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Meeting Room Checklist

There are three main things to consider when looking for a meeting room.

1. Location

If you’re looking to hold a meeting, then your choice of venue should be top of your list. Whether you are meeting clients, holding a training event or want an ‘away day’ for your team, the choice of venue is key.

You will, of course, want a venue which is easily accessible, however, location is much more than that.

Especially when it comes to client meetings where you hold your meeting can have a big impact. From the moment your client googles the location, to their arrival first impressions count.2. Facilities

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2. Facilities

‘Facilities’ isn’t just a polite term for the toilets, although they are very important. You will need a meeting room which provides everything you and your guests require.

If you’re giving a presentation you will likely need a screen or projector, cables and adaptors. An excellent wi-fi connection is also very important along with any whiteboards or stationery you require.

You’ll need to make sure you can access everything you will need to make your meeting a success.

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3. Comfort And Added Extras

Hiring a meeting room isn’t just about the room itself, the building and surroundings are also very important. Whatever your meetings purpose, good housekeeping and a pleasant environment is key.

You might also need refreshments or catering, ask your venue if they provide these.

A break-out area is an extra which can make a big difference if you’re holding a longer meeting. Check if this is available too.



In short, we’re the best!

Whatever you’re looking for from a meeting room in the north-west we’ve got you covered.

All of our centres are stylish and well-kept for that all-important first impression. Each reception areas is manned by our friendly and professional staff who will welcome you and your guests.

The Board Room At Old Docks House

Set over three floors, Old Docks House is stylish and luxurious with a prime location at Preston’s docklands. The iconic 1930’s building has been beautifully restored and houses luxury serviced offices, co-working space, meeting room and event hire. Making it an ideal space for a client meeting, presentation or pitch.

Perfectly suited to meetings, networking events or presentations the Board Room is a high-spec and very stylish space.

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Shout Network call the Board Room home every other Thursday at 8 am.

“We hold one of our breakfast networking groups in the Boardroom at Old Docks House and we are amazed at the quality of the facilities offered. The technology is fantastic and the location of the venue makes it accessible to businesses from all around the area.” – Andy Skelding, Operations Director, Shout Network.

Shout Network is the leading business networking provider across the North West. Offering a relaxed, professional networking environment where members feel sufficiently at ease to represent themselves, and their businesses with maximum authenticity.

The wood-panelled art deco room comfortably seats 14 and has excellent facilities. These include a 70” HD screen and both AV and video conferencing equipment. Full catering is also available and high-speed WIFI is included.

Old Docks House tenants Marketing Lancashire use the board room on a regular basis for both internal and external meetings.

“We’re very proud to invite guests and colleagues to meet with us at Old Docks House, where the facilities are not just impressive but welcoming, and well-equipped.  The board room especially, creates a fantastic first impression and has already been the location for several successful high-profile meetings. I’m sure we’ll be continuing to use it to make those important connections and partnerships for Lancashire.”  – Justina Ma, Business Manager, Marketing Lancashire.

Marketing Lancashire is part of the vibrant W_RKSPACE family of dynamic businesses at Old Docks House. A not for profit organisation charged with promoting Lancashire on a national and international stage. Check out the fantastic services they offer here.

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Complete with a grand entrance, luxury meeting room and co-working space, this venue has everything you’ll need to create the right impression.

Contact Christian to book your next meeting now, what are you waiting for?

The Watermark Boardroom

Your meeting might be intended to motivate, impress or educate.

Whatever the purpose, W_RKSPACE’s beautiful yet functional meeting rooms tick all the boxes.



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