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Our Main Event Space on King Street West

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We make it simple to host amazing corporate events.

This large room has its own entrance from King Street West and features high ceilings, exposed brick and large windows on 3 walls – its a bright airy space that is still intimate.

The floor is laid out in three open sections for lounge, bar and presentation space and the venue is offered with full audio-visual equipment plus furniture and presentation materials (white boards, flip charts, screens and more…)

Enough Space & Features For Any Type Of Event
Capacity: 100 seated (theatre) / 40 seated (training/workshop at desks) / 200+ standing (cocktail)

  • High speed WiFi network with custom SSID (‘network name’) per event
  • Open Bar with sink, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, espresso machine & robot that brews tea!
  • 3 Smart TVs on wheels (with HDMI connections)
  • Projector and tripod-mounted screen
  • A DJ/PA system (with two speakers on stands and subwoofer unit) plus house sound system
  • Wired & Wireless mic options
  • Flexible furnishings (high tops with stools, rectangular tables on castors, couches and coffee tables)
  • 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.

Need more space? Whether you need privacy for calls or breakout rooms with presentation tech, we’ve got you covered.

StartWell has a number of lounges and private meeting spaces on campus which can be booked on an hourly or daily basis – including conference rooms and a sound-proofed recording studio.

Optional Extra Services
  • Bartenders & Servers – we typically offer self-service, Open Bar & Host Bar options.
  • 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

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

The Perfect Location & Layout

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.


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