Non-traditional venues in Boston

Caitlin Carey

Curated list of unexpected spots to host your next meeting or event

As event consultants for tech startups, we take pride in knowing about unexpected venues that facilitate the most effective and enjoyable meetings. At popavent, we have created this running list of under-the-radar venues with close proximity to the BCEC and South Station. If you need more insights, our Boston club of corporate planners are happy to provide additional services or give you access to our collaborative Google Docs.

Boston Non-Traditional Venues

Boston Society of Architects

Event Spaces: Full Buyout (600), Salt Gallery (150), Pearl Street (30 boardroom/60 theater), Harbor (20 conference/50 theater), Channel (25 classroom/40 theater), Congress (best for phone calls) — Direct POC:

Innovation Design Building —

Photo credit: Smith & Saint — Grander Summit

Event Spaces (capacity): Drydock Hall (600), The Loft (570), Galley West (360), Seminar Room (100)

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Boston Button Factory

Event Spaces: Full Buyout (100 reception)

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District Hall

Event Spaces (capacity): Pods (6–8 boardroom), Large Pod (20 boardroom, 16 classroom, 30 theater), Full Assembly (250 reception, 200 theater), Two Bays (100 reception/theater), Single Bay (50 reception/theater), Lounge (50–150 reception) Full Buyout (450)


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Have a venue we should add to our list? We’d love to hear from you!

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