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The furniture in the meeting room has  a crucial importance how you can get the most out of the meeting depending on which  goals you have.

Here we have collected the most common meeting furniture and which seats are best suited. Feel free to ask us if you have any questions.


  • Tables often create obstacles between participants.

  • Re-furnish during the day! The  creates new energy in the room and also new meetings between the participants.

  • Place some standing tables at the back of the room. In this way, participants can vary between standing and sitting. Especially good for participants with back problems.

  • Remove the meeting chair's table / chairs at the front. Set up a standing table instead if he needs materials close at hand.

Cinema seating

Suitable for larger groups where focus  is on the chair of the meeting, especially at information meetings where interactivity is not an important part.

Pros: Many can fit in the meeting room.

Disadvantages: If the group is too large (over 100 people), it is difficult to see the meeting leader without a stage.



A better variant of school seating where the tables and chairs are slanted. 

Pros: Participants see more of each other.

Disadvantages: Tables create obstacles, which reduces the creative effect.


The most classic sitting. Suitable for groups of about 20-35 people, for lectures and training where participants should be able to keep notes.

Pros: Easy to take notes.

Disadvantages: The interaction between the participants decreases, as you do not see everyone and many sit with their backs to the other participants.



Chairs in the ring

Suitable for meetings where you have to do evaluations or for team-around exercises. An alternative to board sitting that creates more creativity. The chairs can also be placed as a u.

Benefits: Creates participation - everyone sees everyone.

Disadvantages: Not suitable for larger groups as you get far apart. Difficult to keep notes.


Board meeting

Here you make decisions in small groups.

Board meetings are best suited when you are a maximum of 12-16 people and are to discuss and make decisions.

Pros: Everyone gets close to each other and it's easy to take notes and use their computer.

Disadvantages: Fits less well if you are more than 16 people because you are far apart.


Suitable for lectures or trainings with discussions between meeting participants and meeting leaders, or between meeting participants. About 12-25 people.

Benefits: Everyone sees everyone and the meeting leader can easily get close to the meeting participants. Easy to take notes.

Disadvantages: A large part of the participants have to sit at an angle to the presentation surface.  



Islands are well suited for work meetings where group work is rotated to provide information to the participants, and where notes need to be kept. 

The islands can be rectangular or round.

Benefits: Invites participation and discussions in small groups and you do not have to spread out in the same way at the facility to work in groups.

Cons: Takes up a lot of space, so meeting rooms are limited. Some may be allowed to sit with their backs to the chair.


Walk and talk

No sitting but a great form of meeting for smaller meetings where creativity increases. Take some questions with you and go for a walk for a predetermined time.

Pros: You do not need a meeting room and get fresh air on the purchase. 

Disadvantages: It can be difficult to take notes. Tip! Record what you say using a smartphone.


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