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Anna H.

"...magician performed for kids in one area of the room and there was still ample space elsewhere for parents to eat, drink, and mingle. The host was very helpful throughout the booking process and on the day of the event. Many of our guests were interested in the space and..."

Robyn N.

"...This was a great space for a networking event. There is a nice mix of seating and standing room. They were easy to work with and answered all of my questions quickly. The beer was also great and it - and the venue - helped people stay through our event and beyond..."

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A Bright White Box: Converted Storefront in the Industrial West Fulton Market
Near West Side
30

POP-UPS, Art Shows, Dinners, Cocktail Parties, and corporate events welcome. We are ideal for formal gatherings, and informal Arts events. A slice of urban creativity just west of Fulton Market, for groups from 15-90. Our day-to-day coworking setup quickly changes to meet your needs. The...

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Modern Daylight Photo Studio
Near West Side
4

A bright, creative, contemporary environment for your next photo shoot, video shoot, casting, workshop, or production meeting. Located in just north of Randolf in the West Loop, the studio is located on the top floor of a recently renovated building in a former manufacturing and...

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Beautiful Dance Studio Available for Private Events | South Loop
Near West Side

...Our dance studio is ideal for parties, weddings, networking events, fundraising events, corporate presentations & corporate meetings. We offer a lot of open space that can be divided as well. Space Details: - 4 studios | 3 can be merged (~1400 SQ FT) - 30 chairs - 5 - 6ft tables...

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Great Natural Light Dance Studio | South Loop | Studio 4
Near West Side
1

...capacity - Great natural light - 30 chairs on site - 5 - 6ft tales - LED track lights - Wardrobe racks + coat racks - Ceiling fans - Speakers + Amps + Mixers | DJs must ring their own equipment - 2 monitor screens + Projector - Elevator | Space is on the second floor - Small Catering area | Fridge | Microwave...

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Small Dance Studio Available for Creative Use | Studio 1
Near West Side
11

...etc. Space Details: - 10 person studio - 30 chairs - 5 - 6ft tales - LED track lights - Wardrobe racks + coat racks - Ceiling fans - Speakers + Amps + Mixers | DJs must ring their own equipment - 2 monitor screens + Projector - Elevator | Space is on the second floor - Small Catering area | Fridge | Microwave...

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20 Person Dance Studio | South Loop | Studio 3
Near West Side
7

...uyout! Space Details: - 20 person capacity - 30 chairs - 5 - 6ft tables - LED track lights - Wardrobe racks + coat racks - Ceiling fans - Speakers + Amps + Mixers | DJs must ring their own equipment - 2 monitor screens + Projector - Elevator | Space is on the second floor - Small Catering area | Fridge | Microwave...

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30 Person Dance Studio | Great for Creatives | South Loop
Near West Side
7

...uyout! Space Details: - 30 person capacity - 30 chairs - 5 - 6ft tables - LED track lights - Wardrobe racks + coat racks - Ceiling fans - Speakers + Amps + Mixers | DJs must ring their own equipment - 2 monitor screens + Projector - Elevator | Space is on the second floor - Small Catering area | Fridge | Microwave...

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alumni networking reception

We will be traveling with a group of 35 MBAs for a week. While we are there, we will be meeting for a networking reception with the alumni and your space looks like a perfect fit for our event. Before booking the space, may I ask if you'd be able to accommodate to our preferred set-up of 6-8 tables with chairs around? Also, would you be able to share some information on canapé options and maybe pizzas? Do you have any contact for bartending services? Looking forward to hearing from you.

60 people
4 hours
$443.00

corporate meeting and user group

I would like to host a corporate meeting/user group for 40 next month. The event would take around 3-4 hours, and would consist of technical presentations in a classroom-style setting, followed by light catering and drinks for networking.

50 people
6 hours
$866.00

networking event with guest speakers

The event will be a networking event and we'll have one or two guest speakers. I'll bring wine and maybe some light bites. I'll also bring cups and napkins. No chairs needed except the one behind your desk which we can use for registration. Don't need any tables either. If you can hire your gal to be our bartender, we'll need her from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. I believe you said $25/hour + $25 tip, correct? As we discussed, if you have a current exhibition or use your "house art" for a backdrop, that will be awesome. We have one banner that we use as a photo backdrop which has its own stand. I also have 2 22x28" posters that sit on easels which I'll bring with me. The crowd will be architects, designers, visual merchandisers, educators and vendors to the trade (flooring, lighting etc..) Number of guests may be as low as 40 or as high as 140 - it all depends on who's available that night etc.. I'll put 140 in the next box.

140 people
6 hours
$494.00

networking event for non-profit

I am looking to host a networking event with powerpoint presentation for a startup non-profit organization. Does your space offer ability to hook up a laptop for a PP presentation?

20 people
4 hours
$399.00

What people say about networking venues on Peerspace

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04/04/2017
Sam C.

Space: Mid-Century Style SOMA Warehouse

"...possible. Definitely enjoyed the open space of the warehouse for the photography project we did. Would love to book again for potential happy hour mixer or party..."

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12/07/2018
Mohamed E.

Space: Historic East-side space with a clean look.

"...The space was exactly what we needed for our corporate networking event -- it is very customizable and allows you to really tailor to your own aesthetic / vision. Great amenities that helped really create the ambiance that we needed (colored lights, spot lights, nice art on the wall, great sound system..."

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06/05/2016
Ali A.

Space: Multi-Story Event Room w/ Outdoor Space

"...We had a blast in our event at this space. It's a beautiful space, and guests were able get up, walk around and mingle both inside and on the terrace. Danny (the owner) was super helpful throughout. He was flexible to meet up and show us around, had the..."

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12/21/2018
Shirali P.

Space: Pike Place Market Studio

"...so the flow of traffic would have been much easier, but otherwise, everyone had plenty to see, talk about and do from chatting up, mingling, talking about the cool art for sale all over, to the pool table and X-Box and karaoke. We didn't anticipate to use the..."

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09/25/2016
Lillian S.

Space: Amazing Designer Downtown Loft

"...for the occasion! I really loved the open floor plan as it allowed for flexibility in setting up, and it gave people room to mingle in different areas of the space. Tamara, Jaqueline, and Sterling were all very easy to work with and I felt confident that everything would go..."

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12/09/2018
Markita M.

Space: Speakeasy in the heart of Wicker Park

"...throw an event for! always depends on what type of vibe you are looking for.. Cozy , homey setup, good for gatherings, music , and networking❤ The Host and workers are awesome, they helped in so many ways to make the event perfect..."

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04/21/2018
Richard T.

Space: Spacious Industrial Creative Space With Great Natural Lighting.

"...We had about 30 guest or so and it fit us quite comfortably. There was definitely a lot of space to move around and mingle. Would definitely recommend this venue to any one looking for a great event space..."

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07/30/2018
Bryant E.

Space: Spacious Rustic Hall near LA Harbor

"...Perfect Space for Hosting Our ALL NEW Shoreline SESH Summertime SESH Summer SESH Cali Event Series Hosting New Innovative Wellness Product Brands, Private Parties Networking Exclusive Brands and PopUps! Looking Forward to Booking Your Space Again ASAP..."

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10/07/2017
Lisa H.

Space: Large Open Loft DTLA Bursting with Natural Light and City Views - Available With Cateri...

"...Highly recommend. The space was beautiful and Sandra was extremely helpful. Our mixer was great and will definitely use again..."

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09/22/2017
Gianfranco C.

Space: Modern + Industrial East Austin / Downtown Warehouse Venue

"...The host was very responsive and a pleasure to work with. The space appeared exactly as advertised. We held a fraternity/sorority mixer in the venue and everyone loved the venue as one of their favorites after four years of mixers..."

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08/26/2017
Abraham S.

Space: Downtown Event Space with Skyline View

"...Great service, great team on setting up. Would definitely recommend using the space for networking again..."

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08/19/2018
Joyce J.

Space: Beautiful and Unique Loft Space with Open-Air Courtyard

"...both before making the decision to go with his space and answering questions promptly once we confirmed. This unique space allowed our guests to mingle seamlessly between the two spaces and the generous kitchen island made serving food/drinks very accessible for everyone. We couldn’t have found a more perfect..."

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10/26/2018
Megan S.

Space: Sun Drenched Bowery Loft in LES

"...Beautiful space, which worked perfectly for our corporate mixer. It also looked exactly as it did in the pictures. Layla was very responsive and helpful..."

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08/04/2017
Evangeline E.

Space: Beautiful Creative Meeting Space

"...Loved this space! Amazing vibe and the team was super helpful. Great setting for networking and light drinks. Beautiful decor as well and super clean. I'll definitely use this space again..."

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01/27/2019
Stacy K.

Space: Bright, Open, Midtown/Buckhead Studio

"...winter wonderland sweet 16 was the best idea ever. She had a room just for dancing with the DJ and another for eating and mingling. I will definitively use this space again..."

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10/09/2017
Stelle D.

Space: Brooklyn Cafe/Bar with a Vintage Ambiance, Exposed Brick Space with Large Windows and N...

"...was exactly as described, well maintained with so much potential. Had a party for 50 and everyone was comfortable with plenty of room to mingle. The hostess was so helpful and Michael was always available to answer any questions. Everyone asked me about how I found this place and..."

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03/04/2018
Sara M.

Space: Beautiful Intimate Event Venue

"...bridal shower dinner for one of my best friends. We had a total of 14 girls and there was plenty of space to mingle. Everyone complemented the space! I highly recommend this space and this team..."

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12/11/2018
Aylin O.

Space: Design District Gallery Space

"...This was a lovely space to use for a company offsite. The lighting was great, the gallery as comfortable for 80 people to mingle, and the staff was incredible responsive and helpful leading up to the event. Highly recommend this space, and extra kudos for supporting a woman-owned gallery..."