9 Hot Seating Ideas to Make Your Next Event the Coolest

By Michelle Martin, September 11, 2015

You better sit down for this one: Standard straight lines of traditional ballroom chairs don’t cut it anymore. Engaging today’s meeting attendees requires unique seating that mirrors the modern, mobile and increasingly Millennial-driven technology and tools that shape the way we live, play, work and meet. Incorporating contemporary, casual, fun and sometimes offbeat seating styles is an effective—even unexpected—way to inspire attendees. As Lois Bourne, event planner with Collection Event Furniture Rentals, says, “Today’s meeting planners understand that capturing their audience means doing something different, creating a comfortable, enjoyable environment that fosters community and creativity.” Consider these nine innovative seating ideas for your next event.

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