Tips for hosting a hybrid meeting

With vaccinations and CDC guideline updates, we’re well on our way to the return of workplace normalcy. While this is encouraging for most, the “return to normal” can feel a bit overwhelming to others. One way to accommodate a spectrum of preferences and levels of comfortability is to host a hybrid event – where team…

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Making it easier to meet in person (again)

While it’s exciting to see and experience life returning to normal, it can also be a little intimidating doing things for the first time again – like meeting in person. Roam has intentionally made adjustments and additions to our meeting experience to ensure the highest level of safety and comfort for our guests. With our…

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A New Way to Work

The phrase “just another day at the office” has an entirely different meaning than it did six months ago. The way we work, along with everything else in our lives, has been forced to change in the midst of this global pandemic. But change creates space for ingenuity and innovation to thrive and the current…

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The Three Best and Worst Ways to Spend Your Meeting Budget

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Meeting planning is no small undertaking. And if you’re responsible for planning and executing your team’s meetings, you’re also likely responsible for managing your team’s meeting budget. The stakes are high and you’re expected to make the most of the money you’ve been allocated. But it can be difficult to determine how to best spend…

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Less Is More: Three Things You Could Use Less of in Meetings

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We often hear and talk about the extra amenities that make for a great meeting experience: design-enhanced spaces to inspire innovation and creativity, complimentary technology amenities, full service catering, access to a personal meeting coordinator and more. All of these features are opportunities to inspire your team and elevate your overall meeting experience. It’s easy…

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Removing Stress and Complexity from the Meeting Planning Process

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On any given day, there is likely a lengthy list of  to-do’s demanding your attention. Phone calls to return, emails to send, clients to visit, paperwork to complete and don’t forget, meetings to plan and attend. The fullness and complexity of the day-to-day makes it difficult to prioritize and accomplish all that’s tasked with the…

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Should You Choose a Hotel or Meeting Venue for Your Next Team Gathering?

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You’ve been charged to coordinate the details for an upcoming meeting and discover that no onsite meeting space is available. Where do you look? In past years, options were limited and the solution would have been relatively simple—hotels. But as many companies continue to decrease their corporate footprint, meeting venues and dedicated event facilities have…

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Meeting Space for Teams to Innovate and Iterate

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As we explained in our Introduction to Scrum Methodology article, an increasing number of forward thinking companies are choosing a more modern approach to product development. Born of the software industry, but entirely applicable to almost any business, the scrum methodology enables companies to operate much more swiftly within the constantly changing demands of consumer…

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An Introduction to Scrum Methodology

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Product development in the pre-internet days involved meticulous planning, careful scheduling and the unified pursuit of a clearly identified end goal. It’s a rigid structure that proved successful across virtually all industries for many decades. However, this traditional model has become a bit cumbersome—and impractical—in recent years as the Digital Age has significantly impacted the…

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