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Brilliant Meetings by Jane Hammersley, Duncan Peberdy

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The choice of venue is more important than many people believe.

‘Won’t any old room do?’ Absolutely not.

Although many meetings are relatively informal and held ‘on-site’ in dedicated meeting rooms, the meeting type, numbers of participants and room configuration are all factors that have a huge bearing on the room choice, and therefore form part of the overall effectiveness of the meeting.

Venue considerations

Critical to the success of a meeting is matching the venue to the meeting purpose, taking into consideration the following:

  • the size of room for the chosen number of participants;
  • the room configuration, type and comfort of furniture; ...

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