The usually boring, button-down, and uninspiring business convention or corporate event is mandatory to attend for workers. Yet, the anticipation of attending are events usually do not inspire enthusiasm. Corporate events and business meetings are periodically required to discuss new operating procedures, augment teamwork morale, and other business concerns. Still, they shouldn’t have to be a chore to attend for anyone. Here are some creative places that your business can rent out for your next corporate retreat in the Austin, Texas area.
Hotel Van Zandt
This facility has over 20,000 square feet of event space to satisfy any and all corporate event accommodations. The Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt is located on Rainey Street in Austin, which is currently considered one of the coolest and culturally interesting neighborhoods in the city. There will always be something to do in the vicinity of the event space. The Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt has seven available meeting rooms. The stately Lady Bird Ballroom can accommodate over 600 people.
This venue is primarily used to accommodate avant-garde, experimental, and state-of-the art live concerts, art exhibitions, and sound experiences. The décor of the Vulcan Gas Company is steampunk-inspired and designed to creatively augment the viewing experiences of all in attendance. The Vulcan Gas Company has over 9,500 square feet of available event space. It also has two floors and can accommodate 658 people. Its custom built Funktion One Sound System and lighting system can be customized to your exacting event needs.
This venue is located at Brazos and 4th. In the 1900s, it was built to be used as a grain mill to accommodate the local agriculture industry. It was later structurally modified to be used as a multiple-use venue. The Main Hall of the Brazos Hall has over 8,400 square feet of venue space that can accommodate over 900 people. The aesthetic allure of the long-leaf pine wood floors and exposed brick-lined floors attests to the working-class spirit of the locals. The Brazos Hall also has a rooftop with over 3,500 square feet of space with a beautiful view of the downtown area.
Why not treat your employees to a day of relaxation at a luxury spa? Viva Day Spa in Austin offers corporate packages and will put together specialized packages for your work related event. They offer some of the best spa packages in the city. Some of their treatments include massages, facials and pedicures. They have several locations in the Austin area and allowing them to host your event will make it a special day.
Located near Lady Bird Lake, the Zach Theatre is locally revered performing arts facility and campus that is used by the local creatives to hone their creative tendencies. The Zach Theatre has three spacious theater rooms and seven other spaces that can be used for events. The dedicated campus staff members feature ushers to help coordinate your events, AV rental equipment and staff that is in-house, and lots of parking. The Zack Theatre includes the Bobbi Pavillion, which has over 6,700 square feet of venue space and can accommodate 850 people. The Terkel Terrace can house about 90 people.
The Driskill is a famed hotel that is located in downtown Austin with a reputation for being haunted. It was originally built in 1886 as the trophy structure of a local cattle mogul. The Driskill has over 18,000 square feet of facility space. One of the more aesthetically interesting venues in the hotel is the Driskill Mezzanine. It has beautiful marble columns, over 5,634 square feet of space, and is located on the second floor. About 1,000 people can be accommodated at the Driskill Hotel for corporate events.
Business is business. It can’t be fun all
of the time. But if you are organizing a corporate event, there is no reason
why you can’t make it creative and interesting. Or, even just a little fun.