This is a theatre style set up, with chairs facing a head table in the front of the room. It is suitable for lectures, speeches, presentations, movie watching and performances. Allows for most efficient space use.
Usually 3 chairs on one side of the table facing a head table in the front of the room. It is suitable for workshops, orientations, and presentations where the audience will be taking notes. Relatively space consuming.
tables turned at an angle toward the head table with 3 chairs on each side of the table. It is used for presentations to allow everyone in the audience to face the speaker. More space efficient then the classroom set-up.
Tables moved together to form a square shape with a hollow middle and chairs around the perimeter. It is used for meetings and conferences with even number of people on each side.
Tables are moved together to form a u-shape facing a head table with chairs around the outside. It is used for meetings and conferences with the presenter separated from the audience. More space consuming then square and conference set-ups.
Consists of rectangular tables pushed together to form rows, with aisles left in between the rows. This set up is used for large functions, sit down dinners, receptions, and socials. Allows for the maximum capacity use of a particular room.
Most commonly used set up for dinners, receptions, celebration, and socials. Round tables allow for up to 8 people to be seated per table. This set up is much more space consuming then the banquet style.
|Southern & Dobson|
|272||With rounds of eight|
|Library Reading Room||125|
20 Rounds of 6
|Student Life CR(M213)||14|
|Enrollment Srvc. CR(M107)||16|
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Information provided by : Scott McKain, Meeting Planner and writer of “All Business is Show Business”.
The following room capacities and diagrams offer a variety of set up options depending on need and the nature of the program or type of event/meeting.