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Conference Table Dimensions

Conference Table Dimensions

The following size guide will help you calculate the space needed in a boardroom or meeting room based on conference table sizes. Adequate planning and purchasing the right furniture is important for making a good impression on clients, customers and employees. For planning your room it is best to give between 30 & 36 inches per seat and a minimum of 3 feet or 36 inches between the table ends and the walls.

If you want a room that feels more spacious, 4-6 feet between the walls and the back of the chairs is suggested. You can request a free CAD design for your room, just let us know the dimensions of your space, how many seats you need and we will provide you with a layout of the space.

The most common conference table size is 12 FT long, while other common lengths are 8 FT and 10 FT. For small and medium size businesses this is usually more than adequate to hold meetings for 8 to 10 people. The larger the conference table, the more leafs will be required. Each leaf extends the length 2-4 Feet and the table can be extended to virtually any length you need.

Some meeting spaces may require several tables in order to accomplish the task of allowing one person to conduct a meeting in front of a large group of people. Most commonly, training tables will be arranged theatre style where 1 to 2 people can sit at each 5 – 6 FT long training table which is faced directly at the person who is giving the presentation.

Conference Table Size Guide

The recommended space on this chart is to provide you with a rough estimate as to how much room you might need to fit your conference table plus chairs and have some extra space so that the room doesn't feel over-crowded. We recommend to use your best judgement when purchasing your conference table and to not stick solely to this chart as a buying guide.

Table SizeMin. Room SizeSuggested Room SizeSeating Capacity
6 FT x 3 FT (72"x36") 12 FT x 9 FT (144"x108") 14 FT x 11 FT (168" x 132")6 Person
8 FT x 3.5 FT (96"x42") 14 FT x 9.5 FT (168"x114") 16 FT x 11.5 FT (192" x 138")6-8 People
10 FT x 4 FT (120"x48") 16 FT x 10 FT (192"x120") 18 FT x 12 FT (216" x 144")8-10 People
12 FT x 4 FT (144"x48") 18 FT x 10 FT (216"x120") 20 FT x 12 FT (240" x 144")10-12 People
14 FT x 4 FT (168"x48") 20 FT x 10 FT (240"x120") 22 FT x 12 FT (264" x 144")10-12 People
16 FT x 4 FT (192"x48") 22 FT x 10 FT (264"x120") 24 FT x 12 FT (288" x 144")12-14 People
18 FT x 4 FT (216"x48") 24 FT x 10 FT (288"x120") 26 FT x 12 FT (312" x 144")14-16 People
20 FT x 4 FT (240"x48") 26 FT x 10 FT (312"x120") 28 FT x 12 FT (336" x 144")16-18 People
22 FT x 4 FT (264"x48") 28 FT x 10 FT (336"x120") 30 FT x 12 FT (360" x 144")18-20 People
24 FT x 4 FT (288"x48") 30 FT x 10 FT (360"x120") 32 FT x 12 FT (384" x 144")20 People

If you are unsure about what size conference table you need, please feel free to give us a call. Let us know the dimensions of your room and how many people you need to seat and we will figure out the rest!