5 ways off-site meetings can boost productivity
17th May 2017

5 ways off-site meetings can boost productivity

No matter what’s at the top of your to-do list, or how pushed for time you might think you are, it’s safe to say a change of scenery can work wonders for productivity. One popular way to do this is to effectively take your meetings off-site.

Separate from the daily distractions of the office and give yourself a head start by breaking away from your conference room. Here are 5 ways you can use alternative meeting venues to inspire productivity

1. Morale Boosting.
Experiencing a new space can be exciting for employees and make them feel valued. A change of office can give a fresh perspective to the meeting and make people more aware.

2. Increased productivity.
When employees are off site, they are freed from the everyday distractions that may occur within the usual office environment. While in a new meeting room, they can devote their time to the current tasks and focus on the decisions that need to be made.

3. Inspire creativity.
You may not see it, but your employees can grow tired of meeting in the same room, at the same time every single week. Get your team inspired and ready for strategic plans by arranging to hold meetings in alternative venues. Being in a new space allows employees to break out of their typical environment and generate creative ideas.

4. Face-to-face interactions.

Thanks to email, it is easy to converse between co-workers without ever seeing them in person. At an offsite meeting space, however, employees from various divisions of a company can come together to discuss topics face to face, allowing for faster communication and the development of more ideas. This helps to build teams and promote better working.

5. Details are taken care of.
Off-site business venues are specifically designed to host meetings. As a result, space is optimised to allow your meeting to be as innovative as it can be! From the lighting to the colour to even the temperature, space is deliberately designed to be a creative haven.

AUTHOR: Workplace