A Purchasing Guide to Conference Tables

Posted by Tarun Aarya on February 16th, 2018

A conference table is valuable furniture for an office. This useful furniture piece acts as a space to facilitate new ideas, conduct discussion and have meetings. Some of the best ideas arose around a conference table. However, purchasing this piece of furniture is no small task. Though there is a wide range of styles, and variety available, you need to make the perfect balance between the practical application and aesthetic part of modern conference tables.

To help you out, here is a small guide.


The first and foremost thing you should consider while buying the right conference table is to space you have. A conference table is bulky furniture, and you would never want to make your workplace overfilled by choosing a big conference table, you wouldn’t even need. In addition, you will need chairs to sit around the table. Therefore, while assessing the size of the table, keep the space chairs will take along with it. You will also need additional stuff in the room, including bookshelves, projector, etc.


Modern conference tables come in a variety of shapes, like rectangular, square, boat, oval, round, etc. Different shapes play great role in accommodating itself to a room, influencing your mood or enhancing the productivity of the team. Choose as per the space of your workplace and your preference.


One common mistake people often commit is not to consider the proportion of the conference chairs they will use at the table. Avoid pairing your conference table with too large chairs. It will make the employees feel like sitting too close. Also, too short chairs will make them feel overwhelmed by the conference table.

Number of people

The number of people sitting around a conference table affects your choice, and it varies due to many factors, like the size of your business, number of conference rooms, availability of the conference rooms, workforce, clients, etc. If you need conference table for a small meeting, there is no point looking for large, heavy tables. Keep in mind that how many people usually attend the meetings.

Coordinating with other furniture pieces

If you already have furniture pieces in your conference room, make sure that it matches with the other existing pieces. Mis-matched furniture pieces harm your image. In addition, also keep in mind the other pieces you will add in future.

Keep these points in mind, and you won’t feel difficulty in choosing the right conference table for your home.

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