Portable, professional, perfect
I was looking for a sturdy portable podium that looks professional, but is also easy to carry and put together. This truly fit the bill. It has two folding arms that easily swing open and support the top by firmly locking into place. It takes just seconds to put together. Once you're done, you simply fold the arms back in, use a little tie and button to secure it closed, and the entire podium becomes as flat as an attache case. It even comes with a convenient carry handle. Wanting to protect the surface from scratches or debris, I slipped the podium inside a tote bag and carried it that way. Other portable podiums I'd seen were 20 pounds or more. I'm a petite woman with back issues -- those weren't going to work. This lectern was about half that weight and light enough for me to carry. All in all, very happy with this purchase.