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Host Your Event in Downtown Bellevue

Lecture or Forum Event Space

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Hosting Your Lecture or Forum Event

Provide information and discuss important topics.

Are you looking for the right venue to host your next lecture or business forum? Our space, located in beautiful Bellevue right across from Seattle, provides the perfect setting. We work with you to create the best event, set up ticketing (online, in-person or a hybrid of both), and provide professional staging and engaging lighting with the highest quality audio and projection / video streaming capabilities.

Lecture & Forum Events are ideal for...

Any person or organizations looking to share information and discuss important topics. Educators, coaches, self-help gurus, specialists, social entrepreneurs and activists, health professionals like yoga instructors and personal trainers, doctors, scientists, historians, public policy makers and influencers, concerned citizens, and many more. 

Share and discuss important topics. Shed light on little known challenges. Improve public discourse. Deliver knowledge and ideas.

Benefits of a Lecture & Forum Event

Partnering with Resonance for your event provides many benefits:

UNIQUE EVENT

  • Experienced staff make planning and operation a breeze. We guide our clients through the event planning and coordination. 
  • Unique, intimate and minimalist venue. Augment with lighting and decor to customize the look and feel. 
  • Private and self-contained. We rent exclusively to one client per day. No cross traffic. No expansive ballrooms.

VIRTUAL & HYBRID EVENTS

Extend your reach and impact by adding a virtual component with live stream production services. We also offer hybrid events where you can accommodate in-person attendees while simultaneously streaming to remote guests. Use any platform that supports the RTMP standard like YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, Vimeo, Resonance Events, and many more. Hybrid events also mitigate risk by taking into account inflation, environmental, COVID or health concerns.

MONETIZE

With Resonance Events you can easily sell tickets online to attend in-person or virtually. You can also secure your virtual concert behind a paywall to earn back your investment.

TECHNICAL KNOW-HOW

Get technical know-how and expertise:

  • Professional staging and engaging lighting
  • Audio
  • Projection (presentation media)
  • Video/Streaming

VENDOR CHOICE AND FLEXIBILITY

Elevate guest experience with beer, wine, snacks, and other beverage services provided by Resonance Events. Then choose your own third-party catering service and other event vendors.

  • Diverse cuisine
  • Meet dietary restrictions
  • Work with a trusted source
  • Express your creativity

CONVENIENT LOCATION

  • Convenient and centrally located eastside location with easy and inexpensive parking in the garage below. 
  • 15 minute drive from Seattle, near express bus lines, and just blocks from the new light rail station (open 2023).

Lecture & Forum Event Features

Each rental includes 

  • A flexible 8-hr block of time with option to add by the hour
  • Day-of vendor delivery and pick up windows
  • 1-hr of layout planning and vendor coordination
  • Use and set up of tables, chairs, and linens
  • Up to three wired microphones or audio inputs
  • Use of projector and screen 
  • Static stage lighting
  • Venue supervisor

Optional services include

  • Beer & Wine bar + snacks
  • Multi-camera live stream or recording production
  • Advanced Audio engineering
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Amenities Available At Resonance Events

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Venue Capacity & Layout

Our venue accommodates a variety of seating configurations for small to mid-sized events.

48
Tables All-Seated
  • Up to nine 60” round nine-top tables.
  • Up to four 6′ banquet tables.
  • Up to two 8′ banquet tables.
  • Table linens included.
95
Auditorium Seating
  • Up to 120 chairs in rows. 
  • Up to four 6′ banquet tables.
  • Up to two 8′ banquet tables.
  • Table linens included.
115
Cocktail Reception
  • Up to three 60” round nine-top tables.
  • Up to six cocktail tables.
  • Up to four 6′ and two 8′ banquet tables.
  • Table linens included.

Venue capacity depends highly on layout and overall event needs. The descriptions above are estimates based upon standard or common configurations. Our sales specialist will review specific details related to capacity during your free consulation. 

Venue Rental  Rates & Availability

Venue Privacy

Our venue is a single space comprising three primary rooms: a lobby with two restrooms; a backstage green room; and a performance hall with stage. Unlike other venues, we rent the facility to only one client per day and only one event at a time. You can count on a completely private space for you and your guests.

Flexible Venue Rental

Rent the venue for an 8-hour daily minimum block of time. Additionally time may be purchased on an hourly basis. Your rental may begin or end any time during our daily hours of operation, 8:00 am to 12:00 am, Monday through Saturday. Opening and closing hours may be extended on a case by case basis and at a premium rate.

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8:00 AM – 12:00 AM
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Venue Rental Rates & Estimates

Rental rates vary based on periods of demand. A combination of other factors may contribute to the overall cost.

Click the Get Started button on this page to submit a few basic details. An Event Specialist will consult with you then draft a customized proposal that reflects your event’s needs.

Tell us about your event today to begin your free consultation!

Venue Services

Other small venues leave you to your own devices. We offer services designed to make your event stand out! 

Beer & Wine

Chairs & Tables

Stage & Sound

Free WiFi

Live Streaming

Projector & Screen

Online & Box Office Ticketing

Event & Vendor Coordination

Vendor Services

Events requiring food service, supply rentals, flowers, photos, and other specialized services will require support by an outside vendor. Please contact vendors separately to receive an estimate for their services.

Catering

You are welcome to work with any licensed catering service or other vendor. However, we encourage you to select one of the recommended vendors below. They know where to go, when to be there, and understand our policies and procedures. Selecting a recommended vendor will save you precious time and help prevent unexpected errors and mishaps.

Getting Started

We employ a consultative process to create a custom event proposal. To get started, please complete the form below. An event specialist will reply within one business day. 

Other Event Types

Marketing & Brand Exposure

Charity & Fundraising Events

Business & Corporate

Virtual Events

Lectures & Forums

Live Music & Performance

Private Parties

Workshops

Beer & Wine

Full-service beer and wine bar.

We offer a full-service bar that may be hosted or served on a cash basis. Schedule a wine tasting then select from our standard menu of wines or place a custom order. Supplement our standard service with glass rentals.

Due to the terms of our liquor license, bar service is limited to beer and wine for public events. Alcohol may not be provided by an outside source. Bar service is subject to meeting a qualified minimum purchase.

Chairs & Tables

Free compliment of comfortable and communal furnishings.

Your rental includes tables and chairs. A complement of linens in a variety of colors is also included. 

  • Ten, 60” Round Tables
  • Four, 6’ Banquet Tables
  • Two, 8’ Banquet Tables
  • One-Hundred-Twenty Chairs

Order tableware and other table dressings through your caterer or other vendor. 

Stage & Sound

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Free WiFi

Secured for hosts and producers. Open for guests.

Your rental includes free highspeed WiFi connections.

  1. Secured channel to protect bandwidth and reliability for hosts and producers.
  2. Open channel for guests sufficient for email, social media, and other common tasks.  

Wired internet service is also available at no charge.