What Is a Board Room?

A board room is a meeting space that is used to hold meetings between a company’s Board of Directors and the senior management. These meetings are held to discuss important topics and the board is accountable to ensure that the company’s decisions are in accordance with shareholders’ interests. In spoken communication, ‘boardrooms could also refer to read activities that are assumed to be taking place in the boardroom of a business organization even though they are not actually happening in one.

A boardroom is a common feature in any building but typically, it is located in the corporate offices. It is able to accommodate twenty or more people and is often fitted with large touch screens for visual presentations during meetings. The agenda is typically distributed in advance so that participants are aware of what they can expect.

In the event of not being used, the majority of boardrooms contain cabinets that can be used to store audio-visual equipment. A typical boardroom system includes a doc camera and Blu-ray player, as well as an LCD display and a projector. Based on the size of the boardroom it is possible to install multiple display screens as well as an Extron DVS 605 Plus scaling switcher in order to work with a variety of sources. In addition to the AV equipment used, many boardrooms have a video conference setup that lets attendees take part from locations other than the physical meeting location.