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The Emerson Center
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Hold your event - meeting, conference, educational seminar,
wedding, convention – at the Emerson Center. We have a variety of venues of
all sizes that are available for rent either for a one time event or a
recurring series of events. The Emerson Center is centrally and conveniently
located at the corner of 16th Street and 27th Avenue in the heart of Vero
Beach. Parking is available on site for more than 300 cars. The facility
has over 30,000 square feet of interior air conditioned space.
Schedule a Rental:
Call the Emerson Center's
Facilities Administrator at 772.778.5249 or emailing
click here to send an email.
Auditorium. This venue has reserved seating for 844 attendees on
upholstered benches [see seating plan]. The ceiling is 24 feet high. There
is a spacious rear balcony. Available equipment includes dual projectors
and screens for films and Power Point presentations, plus a Power Point
remote control. There is theatre quality sound and lighting. Microphones
include lectern, hand-held, lavaliere and Madonna (face) mics. Auditorium
lights can be dimmed to any level. A piano and electronic organ are
available. There is a raised platform/stage which can accommodate anywhere from a single speaker to groups of 50 or more.
With the installation of an elevator during the winter of 2012-2013, boththe
main floor of the auditorium and the balcony are handicap
Lobby. This venue can be used alone or used together with the auditorium
(or other rooms) for
social occasions or receptions. It is a large attractive open space with
windows overlooking a planted atrium. It is equipped with a sound system
and can accommodate art displays, cocktail parties, receptions, or meetings
for groups of 10 to 150.
Library. This attractive room has a large conference table with 12
upholstered executive swivel chairs with arms. The room is large enough to
accommodate additional chairs behind the executive chairs. It is handicap accessible.
Seminar/Choir Room. This venue has lecture seating for up to 30 with an
eight foot wide projection screen and a surround sound audio system. A
laptop compatible projector is available. A piano is available. It is handicap accessible.
Green Rooms. Two rooms are available on the second floor that can be used as
offices or small meeting rooms. Each has a private lavatory. These rooms are not handicap
Fellowship Hall. This venue is a vaulted room with large, open areas.
Theatre-style seating can accommodate 200 people. At tables, the room
comfortably handles 150 people. It is available for conferences, receptions,
dinners, presentations, etc. A sound system and a projection screen are
available. A laptop compatible projector is available. It is handicap accessible.
Kitchen. A well equipped kitchen is available as well.
The kitchen can be
rented for staging purposes by the hour or, for cooking, a 3-hour minimum
applies. Inquire for complete details.
Technical specs for presentation equipment, lighting, sound system, and
floor plans, can be obtained by contacting us. Also, inquire for rates and
availabilities. Terms and conditions for the rental of facilities on a
one-time or recurring basis can be determined by contacting the Emerson
Center's Facilities Administrator at 772.778.5249 during regular business hours
or by emailing
Catering services and wedding packages can also be arranged.
Our new elevator helps others
Our new elevator
You can help with our new elevator.
During our off-season, we've installed a new elevator. We've needed one for
years. You see, balcony seating offers a unique, birds-eye view and our new elevator makes it easy for
access these seats.
We are seeking donors to help underwrite the cost of this elevator. We will
provide permanent recognitions for supporters who make deductible donations of
$1,000 or more.
Won’t you join us? Inquire at our box office or call us at 772-778-5249.