A conference room can be the heart and soul of an office. With many offices now interacting with both clients and employees out of office, conference rooms need to be well-appointed and technologically advanced. Unfortunately, fitting an old conference room for new technology can leave it a bit of a mess. Here are some tips for improvements. 1. Use Some Soundproofing Most older conference rooms aren't properly designed for sound. Not only does that mean that outsiders can hear conversations (which is bad for security), but it also means that the conference room itself can sound echo-filled and cavernous to those listening on a phone or voice call.