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Completed applications can be sent by email or faxed to (330) 253-2140.

RENTAL RATES

Court Room (capacity 20-25)
Half Day or Less
Full Day

Member 
$25
$50

Non-Member  $75
$150

Board Room (capacity 20-30)
Half Day or Less
Full Day

Member 
$40
$80

Non-Member 
$120
$240

Amer or Brennan Meeting Room (capacity 12-18) Half Day or Less
Full Day

Member 
$40
$80

Non-Member 
$120
$240

 Stark & Knoll Meeting Room (capacity 25-30)
Half Day or Less
Full Day

Member 
$60
$120

Non-Member 
$180
$360

Stark & Amer or Stark & Brennan Rooms (capacity 40-50)
Half Day or Less
Full Day

Member 

$75
$150

Non-Member 

$225
$450

Stark, Amer & Brennan Meeting Rooms (capacity 60-80)
Half Day or Less
Full Day

Member 

$100
$200

Non-Member 

$300
$600

Grand Lobby (capacity 50)
Half Day or Less
Full Day

Member 
$75
$150

Non-Member 
$225
$450

FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICES

Beverage service is available and includes coffee, tea, ice and filtered water. The service is free for individual members of the ABA. The service is available to non-members and member guests visiting as a result of the rental of space for a fee of $3.00 per person.

Catering services and use of the kitchen are permitted. ABA staff can recommend local caterers with whom the ABA has established relationships.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

A variety of audiovisual equipment is available for use by Lessees. Not all equipment is in each space. The equipment must be reserved at the time of booking to ensure availability. In addition, please know that the ABA does not have on-site technical support. ABA staff is able to provide limited assistance with ABA provided technologies, but is unable to provide technical support for non-ABA computers, software, etc.

Wireless/Hand Held Microphone
Laptop
Display Monitor
Easel/Flip Chart with Markers
Conference Telephone (incoming only)
Wireless Mouse/Remote
Laser Pointer
Copies per Page
Fax per Page

$5.00
$25.00
$25.00
$20.00
$30.00
$5.00
$5.00
$0.25
$1.00

SPACE RECONFIGURATION

The Bernard J. Amer, Brennan, Manna, and Diamond, and Stark and Knoll meeting rooms may be reconfigured in a limited number of ways but are customarily set-up classroom style. Unless the lessee wishes to do the re-configuration a $25 fee and one week advance notice is required.

DEPOSITS

Members: A refundable deposit equal to the estimated total rental fee is due upon acceptance of the reservation.
Non-Members: A non-refundable deposit of $150 is due upon acceptance of the reservation.

NON-BUSINESS HOURS

Events extending before 8:30 AM or after 5:00 PM, Monday–Friday will be charged an extended use fee of $25/half hour (members) and $75/half hour (non-members. Members may reserve space for activities outside normal business hours. A flat fee of $100/hour (which will not be pro-rated) is due upon acceptance of the reservation. Non-members may reserve space for activities outside normal business hours. A flat fee of $150/hour (which will not be pro-rated) is due upon acceptance of the reservation. In addition, a nonrefundable rental fee of $200 will be due upon acceptance of the reservation.

All use during non-business hours will be subject to staff availability.


MEMBER SERVICES

The Akron Bar Association wishes to maintain member access to its facilities for the day-to-day activities of a practicing attorney including, but not limited to, client meeting in the Member Office, the use of work space while visiting the downtown Akron area, etc. as well as other purposes at the discretion of the Executive Director. Such usage is encouraged and provided free of charge as a perk of membership. There are such times that rental of space within the facility is appropriate for larger gatherings, non-ABA group meetings, mediations, etc. Such use will be guided by the Board-approved Space Rental Policy. The full policy can be found here.

USE OF PREMISES

The premises shall be used and occupied in a careful, safe, and proper manner. They may not be used for any fundraisers or gatherings of a political nature. Said premises shall only be used in a lawful manner and returned to the ABA in its current condition. The Lessee shall be responsible for any and all damage or other loss to the property. The Lessee shall promptly notify the ABA of any and all damaged, lost, or stolen property of the ABA. The ABA is a smoke-free facility and smoking is prohibited within the gated/fenced area in front of the building. The Akron Bar Association Board of Trustees reserves the right to reject any request to use these facilities at its discretion.

CANCELLATIONS

A full refund of fees paid (with the exception of any non-refundable deposit) will be returned if a written cancellation request is received within 48 hours of the date for which the space was reserved.

INDEMNIFCATION

The Lessee shall indemnify the ABA and save it harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, damages, liabilities, and expenses in connection with loss of life, personal injury, and/or damage to property arising out of the occupancy or use of the Premises, or occasioned solely or in part by any act or omission of the Lessee or its respective agents, contractors, employees, guests, and servants, and not caused by the negligence or willful act of the ABA.

ALCOHOL

If alcohol is to be served during Lessee’s event, an additional fee will be charged. Alcohol may be served, but must not be sold. The Lessee shall be responsible for the service of alcoholic beverages, and must take appropriate steps to make sure the servers are acquainted with local and state laws. Lessee is encouraged to retain the help of a licensed caterer with adequate liquor liability insurance.