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Reimagine your
Meeting
with Furniture
PRESENTED BY LEIGH TIDWELL AND HOLLY POTTER-HARVEY OF AFR EVENT
FURNISHINGS
LTIDWELL...
 The way you design your meetings, directly impacts how you
inspire and engage guests. Guests are more involved and
have ...
General Sessions
General Sessions
General Sessions
 Adult learners don’t function well in “classroom” settings and lose
attention when uncomfortable, bad audio and hindered...
Re-Charge Lounges
 Do not lose attendees because their devices need to be re-
charged or they need to step out
 Create a separate lounge s...
Educational Pods
 More engaging and interactive educational experience
 Face-to-face communication
 Peer-to-Peer learning
 Re-arrange t...
 Meeting in Person
 You are 93% more likely to close the deal
 Grow your bottom line by 86%
 Increase your network by ...
 You are twice as likely to convert prospects into customers
 Meetings create a higher customer retention
 Meetings hav...
Design Trends
Event Design Trends: Naturals with
Metals
Event Design Trends: Mixing Genres
and Styles
Event Design Trends: Mid-Century
Modern
Event Design Trends: Visible Textures
& Residential Eclectic
Event Design Trends: Visible Texture &
Residential Eclectic
Questions?
PRESENTED BY LEIGH TIDWELL AND LUCI MANCO OF AFR EVENT FURNISHINGS
LTIDWELL@RENTFURNITURE.COM & HPOTTERHARVEY@R...
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Reimagine Your Meeting with Furniture

Reimagine Your Meeting with Furniture

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Reimagine Your Meeting with Furniture

  1. 1. Reimagine your Meeting with Furniture PRESENTED BY LEIGH TIDWELL AND HOLLY POTTER-HARVEY OF AFR EVENT FURNISHINGS LTIDWELL@RENTFURNITURE.COM & HPOTTERHARVEY@RENTFURNITURE.COM 972-400-4233
  2. 2.  The way you design your meetings, directly impacts how you inspire and engage guests. Guests are more involved and have more of a memory association when they experience a wow.  We will learn how to create the best attendee experience through furniture and set up  Identify how to work furniture into your meetings and various opportunities  How furniture impacts your ROI – Make it functional decor Why furniture?
  3. 3. General Sessions
  4. 4. General Sessions
  5. 5. General Sessions
  6. 6.  Adult learners don’t function well in “classroom” settings and lose attention when uncomfortable, bad audio and hindered lines of vision.  Create a VIP section example: Incentivizing sales people  Create levels and tiers to not block site-lines and diversify the look  Mixing up the product and arrangement can be a budget friendly option  Think of the demographics and overall goals of the meeting. Keep the design brand oriented  Rethink the layout – Does not have to be in rows General Sessions
  7. 7. Re-Charge Lounges
  8. 8.  Do not lose attendees because their devices need to be re- charged or they need to step out  Create a separate lounge space in a breakout room  Make it comfortable and allow them to re-charge their devices as well as mentally  Results are a higher attendance and less stressed attendees  Must include pieces with outlets and tables for working  Can brand with #hashtags for multi-engagement Re-Charge Lounges
  9. 9. Educational Pods
  10. 10.  More engaging and interactive educational experience  Face-to-face communication  Peer-to-Peer learning  Re-arrange the furniture during multi-day meetings for various set ups = cost savings  Great for Idea sharing, education and training  Allows for networking and relationship building  Shared sense of purpose & connectivity  Millennials need to foster interaction as they are not linear thinkers Educational Pods
  11. 11.  Meeting in Person  You are 93% more likely to close the deal  Grow your bottom line by 86%  Increase your network by 90%  80% of people increase their professional development  In Person Meetings Improve  Engagement by 94%  Collaboration by 91%  Development by 88%  Productivity by 84% Meeting Statistics by Meetings Mean Business
  12. 12.  You are twice as likely to convert prospects into customers  Meetings create a higher customer retention  Meetings have been shown to increase & deliver profits  Meetings are more effective in closing new deals  www.meetingsmeanbusiness.com (toolkit) Meeting Statistics by Meetings Mean Business
  13. 13. Design Trends
  14. 14. Event Design Trends: Naturals with Metals
  15. 15. Event Design Trends: Mixing Genres and Styles
  16. 16. Event Design Trends: Mid-Century Modern
  17. 17. Event Design Trends: Visible Textures & Residential Eclectic
  18. 18. Event Design Trends: Visible Texture & Residential Eclectic
  19. 19. Questions? PRESENTED BY LEIGH TIDWELL AND LUCI MANCO OF AFR EVENT FURNISHINGS LTIDWELL@RENTFURNITURE.COM & HPOTTERHARVEY@RENTFURNITURE.COM 407-608-5141

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