Meetings at the Pioneer Collective - FAQ

 

I've booked my meeting, now where do I go day-of?
TACOMA - OUR ADDRESS - 1102 A Street, Suite 300, Tacoma, WA 98402
We are located on the 3rd floor of the Courthouse Square building, above En Rama restaurant and bar on the north side of the building. If you enter the building from the courthouse steps, walk down the hall to your right and take the elevators or stairs to the 3rd floor and check in at the desk. Our staff will show you to your reserved space.

SEATTLE - OUR ADDRESS  -  100 South King Street, Suite 100,  Seattle, WA 98104
Our entrance is located on the corner of 1st Avenue & King Street. We are in The Westland Building.  Our front desk is located just inside the double-glass entry doors (our logo is painted on them in gold leaf), just west of the main building entrance.  Please check in with our front desk staff who can show you to your reserved space.

Can I show up early to set up?
Set up must be done during your allotted rental time.  If you feel you'll need more time, please book an extra half hour or hour on the front end of your reservation.

What amenities are provided for meetings?
We provide the following amenities to meeting guests at no extra charge:

  • HD television display or HD projector with HDMI or Apple Display Port connections

  • Dry-erase board with whiteboard markers and erasers

  • Printing and copying at 25¢/page

  • USB conference phone / speaker (please have your conference bridge set up on your device)

  • Hi-speed WiFi internet

  • Coffee, tea, and ice water service available for $75-$100

What is the difference between classroom space and meeting space?
Extra amenities can be provided for classroom lectures and presentations.  

Seattle

Theater, seminar, or classroom seating can be arranged (Socrates Classroom), and microphones, lecterns, and mobile whiteboards can be rolled in for presentations (Socrates).  The Sunlight Conference Area swiftly transforms into the Socrates Classroom and the Main Conference Room converts into our MC Classroom.  The Canopy Room can be arranged as classrooms as well. 

Tacoma

The Jury Room can be arranged as a classroom in theater or classroom seating. Microphones, lecterns, and mobile whiteboards can be rolled in for presentations
Classroom amenities available at no extra charge:

  • Lectern

  • Microphone (lavalier, headset, or handheld)

  • Extra whiteboards

  • Custom seating arrangements (Canopy, Sunlight Rooms only)

  • Flipcharts and markers are available at cost.

I want to schedule a breakout session(s), can I use other areas in the workspace?
Breakout areas and additional conference space can be reserved subject to availability for $25-$50/hour depending on size of space needed.

Where should attendees go to make private phone calls?
Your meeting guests can make private phone calls in designated phone booths. Located near the kitchen or in the building lobby.  Please refrain from taking calls in common areas or near our members' desks.

Can I bring in outside catering?
You may bring in outside catering.  Food must be set up in your reserved room or area, not in common spaces, and your caterer must pick up any leftovers, equipment, and excessive garbage.  Pack it in, pack it out.  Guests who don't comply with this policy will be subject to a $100 additional charge.  Please alert staff promptly of any spills or messes.  

Below is a list of local caterers:

Tacoma

Seattle

How do I get there, where do I park?

OUR ADDRESS

A: 1102 A Street, Suite 300, Tacoma, WA 98402
E:  tacoma@thepioneercollective.com

TRANSPORTATION & PARKING INFORMATION

Get around in Downtown Tacoma

Hourly Parking

Metered street parking is usually available directly outside of the building, and is $1/hour. Another option is to park for free all day at the Tacoma Dome station. From there you just hop on the Tacoma link and take a short, 10 minute ride to Courthouse Square (exit at Commerce Street Station and head ).

Nearby Parking Options (within .5 mile) — Rates vary by location. Approx. $2 hourly - $15 daily

Tacoma Parking Garage - 110 S. 10th Street

Wells Fargo Garage - 1201 Pacific Ave.

Here is a useful map of other parking options in Tacoma!

After 6pm Weekdays and Sundays

Street parking A Street, 11th and 12th is free.

How do I pay?
If you'd like to reserve dates, we will send an invoice via Invoice Ninja for the full amount. From there you can enter in your credit card information. We accept all major credit cards.

What are your cancellation policies?

All payments are non-refundable. If you need to cancel, a credit equal to 50% may be applied to a *new date when The Pioneer Collective is notified 31 calendar days or more in advance. If given notice 30 calendar days or less, a credit equal to 25% may be applied to a *new date.

*pending availability

Is the Pioneer Collective ADA accessible?
Yes!

Does the Pioneer Collective offer lactation rooms for new mothers?
We don't have dedicated lactation rooms but there are three private, locking, single restrooms with seating that double nicely as mother's rooms.

Where should I take my group for drinks / dinner after our meeting?
Downtown Tacoma is full of great spots for dinner and drinks.  All of the restaurants below are within walking distance of tPC.

Sports bars / pubs

Upscale bars, gastropubs, restaurants

  • Wooden City - Great drinks, comforting American cuisine, & sincere hospitality in a beautiful space.

  • En Rama (located downstairs) - handmade pasta, small plates and fancy cocktails in downtown Tacoma.

  • The Matador - Tequila bar chain serving classic & contemporary Mexican dishes, plus cocktails, in a stylish space.

  • Pacific Grill - New American grill offering seasonal, globally influenced fare in a warm, brick-walled dining room in historic building.

  • McMenamin’s (Elks Temple) - Seven floors of vibrant fun. Casual all-day-dining restaurant, 4 bars, and a brewery with a tasting room, bottle shop and hotel. All located in the beautifully restored and reimagined 1916 Elks Temple