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    Meeting Monday: Business Meeting Rooms You Can Use in NYC

    July 15, 2013

    For meetings with key stakeholders or potential investors, sometimes it’s best to use a unique venue that has all the technology and space you need to hold a successful business meeting. We’ve rounded up some of the top meeting rooms you can use in New York City for your next business event.

    Bennett Media Studio

    Bennett Media Studio is a five-story building offering 11,000 square feet of space with stunning light, striking architectural details, and convenient amenities. This venue can be rented in two different options. The first option is for smaller business meetings and includes the duplex floored 3,500 square-foot gallery and performance space with a kitchen, 2 baths, stage and dedicated lighting. It also includes a HD projector and Mackie sound system, perfect for your next business presentation. Rates for this space range from $2,500 to $4,500. If you’re interested in renting this venue, you can sign up through the Eventup website and fill out our free quote request form.

    The second bookable option for this business venue includes a four-floor residence of 6,500 square feet with a large living, dining, kitchen, and outdoor terraced area. This venue has hosted high-end exclusive corporate events for NBC, Trump, NY Times, LaMer, Moet Hennessey, Lancome and others. Fees for this exclusive space are typically $10,000.

    Meet at the Apartment

    Meet at the Apartment is a two-story, 2,500 square-foot, highly stylized open loft in the Soho district of New York City. Fully engineered for creative thought to flourish, Meet has been intuitively outfitted with idea-generating essentials: a library stocked with art, design, and photography reference books, a kitchen pantry filled with goodies, and breakout rooms that could double as private rooms in the trendiest NYC clubs.

    The upstairs area is 1,300 square feet with windows on three sides and curtains to divide the space into four sections. Accommodating 40 for sit-down presentations or 100 for product launches and premiere events, the space includes a library, two breakout rooms (each with lounge furniture, phone chargers, iMac station and 65” high-definition presentation screens) and a bright, open loft kitchen complete with fully stocked pantry, refrigerator filled with beverages, and a “kitchen table” large enough to accommodate 10 individuals.

    Downstairs, a well-lit 1,000 square-foot conference room features a Vitra conference table that accommodates 18 in ultra-cozy Vitra Worknest chairs, a mobile 65” high definition presentation screen, whiteboard walls with gator shelving to present creative boards and computer, and TV and telephone access. Leather couches create a casual meeting environment and a 200 square-foot Green Room offers added space for privacy. Fees for this event space start from $3,000 for up to 50 people.

    SoTechie Spaces

    SoTechie is a coworking space in NYC. This venue provides a shared office coworking space environment for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and telecommuters. The venue is located in Midtown, a central location in New York's bustling metropolis. The venue environment is social, uplifting, and above all, professional. One key benefit of working within the SoTechie community is that you have the opportunity to expand your business exposure by networking with key people in your field. Rates vary depending on how you want to use the space. Beyond personal work spaces, the venue also offers a Business Center where you can hold meetings. Features include inbound call management, telemarketing, same-day messenger service, and more. Additionally, SoTechie offers a conference room for rent at just $25 per hour. The room is equipped with a white board, LCD monitor, and video conferencing. It also has Wired and wireless internet.

    Open House Lofts New York

    Open House Lofts is located in downtown New York City, in the heart of Soho. Easily accessible from major subway lines, the venue boasts 3,500 square feet of spacious loft space with multiple rooms and fully furnished. This venue is great for hosting small, intimate business meetings and includes many comforts of being in a home. Open House Lofts New York started out as a unique, non-traditional venue for focus groups and other market research projects, and now also plays host to creative corporate meetings, team building workshops and ideation and brainstorming sessions for leading global brands like Apple, Nike, Louis Vuitton and American Express. It can hold a maximum of 100 people and amenities include A/V equipment, WiFi and outside catering. It also has a rooftop patio and stunning views of New York City. Typical fees for this venue range from $2,500 to $4,000.

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