Room & event reservation rates

The Innevation Center is a great spot to hold your next professional meeting or event. We have three conference rooms able to seat six to 12 people with AV and video conferencing capabilities and a podcasting studio to rent by the hour. Our event space seats 48 to 60 people with AV capabilities and multiple room configurations. To reserve a space for your next meeting or event, please fill out our room and event reservation request form. If you have any additional questions or would like to book over the phone, please contact us at (775) 682-8612 or icstaff@unr.edu.

Additional charges will apply for meetings or events that require additional staffing support or are held after-hours and require staffing. Controlled substance and tobacco possession or use is prohibited.

Room & event reservation request form

Conference room rates

Conference Room Reservation Rates for the Innevation Center
Room name Room amenities University entity cost Governmental/non-profit entity cost Commercial entity cost
Podcast Studio
Podcast Studio Floor 0
Seats 3. Podcasting capabilities. $17/hour $17/hour $17/hour
Ideation Conference Room
Floor 1
Seats 8. TV for screen-casting, phone for outgoing calls. $17/hour $20/hour $33/hour
Venture Lounge
Floor 1
Seats 6. Large whiteboard, phone for outgoing calls. $17/hour $20/hour $33/hour
Summit Conference Room
Floor 2
Seats 12. AV capabilities*, video conferencing**, large whiteboard wall, phone for outgoing calls. $17/hour $25/hour $42/hour

*AV capabilities includes: screen casting, computer podium for presentations, and room wide speakers. AV support for your meeting is available upon request.

**Video conferencing is provided at a flat additional charge of $25 per meeting.

Event rates

Events are held in the Concept Café on Floor 1 of the Innevation Center. Room seats 48-60 depending on event parameters. Room features: Configurable seating arrangements, AV capabilities*, kitchen, serving area. Amenities include: check in station, catering, bar, coat check, door attendant and additional seating.

For custom events, such as all day events or full-floor events, please contact the office coordinator for details.

Event Reservation Rates for the Innevation Center
Event type Event amenities University entity cost Governmental/non-profit entity cost Commercial entity cost
Standard events 30 minutes for set-up, 30 minutes for clean-up, standard room configuration**, standard amenities, no alcohol served. $40/hour $60/hour $100/hour
Large events 1 hour for set-up, 1 hour for clean-up, custom room configurations, custom amenities, alcohol is served, advanced catering needs. $56/hour $80/hour $120/hour

*AV capabilities includes: screen casting, computer podium for presentations, microphones and room wide speakers. AV support for your meeting is available upon request.

**Standard room configurations: classroom style, pods, catering in the back.

Room & Event Reservation Request Form


Reservation FAQs

  • Can I serve food and alcohol at my meeting or event?

    Food may be served, but it must be requested at the time of reservation and a $250 cleaning deposit may be required.

    Alcohol may be served, but only in accordance with University policies. An alcohol request must be submitted to University services a minimum of 10 business days in advance of the event. The alcohol request must include (1) proof of liability insurance and (2) a current alcohol serving license provided by the catering company servicing the event. If a licensed server is not available, one can be contracted from the University’s catering company, Silver & Blue, however availability is not guaranteed. For more info, please contact the office coordinator.

  • What is your cancellation policy?

    Room reservations canceled at least two business days prior are fully refundable. Room reservations canceled within two days are 50% refundable. Refunds will not be given for meetings that end early.

    Event reservations canceled at least five business days prior are fully refundable. Event reservations canceled within five business days are 50% refundable. Refunds will not be given for events that end early.

  • How early can I access the conference room I reserved?

    You are able to enter the room at the start of your reservation time. Other reservations may bump right up against yours, so if set-up time is needed, please include that in your reservation.

  • Can I hold a room?

    Rooms can be soft-held for up to two business days without payment. If there has been no notice to continue the hold on the room, it will be automatically released and the patron will be notified.

    The event space can be soft-held for up to five business days without payment. If there has been no notice to continue the hold on the event space, it will be automatically released and the patron will be notified.

  • How do I pay for my reservation?

    You can pay for your reservation with credit card (AMEX not accepted) in person or over the phone, or with a check made out to "NSHE Board of Regents" with "Room Reservation" or “Event” and the reservation date in the memo. Checks are mailed to 450 Sinclair Street, Reno, NV 89501, Attention: IC Front Desk. You will receive an invoice and receipt via email as proof of payment.

  • When is payment due?

    For room reservations, at least 50% payment must be received at the time of reservation. The balance, if any, is due two business days before the reservation. Checks must be mailed two business days before the time of the reservation.

    For event reservations, at least 50% payment must be received at the time of reservation. The balance, if any, is due five business days before the event. Checks must be mailed five business days before the event.

  • How much do room reservations cost over my allotted membership hours?

    Any conference or event space usage above the allotted amount with your membership will be charged at the University rate.