Why Is The Reception Area The Most Important Area Of Your Business?

    Redesigning a business within a designated budget can be challenging depending on how much you have at your disposal. But with a number of highly affordable office furniture available, you don’t have to spend a small fortune to get the look that you want for your reception and office spaces. In this article, we will be providing you with insight into why your reception area is just as important for your business as the main office area. 

    Provides The First Impression 

    The first impression that your business gives off is by far the most important element that you need to consider when designing a reception area. You want the area to be fit for purpose, but you also want it to perfectly showcase your business in a professional manner. But with a number of high-quality affordable reception desks in a wide range of colours, you can design your reception area in any way that you want. 

    Boost Employee Mood 

    In addition to giving off a great first impression, this can also help to boost the mood of your employees as a clean and organised working environment encourages productivity and creates the perfect environment for work. Whether this is a comfortable seating area with a vending machine or even a receptionist to greet you in the morning, this is the perfect start to the morning that your employees need. In addition to this, adding plants on the desk and within the reception area can also provide a nice fresh scent that is welcoming for not only employees but also visitors. 

    Allows Visitors To Feel Welcome

    If you are a company that has a number of meetings scheduled consistently, then using a reception space to welcome guest with a great first impression is paramount. Every little detail from the flowers to the chairs they have available will all help to determine whether or not visitors feel comfortable when they visit your business. Therefore, it is important to consider every small detail when designing. Even the paint colour can affect the mood of the employees and visitors and therefore should be kept neutral as this will keep the space calming and welcoming as well as working with a number of other colour themes. 

    Utilises Design Budget 

    If you have a little bit of extra money in your design budget, spending it on revamping your reception area will not be a waste. Whether you decide to invest in new signage or you opt for a new set of cushions or logbook, this can help to make the space feel more welcoming in the long term, helping to increase company reputation and ensure that your clients, as well as potential clients, are happy both before and after they have attended their meeting with your business. 

    With this in mind, it is important to not neglect the importance of the reception area as this is just as important to your business as the rest of the office space.

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    • Tom La Vecchia

      Founder of New Theory & X Factor Media

      Founder and Publisher of New Theory Magazine and Podcast. Serial Entrepreneur who loves wine, cigars and anything that allows to people to connect and share experiences.

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