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The StartWell Event Studio

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With its own entrance from King Street West, this event space features a built-in bar, high ceilings, exposed brick and large windows along 3 walls, with seating options for presentations, cocktails and lounging as well as full audio-visual technology and support staff on site.

Capacity: 100 seated (theatre) / 40 seated (training/workshop at desks) / 150+ standing (cocktail)

Event Space Features
  • Built-in Bar – With sink, quiet 30-min cycle Bosch dishwasher, 3 fridges, microwave, & robot that brews tea!
  • Complimentary Tea & Coffee – Brewed fresh in-house using local micro-roaster beans from Propeller.
  • High Speed WiFi – Cisco/Meraki powered enterprise-grade network with custom SSID (‘network name’) as needed.
  • Stage – With flexible and sound-dampening backdrop, our stage is lit with 5 spots for great looking presentations and recorded footage plus we have a lectern/podium, stools and comfortable low seating for keynotes, fireside chats and discussion panels.
  • Presentation materials: Whiteboard markers and magnetic whiteboard erasers, large Post-It easel pads, two magnetic tripod Whiteboard/flip-chart easels, 1 magnetic whiteboard on wheels.
  • Furniture – the space comes furnished with 6 high tops & 20 stools, 3 rectangular tables on castors w/30 chairs, 5 couches, 2 marble coffee tables & up to 100 optional black folding chairs for theatre seating.
Audio-Visual System & Recording Included!

StartWell is the best place to host a virtual or hybrid event and connect with your audience in person and remotely over a webcast. The best part is, we handle the technology and its included in venue rental fees.

  • Sound system – Our central AV booth next to the stage controls sound on stage and in the audience – with 3 separated zones. We have both wired and wireless microphones.
  • Presentation Screens – Large Smart TVs on wheels (with HDMI connections), Ceiling-mounted 1080 HD Projector with screen.
  • Videography – 1080 HD Footage of your event; captured from our single or multi-cam setup to use with no license restrictions.
  • Live-streaming – Single or multi-cam live recordings of staged 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.

Optional Extras
  • Staffing – We can arrange for servers, bartenders, security and other staffing as needed for your event.
  • Catering & Food service – We can recommend solutions or you can simply use your own caterer for no extra fees!
  • Photography – Our photographers don’t watermark their shots and let you do whatever you’d like with photos captured at the event.
  • Professional Podcast Studio – Book the studio and use our mic equipment to record content with your event participants.
  • Extra Space – We have 10 break-out and meeting rooms on-campus – sized from 2 to 20 people per room. Plus, our Innovation Centre which is just a 3 minute walk away and can accommodate 100+ people for live-stream/hybrid events, off-sites and more!

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Photos Of Past Events

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Event Space Layout:

The Perfect Location

Green P (metered) parking available on King Street daily plus 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.

You’re in Great Company!

*Some of the organizations who have hosted at StartWell:

Redstone Agency
Cronos Group
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