Toronto’s best corporate events happen at StartWell

Our boutique venues combine comfortable furnishings with hospitality services and in-house media production at all types of corporate events – merging in real life audiences with virtual/remote guests for stellar hybrid experiences.

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We have two amazing event spaces to rent in downtown Toronto

The Offsite Venue

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782/786 King Street West – Our main campus consists of two conjoined buildings – with a main private event venue called our ‘Offsite Venue’ that can accomodate 100 people row seated for presentations plus plenty of lounge and social space – including a bar.

We have nearly 20,000 square feet of additional spaces for rent which provides the perfect modular template to book a custom set of rooms for whatever your needs – be they breakout working spaces, private green rooms or anything else. Additionally, our on-site video podcast studio enables instant content creation opportunity.

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Event Studio

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230 Niagara Street – Around the corner from our main buildings on King Street is a special stand-alone facility we have purpose-built for turn-key hybrid events. This is Toronto’s best studio environment to livestream presentations with great visual appeal – our in-house media production team handles AV and produces professional cinematic multi-camera recordings/broadcasts and we can handle 100 people comfortably in row seating or many more for standing cocktail events.

The facility has its own open concept espresso bar reception area plus a flexible space for catering and social hours – as well as washrooms and on-site parking.

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Why StartWell?

We offer an easier way to produce amazing corporate events in Toronto

Book space when you need it – our boutique event venues feature furnishings, AV, stationary and barista service – all included, so you don’t need to contract multiple vendors and can turn on events within a day’s notice.

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Turn-key venue options with additional break out space – There is no single location in Toronto with this much choice available – not only do we have two amazing venues for events with ~100 people each but tons of additionally bookable meeting spaces that range from board rooms to private lounges, as well as common spaces that include call booths, shared workspaces, a library and more.

In-house media production with cinematic broadcasting – Our end-to-end media production team creates professional photography and films as well as live-streams that relate the feel of the room plus intimacy with presenters for remote audiences thanks to unique multi-camera streaming technology.

Barista service included – Coffee, tea and water is all included with venue rental, plus we can make recommendations for excellent catering partners to provide food for your event. Of course, we don’t charge any fees for you to bring in your own catering, giving you freedom to work with any type of cuisine or caterer you prefer.

Meeting Space & Event Venue Rental FAQs

StartWell offers board rooms that can seat up to 13 people around a table or larger meeting spaces that can seat 60. Contact us to book space for a meeting.

Yes, we specialize in offering a variety of spaces for your team to meet – whether its around a single table or in a mixed-seating format that blends board room with lounge space and dining, all within the privacy of your own rented suite.

At StartWell you can rent an airy and bright board room with character on an hourly or daily basis – like our Level Up room, which overlooks our complimentary espresso bar at reception and King Street below, or the beautiful Green Room, with large West facing windows, 5 white boards, tropical plants and full AV.

If you need something larger, we have a number of suites which are great for meetings, workshops, training sessions, all hands meetings, socials, popups, micro-conferences for 100 people and more. For medium sized get togethers, choose our Penthouse or Innovation Lab or go larger – with suites like our Offsite Venue and Event Studio.

StartWell board rooms and work spaces come equipped with all the tools you need to set up video conference calls with people outside the room. Book one today!

All of our bookable meeting spaces for rent at StartWell offer turn-key AV for video conferences and in-room presentation on screens. Depending on the size of suite you book, the size and number of screens available may be different but we always ensure that you can arrive, plug in your laptop or connect wirelessly via Airplay to our available screens and that USB powered conference cameras are available to easily connect to video conferencing sessions and show everyone in the room on camera.

You’ll never need to worry about bringing remote guests into your meeting when you book at StartWell and for our larger suites, like the Offsite Venue and Event Studio, we even offer optional upgrades on AV – with in-house media production that can setup multi-camera live-streaming and recording for your session, raising the bar to turn a meeting into a conference whilst respecting your budget.

Yes, we have multiple board rooms on campus to rent by the hour or day. Perfect for team meetings and work sessions. Visit our site to book one today!

Yes, we have multiple board rooms on campus to rent by the hour or day – they are perfectly configured to get your team around a single table for meetings and working sessions.

Our board rooms typically feature: power in-table, presentation screens (with AppleTV/AirPlay and HDMI connectivity with cables), white boards + markers, Polycom speakerphones (unlocked in North America for outbound calling to conference bridges etc…), USB video conferencing cameras with microphones and speaker functions, printing/scanning/copying and fast WiFI.

On the StartWell campus, we offer a few large conference rooms with rates starting at just $2,500/day. These rooms come with turn-key services and amenities.

A guideline budgeting expectation when considering planning a session here at StartWell is $100/person/day.

Depending on the size of the suite you book, the rate may vary from this a little – as some of our larger suites can accomodate many more people than the number of conference chairs provided (e.g. our Offsite Venue typically has 100 row seats or 30 U shaped conference seats but can host 65+ people in all-day coworking or 150+ in cocktail social mode.)

Note, when at StartWell, you save on all the things that enable your team to collaborate effectively – we include stationary, presentation materials (flip charts, white boards, markers, erasers, sticky notes etc…) as well as coffee and tea plus offer espresso bar service with baristas and reverse-osmosis filtered still and sparkling water on tap, for no extra charge!

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