Conference Tables in History
The dot com boom led to many innovations in workplace culture, such as casual dress codes, employees bringing their dogs to work, and even sometimes game tables used as conference tables:
This super-casual approach may have worked great for the dot commers, but most businesses find more value in separating work and play. Keep the table tennis games for after hours, and let your conference table be a productive space that makes a good impression with clients.
(table tennis/conference table photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.)