Facility Rental

Socially Distanced Events + Meetings

WMCAT is an innovative, creative, and collaborative place located on Grand Rapids’ dynamic Westside near the center of downtown. WMCAT features the best in collaborative learning environments, meeting spaces, event spaces, classrooms, and gallery/gathering areas. Proceeds from facility rentals support our mission to provide equitable access to opportunity for young people and adults.

 We are now scheduling meetings, events, and individual workspaces in socially distanced configurations that follow the most up-to-date information based on CDC recommendations and governmental orders. Our highest priority is to ensure that guests experience a clean, healthy, and safe environment at WMCAT.

VIEW COVID-19 FACILITY RENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Training Room

$100/hr

The training room is suitable for meetings, staff retreats, trainings, workshops, and presentations. There are three projection screens and it is able to accommodate up to 60 at tables and 100 in rows. The space is meant for active meetings with standing-height, whiteboard-topped tables, metal stools for seating, and some soft seating. The Training Room has two garage doors that can close for privacy or open into the Gathering Space and/or the Town Hall for a combined event space.

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Training Room + Town Hall

$150/hr

In addition to the Training Room, this option includes the Town Hall area with access to the prep kitchen area, cafe tables, and a standing-height buffet island with open bar seating. It offers adequate space for setting up catering and/or bar service without disrupting the activities taking place inside the Training Room. This is the ideal space to host networking events, socials, and other mixers.

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The Gathering Space

$200/hr

The Gathering Space is a great setting for a large meeting, reception, party, or gala. With a  gallery atmosphere featuring rotating art exhibits, it is open and versatile with capacity for 250 people. It is equipped with audio visual equipment and a sound system. This open floor plan has numerous windows allowing for natural lighting. This space can also serve as an intimate concert setting. It includes the Town Hall area with access to the prep kitchen area, cafe tables, and a standing-height buffet island with open bar seating.

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The Gathering Space + Training Room

$250/hr

The Gathering Space is a great setting for a large meeting, reception, party, or gala. With a  gallery atmosphere featuring rotating art exhibits, it is open and versatile with capacity for 250 people. It is equipped with audio visual equipment and a sound system. This open floor plan has numerous windows allowing for natural lighting. This space can also serve as an intimate concert setting. It includes the Town Hall area with access to the prep kitchen area, cafe tables, and a standing-height buffet island with open bar seating.

The training room is suitable for meetings, staff retreats, trainings, workshops, and presentations. There are three projection screens and it is able to accommodate up to 60 at tables and 100 in rows. The space is meant for active meetings with standing-height, whiteboard-topped tables, metal stools for seating, and some soft seating. The Training Room has two garage doors that can close for privacy or open into the Gathering Space and/or the Town Hall for a combined event space.

View a PDF of the floorplan.

Large Meeting Room

$75/hr

The Large Meeting Room is suitable for business meetings, staff retreats, trainings, andpresentations. It is able to accommodate 8-10 people, has a split conference table, four monitors with connectivity for collaborative work or presentations, and a PolyCom phone system for conference calls.

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Small Meeting Room

$50/hr

The Small Meeting Room is suitable for smaller and shorter business meetings and presentations. It is able to accommodate 3-5 people, has a small D-shaped conference table, two monitors with connectivity for collaborative work or presentations, and a PolyCom phone system for conference calls.

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Small Enclaves

$25/hr

WMCAT has a series of small, private enclaves perfect for conference calls, small meetings, and solo work. Please call for details of each enclave.

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Arts + Technology Studios

$75/hr

WMCAT has seven studios that can serve a variety of meeting needs. Each studio can comfortably accommodate 10-15 people. Please call for specific features of each studio. There may be additional fees for use of arts and tech equipment or supplies.

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Classrooms

$75/hr

There are four classrooms. Each classroom can comfortably seat 12 at tables; or 20 + in seated rows. Classrooms have projectors and whiteboards.

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Double Classroom

$100/hr

Two of our classrooms can be transformed into one larger classroom to accommodate 24 seated at tables or up to 50 in seated rows.

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Whole Facility

$500/hr

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