Types of Events
The Greyline is ideal for both corporate and social events. We are able to host corporate meetings and training sessions, panel discussions, casual or upscale wedding celebrations, birthday parties (for kids and adults), rehearsal dinners, bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs, tailgate parties & more.
Our in house audio-visual capabilities provide your corporate event with multiple microphones an a built-in projector for simple slideshows. We can also provide a mobile projector and screen for simple presentations or large monitors for bigger groups. We work closely with a local company for more extensive AV needs. In addition, we have all the basic presentation essentials on hand–large post its, markers, extension cords, and plenty of outlets for your guests to keep their electronics at full charge. Our in house WIFI allows for accessibility during your event.
The beautifully appointed space provides many wonderful opportunities for photography during social events and weddings. There is an area for a dance floor, gift table, and registration. There is infrastructure in place to allow DJ’s and bands easy set-up with plenty of electrical capacity.
We’re really excited about planning special events that capture the unique elements you have in mind for your event. We’re thrilled to help you create a completely customized setting including:
A Welcome Message
- A welcome message including your event name and logo will be projected for your guests to see as they enter the space. If you’d like a more specialized or custom welcome message projected, we can give you pricing on having something designed by our in house artists. They can also create a hand painted poster for you to take with you to commemorate the event.
A Professional Audio System
- Background music can be chosen from our provider, or you may choose to create your own play list. We provide multiple stick and lavalier microphones. We have electrical capacity with a separate designated sub panel that is available for DJ’s, bands, or other vendors to utilize during your event for convenience and assurance of capacity.
We’ve got you powered
- There is a designated charging station near the bar that includes a variety of power cord styles for you and your guests to revive their portable electronic devices.
- Make the space truly unique for your event with floral arrangements and customized decorations and lighting. We can recommend several experienced designers. The space has the infrastructure that allows designers and florists to more easily create the perfect backdrop for your event.
- Convenient parking is available nearby, with a surface lot that is across the street from the space and a multi story garage just down the block.
- (Valet parking is also an option.)
- Rooms for your guests can be booked on site at the Marriott Residence Inn, Downtown Ann Arbor.
All of the basic needs for an event, such as tables and chairs, glassware, china, flatware, and basic linens are included. Any special requests that you’d like to add as special touches to your event (such as colored tablecloths, specialty glassware or china, decorations, etc.) will be identified when you are planning your event and will be included as an additional rental charge on your proposal.
The rental cost of the Greyline varies based on day of the week. The base rental rate includes the use of our of tables, chairs, house linens, china, dishware, and glassware. Additional costs depend on your service style and chosen menu.
Most events range from about $70–$150 per person all inclusive, depending on guest count, service style, bar options and menu selection.
Audio-Video and WIFI
We have a built-in professional audio system that can be used to play music or address your guests with the microphones provided. You are welcome to create a playlist or we’ll put on our own music, based on the mood you’re looking for.
We have a built in projector near the bar that is perfect for showing slide shows in the background during your event. Perfect for anniversary parties, weddings and some corporate events.
A mobile projector and screen for simple presentations for corporate events can be added for an additional $100. Or we can provide 2 – 75” monitors for larger groups for an additional $250.
We provide free WIFI in the space for your guests. The bandwidth is ample for large groups downloading large amounts of data.