8 out of 10 (unscientific data!) of our clients don’t believe they have enough meeting rooms in their current space
‘If I’m not having an office I will need a room to just be able to pop into.’
We are the HR department we need somewhere for employees to be able to come.
‘I do 36, 1 to 1’s per month – I’ll need a meeting room’
‘We have loads of team/project catch ups’
‘We do a lot of zoom calls, we’ll need a room’
‘It’s a nightmare getting a meeting room here’
‘We can’t have a meeting at our place, there are no rooms – shall we grab a coffee somewhere?’
‘People just put in re-occurring meetings, book a room and never turn up’
‘My office gets used as a meeting room all the time at the moment – when I’m not in, the team use it’
‘People use the meeting rooms to make calls’
‘Meeting rooms are booked out by people who want to do focused work’
‘The meeting room is for 12 but there’s only ever 3 people in it’
Understanding the clients ‘new office’ project brief; the space requirements & functionality, look & feel aspirations, acoustic requirements, technical capabilities, IT/AV provisions, catering requirements and sustainability aspirations assist in the JAC team forming the ‘Project Brief’ which in turn informs the budget, programme, professional team appointments, and the appropriate fit out contractor.
The appointment of the designer, and workplace consultant challenges the meeting room debate and provides more scientific data and alternatives.