Is there wi-fi access?
Yes! There is a free open wireless network.
Can I set up the day before?
Typically, not. Set up time is usually allotted the same day depending on scheduling constraints. Your representative may be able to make exceptions if there is a vacancy in the schedule.
Can I use outside vendors?
Yes! Caterers and Vendors are responsible to bring their own equipment. A kitchen deposit will be required if the Caterers will be cooking on site. Please remove all excess.
Are alcohol or smoking allowed?
Alcohol and visibly intoxicated persons are not permitted on the property. Smoking is permitted outside in the parking lot.
How can I arrange to see the facilities?
Contact the Connect Center at 412.349.8325 or email to schedule a tour.
When is my payment due?
A 50% deposit is required to reserve your event. The remaining balance is due 2 weeks prior to the event date. Any overruns of time will be billed at $150/hour.
What if I need to cancel or change my event?
Cancellations up to 2 weeks prior to the date of your event will receive a full refund, after which the deposit will be non-refundable. Changes in date are also recommended at least 2 weeks prior and your deposit will be applied to the new event date.
What paperwork do I need to submit?
A signed contract and proof of event insurance due with the deposit.
Is it possible to reserve parking?
The Connect Center has access to a 23-car parking lot across from the facility.
Will I need to hire security?
Some events will be required to provide security at the cost of the lessee.
What are the fees & charges?
Rental Fee is $ plus a non-refundable deposit of $50. Members of Mon-Valley and non-profit organizations can inquire about discounted rates.
What does my rental include?
Your rental includes the specific room, tables, chairs, Wi-Fi, and TV
Are there any additional fees?
Sound System, Video Projector and Basic Cable TV: The Connect Venue will provide an a/v operator at the rate of $15/hour (minimum $30).