Is Starbucks too noisy? Is your conference room too small? Do you just want a change of venue? The Innovation Center provides a professional business environment with myriad amenities for individuals, small teams, and large organizations alike.
Conference and Board Room Rental:
We provide meeting space for up to 80 guests, custom room arrangements, and modern audio/visual equipment capable of connecting to almost any device and powering your presentation with ease.
The Innovation Center is a member of the Indiana Coworking Passport agreement. When you become a coworking member at The Innovation Center, you will enjoy the flexibility to work in an open environment with other coworkers, without the need for dedicated office space. Enjoy the Wi-Fi and other business services. Click HERE to learn more about the benefits of being a member.
Offices For Lease:
Our offices can be leased on a month-to-month basis at very reasonable rates. Sizes range from one-person to five-person suites. For current availability and lease rates, click HERE.
Urban Enterprise Association
Every month, The Innovation Center designs and implements programs specifically tailored to the interests and needs of the residents and merchants of the Urban Enterprise Zone, a designated corridor which is comprised mainly of downtown Richmond and adjacent neighborhoods.
The Innovation Center prides itself on connecting people to the things they need.
The East Indiana Small Business Development Center maintains a presence at The Innovation Center. A Business Advisor is available to provide professional business counsel on matters like business planning, finances, marketing, sales strategy, profitability, expansion, and more.
Programs & Workshops:
In addition to business education, The Innovation Center offers a constantly evolving series of workshops and activities that bring people together and facilitate collaboration. Recent workshops have included subjects like troubleshooting your digital devices, dealing with current labor laws, how to maximize use of social media, and experimenting with virtual, augmented, and mixed reality headsets. We are always looking for relevant discussion material and expert panelists.
The Innovation Center works with entrepreneurs and small business owners to help them succeed. In addition to the business advising services available to startups, we offer reduced rates on monthly office rent in exchange for participating in our business incubation program. The incubation services are free! So, you get sound business advice, a comfortable atmosphere, professional amenities, and you pay less money. All you have to do is collaborate to grow your business.
Business Education Series:
In partnership with the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce and First Merchants Bank, we offer monthly programming about how to help your business succeed. Guest speakers include college professors, accountants, executives, consultants, and industry professionals. Topics are wide-ranging and always focus on helping businesses meet their goals.