Empower Event Space Rentals
Looking for an BEAUTIFUL space to host your special event, class or workshop? Somewhere that has great facilities, is easily accessible from all over the lower mainland, has onsite parking, and is affordably priced? Look no further!
Located right in the heart of East Van, on Commercial Drive, one of the most vibrant, eclectic and pleasant neighbourhoods in Vancouver. Restaurants, shopping and many other services are located in walking distance, and the Skytrain station is only steps away.
Event Space Details:
The Main Studio Size:
700 sqft. with high quality laminate wood flooring, and lots of natural light
Located at the back of the building, it is remains quiet and serene, and looks onto a tree-lined neighbourhood.
20, 99, 9
Access on East 10th Avenue (back of building)
Metered and Neighbourhood Parking:
Lots of paid street parking and free 2hr neighbourhood parking just 1-block away
Folding chairs, Floor back-jacks
2 fold-out tables, 2 small laptop tables
4 fold out gravity chairs
Massage treatment tables (on request)
Flip Board with white board and pens (must bring flip chart paper if needed)
Blankets and pillows
Overhead projector with large display
Large portable Bluetooth speaker
Wifi Internet access
Limited plates, cups, bowls, glasses, cutlery
Coffee Maker and Kettle
Water dispenser in lobby
How to Rent
Please fill out our Venue-Rental Application Form to get the processes started. This form will be processed within 2 business days. If you have any questions, please contact our reservation coordinator Natasha firstname.lastname@example.org or 3-7pm Tue/Wed, 9am-1pm Thurs/Fri at 604-336-2844.
The Studio is booked well in advance so please submit your inquiries early to reserve your space.
Important Rules & Information
Event Rental Rates
The following room schedule and rates in effect until December 31, 2018. Room schedule and rates subject to change at one month’s advance notice.
|Rental Period||Rental Rate*|
|Hourly||Non-Profit – $25 Social Enterprise – $30 For Profit – $35|
|4 Hours (excluding evenings and weekends, which go at full hourly rates or rates below)||Non-Profit – $90 Social Enterprise – $100 For Profit – $110|
|Full Weekday (Until 5pm weekdays, hourly after this)||Non-Profit – $160 Social Enterprise – $180 For Profit – $210|
|Sat OR Sun (8 hours)||Non-Profit – $170 Social Enterprise – $190 For Profit – $220|
|Weekend (8 hours x2)||Non-Profit – $300 Social Enterprise – $350 For Profit – $400|
*GST will be added.
A minimum deposit of 50% of rental booking is required upon confirmation of each booking, and a credit card information must be provided as security for the balance.
The balance of the rental rate must be paid ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Payment method can be cheque, cash, debit or credit card, or we can accept an email transfer of the full amount of the rent at the time of booking.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
A minimum charge of 10% administration fee is applied to all cancellations. Cancellation for a booking must be received in writing 14 calendar days prior to the start date of the event and refunds will only be issued if the studio can be re-booked.
Keys and Fobs:
If the event is taking place outside of our regular business hours, keys & FOB must be picked up ahead of the event during business hours. They must also be dropped off promptly after the event at the agreed upon time, or charges will occur.
Fees for Lost keys and FOB: $100
Building Access and Parkade Hours
Main Building Access Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm || Sunday: CLOSED*
Elevator to 2nd Floor: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm*
Parkade Access: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
*Need Building FOB after hours
- Outside windows must be closed and locked and blinds drawn down at the close of the event
- If leaving after hours all lights must be turned off and appropriate cupboards and doors locked
- Client will be liable for costs if smoke detector is set off.
- If operating outside of Empower Health Reception hours, the front (inside) glass door to clinic must be kept locked at all times once your event is in progress.
- Only rooms designated for your access are to be used, unless granted explicit permission.
- All furniture, accessories and equipment must be replaced exactly how they were found.
- Blankets folded properly and stacked.
- Floors swept and mopped after the event
- Garbage, recycling and compost emptied into appropriate bins in kitchen
- Dishes washed