The Animation Collaborative

1185 Park Avenue, Emeryville, CA
Max Capacity: 150 people
Looking for a great venue for your next meeting, offsite, or event? The Animation Collaborative offers a professional work environment and event space steps from Emeryville restaurants and shops! We are a state-of-the-art educational facility specializing in art and animation instruction led by industry professionals, and we’re looking to host your next event! In the past, The Animation Collaborative has hosted small meetings, team-building exercises/offsites, presentations, baby showers, birthday parties, and a fantasy baseball draft party! We have everything you need to make your next meeting or party a success - or provide you with a quiet, private working environment for your small business or startup! The Animation Collaborative offers evening workshops from 6-10pm on Mondays - Thursdays. We are looking to rent the space during the day and/or on weekends. Rentals are limited to the hours of 9am-5pm on Mondays - Thursdays. All renters must complete a Facility Use Agreement. The Animation Collaborative is located across the street from Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, CA. Within walking distance, you will find a wide variety of restaurants, a drug store, and a USPS/UPS drop-off. The Animation Collaborative is also very close (within walking distance if you choose) to Best Buy, Target, Office Depot, and many other large chain stores. The closest BART station is MacArthur, and the Emery-Go-Round shuttle (free!) picks up right outside of The Animation Collaborative, and across the street at Pixar (depending on which direction you need to go). The shuttle runs every 10-20 minutes and is free of charge. There is ample street parking available outside of The Animation Collaborative - parking is free and the majority of the spots are not limited by time. Information about Individual Rooms: • Classroom 1 (425 sq. ft) features 6 comfortable couches and access to additional folding chairs, seating up to 25. Classroom 1 can be used as a training room, classroom, presentation space, or review space for film production. The training room is equipped with a Cintiq, Mac Mini, laptop hookup, digital projector, large projection screen, and sound system. Couches cannot be removed. Light control is located next to the presentation desk. Seating is theatre-style. • Classroom 2 (425 sq. ft) features 4 long desks seating 8 in comfortable wheeled office chairs, plus desk with Cintiq, Mac mini, laptop hookup, digital projector, large projection screen, and sound system. Classroom 2 also features 3 large pin boards and a large white board. There are also two small desks that can be easily moved to seat an additional 2 people. All tables and wheeled chairs can be removed from this room to make an open space. Wooden drawing horses are on-site for figure drawing classes. Light control is located next to the presentation desk. Default configuration is classroom but tables and chairs can be reconfigured/removed. • Classroom 3 (218 sq. ft) is a smaller conference room seating 9 at a conference table. Classroom 3 is equipped with Cintiq, Mac mini, laptop hookup, digital projector, large projection screen, pin boards and white boards. Seating is boardroom/conference/workspace. • Lobby: The lobby can be converted into a classroom/presentation space with advanced notice only. The lobby area can accommodate up to 40 folding chairs and a presentation desk. The lobby is equipped with an HDMI, ethernet hookup, digital projector and large projection screen for presentations. Speakers can be provided upon advanced request. Light control is available for overhead lighting; curtains and blinds installed for natural light control.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 150
Serving the Emeryville, CA Area
Capacity: 225  
Studio 333 was voted best venue in the bay area to host an event. We are a full service event gallery that has over 4,000 sq. ft. of event space. Gallery rental includes: indoor and outdoor event space, dance floor, pool table, lounge rooms, tables/chairs, bar, coolers, full kitchen, garden courtyard and large monitor with projector. We also offer in house catering, DJ and a professional photographer available at reasonable rates. You are welcome to bring in your own catering, photographer and band. Clients have also hired "Food Trucks" in the past to set up in the garden area. The gallery can seat 130 guests for a sit down dinner and over 200 people for a buffet style dinner or cocktail party. Studio 333 staff members must be hired to work the event as bartenders/clean up crew and on site coordinator.
Serving the Emeryville, CA Area
Capacity: 250
$18.95 /person
$5,440 /event
The Clarion Hotel Concord is conveniently located in the heart of San Francisco's East Bay. The hotel features 6 floors with 189 stylishly comfortable guest rooms, 108 single bedded rooms, 90 double bedded rooms and 177 non smoking rooms. Guest room amenities include coffee maker, microwave oven, refrigerator, high speed internet access, wireless data connection, bathtub, hairdryer, phone with voice mail, work desk with lamp, internet browser TV, individually controlled air conditioning, iron and ironing board, and roll away bed. The hotel also offers outdoor pool, fitness center, business center, onsite restaurant and complimentary parking. The hotel also provides 10 newly renovated Meeting Rooms with multimedia capabilities.
Serving the Emeryville, CA Area
Capacity: 1173  
$19-$45 /person
Welcome! Our newly renovated Holiday Inn Hotel in Dublin, CA is now open and accepting reservations! Imagine a hotel catering to the fast-paced corporate traveler while simultaneously offering the relaxing respite of a traditional family getaway. We are that hotel! We are centrally located to industry titans; Oracle, Chevron, Safeway, Coca Cola and PGE are all located within only a few miles. Our accommodations were built with your comfort and convenience as our number one priority. We are just minutes from the soon to open Dublin BART Station and the Stoneridge Mall. The facilities provide amenities like high speed wireless Internet, a business center with internet browsing, fax, printing and scanning. If on vacation with your family, everyone is sure to enjoy our 100% smoke free atmosphere where Kids Eat Free. The whole family can stay connected with our complimentary Wi-Fi.
Serving the Emeryville, CA Area
Capacity: 300
$21-$68 /person
Located along the Emeryville Marina, Trader Vic’s serves as your tropical getaway from life’s daily routine. Offering unique private dining spaces, gourmet menus, craft cocktails & tropical decor, we strive to make each event personal and memorable. Our professional staff will handle every detail and cater to all your needs. From wedding receptions to company conferences, let Trader Vic's set the island ambiance for your next event! Our Banquet Sales Manager will work closely with you to create a customized menu, assist in wine and beverage selections, coordinate fresh flower arrangements, and can even help arrange live or recorded entertainment, and audio/visual equipment. Our unique and varied spaces, coupled with Trader Vic’s highly personalized service, creates the perfect setting for your special event. However, if you want to unwind and enjoy the spirit of the islands in your own home or office, Trader Vic’s offers off-site catering. With plenty of options for every type of event, just relax and let the party come to you! Sample menus, pricing, and policies are included on the following pages. Actual menu options may change according to seasonal availability. We look forward to entertaining you here at Trader Vic’s the Home of Original Mai Tai ®!
Serving the Emeryville, CA Area
Capacity: 140  
$21.95-$47.95 /person
Host your meeting or event for 30-140 people at our hotel in Livermore, California. Our flexible indoor and outdoor space accommodates a variety of seating arrangements for weddings or corporate events. Each meeting room is equipped with complimentary WiFi and access to a 24-hour business center. Use our Livermore hotel’s features to your advantage. We also provide all-inclusive wedding packages and wedding planning services to help make your gathering successful.