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AVAILABILITY + BOOKING

WHAT IS DISTRICT HALL? WHAT DOES MY EVENT SUPPORT?

District Hall is a mission-driven, not-for-profit, civic innovation center. Our mission is to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. Hosting your event at District Hall allows us to fulfill our mission by discounting space rentals, operating our public lounge, and running free, public programming for the innovation community. Learn more about our impact here!

HOW CAN I CHECK AVAILABILITY FOR A PARTICULAR DATE?

Submit an event request and our Sales Manager will get back to you with availability! For meetings this week, please check our last minute booking for 50% off regular rates!

CAN I PLACE A SOFT HOLD ON THE SPACE? HOW LONG CAN I HOLD THE SPACE?

In order to place a soft hold on the space, please submit an event request online. Our Sales Manager will get back to you with a quote. Spaces are not confirmed until we have received a signed contract and full payment.

CAN I BOOK A SPACE FOR THIS WEEK?

For events occurring this week, we offer our available pod conference rooms at 50% off the regular rates. To see our availability for the week, please check our last minute booking!

DO YOU OFFER DISCOUNTS?

Yes, we consider discounts on a case by case basis. Please submit an event request to find out if you qualify.

DO YOU OFFER SPECIAL EVENT PACKAGES?

Yes! Click here to learn more about packages for conferences, weddings, and more.

MY EVENT HAS UNIQUE NEEDS.

Our space is all about innovation — let us know what you’re thinking and if it’s possible, we’ll work with you to make it happen!


EVENT LOGISTICS + TECHNOLOGY

IS YOUR SPACE ACCESSIBLE?

District Hall is a two story, fully accessible, and ADA compliant building. We have 2 entrances, both street level without stairs.

WHAT FURNITURE IS INCLUDED IN MY RENTAL?

Each space includes different furniture:

Conference Rooms: Integrated power tables, rolling chairs, multipurpose credenza

Assembly: Stackable chairs, lectern

Lounges: Café tables, stationary and rolling chairs, high top table with stools, various soft seating

Click here to see more detailed information about each of our event spaces. We are also happy to put you in touch with furniture rental companies for additional needs.

WHAT TECHNOLOGY + SUPPLIES ARE INCLUDED IN THE SPACE?

Our space is equipped with:

  • Free WiFi
  • Lectern/Podium
  • Projectors with HDMI, VGA, and audio input that project directly ceiling mounted screens
  • Local music connection to ceiling mounted zone speakers
  • Writable walls & markers using Notable
  • Handheld wireless microphones

WHAT ARE THE A/V CAPABILITIES OF YOUR SPACE?

All projectors can be connected via HDMI or VGA inputs. If you have additional A/V needs, such as recording, up-lighting, etc., please bring your own or we are happy to connect you to ATRTreehouse, our preferred A/V vendor.

WHAT TECHNOLOGY + SUPPLIES SHOULD I BRING WITH ME?

Please bring your own:

  • Laptop or presentation device to plug into projectors
  • Power chargers
  • Slide advancers
  • HMDI/VGA adaptors for your computer, if you require one
  • Flip charts, sticky notes, notebooks, and writing utensils
  • Any printed supplies

Please note that painter’s tape must be used when attaching anything to the wall, and we do not permit any type of permanent markers in the space.

I AM INTERESTED IN BOOKING A MULTI-DAY EVENT? CAN I LEAVE THE ROOM AS-IS OVERNIGHT?

Yes, for an additional overnight fee.


VENDORS

DO YOU HAVE A PREFERRED CATERER?

Tired of exclusive requirements? So are we. Choose from some of our favorite vendors in the community! Click here to review our Preferred Vendors. All vendors must fulfill insurance requirements and must be approved by the Property Manger before servicing any meeting or event in District Hall.

DO YOU HAVE A PREFERRED A/V VENDOR?

Yes, ATRTreehouse is our preferred A/V vendor!

DO YOU HAVE PARKING?

District Hall does not have a private parking lot or operate valet parking. We are accessible via public transportation. District Hall is closest to the Kennedy Plaza stop. 

Bicycles: District Hall has a number of bike racks available for guest use by the plaza entrance.

Cars: There are a number of parking lots in the area. Click here to review!


QUESTION NOT LISTED? 

Email info@districthallprovidence.org to connect with our team!