Why In-person Meetings are More Effective than Zoom Calls

There’s no question that Zoom calls have become an integral part of our lives over the past year. But as we start to return to some semblance of normalcy, it’s important to remember the importance of in-person meetings. Here are a few reasons why in-person meetings are more effective than Zoom calls.

In-person meetings allow for better connection and engagement than Zoom calls

There’s no question that technology has enhanced our ability to communicate in recent years. But when it comes to more personal or sensitive matters, nothing beats an in-person conversation. Here are a few reasons why in-person meetings are more effective than Zoom calls: First, meeting face-to-face allows us to pick up on important nonverbal cues like facial expressions and body language. This helps us gauge how the other person is feeling and adjust our own behaviour accordingly.

There is greater potential for collaboration when meeting in person

There is greater potential for collaboration when meeting in person rather than over a Zoom call. When you’re on a Zoom call, it’s easy to get distracted by other things going on in your environment. It’s also easy to zone out and not pay attention to the conversation. But when you’re meeting in person, it’s much easier to focus and pay attention because you don’t have any other distractions. And when everyone is focused and paying attention, there is more potential for collaboration because everyone is engaged in the discussion.

In person meetings allow participants to read body language and nonverbal cues, which can help communication

In-person meetings are more effective than Zoom calls for several reasons. One reason is that they allow participants to read body language and nonverbal cues, which can help communication. Another reason is that in-person meetings tend to be more organized and structured than Zoom calls, which can make them more productive. Finally, in-person meetings provide an opportunity for networking and building relationships with other professionals, which can be beneficial both professionally and personally.

Securing your in-person meetings at the proper venue.

At The Rostie Group, we can provide the perfect atmosphere for your next in-person meeting.

Our meeting and training rooms, which include the following amenities are fit for any after-hours get together.

  • High Speed Wi-Fi
  • 80″ OLED TVs
  • Built-in presentation equipment
  • Videoconference capabilities
  • Flexible layouts to suit all meeting formats
  • Soundproofed walls
  • Adjacent break-out rooms and tandem-use offices
  • Full Catering Menu
  • Courtesy telephones
  • Wall to wall whiteboards
  • Flip Charts

These spaces, which range from one person all the way up to 60 people and include both waterfront and city views are sure to be a fit for you and your team.

With direct access to Union Station via the PATH network, our 20 Bay St location makes it easy for you and your guests to arrive at your meeting room without ever stepping outdoors.  Daily and evening parking is also available for those choosing not to take public transit or who are coming from further areas in the GTA.

Our extensive Catering Menu, which includes both hot and cold meals, will all be singularly packaged and individually labelled to reduce the spread of germs and mitigate the risk of contamination all while presenting delicious selections for all of your guests.

But, not to worry if a team member can’t make it in, these spaces are fully equipped with Video Meeting capabilities that support Zoom, WebEx, Microsoft Teams, Skype, GoToMeeting and all other online platforms.

For more information about our spaces, as well as securing your next reservation, feel free to call 416-214-1840 or email meetings@rostiegroup.com.