Please note that prices will be changing on Sept 7, 2021.

Annacis Research Centre offers boutique conference and event space for up to 200 guests in a modern, LEED platinum building. The centre’s meeting rooms provide a unique and affordable alternative to larger venues. Our natural lighting and large open spaces are wonderful for inspiring ideas and conversations! Impress your guests and clients with built-in audio visual, large presentation screens, a catering kitchen, high speed WIFI in every room and ample free parking.

Event Spaces

  • Multipurpose Room

    If you need a medium-sized event room for your next business meeting, company presentation, training class, non-profit or special social event, this 1044 ft2 rectangular event space can be customized and configured to accommodate many activities.

    The Multipurpose Room is equipped with:

    • A set of fully retractable, theatre-quality tiered seating, with 43 seats
    • Built-in audio-visual equipment with a projector and large, drop-down motorized screen
    • Laptop connections (HDMI/VGA), microphones, and headsets (on request)
    • Adjustable blinds to control daylight during video presentations
    • Sliding glass doors and elegant black privacy drapes for control of Lobby view
    • Tables (rectangular and round) and chairs, available upon request
    • Wireless Internet (throughout the Centre)
    • Hybrid meeting capability using cloud-based video conferencing tool of your choice

    Hourly / Daily Rate (During Weekday Business Hours) – GST not included $80/$640 (prices will change to $95/$760 on Sept 7, 2021).

    Join the multipurpose room to the lobby area by opening up sliding glass doors. It’s perfect for a small tradeshow or use as a social area for catering and networking.

    Multipurpose room with lobby rental - $140 /$1120 Hourly/Daily rate (during weekday business hours) – GST not included (prices will change to $160/$1280 on Sept 7, 2021) .

  • Lobby

    Enjoy built-in audio speakers and plug in to engage your audience with a mic or play your favorite music playlist from your smartphone. The lobby also supports independent rentals of audio/visual technology or ask us about our dual large screen monitor use with speakers for laptop presentations.

    Exclusive use – $100/$800 Hourly/Daily Rate (During Weekday Business Hours) – GST not included (prices will change to $120/$960 on Sept.7, 2021).

    Lobby with multipurpose room rental - $140 /$1120 Hourly/Daily rate (during weekday business hours) – GST not included (prices will change to $160/$1280 on Sept 7, 2021).

Meeting Rooms

  • Science Classroom

    Host meetings, workshops or training classes with seating for up to 26 people at tables, or up to 40 people without tables.

    The Science Classroom has a demonstration table at the front of the room for presenters or instructors, and a large motorized drop-down projection screen for laptop presentations. Design features include a wood beamed ceiling, concrete flooring and adjustable lighting. Built-in whiteboards make for easy brainstorming and idea sharing.

    This 1000 ft2, quiet and private meeting room has also been used as a larger breakout room for conferences, a product display room, a multi-station cooking demonstration, and even as a fictional police lab for a TV series location!

    The meeting room has the ability to be used for hybrid meetings using a cloud-based video conferencing tool of your choice and can also be set up for conference calls.

    Hourly/Daily Rate (During Weekday Business Hours) – GST not included $80 /$640

  • Meeting Room 'A'

    Our stylish and comfortable (270 ft2) boardroom style meeting room can seat up to 15 people and includes 12 laptop plug-ins, a large visual monitor, conference call phone, adjustable lighting and built-in whiteboards.

    Hourly / Daily Rate (During Weekday Business Hours) – GST not included $30 / $240

    This meeting room can be used for hybrid meetings using a cloud-based video conferencing tool of your choice.

  • Meeting Room 'B'

    Experience a well-designed (173 ft2) break out room for eight people. This meeting room includes a boardroom-style table, large visual monitor, laptop to monitor plug-in, conference call phone, and adjustable lighting. Portable flip charts and whiteboards are available for ideation and presentations.

    Hourly / Daily Rate (During Weekday Business Hours) – GST not included $30 / $240

    This meeting room can be used for hybrid meetings using a cloud-based video conferencing tool of your choice.

  • Patio Rental

    A 690 ft2 open patio space available for rent, with a large propane BBQ grill and access to indoor amenities such as the washrooms and kitchen. WIFI is available for playing music from a phone or laptop. Patio heaters and tenting can be rented from an external event vendor of your choice.

    Hourly/Daily Rate (During Weekday Business Hours) – GST not included $60 / $480

Accessibility

Annacis Research Centre has a dedicated accessible parking space and can easily section off more accessible parking at the lobby entrance of the building. Floors inside the facility are concrete, making mobility easier for wheelchairs and wheeled oxygen units. Our facility has a large, open concept space with wide hallways and a private accessible washroom and accessible washroom stalls.

We are pet friendly! Guide/service dogs and therapy animals are allowed at events and meetings.

Event Rules & Cancelation Policy

  • Completed rental agreement and full payment is due two months prior to the event.
  • Event liability insurance is required.
  • Cancelation two months or more in advance is a 100% refund. Cancelation more than 30 days but less than two months is a 50% refund. Cancelation 30 days or less is no refund (we keep entire payment of rental).
  • We do allow short notice bookings. If your event is planned in seven days or less the rental agreement and full payment is due immediately.
  • Metro Vancouver is not responsible for any costs or inconveniences caused by a power failure during the term of the rental agreement.
  • No tacks, nails or duct tape are to be used on walls, furniture, beams, etc.
  • No confetti, rice, birdseed, etc. to be used in or outside the centre.
  • All rental and personal items are the sole responsibility of the renter and must be removed by the end time of the rental period.
  • For safety and security, Metro Vancouver employees are on site during your event.
  • Evening rentals that start after 5pm and all weekend rentals must be a minimum of four hours. This can include the setup and breakdown time of your event.

 

Floor Plan

Annacis Centre Floor Plan


Hours of operation

Weekdays: 7 am - 5 pm

Evening/weekends: Contact for availability

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