Facility Rentals

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ABOUT THE VENUE  

Abundant natural light, panoramic views and sophisticated, modern details all come together in one of Fort Lauderdale’s most serene meeting and gathering locations. Located just south of the African American Research Library & Cultural Center and west of Sam Delevoe Park, we invite you to learn more about our center and campus landmark.


MEETING SPACE
Whether you’re planning a business meeting or training program or seminar the Urban League satisfies your list of meeting must-haves: flexible conference space, state-of- the art technology and attractive pricing. At the Urban League’s Community Empowerment Center, you escape urban and workplace distractions while you experience the energy of an award-winning agency.

SPECIAL EVENTS

The first floor’s more formal catering space is a premier party venue, accommodating up to 300 guests for dinner and dancing. The stage is set from our courtyard into the first-floor lobby area featuring terrazzo floors, vaulted ceilings and large windows throughout. Casual occasions come alive on the second floor's rooftop terrace, designed for versatility.

The Community Empowerment Hall (4,000 sq. ft.) seats up to 300 people and includes a professional-sized stage and PA system. It is shaped like a large auditorium with right and left side entrances. Graced with towering windows and a 15-ft high ceiling, the hall has air walls for break-out rooms, a catering kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, food warmers, and a service window perfect for a bar or dessert station. Pricing starting at $780 (up to 75 guests) and $1,200 (up to 300 guests).

Four (4) digital training classrooms (2,400 sq. ft) are fully equipped with Smart Room technology, audio visual services and seating for meetings, small conferences, teleconferencing, trainings and special events. *Two classrooms in the quadrant combine to create a 1,200 sq. ft. spacious training/conference room that accommodates seating for up to 50. Each section seats between 22 to 28 people and may be rented separately depending on activity. Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are located nearby in the lobby.  Pricing starting at $450.

Four Conference/ Private Meeting Rooms seat between 10 to 30 people and work well for private meetings, workshops, interviewing or as a break-out area for larger conferences.  Pricing starting at $78 (up to 10 guests) and $210 (up to 30 guests).

TECHNOLOGY AND AUDIOVISUAL

A wireless network supports the entire building. Extensive audio visual capabilities are available and a video signal can be sent to projectors and monitors in all rooms. All equipment is built-in and available for meetings and events, including drop-down projectors and eight-foot screens with multi-media connections and stereo speakers. Independent volume controls are located in each room (Community Empowerment Hall). Urban League Venue Management provides audio, visual and equipment for events ranging from small conferences to occasions of grand-scale. Our equipment includes, but is not limited to, microphones, projectors and laptop computers.

BUILDING USE

The Community Empowerment Center is the Urban League of Broward County headquarters. Its primary purpose is to serve as space for programming services. Throughout the year, the use of the building on weekdays and weekends varies according pre-scheduled program services. 

Additional Services & Amenities: A fax machine, copier, easels, dry erase boards, additional equipment (e.g. projector, portable screen, laptop, radio) and services (e.g. setup, cleanup, administrative support) are offered at reasonable rates

FURNITURE

The Urban League has a variety of furniture options for your event, including:

Round tables (72") 
Rectangular banquet tables (6 ft.) 
Rectangular banquet tables (8 ft.) 
Cocktail highboy tables (36”) 
Chairs 
Microphones 
Podium 
Stage (4 x 12)

These items are available at no extra cost. Please let your event planner know if you require special furniture or equipment, like larger tables, ballroom chairs, arm chairs, bar stools, sofas, risers, carpeting or more. Your event planner can make vendor recommendations to you for our preferred vendor list.

RESERVATIONS & WALK-THROUGHS
For availability and pricing, please complete the inquiry form below and a member of our event staff will get back to you. Please note that a security deposit of $500 is required to reserve the space. 

Preview Appointment: Appointments are required to view the facility. To book an appointment, contact the Urban League of Broward County at (954) 584-0777 or meetings@ulbcfl.org to schedule a walk-through of the facility. Scheduled walk-throughs are held on Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

 

Contact Information
Event Information
FORMAT (MM/DD/YYYY). Please enter preferred date.
Up to 2 Hours Prior to Event Time
Example: 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Meal Requirements
*Will food be served?:
Audio / Visual
*Audio / Visual Needs (please check all that may apply):
*Do you require sound with the LCD projector?:
Meeting Room Requirements
*In which space will your meeting/event need to take place? (*** indicates FOOD ALLOWED IN SPACE; check all that may apply):
*Room set-up style :
*Please indicate any extra tables you may require for your meeting/event (check all that may apply):
Other Considerations
*Would you like to request Security Officer on premises for your event? (NOTE: Special fee associated with this request and for all events after 10:00 pm):
Note: Security is mandatory M-F 5:00 pm -11:00 pm / Sat 8:00 am- 11:00 pm
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Urban League of Broward County

560 NW 27th Avenue             P: (954) 584-0777
Fort Lauderdale FL. 33311