GIF (Meeting Room) – On Demand Meeting Space at StartWell
Perfect for team meetings, presentations and video conferences for small groups.
“GIF” is an intimate space to meet for 6 people – with a wall mounted TV featuring HDMI and Airplay connectivity for presentations plus a white board, round table and two desks. Located on our 3rd floor.
+ Exposed Brick
+ 6 chairs (oval table)
+ Wall mounted tv screen with HDMI + Airplay
+ Wall mounted white board with markers, micro-fibre eraser cloth & cleaning spray
+ Privacy (walled room with door)
Booking this space includes:
+ Fast WiFI
+ Self-service printing/copying (EPSON WF4640 printer located just past reception on WiFi + w/USB connection)
+ Complimentary cafe beverages between 9AM-5PM from our reception (including micro-roaster coffee, loose-leaf teas plus reverse-osmosis filtered still and sparkling water)
+ A helpful concierge at front desk to answer any questions whilst on campus
+ Access to on-site washrooms
Located in Downtown Toronto On King Street West
Our neighbourhood features some of Toronto’s best bars, restaurants, boutique hotels and shopping amongst century houses and modern condos.
StartWell’s campus is at the perfect location for meetings, offsites, conferences, livestreams and everything else – we are minutes away from the financial core and Union Station, close to the Exhibition GO station and just off Lakeshore Boulevard + the Gardiner Expressway.
Facilitators Love Us: Stationary, Printing & Presentation Materials Are Included
We want people to feel enabled and happy when coming together at StartWell – all of our meeting spaces include services like complimentary tea/coffee and still/sparkling water – plus video conferencing tools configured for the booked room and white boards, flip charts, stationary, markers and more!
We make it easier than ever to communicate between your team at StartWell and anyone outside of the building – with bookable meeting spaces which include complimentary conference phone usage with calling anywhere in North America out of the box.
*We use enterprise grade Polycom technology ensuring clear calls.
Frequently Asked Questions
StartWell can provide you with board rooms that have up to 13 people around a single table (like our Level Up room) or up to 60 people seated in larger meeting spaces configured for all-day sessions and multi-day offsites.
Our dedicated Offsite Venue at 782 King Street West can comfortably seat 30 people around a single ‘O’ or ‘U’ table setup, with additional break out rooms + common table and lounge seating spread over 2 floors giving you enough room for 50+ people to meet.
StartWell Studios at 230 Niagara Street can simultaneously run two conferences/meetings at the same venue in rooms next to each other – both with high ceilings, great lighting and full AV. In total, the venue can accomodate 60 people seated at provided tables and up to 200 people at standing sessions.
Our board rooms and larger spaces on campus come with tools for easily setting up video conference calls with people outside the room you’ve booked.
In larger rooms, like our offsite venue, Suite 4B and StartWell Studios – you’ll find a dedicated Mac Mini pre-configured with a camera, microphone, house sound output and more. The setup for your booked room is detailed in our Producer’s Handbook which has likely been sent to you upon booking (if not, email firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy.)
In board rooms and booked lounge spaces – you’ll see a screen either on wheels or wall-mounted with an HDMI connection you can simply connect to your laptop (you may need a dongle/adapter if you use a thunderbolt or USB-C port), as well the TV likely has an AppleTV for Airplay support (wireless second screen for mac/iOS devices.) Also – we provide Logitech BCC950 conference cameras that have sound input (mic) and output (speaker) built in; simply connect the provided USB cable to your laptop and choose the device in your software settings.
Our provided video cameras and microphones have been configured for the spaces they are provided in – please don’t move them from their positions. Typically, our cameras allow for presenting everyone around the conference table on camera and where that isn’t possible, you can use a remote or the camera base to pan/tilt the camera.
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.
We have a few large venue options on campus that offer amazing value; with rates from just $2,500/day that include exclusive access, furnishings and turn-key services/amenities (like fast enterprise grade WiFi, retail/street entrances, coffee/tea and still/sparkling water included, video conferencing tools included, whiteboards, flip-charts and stationary, screens on wheels and much more.)