You may soon find the Conference Rooms you have been using are too small. I know, they tell us not to gather in large groups and that would indicate to most people that the need for larger conference rooms would diminish. It really all depends on what you consider small. If you have been meeting in a conference room designed for 10 people, you already know that it is uncomfortable to add just a few more bodies. With the need for more social space for your attendees, the small room with a conference table is virtually useless. At the same time, large hotel type conference rooms are far too large.
We haven’t even mentioned the meetings and training that have been held in the back rooms of bars and restaurants up until now. After all, who knows when bars and sit down restaurants will reopen. When they do, many of your attendees will likely feel uncomfortable meeting in public, high traffic areas such as these.
Smaller Events or Bigger Rooms
The challenge as we see it will be to find a venue that can accommodate your group in a private setting. Do you or your attendees really want to traipse through a hotel or casino, exposed to hundreds of other folks, just to get to an oversized conference room that costs a fortune? Worse yet, you go through the gauntlet of people just to discover you are meeting in a room so small you may as well take a shower in hand sanitizer after you leave. You already know you will need to limit attendees or rent a giant room. What can you do? Here are a few tips to help you:
#1. Look for a clean, organized space. Something bright with lots of hard surfaces that are easier to disinfect. Y
#2. Pick out a more private location than a bar or eaterie. The more other people are around, the greater your social distancing risks.
#3. Find a conference room location that allows flexibility of setups, perhaps with additional space that could be added for expanded capacity and opportunity.
The Beacon Center Knows Conference Rooms
If the rooms you have been using are too small or maybe too big, call us. When a private room location with close parking is important to you, call us. If you want a venue with flexibility, streaming, and even separate men’s and women’s restrooms, call us. Our venue is specifically designed to give you the elbow room you need, without renting something too large. We have added touch-free faucets & soap dispensers in our restrooms & upgraded our cleaning processes/products to keep you safer.
When you are ready for a venue to train, meet, or strategize with your team, call us. There is a virtual tour on our website and we can even arrange for you to see the facility on your own, guided by our owner over the phone. When the time is right, The Beacon Center will be here to help