A key point for the success of an event is to choose the type of set-up. The way you arrange the tables and chairs impacts the participant’s experience. That is why today we explain the seven types of set-ups most used in the events sector, depending on the purpose of each one of them.
In the imperial setup, the chairs are distributed around a table, which can be of different shapes, the most common are rectangular and oval, and it is recommended that the width of the table be no wider than 1.50 meters to facilitate communication among the participants. This proposal is ideal for meetings, company dinners and board meetings, etc.
The auditorium set-up is done with chairs that should be placed side by side in either straight or circular rows, facing the front of the main hall or stage. It is ideal when you have a small space and a large number of attendees. It is used, above all, in conferences, seminars, informative meetings, exhibitions, concerts, theatrical performances.
The school assembly
This is one of the types of set-ups recommended for long events and where attendees will take notes. Since it consists of tables and chairs oriented in the same direction towards the speaker’s location. This is the one we use the most for training and workshops.
As its name indicates, the distribution of the chairs and tables form a U or horseshoe, placing the participants on the outside of the tables, with an empty square in the center, thus, the two ends of the horseshoe will be facing each other, being able to easily discuss between them or listen to any presentation. It is often used for assemblies, discussions and meetings.
The cocktail type set-up consists of high tables with or without stools, usually used for standing events. This type of set-up is chosen for both social and corporate events (inaugurations, product launches, Christmas parties, etc.).
Russian table assembly
Here, the tables form a square, leaving a free space in the middle. Recommended for working groups, general meetings, colloquiums and debates.
For this set-up we usually use round tables, since it allows a perfect communication between the diners as they are all at the same distance from the center. This is the most common set-up for company dinners.
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