Host an Event

Host your next event at MIT’s most innovative space

iHQ has a variety of spaces for your event—from small meeting rooms seating 5 to conference/reception space for up to 120. Explore the options below, and we’ll help you find the space that’s right!

Hacker Reactor

MIT’s newest events venue is part of a comprehensive renovation of the historic Suffolk Building. It encompasses the seventh-floor space of MIT InnovationHQ. The space is available to all members of the MIT community (and for others with an MIT sponsor) for meetings, events, and conferences. With a total of 5 distinct spaces, the Hacker Reactor offers a variety of meeting room arrangements for groups of up to 120 guests.

Training Rooms

iHQ boasts two classroom-style training rooms—E38-479, and E38-579. These are ideal for presenter-hosted meetings and information sessions.

Size: 680 square feet each

Occupancy: 28 + 4-5 more standing or with additional seating


  • Auditorium style classroom setup
  • Seating for 28
    • Front row bench: 5
    • Low tables: 10
    • High tables: 12
  • Low Table & chair for presenter
  • Panasonic RZ570 WUXGA Projector
  • Retractable projector screen
  • Crestron A/V Panel
  • QSC Speaker system
  • Rolling whiteboard
  • Glass accordion privacy door (E38-497 only. E38-579 has a solid wall separating from open space)