With every new company on the scene, the recruiting landscape for talent becomes increasing competitive. Which means the perks you offer your employees must have a bit of extra wow factor. In fact, American workers favor workspace benefits 4 to 1 over extra salary. Now, ping pong is nothing new. In fact, the game of ping pong has been around since the late 1800’s but people freakin’ love it.
And there’s plenty of good reasons why it’s such a good upgrade to the office break room. Renowned physician, psychiatrist and brain imaging expert, Dr Daniel Amen, calls table tennis “the world’s best brain sport” because it is highly aerobic, uses both the upper and lower body, and is great for eye hand coordination and reflexes. Table tennis also utilizes many different areas of the brain simultaneously as you are tracking the ball, planning shots and strategies, and figuring out spins. So, ping pong is good for the brain.
It also provides a perfect outlet for employees to unplug and step away from their desks for a little friendly competition. So if you’re in the market for a new table for some mini-volley sessions, we’ve got you covered with this list of unique and modern ping pong tables that make a statement even when they’re not being used.
Amsterdamn Ping Pong Table – $4,999
THE DARK KNIGHT
A SOPHISTICATED SPIN
Reclaimed Wood Ping Pong Table – $4,995
Poppin Ping Pong Conference Table – $3,200
And don’t forget the paddles! Customize your own set with your company’s logo from UberPong, an Austin-based startup or check out our pick below.