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NBS Renson Pergolas Outdoor Wrokspaces

August 22, 2022

The Benefits of Extending Your Office to the Outdoors

To attract people back to the office, organizations should consider doing more than just offering flexible hybrid work schedules and team happy hours. Organizations need to rethink the physical workplace and create a unique experience that makes the commute worthwhile. People want to work in an environment that makes them feel safe and healthy, while […]

NBS The View Meeting Space Transformation

July 18, 2022

Transforming the Workplace: Enhanced Acoustics, Architecture and Technology

As the world and workplace continue to evolve, so do our NBS showrooms. Recently, our very own team redesigned and reconstructed a space we call “The View,” a collaborative meeting space in our Troy showroom. We integrated architectural elements, furniture and technology solutions to create an incredible space that would best accommodate our team members, […]

Steelcase showcase at Neocon 2022

June 28, 2022

NeoCon Through the Eyes of a First-Time Attendee

By Bri Schoepf | Marketing Communications Associate   I was about to embark on my first ever NeoCon journey. If you haven’t heard, NeoCon is the most popular event of the year for the commercial interior design industry, showcasing innovative workplace solutions from more than 400 leading companies. Before arriving at NeoCon, I had no […]

Compelling, technology-enabled workplaces will help people innovate, collaborate and communicate.

June 20, 2022

Technology and the Future of Work: What You Need to Know

Technology and the Future of Work: What You Need to Know Today, organizations are taking intentional steps towards creating compelling, technology-enabled workplaces to keep up with the needs and expectations of employees. The future of work requires instant communication, enhanced connectivity, interactive digital experiences, and even components that support employee wellbeing and productivity. According to […]

What People Want in the Workplace Today Might Surprise You

May 20, 2022

What People Want in the Workplace Today May Surprise You

Steelcase Global research uncovers what people value now and what has to change. Some excerpts are taken from Steelcase’s Global Report: The New Era of Hybrid Work. One thing we’ve learned from the onset of hybrid work is that it’s changed employees’ expectations for their workplace. Now more than ever, people want to feel a […]

NBS Hybrid Learning

April 18, 2022

Rethinking Classrooms for Improved Hybrid Learning

It’s no doubt that the physical classroom we once knew has changed the last couple of years, and for many, it’s been hard to keep up with. Students and educators felt confused and overwhelmed after the classroom suddenly switched from completely physical to fully virtual. It then shifted again to a blend of the two, […]

NBS Integrated AV

February 28, 2022

Is Your AV Integrated? Here’s Why It Should Be

Technology is a key player in how we work today. Often technology is thought about last in space planning. In reality, it should be considered early in the process, as it has become an integral part in the way we meet and connect. No longer can you hang a display on the wall and call […]

NBS 2022 Inspired

February 8, 2022

A Year of Being Inspired & Celebrating Our Passions

While the past couple of years have been difficult for most of us, we all have something that has kept us going each and every day. Despite all the struggles we’ve faced, we had time to figure out what we love doing, pick up new hobbies, realize who means the most to us, and establish […]

NBS Pilot Space

December 13, 2021

Pilot Workspaces Make Change a Little Less Scary

We’ve all heard the constant buzz about “the new workplace” and how organizations need to re-think their current spaces to better accommodate the new expectations of employees. But unfortunately, this is much easier said than done. When thinking of entirely redesigning a space, organizations typically are hesitant because of the time and money that need […]

November 22, 2021

Spread Some Joy & Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shopping small and local this year is more important than ever. Supporting the creative and dedicated small business owners in our communities is our opportunity to invest back in our neighbors while giving this holiday season. Small Business Saturday is on November 27, but supporting our local artisans and businesses is something we love to […]

November 5, 2021

5 Interactive Technologies That Should be in Every Meeting Room

This article was originally published by T1V, and has been modified for our NBS blog. These days, it’s all about staying ahead of the trends when it comes to hybrid technology – which all comes down to innovation and collaboration. No matter where you’re working from, it’s essential to have the capability to collaborate with coworkers, […]

2021 Neocon Review

October 14, 2021

Cool Products for the Hybrid Workplace at NeoCon 2021

NeoCon never fails to excite us about the latest workplace trends, and it certainly did not disappoint this year. As we walked through the beautiful showrooms and explored some of the coolest new products, we noticed a popular theme…hybrid work! We all know how challenging hybrid work environments can be, but there’s no better time […]

Top Trends 2021

September 3, 2021

Top 5 Trends for the New Workplace

We’ve put together five trending solutions that can transform your workplace into the spot you’ve always dreamed of. These solutions support control in the workplace, boost hybrid collaboration, and are so inspiring, that your team will be refreshingly excited to come to the office.

NBS Spotify Playlist

August 16, 2021

Let The Music Play! Hear NBS Songs of Togetherness.

NBS has compiled a Togetherness-themed playlist on Spotify.

August 5, 2021

5 Tips to Make Hybrid Work Better

The concept of working in a hybrid role, splitting your work week between the office and a remote location, is a popular topic of conversation these days. And it’s easy to see why. After most of the workforce was required to work from home during the pandemic, many found they enjoyed the benefits and quality […]

July 13, 2021

“Flex Zone” Adapts to Meet the Needs of Today…and Tomorrow

Every organization goes through change. With the “Flex Zone,” NBS created a versatile space that better meets the needs of our people today while retaining flexibility for modifications in the near term and the future.

NBS is a Steelcase Premier Partner for 10 Years in a row.

June 30, 2021

NBS Earns Steelcase Premier Partner 10 Years In A Row

NBS is pleased to share we have been recognized as an honorary Premier Steelcase Partner for 2020. NBS has been named a Premier Partner now for 10 years in a row. The Premier Partners program rewards dealers for their success in market share growth, client satisfaction, financial strength and investment in their people and communities. […]

Smart Digital Signage from NBS

May 20, 2021

Notify Everyone, Everywhere with Cloud-Based Digital Signage

Smart display systems allow organizations to deliver a consistent message across the enterprise, no matter where people are located or what device they are using.

Bring them back together with ancillary spaces

March 15, 2021

Ancillary Spaces: Bring Them Back to Something Better

Many office workers have gotten used to working in some pretty homey environments over the last year—in many cases, their actual homes. As they come back to the office, ancillary spaces with home-like touches can go a long way towards making the workplace return more comfortable. But how do you make these shared spaces safe […]

NBS Year of Togetherness

March 2, 2021

A Year of Togetherness

While living through a crisis has not been easy on anyone, it has caused people and organizations to think about our shared humanity and what we want to achieve together. The longing to physically be together again has led us to choosing togetherness as our theme for the year. We are hopeful 2021 will bring […]

NBS Media Walls

February 3, 2021

You Need a Media Wall. Here’s Why.

A media wall blends the physical and digital seamlessly. In addition to monitors and smart boards, it may include web cameras and A/V equipment.

January 27, 2021

To Get People Back to the Office, Focus on Safety First

For workers to feel enthusiastic about their return to a shared work environment, managers have to start thinking about the fundamentals—starting with safety.

January 6, 2021

Tips to Improve Your Work From Home Experience

Shared by Jennifer Ramon, NBS Human Resources Administrator   We have all had our struggles with adapting to working from home, whether it involves technology, our working environment or just missing the interaction with other team members. Here are some ideas to improve your work from home experience: When you need to get heads-down / […]

November 19, 2020

3 Ways to Retrofit Your Meeting Spaces to Enhance Virtual Collaboration

As we return to our workspaces, many of us are quickly realizing that the functionality of conference and huddle rooms may no longer be up to par given the new reliance on virtual collaboration tools like Microsoft Teams, Zoom, WebEx and other video conferencing software. The need to create effective spaces, whether enclosed or open, […]