Need a Downtown Conference Room? Look No Further.


Getting your startup off the ground? Looking for a convenient meeting location? Just need a change a scenery? Let's get down to business: 

 

The Woodie Long Room at Licorice International

You might not expect to find a full conference room located in one of the sweetest shops in Downtown Lincoln, but the Woodie Long Room is a point of pride for Licorice International Owners Elizabeth Erlandson and Ardith Stuertz. Featuring the artwork of the colorful and prolific painter Woodie Long, the conference room is convenient, comfortable and cost-effective. It's location in the historic Huber building at 803 Q Street in the Haymarket puts it within walking distance of restaurants and hotels as well as close to I-80.

Rent by the hour or for full or half-days for up to 18 people, and enjoy water, coffee, a mini kitchen, WiFi, and a free licorice tasting courtesy of Licorice International. Discount rates are also available for non-profit and community organizations. 

Call 402-488-2230 or visit licoriceinternational.com to book the Woodie Long Room.

 

Berringer Boardroom at The Graduate

Berringer Boardroom is a great conference room option in a unique, Haymarket hotel full of Nebraska nostalgia. Accommodating up to 12 people, the space has a meeting table and is equipped with the latest technology for your presentations. 

If you're looking to accommodate 50, 80, or even 100 people, The Graduate has plenty of options

Visit graduatehotels.com to book a room.

 

The Foundry

Located in the heart of downtown Lincoln, The Foundry is a thriving coworking space that offers meeting rooms and event space for all companies and organizations. As the focal point for nonprofit collaboration and education in Lincoln, nonprofit organizations benefit from discounted rates to host a meeting. Book a smaller room for less than ten people or the larger space for more than ten.

Request a meeting room at thefoundry.co or call 402-434-8540

 

Lied Center for Performing Arts

The Lied Center is a great hub for meetings, offering versatile spaces, excellent acoustics and ample seating. Several spaces can be tailored to suit your needs, from availability of A/V equipment and retractable walls in the Steinhart Room to a variety of seating arrangement options in the Carson Theater.

Rent a Lied Center space

 

Lincoln Marriot Cornhusker Hotel

Downtown's Cornhusker Hotel pulls out all the stops when it comes to hosting a meeting. Boasting 46,000 square feet of meeting space, dedicated catering services, and a website for tips, insights, and inspiration, a meeting at the Cornhusker is more like an experience. The hotel is even taking steps to dedicate themselves to environmentally-conscious events with "Green Meetings," where you'll find 100% recycled notepads, an eco-friendly water service and a recyclable box lunch program. 

Request a business meeting venue at the Cornhusker.

 

Bennet Martin Public Library

Consider our local downtown library! Lincoln City Libraries, in response to the needs of community residents, provides meeting areas in the Library for public use on a request basis. Meeting rooms may be used by local groups and organizations for educational, civic, and cultural purposes.

Meeting rooms are open to all groups in the community regardless of the beliefs and affiliations of their members, and are FREE for government agencies or non-profit groups to use during regular hours. All other groups can reserve a meeting room for a fee of $10.00 per hour or fraction thereof. 

The Bennet Martin Public Library offers a conference room that can seat 36 people and an auditorium that seats up to 100. 

Contact the Administration Office at Bennett Martin Library at 402-441-8503 to book a meeting.

 

Fuse Coworking 

Located in the heart of the Haymarket, Fuse Coworking offers five conference rooms to meet a variety of needs and up to 15 people. With roundtables, presentation and classroom style layouts, you can book the room that's right for your group. Fuse is on the forefront of dynamic coworking spaces in Lincoln, and all conference rooms include a TV, HDMI cable and whiteboard with markers. 

Even if you're not a member of Fuse, use the contact form for more details on how to reserve a space. 

 

Embassy Suites Lincoln

Embassy Suites' downtown hotel offers a variety of options for small conferences, including well-equipped board rooms and three conference suites with A/V options that are walking distance to the Haymarket. The conference suites include a guest room with a conference table for eight. For small meetings of 25 people or less, a Meetings Simplified™ package might be just what you're looking for. 

Start planning a meeting at Embassy Suites.

 

Empyrean Room at Lazlo's

One of the Haymarket's most popular restaurants houses a great company board room ready to be reserved. Comfortably seat up to 20 guests around a single, solid crafted wood table surrounded by the glow of warm woods and cool bricks. Available everyday for lunch or dinner, enjoy WiFi, A/V options, and a cozy gas fireplace. 

Check out Lazlo's Hickory Room for another option with a seating capacity of 70. 

Call 402-434-5957 for room reservations. 

 

Haymarket Hyatt Place

Hyatt Place offers three meeting rooms in the Haymarket/Railyard district, complete with catering services, event-planning assistance and modern AV equipment. Depending on the layout you choose, the space can host from 12-130 guests. 

Request pricing for a Hyatt Place meeting here or call 402-742-6007. 

 

The Boiler Back Room at Boiler Brewing Company

Overlooking the main tap room at Boiler Brewing Company in the historic Grand Manse building is The Boiler Back Room. What was once the Lincoln Federal Building now houses this unique space that accommodates up to 20 people. 

The Back Room features an antique mahogany table made in the 1800’s that comfortably seats 8 people around it. Seating in The Boiler Back Room consists of 14 original jury chairs that resided for decades in the former federal courtroom that is now Boiler Grand Hall. There is a TV on the wall to use for presentations or slideshows as well as a sound system. With the rental fee, guests are also provided a dedicated server. 

Reserve the space at www.boilerbrewingcompany.com

 

The Olga Nielsen Sheldon Room at the Sheldon Museum of Art

Sheldon Museum of Art is one of Nebraska's most architecturally stunning venues, housing a collection of more than 12,000 artworks in diverse media. Among several larger event spaces in the museum is the intimate Olga Nielsen Sheldon Room, which is perfect for small meetings and has a capacity for 30 people. 

A walk through the Sheldon galleries before or after your meeting is an added bonus!

Contact event operations manager Rachel McConnell at rachel.mcconnell@unl.edu or 402-472-1170 to book a room.