Make your event a special occasion.

We make it simple to host amazing corporate events.

Steps from Bathurst Street in Downtown Toronto, our centrally located venue is self-enclosed with a dedicated street entrance, comprising 2 floors (~5,000 square feet) in an updated historic building with tons of character and modern amenities.

StartWell’s venue rental includes everything you need for presentations; from furniture to AV, plus we offer a bar and coffee/tea service as well as catering options.

Enough space for any type of event

Our event building at 782 King Street West offers two floors which can be optionally booked together.

Main event space (2nd floor)

Perfect for all types of events, the space is bright and open – with space for 100-200 people to enjoy presentations, mingle and lounge all on a single floor.

$4,000/half day, $7,500/day, $42,000/week

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  • ~2,500 square feet
  • Dedicated entrance from King Street (plus rear ally loading)
  • 2nd Floor furnished event space with bar + AV (exclusive use)
  • Shared bathrooms on 1st floor

Full event building (1st & 2nd floor)

Give your guests more space plus options for privacy by booking our main event space with its lower level, comprising our full event venue building at 782 King St W.

$7,000/half day, $13,000/day, $72,800/week

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  • ~5,000 square feet
  • Dedicated entrance from King Street (plus rear ally loading)
  • Optional lower reception entrance (from King Street)
  • 2nd Floor furnished event space with bar + AV (exclusive use)
  • Exclusive use of our 1st floor – including 3 private meeting rooms (all with white boards, speaker phones and conference calling, LED TVs, Apple TV and comfortable furnishing – 2 rooms for 6 seated and one for 12 seated) plus 2 lounge spaces (an Alcove for 8 people and Library for ~20 seated) and washrooms.

Included with either booking option

  • Audio-visual equipment: Professional Audio system (built-in PA & DJ Booth with Wireless & Wired Microphones, 2 LED TVs on wheels, an HDMI projector with movable screen.
  • High Speed WiFi (200Mbps+ with wired/ethernet connections if requested)
  • Built-in Bar with a spray-nozzle sink, dishwasher, fridges, microwave, beer keg fridges and popcorn machine.
  • Flexible Furniture: 5x high top walnut tables, 20+ white bar stools, 3x round walnut
    tables (with 4 chairs each), 3x long (acadia wood) tables on castors (8 ft. x 3ft), with 4x (4 seater) grey modern couches, 2x green modern armchairs, black/white trellis carpets and movable tropical plants.
  • teaBot – a standalone robot that brews fresh loose leaf tea on demand!

Optional Extra Services

  • Staffing:
    • Bartenders & Bar-backs – serving our house red/white wine or microbrewed beer on tap, as well as custom cocktails.
    • Baristas – have your guests visit our espresso bar for custom barista drinks (within the same buildings as the main event space.)
    • Security (as needed.)
  • Catering & Food service – our preferred vendor partner creates custom menu and service solutions for any need or limitation (allergies or meal type are not a problem.)
  • Photography (our photographers don’t watermark their shots and let you do whatever you’d like with photos captured at the event.)
  • Videography – footage of your event; raw or edited into a finished production you can share however you want.
  • Livestreaming – we can setup single or multi-cam live recordings of events at the venue, to stream on a single channel like Facebook or to multiple channels (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIN, Private Servers using RTSP) simultaneously.
  • Extra Space – we have 10 break-out and meeting rooms on-campus – sized from 2 to 20 people per room.
  • Professional Podcast Studio – book the studio and use our mic equipment to record content with your event participants

We keep good company

These are just some of the businesses who we’ve hosted at our venue:

Augmented World Expo at StartWell
World Vision at StartWell
Labatt at StartWell
BetaKit at StartWell
Camunda at StartWell
Mozilla Foundation at StartWell
Shopify at StartWell
Lazaridis Institute at StartWell
Canadian Film Centre Media Lab at StartWell

And some photos from past events we’ve hosted:

Tour the main floor event space

Click on the black dots in this 360 degree tour to explore further!

The Perfect Layout & Location

King Street parking hours:

Mon-Fri Sat Sun
10am – 3pm 8a – 9p 7pm – 9pm
7pm – 9pm

Underground paid parking is available across the street in the 775 King West Minto condos. Entrance is on Tecumseth & King just behind Shoppers Drug Mart. *We also have back ally access for vendor deliveries.