Frequently Asked Questions

Innovation Loft is a unique space designed to be the best possible facility for workshop events of 20-120 people. We offer a stimulating, creative and supportive environment meant to be used for sessions ranging from 1/2 day to 3 days, or more. We provide a range of innovation workshop services including planning, facilitating and documenting your session. These collaborative sessions are designed through a proven methodology using a team of specialists who have facilitated workshops for industry leaders such as Universal Studios, Moody’s, American Express, Disney, General Motors, and Reader’s Digest to name a few.

Our mission at Innovation Loft is to help clients conduct breakthrough events that drive toward their goals in an accelerated and engaging fashion.

We’re located in historic Chelsea, NYC at 151 W 30th, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001. This is just a couple of blocks from Penn Station, between 6th and 7th Avenue. Google Map

Innovation Loft is a large, open space with hardwood floors and 13-foot ceilings. It occupies the entire floor of a midtown office building with about 6,000 square feet of usable space and windows on three sides. We can custom configure the space layout to your specific event needs, including creating plenary and breakout areas separated by movable partitions, which also serve as dry-erase writing and brainstorming surfaces.

0G9A3686The facility also features comfortable seating, over 40 flat-screen monitors that can be used for presentations, signage, inspirational images or video, copying and printing on-site, branding and so much more. We have a state-of-the-art sound system that can be manipulated to provide custom music to set the right tone for your event as well as fast and reliable networking, so everyone can be connected. Our lighting is fully controllable and can be adjusted to accommodate different moods and brightness preferences.

Innovation Loft’s media center has a library of music and books to inspire, inform and support your event participants. There is also an array of toys and games throughout the space including trampolines, punching bags, sports balls and other unique items to bring out the creativity and loosen up the participants between structured activities.

Everything about our facility is very visual and specifically structured to foster creativity and innovation.

Yes. The building lobby and elevators are ADA compliant, as are the restrooms within the space.

Innovation Loft’s space and staff can accommodate up to about 100 people in a typical workshop setup and up to 120 individuals with alternate layouts. We find that many events, however, are smaller with 30-75 participants being more typical.

Absolutely. Alternatively, if you are not certain who to use, we have a list of caterers we recommend. Unlike a hotel, we do not make money on the food.

Prices vary depending on your specifics, so we recommend speaking with one of our representatives to create a personalized plan for your needs. Contact Us, now.

Although we offer a range of services, certain amenities are included with the use of our facility: full use of the entire space, WiFi, full printing and copying capabilities, set-up and tear down, staff to accommodate your participants, full sound system, teleconference capabilities, soft drinks, plus all of the equipment, furniture, and inspirational items. If you have specific questions about inclusions in the cost, please contact us to speak with one of our representatives. Contact Us, now.

The facility can be used for a wide range of events. Here are just a few examples:

  • Product teams reviewing market feedback and new R&D to determine future product directions
  • Companies planning expansions into new markets
  • Organizations within a company looking to redefine their role, purpose, or value
  • Cross-company collaboration and planning, as in the case of a strategic partnership or between retailers and product companies
  • Highly immersive and interactive training events

An innovation workshop is a way of accelerating the discovery and implementation of creative solutions for tough problems. From vision statements to business strategies to staff training and more, our workshops have helped many large corporations come together and find solutions to large projects quickly and efficiently.

Our formula forces rapid ideation and creative thinking that ensures every team member’s voice is valued and heard. The end result is team alignment, improved job satisfaction, a greater trust among team members and a rapid solution process to big issues that challenge your organization.