CASE-member institutions doing business or hosting school, college, or university events in Washington, D.C., are welcome to use CASE office, meeting and event space. Requests must be made or approved by an individual CASE member employed by the institution. Please note that this space is available only for the occasional business needs of members and is not available as regular or permanent office or meeting space.
Members do not have to pay rental fees, although they will be responsible for their own catering arrangements and expenses (see below for catering suggestions). Security fees of $29.85 per hour and heating and air conditioning fees of $37 per hour will be charged for events held outside of regular office hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding holidays). All CASE facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
CASE provides office space, including computer and phone access, for individuals who work at member institutions. Offices, available during regular office hours, are on the 9th and 10th floors in CASE headquarters. Contact Simone Nelson-Warren for more information or to make arrangements.
CASE provides meeting, reception and banquet space for groups of various sizes (see room descriptions below). Most meeting rooms are on the first and second floors of the building housing CASE headquarters. All rooms have audio-visual and Internet capabilities; IT support is usually available, although there may be a service charge for after-hours assistance. There is no charge for basic coffee, tea and water service for meetings held during regular business hours; coffee service should be catered or brought in for meetings outside of regular business hours. To verify availability of the boardroom, multi-purpose room, or small meeting room, please fill out this form (PDF) and email it to Simone Nelson-Warren at CASE or fax it to her at +1-202-387-4973. Please wait for confirmation that the room is available before making additional arrangements for catering and other details.
Boardroom: The boardroom has seating for 30 around a long table and additional seating for up to 10 observers. The boardroom table includes outlets for laptop computers or other electronic devices. The boardroom also includes table space for refreshments and small buffet-style meals. Additional space for small receptions and larger buffet-style meals is available in the building lobby outside of the boardroom. The boardroom is on the first floor of the building housing CASE headquarters.
Multi-purpose room: The flexible multi-purpose room can be used for meetings, dinners, receptions and other events. It can hold approximately 100 people in theater-style seating and for stand-up receptions. It can also be set up for meetings and other events in multiple board-style or classroom formats and with various options for banquets and receptions. See reservation form for examples. The multi-purpose room includes a stage at the front and space for refreshments and small buffet style meals (and can also be set up for banquets) at the back of the room. Additional reception space, including space for larger buffet-style meals, is available in the building lobby outside of the multi-purpose room. The multi-purpose room is on the first floor of the building housing CASE headquarters.
Small meeting room: The small meeting room includes a table that seats 15 and has additional space for seating up to 10 observers. It includes significant space for buffet-style meals. The small meeting room has teleconferencing equipment for use during regular work hours. This room is on the second floor of the building housing CASE headquarters,
Other meeting space: If other rooms are not available, CASE has additional meeting space for groups of up to 20 people in its headquarters on the 9th and 10th floors of its building. Contact Simone-Nelson Warren to check for availability. This space is usually available only during regular office hours.
CASE offices are located at 1307 New York Ave. NW (partially on "H" Street between 13th and 14th) in the heart of downtown D.C., just three blocks from the White House and within walking distance or a short cab or Metro ride to Capitol Hill. CASE is close to two Metro stops: McPherson Square on the Orange and Blue lines and Metro Center on the Red, Orange and Blue lines.
Member institutions using CASE facilities should make their own catering arrangements and will be responsible for arranging delivery with the building concierge (contact information will be provided with room confirmation). The following caterers are familiar with CASE's facilities and have assisted CASE staff with a number of events.
Administrative Services Manager
1307 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
A small boardroom in our London office can accommodate 10 people and is available for small meetings. email email@example.com for more information.
Our Singapore office has a conference room and member lounge/reference room, available to CASE members. Also available is a work station with phone, computer and Internet access, available for use as a "hot desk" on a temporary basis. email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.