Looking for presentation space

747 Madison community office conferenceTechyDad emails:

I was wondering if you or your readers could help me. I've been working on a freelance project that is winding to a close. The final piece is a presentation that I need to give showing how to use the system I built for them. My problem is, I don't know where to give it. I can't do it at my office since this is a side project and doing it at my home seems too unprofessional. This would only be three or four people involved in this so I wouldn't need much space. I would, however, need Internet access.

We've touched on the the lack of co-working space in the Capital Region before. Any businesses with conference room space that TD that might rent for a few hours? (If you don't feel comfortable posting in the comments, email us and we'll connect you.)

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Try your local library.

Public libraries often have meeting space and wireless internet access.

The Troy Record has a community meeting space that seems like it would meet your needs. They've got internet access, tables & chairs, and a projector screen and allow community groups and others to use the space. Email Tom Caprood, tcaprood@troyrecord.com, or Lisa Lewis, llewis@journalregister.com, for more info.

We recently finished our virtual office. Upstairs at 255 Orange Street in Albany, we have a beautiful presentation space. I don't know when your presentation is scheduled or even if there is a deadline, but we are working on the installation of wireless internet for that space. If you are interested please give me a call at 518 427-7804, maybe we can provide the solution you are looking for.

The Mocha Blend Cafe has a shared space that you can rent by the hour...and their coffee has really improved over the past year.

Professor Java's used to have a side room your could use...

Give us a call. We have a virtual office - an office that you can rent by the hour! There are benefits with an office and meeting room space in a building with cample parking and energy efficient features. We are reachable at 518-427-7804. Tonya at our office will answer your questions.

I was going to suggest one of the Albany Public Library branches too, but they have a few stipulations that would probably not be ideal. It's a bit buried but you can find the info at the APL website

74 State Street also rents meeting rooms.
http://www.74state.com/

The new McDonald's in Saratoga!

Any local hotel would have a meeting space available for rent, usually about 150-200 for the day, at least thats the going rate at the Marriott Courtyards... you can bargain if you're only using it for a few hours. They also have projection screens, projectors, internet, etc. you can rent.

I just saw an ad for Porches at MASS Moca that says they have meeting spaces. (May be too far away but still kinda sweet.)

http://www.porches.com/groups/meetings

call me if you are interested in using one of the small conference spaces at the soon to be coworking space in Albany- it's equipped with a Steelcase media:scape which is great for a presentation to a group that size. 518-281-0218

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