Affordable and Free Meeting Spaces in NYC

From the hustle and bustle of Wall Street, to the towering Empire State Building, New York has business at its core. But with American companies holding around 25 million meetings per day, finding an affordable meeting space in New York can be tricky. Take a look at some of our favourite cheap spaces in the Big Apple, so you can save a few dollars and book your low-cost, or even free, meeting room in NYC.

Spaces under $75 (per hour)

This affordable meeting space in New York’s Flatiron, a happening and central area in Manhattan, has everything necessary for a productive meeting. The “views” over the NYC skyline inspire attendees to fill the thought bubble wall opposite and the HD TV is perfect for displaying ideas. But what we love about this cheap meeting space in NYC are the extras. In addition to the complimentary tea, coffee and water, guests can enjoy a relaxing beer or a healthy kombucha from the space’s stylish kitchen.

With modern glass doors and a bright and contemporary interior, it’s no wonder that this affordable meeting space in New York’s world renowned Financial District won our Eyecatcher Award 2020. Ideal for intimate meetings of up to six people, this space creates an amazing atmosphere for brainstorming and small training sessions, without burning a hole in your pocket. Choose from the delicious catering provided or take a break to one of the many restaurants in this buzzy part of the city.

The location of this cheap meeting room in New York alone is enough inspiration for an efficient and successful meeting. It’s found on the iconic Wall Street, which is recognised all over the world for its role in the international financial system and home to the dynamic New York Stock Exchange. Trade your dull office for this tasteful and affordable meeting space in NYC that also offers video conferencing tech and mail services at no extra cost.

Soaked in natural sunlight, this cheap meeting room in Brooklyn, New York, is the perfect place to get your creative juices flowing. Located in a trendy coworking space offering uniquely crafted meeting rooms and workspaces, this space fuels productivity, networking and relaxation. Just across the street is the lush Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden – so naturally this affordable NYC meeting space also has a splash of stimulating greenery.

Spaces under $100 (per hour)

This designer loft in Soho is a comfortable and warm space, with a lot of history to it. The bespoke furnishings in this cheap conference room in New York were discovered in a century-old barn in the farmlands of Southern Missouri and transported to NYC, bringing with them the organic and rustic charm. The interior may be centuries old, but the tech is brand new – this cheap meeting space in NYC is equipped with high-speed wifi and a projector.

We love the idea of having a meeting in a gallery. A spacious room surrounded by original artwork from some of New York’s emerging contemporary artists is sure to boost your meeting’s innovation. This cheap meeting space in New York in the historic Brooklyn neighbourhood of Carroll Gardens has hosted a variety of creative events, from pet-painting workshops to teen’s poetry classes. Why not add your brainstorming session to the list?

Do Great Things – a simple yet effective mantra which sums up this cheap meeting space in NYC. This coworking space is situated in the famous New York Bank building on Wall Street and offers all the high-end amenities for a productive meeting at low-end prices. Be as bold as this space’s interior and think outside the box.

Free meeting rooms in NYC

  • Science, Industry and Business Library, Koreatown

The SIBL, a premier public business library, offers free meeting spaces in NYC. Inside the grand building on Madison Avenue is a hub for business expansion, with electronic resources, print materials and services dedicated to start-ups. Inspiration is not only found in this free meeting space in New York’s resources, but also in its interior: in the library’s lobby there is an arc of motivational quotes from top business men and women.

  • Central Park, Manhattan

Need to re energise and take a quick break from your sedentary office lifestyle? Go out into the fresh air and have a walking meeting in the concrete jungle’s largest park. As free meeting spaces in New York go, Central Park has the most variety. With a total parameter of around 6 miles, the park has numerous walking paths and routes to take. For a longer meeting, head to the picturesque Cop Cot, the largest wooden shelter in the park, or join the incredible list of inspiring speakers and performers at the Naumberg Bandshell, including Martin Luther King Jr and John Lennon.

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