Scan Magazine, Issue 104, September 2017

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Where do you want to meet? Meetings are often where companies generate their best ideas, but they can also become tedious routine appointments when held in the same uninspiring environments. has created a platform that makes it easy to find, book and rent out the perfect meeting room in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and the UK.

a meeting space that is creative. Lots of people find that when they change where they meet, their meetings actually become more productive.”

By Josefine Older Steffensen  |  Photos:

Renting out spaces

“There are so many unused meeting spaces, both traditional and untraditional, and we wanted them to be leveraged,” explains Anders Boelskifte Mogensen, co-founder and CEO at The platform went live in Denmark in January of this year, and has since then expanded to four different countries with more than 3,000 meeting spaces available for rent.

Renting a space For those needing to rent a space, the process is simple: search by location, find the perfect spot, choose the time – meetings are booked by the hour – and 90  |  Issue 104  |  September 2017

add any available extras such as coffee or lunch. Add your payment details, and voilà – you are booked. The whole process takes just minutes, and you do not have to pay until the meeting is finished. Once a booking has been approved, it is easy to change and amend. You can also communicate directly with the host. “By asking yourself what the purpose of the meeting is, and then finding a space that reflects that purpose, I think people will get a lot more out of their meetings,” says Mogensen. “For example, if you want a creative solution, then find

For companies wanting to rent out their meeting spaces – and make money doing so – the process is equally quick and easy. Simply create a user profile, upload information about the space – including its amenities – and then add pictures. After that, the listing will be up in just a few minutes. Meeting rooms on range in size and style. You can find everything from traditional meeting rooms where everyone can gather around a table, to more unique spaces such as boats and an upcycled shipping container – which also happens to be one of the most popular.

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