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FACILITY RENTAL GUIDE

11211 142 Street NW Edmonton, AB T5M 4A1 780-452-9100 ext. 2267

Updated: 7/22/16


Contents Inspiration @ TWOSE ............................................................................................................................... 3 Main Areas .................................................................................................................................................. 5 ................................................................................................................................. 5 .............................................................................................................................................. 6 ....................................................................................................................................... 7 ............................................................................................................................................. 8 ...................................................................................................................................... 9 Theatres ..................................................................................................................................................... 10 .................................................................................................................................... 10 ....................................................................................................... 11 ......................................................................................................... 12 Classrooms ............................................................................................................................................... 13 ............................................................................................................... 13 ............................................................................................................................ 14 Exhibit Galleries........................................................................................................................................ 15 .......................................................................................................................................... 15 ...................................................................................................................................... 16 ....................................................................................................... 17 ......................................................................... 18 ........................................................................... 19 ...................................................................................................................... 20 Entire Facility Rental ................................................................................................................................ 21 Additional Items ........................................................................................................................................ 22 Room Capacities ...................................................................................................................................... 23 Rental Equipment ..................................................................................................................................... 24 Frequent External Suppliers ................................................................................................................... 25 Contact Information.................................................................................................................................. 26

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Inspiration @ TWOSE

At TELUS World of Science – Edmonton (TWOSE), inspiration is guaranteed for your next event. Our unique facility offers a world within a world. Every occasion is interactive, memorable and engaging. TWOSE offers multi-level, floor to sky windows and has the ideal atmosphere for cocktail functions, luncheons or dinners. Our Skywalk and Lobby are perfect reception spaces. From there, move on to a dramatic presentation in the IMAX Theatre, a planetarium show in the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre, or a team-building activity in The Science Garage. We offer a variety of amenities, interactive and engaging displays, and entertaining spaces to captivate the imagination. You can do exclusive, after-hours rentals of our facility, or use specific spaces while the centre is open to the public. Dramatic reception spaces combined with the inspiring experience of the science centre makes for a memorable event.

The Edmonton Space & Science Foundation is a non-profit organization that operates TELUS World of Science - Edmonton. Charitable Registration # 10728 3236 RR0001

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A unique setting for:      

Media Events & Product Launches Receptions Team Building Customer and Employee Appreciation Fundraisers Corporate Parties

 Dinner Events  Meetings and Presentations  Conference and Seminars  Board Meetings  Weddings

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Main Areas

Sweeping floor to sky windows create a world of welcome in the lower level Lobby. An inviting and inspirational reception space, it includes the main Lobby area and continues around the facility into the IMAX queuing and Café areas. A perfect place for appreciating, and welcoming people, it’s easy to include any of our Theaters or Exhibit Galleries in your event. The Skywalk overhead provides a unique feel to the area.

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Open and airy for a unique setting This area is the focal point for the facility Easy access to the IMAX Theatre and outdoor courtyard

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Available until December 2016

Kinetic Hall is a large, open hall located on the second floor. A curved interior makes for customized event staging with a multitude of booths and stations. Windows line the west wall offering a view of the courtyard. Catering and loading in is a breeze with an accessible, upper level loading bay to the hall. Go on to build your event out onto the Skywalk for your sign in and reception. The Kinetic Hall provides private event space in the midst of the science centre at all times during the day.

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Direct access from outside via loading bay View of the courtyard and Coronation Park Catering prep area with sink and access to loading dock

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Lofty, spacious and luxurious, the dramatic Skywalk reception space overlooks the lobby area and is full of natural light. The Skywalk’s sophisticated atmosphere is perfect for afterhours receptions as guests enjoy a bird’s eye view of the centre. The Skywalk corridor can accommodate sign-ins, sit-down dinners, or stand-up receptions for awe-inspiring, afterhours occasions.

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Includes the APEGA Bridge spanning the lobby Easy access to upper exhibit galleries and the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre Includes interactive mind game exhibits

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If you are looking for somewhere new and exciting to hold your next offsite meeting, the Boardroom is the perfect setting. Intimate and professional, the room offers a view of Coronation Park and you are steps away from the Space Place gallery. A great place to host breakfast or luncheon meetings, an attached kitchenette makes catering convenient.

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Kitchenette HD projector with HDMI input Conference call set-up Whiteboards & flipcharts Wifi

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Available until December 2016

The Starlight Room is ideal for upscale and unique events. A turn-key event space equipped with a variety of chairs and tables, the Starlight Room shines with a star-lit ceiling, and access to the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre. Perfect for client appreciations or special presentations, the Starlight Room can accommodate a private dinner, reception or classroom setting. The space is secluded from the hustle of the exhibit galleries, and the unique ceiling sparkles with stars.

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Sparkling starlight ceiling Upper level access for catering Elevator access Adjacent to the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre

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Theatres

Put your next awe-inspiring presentation on Alberta’s largest screen. This theatre is a unique presentation venue for nearly any form of media presentations and private film screenings. Add excitement and use the theatre for a private viewing of any of the films in our IMAX library. The IMAX laser projector is used for presentations and the sound system provides 17,000 watts of power. A customized lectern with data hook-ups and microphone can be raised and lowered from the in-floor lift. You’ve never seen your PowerPoint this big!

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IMAX laser 4K projection system Built-in customizable podium with AV connections Stage with hidden podium on a lift

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Available until December 2016

Edmonton’s only planetarium, this unique space provides shows on a 360-degree full dome screen. This round theatre with a 45foot domed ceiling is a popular place for press conferences, product launches, weddings and any event that calls for a distinctive, one-of-a-kind venue. Multiple projectors enhance your presentation and the stage in the center of the theatre provides 360-degrees of engagement with the audience. Include a private showing of any of the shows in our library or get a personalized presentation on the night sky.

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Digital shows on the planetarium dome Adult astronomy class option - additional fees may apply Includes operator and basic operation

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The Science Demonstration Stage has rounded, theatre style bench seating. With AV capabilities, it’s perfect for seminars, presentations and demonstration performances. Our staff scientists are available to conduct a variety of private, science demonstrations.

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HD projector with HDMI input Lavaliere microphone and podium Staff available for science demonstrations - additional fees may apply

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Classrooms

The Winspear Learning Centre features three classrooms. Available for use as seminar rooms, training or meeting rooms that can sit up to 36 people per room. The rooms feature a removable wall that can be folded out to join the rooms together to form a large room.

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Walls can be removed to join the three rooms Rent one or all three

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This lab features a variety of workstations, making it perfect for small training sessions or seminars. Surrounded by the inspiration of Space Place, the lab is adjacent to the Boardroom.

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Instructor/Presenter station 16 workstations

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Exhibit Galleries

Space Place is all about the thrill of exploring the Wild Black Yonder. Stroll through the space station and tackle problems and challenges that are out-of-this-world! The gallery is home to several foreign items, including a real rock from the Moon and a meteorite.

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May only be rented after hours in addition to other room rental 10% discount when rented with other galleries

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Discoveryland is the early childhood development gallery and features lots of exciting activities to explore, entice and spark the imagination of visitors 8 years and under. The interactive destination features four unique areas to spark any young child’s imagination to promote creative learning through play. Each area is designed based on research showing activities and interactions which help early childhood development.

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May only be rented after hours in addition to other room rental 10% discount when rented with other galleries

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The award-winning Syncrude Environment Gallery features interactive exhibits unique to our centre. The centerpiece of the gallery is Science on a Sphere - an iconic 6-foot diameter projection system used to visually enhance presentations on environmental science. Four other areas of the gallery present interactive exhibits among four themes: Ice Detectives, Rock Hounds, Eco-Explorers, and Storm Trackers.

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May only be rented after hours in addition to other room rental 10% discount when rented with other galleries

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Immerse yourself in the carnival of "The Body Fantastic" where large 3-dimensional models let you experience how our bodies work, how our brains make sense of the world around us and, best of all, everything weird about our bodies in the Gallery of the Gross! The Body Fantastic is also home to RoboThespian™.

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May only be rented after hours in addition to other room rental 10% discount when rented with other galleries

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The Science Garage is a bright and energetic space that encourages guests to create, compete, tinker, test and build their way through a variety of physically and mentally stimulating tasks and challenges. Inside this highly interactive space you can bust a move on the Kinetic Dance Floor, strike a pose for the Frozen Shadow Wall, get a lesson in angular momentum when you traverse the Freedom Climber Wall, design your own flying aircraft and test it at the Vertical Wind Tunnels or learn all about potential and kinetic energy at the Magnetic Ball Wall. You can also roll up your sleeves and put your imagination to work at The Science Garage’s dedicated Maker Space: The Workshop. The Workshop comes equipped with several work benches and is fully stocked with building materials. Our staff scientists are available to facilitate projects and experiments.

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May only be rented after hours in addition to other room rental

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This 16,000 square foot Exhibition Hall with connecting walkway, was built to better accommodate travelling exhibitions to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Attracting blockbuster travelling exhibitions, such as STAR WARS™ Identities, BODY WORLDS: The Cycle of Life,

Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology, Harry Potter™: The Exhibition, Dinosaurs Unearthed, Beyond Rubik’s Cube, and The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes.

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May only be rented after hours in addition to other room rentals Feature exhibition admission may be added to any booking – contact us for details

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Entire Facility Rental

Turn our science centre into your private event with an entire facility rental (excluding the Feature Exhibition Hall). Use as many of our permanent themed galleries and public spaces as you see fit! The unique setting creates a memorable, lasting event as the galleries can enhance your programming. The unique layout of the facility provides many options for building an exciting event that will be talked about for years. You can also add interpretive programs or shows in our theatres.

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Includes permanent exhibit galleries, front Lobby area, and ESSO Skywalk Turn the science centre into a private affair Interpretive programming available – additional fees may apply Feature Exhibition Hall may be added for an additional fee

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TWOSE Photo Booth Team Building Scavenger Hunt

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Additional Items  Rent the TWOSE Photo Booth for your next function. Please ask about rental group rates for unlimited picture fun.

 The whole science centre is yours to challenge your team with an out of this world team building experience. May not include Feature Exhibition or Theatres. Add on the Scavenger Hunt to your next conference or event.

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Room Capacities 124,430 sq ft

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1,968 sq ft

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600

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6,170 sq ft

250

300

300

250

884 sq ft

120

250

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750 sq ft

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800 sq ft

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80

60

45

1,080 sq ft

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80

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1,337 sq ft total ~ 445 sq ft each

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100 total 36 each

607 sq ft

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5,210 sq ft

Gallery Use Only

3,234 sq ft

Gallery Use Only

3,937 sq ft

Gallery Use Only

4,021 sq ft

Gallery Use Only

4,000 sq ft

Gallery Use Only

14,800 sq ft

Gallery Use Only

1,406 sq ft

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3,870 sq ft

250/125

1. Capacities may vary. Our team will confirm any changes with you during the booking process. 2. Rentals receive a 10% discount on gallery rentals if more than one gallery is rented. 3. Some shows are only available in half-dome format and will have a reduced number of seats available.

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Rental Equipment 

Tables1

Basic

Premium Chairs1

Chairs1

Available in 6’ Rectangular, 4’ Round and Cocktail Tables Standard blue and grey folding chairs—metal with plastic Royal purple plush banquet chairs (Other colour options available, additional charges may apply)

Table Cloths

Available in black and white (Other colour options available, additional charges may apply)

Stage

4 stage risers are available , each is 4’ x 8’ x 12”

Labour

If set-up and/or take-down required is longer than the 1 hour included with the rental. Charged per hour.

Podium1

Includes built-in microphone (speakers and mixer not provided)

IMAX Podium

Includes Digital Programming

Promethean Board1

Projector and Screen1

Portable Bar1

Coat Racks1

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Limited quantities available

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Frequent External Suppliers These companies are listed based on past experience and familiarity with the building. This listing does not constitute an endorsement. 

Big Top Rentals

17412 108 Avenue NW ........................................... 780-489-0859 Website: bigtoptentrentals.com

Production Lighting

14709 123 Avenue NW ........................................... 780-448-7298 Website: productionlighting.ca

Mercer’s Catering

12515 124 Street NW............................................... 780-431-0972 Website: mercerscatering.com

A Cappella Catering

12105 120 Avenue NW ........................................... 780-454-2642 Website: acappella.ab.ca

Alsco

14630 123 Avenue NW ........................................... 780-454-9641 Website: Alsco.com

FMAV

14737 123 Avenue NW ........................................... 780-401-1000 Website: fmav.ca

River City Events

10560 107 Street NW............................................... 780-424-6001 Website: rivercityevents.ca

Special Event Rentals

6010 99 Street NW .................................................... 780-435-2211 Website: specialeventrentals.com

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Contact Information To schedule a site visit, check availability, or to book your event, please contact:

Hilary Nash Manager, Facility Rentals Email: hnash@twose.ca Phone: 780-452-9100 ext. 2267

11211 142 Street NW Edmonton, AB T5M 4A1

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