One question that has been asked in business circles recently is whether or not people still need to meet in person to discuss business. This is a very pertinent question indeed, as the obvious thought behind it is that given the wide use of smart phones today with conferencing capability, people don’t necessarily really need to meet in person in order to talk about business ideas and plans. Still, there does seem to be an innate need in people to know the folks they are doing business with.
Today, the trend we’re seeing is that even though people don’t have to meet their clients and business partners in person, they still take the trouble to do it anyway. Why? It all seems to come down to our need for connection, and for getting a feel for who we are working with in a real-life sense. All of this is why even though we could continue endlessly with work relationships that only rely on phone calls, people still want MA meeting rooms for client meetings.
Using Meeting Places To Make Connections
Today some companies are finding a middle ground as far as face to face meetings go. A lot of business does get conducted over the phone with Facetime, but time is still allowed for traveling to meet with clients in person. Many businesses now use shared office spaces that offer conference rooms, so they have an attractive place to host a client meeting, rather than using a noisy cafe.
There’s no doubt that the human connection is a significant part of having successful business relationships, and that’s why companies will continue to seek out comfortable places for in person meetings to take place. Frankly, even with all the technology we have at our fingertips today, there’s something deeply reassuring about knowing that people still want to know each other in 3-dimensional real life, in real time.