Rules of Thumb for the Meeting Room

OVER the years, meeting planners have developed guidelines and formulas to help them estimate their audiovisual needs. The following are some of the most useful rules of thumb that can help you to match your groups with the meeting room and equipment that fit the job.

First Row/Last Row (2X8 rule) No one should be seated closer to the screen than two times the screen height, and no farther away than eight times the screen height. For example, if you were using a 9-foot-high, 12-foot-w

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