Why invest in good meeting rooms?
An essential space in every office is the meeting room or conference room. With meetings taking more than 30% of middle managers' working week, these types of rooms are of strategic importance for many companies. The available furnishing and tools need to support employees' goals, be reliable, secure, and foster productivity.
The alternative would have several negative consequences for a company. Meeting room utilization would plummet if employees don't trust that the meeting room AV equipment works. The total cost of ownership for the installed AV systems would increase exponentially. Furthermore, people would have meetings in other places, such as at their desks, causing noise and other distractions in the office. Such a situation would have detrimental effects on employees' productivity, the general work environment, and, ultimately, a company's bottom line.
The relationship between the meeting room interior and the quality of meetings
Now we have established that having dedicated meeting spaces with functioning AV equipment is a good idea. Let us look at the relationship between the meeting room interior and the quality of meetings. Yes, the type of space, the furnishings, and the equipment have a significant impact on how successful a meeting is!