Creating A Meeting Room That Will Impress Your Clients


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It’s no secret that appearances can mean everything in the world of business. Your clients will always feel more comfortable with you when they view you in a professional light, and this can be extremely important during meetings. Of course, though, you’ve already worked on your professional style, so what else is there to tackle? Meeting rooms are very important for modern businesses, giving you the chance to show your true colors and impress your clients every time they come for a visit. Let’s take a look at what can be done to improve your meeting room to ensure that it impresses your guests.

 

Decor

 

The decor in your meeting room is very important, but you need to make sure that it appeals to as many people as possible. It’s always worth going for neutral colors, generic artwork, and other imagery that people will feel comfortable with, while also avoiding distractions. You can easily make a room feel very pleasant with a few small touches, with plants being especially useful when you’re trying to create a place that feels nice and cozy. You want your meeting room to make your clients feel comfortable.

 

Furniture

 

Alongside the decor, it’s also worth thinking about the furniture in your meeting room. A sturdy conference table will be crucial, and you need to make sure that this is large enough to seat everyone comfortably. Alongside the table, you will also need some comfortable chairs to let your clients sit in. There are loads of websites out there that sell furniture for meeting rooms, and you can often get very good deals on items that look great when you look at the second-hand market.

 

Technology

 

As 2020 has taught many businesses, having the ability to host meetings online is very important in the modern world. You need to make sure that you have cameras, microphones, and even traditional phones available in your meeting room, along with a computer to make it nice and easy to control it all. Many meeting rooms also have items like projectors and wall-mounted televisions, making it possible to give presentations to the people that come for your meetings.

 

Refreshments

 

Many businesses work hard to make sure that their guests are refreshed when they first arrive for meetings. Alongside this, though, it can also be a good idea to have the ability to serve refreshments from the meeting room. A coffee machine and small fridge are usually enough for this, giving you the ability to wow your clients one last time before they leave you. Of course, though, you need to make sure that you are being inclusive with your drink choices.

 

With all of this in mind, you should be feeling ready to take on the challenge of creating a meeting room that impresses your clients. Of course, you will also need to perform well in the meetings you host, but the backdrop for this can be just as important as the performance.

Lisa
Lisa Besserman, Founder and CEO of Startup Buenos Aires, has been named as Business Insider’s “Top 100 Most Influential Women in Tech”, and the 2014 “Business Innovator of Latin America” by the Council of the Americas.
Lisa moved to Buenos Aires from New York City to create Startup Buenos Aires, the organization that represents the startup, tech and entrepreneurial community of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Startup Buenos Aires has been one of the main catalysts for strengthening the tech ecosystem in Latin America, by bringing global startup initiatives, development projects and investment opportunities to the region.
Under Lisa’s leadership Startup Buenos Aires has been credited as “Top 3 Growing Startup Cities” by CNBC and “5 Emerging Global Tech Hubs” by Entrepreneur Magazine.

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