2022

A conference room is one of the most important parts of an office regardless of its size. Small businesses and large corporations need conference rooms alike. They both need to hold meetings with their staff, shareholders, directors, or even the trainees. Any time a presentation needs to be made or a visual representation of data for the guidance and training of employees is required, you will definitely feel the need for a conference room. Depending on how much you can afford, you might change the quality of the products in your conference room but the items themselves are usually the same.

What you need is a large table that can seat at least ten to twelve people. Make sure there is ample light in the room for people to read documents or work on their laptops without straining their eyes and that the seating chairs are comfortable enough for people to sit through long meetings. You also need a projector and a smart screen to be able to show digital files to your audience. Sockets should be accessible by every chair in case someone needs to charge their laptops.

The room should be big enough for people to walk to their chairs and to each other easily. In a conference, people may need to walk up to other chairs to discuss or show something privately or the presenter may need to walk around to be able to command the room better. It would also be a good idea to install speakers and provide the presenters with a microphone so they can better present their information. If you want to design a conference room for a large corporation, then you may also need to create room for a typist, so they can take the minutes of the meetings without distracting those at the table. When investing in your conference room, make sure you understand that many outsiders will see your conference room in their first contact with your business. So, keep in mind that it should be sending out a positive image of your business.