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Effective October  1, 2021, the operations of District Hall Providence will transition from Innovation Studio to the Venture Café Global Institute (VCGI). Innovation Studio will manage all events through September 31, 2021. After which VCGI will manage events going forward.

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 within the next two weeks, 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 which will be valid for 2 weeks. 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 within the next 2 weeks, we offer our available pod conference rooms at 50% off the regular rates. Please check our last minute booking page!

ARE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE?

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

WHAT EVENTS HAVE YOU HOSTED THUS FAR?

We’ve hosted events for the Business Innovation Business Innovation Factory, Cherrystone, Boston Globe, Michael Bloomberg Campaign, Rhode Island Business Competition, New Economy, Johnson & Johnson, and everything in between. We can’t wait to work with you!

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!

HOW CAN I BOOK SPACE?

The health and safety of our employees and guests is our top priority. We are happy to work with you and know every situation is different. Our Pod meeting rooms are ready to be booked on our Last Minute Bookings page. If you are looking for a date further out or a larger guest count, please submit our event request form and we will get back to you. 

DO YOU OFFER HYBRID OR VIRTUAL EVENT OPTIONS?

Yes! COVID-19 may have changed the way we meet, network, socialize and do business, but it doesn’t have to change our drive for innovation. Our mission to broaden, connect, and support the innovation community is more important than ever before; and our team is here to ensure you have the resources and tools to succeed in a virtual world. Our team of experienced event and program managers are available to coordinate, market, manage and host your virtual meeting or event. With over 75 events and 120 virtual meeting sessions to date, our team is ready to ensure your virtual event is a success. Click here to review these new options!

DO I NEED TO WEAR A MASK/FACE COVERING IN DISTRICT HALL?

Face coverings required to be worn when entering the building, in the hallway, restrooms, check-in desk, and any other situations where six feet physical distancing cannot be met.

IS THE SPACE ACCESSIBLE?

District Hall is a two story, fully accessible, and ADA compliant space. The Point 225 Building at 225 Dyer Street includes 2 entrances (both street level without stairs) as well as 4 elevators.

WHAT FURNITURE IS INCLUDED IN MY RENTAL?
Each space includes different furniture:
  • Conference Pod Rooms: Integrated power tables, rolling chairs, multipurpose credenza
  • Assembly: Stackable chairs, podium
  • 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 our preferred vendors for additional furniture needs and rental options.

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
DO YOU OFFER HYBRID OR VIRTUAL EVENT RENTAL OPTIONS?

COVID 19 may have changed the way we meet, network, socialize and do business, but it doesn’t have to change our drive for innovation. Our mission to broaden, connect, and support the innovation community is more important than ever before; and our team is here to ensure you have the resources and tools to succeed in a virtual world. Our team of experienced event and program managers are available to coordinate, market, manage and host your virtual meeting or event. With over 75 events and 120 virtual meeting sessions to date, our team is ready to ensure your virtual event is a success. Click here to review these new options!

WHAT ARE THE A/V CAPABILITIES OF THE 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 exclusive 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
  • HDMI 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.