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DEFINITION of 'Topless Meeting'

A meeting in which participants are not allowed to use laptops. A topless meeting organizer can also ban the use of smartphones, cellphones and other electronic devices. The purpose of this is to create an environment free from distraction, to foster enhanced focus and to generate more discussions.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Topless Meeting'

Topless meetings were originally popularized at high tech companies where personal computers and smart phones first began creeping into company meetings. It can also be used to describe classrooms that have banned the use of laptops for note taking, which can be an distraction to students sitting around the laptop user.

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