West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)

Birmingham, UK


Birmingham, UK

Completion Date

September 2021

Project Duration

3 weeks

Corporate education space with audio visual technology | Byond Group
Corporate Education Spaces - Audio Visual Solutions

Project Information.

Company Overview

The WMCA is a combined authority for the West Midlands Metropolitan County Council, and includes eighteen local authorities and three Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) working together.

Business Requirements

The council required an AV solution to cover their first floor space, including boardroom, multiple meeting rooms and council chamber. The design of the space was developed around key requirements for wireless presentation, delegate conferencing and flexible collaboration.

The Brief

Refresh all the meeting rooms to include a standard based system, allow ease of use irrespective of the room size or layout. All rooms based on the Microsoft Teams Rooms platform. New front of room UHD display and MTR certified peripherals throughout standardised and improve functionality of each of the spaces.

Analysis & optimization

We delivered hybrid, collaborative, communication workspaces as well as integrated leisure facilities; working with partners, we delivered for them:

• Small Meeting Rooms
• Large Board Room
• Large Divisible Meeting Room

The Benefits

Hybrid working blends the on-site and off-site approach to work, providing employees with flexibility regarding where they physically partake in their working duties. To accommodate hybrid working methods and ensure all team members have access to high-quality hybrid meeting technology. Upgraded the traditional meeting areas and replaced them with an easy co-working environment encouraging interdepartmental working while creating the opportunity for clients and visitors to work from the same space.