Luxury Boardroom seating 8 people in Alpharetta, Georgia

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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Meeting room seating up to 5 people in Atlanta, Georgia

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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Hand holding mug with check box latte art

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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Large meeting and facilitator in meeting venue

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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Brainstorm session with sticky notes

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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Meeting attendees engaging at speaking event

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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people sitting outside of coffee shop

At Roam, we strive to provide the best environment possible to inspire meaningful collaboration among Atlanta’s professional community. But occasionally, meeting objectives call for something a bit more unexpected than whiteboard walls and sticky notes. To kickstart your team’s creativity, check out our favorite uncommon places to meet, brainstorm and be inspired. The High Museum…

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In many cases, engagement, productivity and results could be considered the gold standard for an effective meeting. But as anyone who has ever planned or facilitated a meeting knows, that objective is far easier said than done. To hold a truly effective meeting, it’s imperative to tap into creative resources to inspire people to actively…

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A universal challenge faced by leaders around the world—how to lead and facilitate meetings where people maintain interest and actively engage in the agenda. Too often people view meetings as a detriment to their productivity, rather than an opportunity to exchange information in a meaningful way. By leading and facilitating more effectively, your company will…

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