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INNOVATION DESIGN BUILDING

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Located in Boston's bustling Seaport District, the Innovation Design Building (IDB) is a destination in itself. Home to the Boston Design Center + Reebok's global headquarters, it is the perfect backdrop for your next corporate event or fundraiser. Offering three industrial chic event spaces (capacity) - The Loft (570), Galley West (270) +  The Hall (600) - each provide a blank canvas to curate your event with exceptional natural light and views of the harbor. This isn't one to miss!

Interested in learning more? To confirm availability + rates, please submit an events request here. All other questions, contact Lynn Susko at lynn@popavent.com


The Hall

Aesthetic - hip + industrial 

Best for - creating an event from blank canvas 

Location - Boston Design Center - 1st Floor - direct access to Promenade

Address - TBD 

Guest entrance - 19 Drydock Avenue

Views - control the amount of spacing at the bottom of the header, above the navigation.

 

Capacity - 600 reception style

Size - 8,7000 sf 

Location of Loading Dock - determines the maximum height allowed for the site logo in the header area.

Restrooms - Adjacent to venue

A/V - 2 HD projectors + 2 automated screens (15"W X 9"H), HDMI connection

Furniture - none

HVAC - base building heat is turned on November - April when the outdoor temperature is below 55 degrees. Air conditioning is controlled within event space 


The Loft

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Aesthetic - raw + inspiring 

Best for - creating your own experience from scratch 

Location - Boston Design Center - 5th floor - next to Porcelanosa

Address - 1 Design Place, Suite 500, Boston MA 02210

Guest entrance - 17 Drydock Avenue

Views - partially South, fully West + North, facing Downtown Boston + the Harbor 

Acoustical Treatment - 20 white panels attached to ceiling to absorb sound near projectors

Door Size - 62"W x 95"H (Main) + 62" X 94" (Side)

 

Capacity - 571 reception style

Size - 14,400 sf

Recommendations - rent lighting for back of house

Location of Loading Dock - 19 Drydock Avenue, 400 feet from venue

Restrooms - 200 feet from venue, renovated in 2014 

A/V - none

Furniture - 4 metal trash bins

HVAC - base building heat is turned on November - April when the outdoor temperature is below 55 degrees. Air conditioning is controlled within event space 


Galley West

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Aesthetic - open + inviting 

Best for - reception style gathering with no formal program

Location - Boston Design Center - 2nd floor - across from Market Stalls

Address - 1 Design Place, Suite 200, Boston MA 02210

Guest entrance - 17 Drydock Avenue

Views - North, facing Drydock Ave 

Acoustical Treatment - none

Location of Loading Dock - 19 Drydock Avenue, 400 feet from venue 

Restrooms - 200 feet from venue, renovated in 2014 

 

Capacity - 360 reception style

Size - 5,500 sf

A/V - none

Furniture - 1 rustic wood work table (24' L x 4' W x 34"H; 4 metal trash bins

Lighting - fluorescent fixtures hanging from ceiling, industrial-inspired scones with Edison bulbs on columns; controlled by 2 switches near back of house

HVAC - base building heat is turned on November - April when the outdoor temperature is below 55 degrees. Air conditioning is controlled within event space 


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Event Parking

Valet service for event day: Scot Barry

Parking is also available at the BRA-EDIC Marine Industrial Park garage. This is a self park covered facility. The garage is secured 24 hours a day for your security. Payment is collected as you leave, credit card required.

Location and contact information: BRA-EDIC Parking Garage - 12 Drydock Ave, Boston MA  ( 617-482-2487)