host your next alumni event at helen mills!
Packages starting at $130pp
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*based on a 2.5 hour event for 100 guests
Events in APRIL-JUNE or OCTOBER-DECEMBER
Events in JANUARY-MARCH or JULY-SEPTEMBER
Both Packages Include:
• Venue - Event Space
• Catering - Stationary Fruit, Cheese & Crudites Melange, Five Additional Melanges, Stationary Desserts
• Beverage Service - Open Bar with Beer & Wine
• Staff - Venue Manager, A/V Technician, Bartenders, Waiters, Coat Check and Security
• Furniture - Cocktail Lounge Furniture
• A/V - Projection, Sound and Lighting Systems
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Adding the Theater
*An additional $1,500 - 3,000 production/coordination fee will be added to the subtotal and 8.875% NYS sales tax.
Located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, it is just minutes from Flatiron, Midtown, Penn Station and more. HELEN MILLS is the perfect place to host your next alumni reception.
The venue features a spectacular 4,000 square foot loft-like Event Space with a beautiful 37-foot long, hand-crafted bar. The venue also features a 140-seat Theater that can be rented in addition to be used for a presentation, a panel discussion, a screening or a performance.
Our experienced team ensures a seamless planning process from start to finish. For more details on what else is included in the package, please see below.
Catering & Beverage Package
Your event includes stationary hors d'oeuvres and desserts with a beer and wine beverage service, along with catering and bar staff. For an additional fee, passed hors d'oeuvres and/or a full bar with spirits are available. We also welcome licensed, outside caterers and food trucks. See here for vendor insurance requirements.
Furniture, Decor & BRANDING
The venue rental includes our in-house furniture and decor inventory. The collection is a sleek mix of white leather ottomans, brushed metallic cocktail tables, white acrylic reception chairs, and more.
The venue is fully brand-able with a number of creative street-level and interior signage opportunities available. The two spaces feature gallery molding along the walls and a ceiling grid in the event space for hanging additional signage or decor. See lighting (below) for more branding options.
Tech & Lighting
HELEN MILLS features state-of-the-art tech & lighting, which is included in your package, along with an A/V technician to assist you with your tech needs. Details include:
- 3 projectors in event space, 1 in theater
- Sound system and PANDORA for business in the Event Space, surround sound in the Theater
- Dedicated, high-speed wireless and wired internet (100 mbps)
- Single-color wall wash and gobo projection
- One wired or wireless microphone in the event space, up to six in theater
We offer additional items for rent and welcome outside A/V rentals and production companies.
- Aberystwyth University
- Baruch College
- The Boston Conservatory
- Boston University
- Brown University
- Bucknell University
- Columbia University
- Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business
- Fashion Institute of Technology
- Florida State University
- Fordham University
- University of Georgia
- Ithaca College
- Johns Hopkins University
- Loyola College in Maryland
- McGill University
- Moses Brown School
- New York University
- Northwestern University
- Pennsylvania State University
- University of Rochester
- University of Texas at Austin
- Washington University in St. Louis