What Is a Board Room?


A boardroom is a meeting room used for meetings between the company’s Board of Directors and the senior management. The meetings are held to discuss important issues and the Board of Directors is accountable for ensuring that decisions are made by the company in accordance with the interests of shareholders. In spoken communications, « boardrooms may also refer to activities that are believed to be occurring in an office for business purposes however they are not actually held in one.

While a boardroom may be located in any type of building, it’s usually located within the corporate offices of a business or a corporation. It can hold up to twenty people and is usually equipped with large touchscreens that permit visual presentations during meetings. A typical meeting will include an agenda that’s scheduled ahead of time so participants are aware of what to expect during the meeting.

When not in use the majority of boardrooms have cabinets that are able to store audio-visual equipment. A typical boardroom will contain an doc camera, Blu-ray player, and LCD display. Based on the size of the room it could be necessary to install multiple display screens as well as an Extron DVS 605 Plus scaling switcher to support several different sources. Most boardrooms have video conference equipment that allows participants to join in the meeting from a location outside the actual meeting room.