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Lafayette Park: one of the cities best parks for people, kids and dogs alike! There's also the Bently Reserve, which has been called "one of the best ballrooms" in North America. The space is lavish and holds so much San …
In a roundup of unique meeting places located in the world's financial capitals, the Bently Reserve was recently highlighted by Meetings and Conventions Magazine.
We are delighted to be the top venue in San Francisco!
We're proud to announce our new events and sales director, Jim Bruels.
He was recently spotlighted on the San Francisco Business Times, and you can learn more about him below.
Jim directs the sales and events team to enhance the Bently Reserve's tradition of unparalleled events, meetings, and weddings. In April of 2006, Jim had the unique experience of opening California's first LEED-NC hotel in San Francisco. His position …
Thank you to Bizzibo for naming us one of the 12 best event venues in SF!
Best 'Trendy' Venue: Bently Reserve
From halls, to lounges, to getaway rooms, this can acclimate all ranges of event festivities. This venue is a sleek and sophisticated getaway for all your attendees.
The April edition of Meetings Focus West included an article about our partnership with the SFMOMA.
We recently received new art, to compliment our meeting rooms. Our most recent featured artists are Mark Bowles' "Sum of Light (2009-32)", Margaret Chavigny's "Family Tree", Sidnea D'Amico's "Lights On-Lights Off", …
"The Bently Reserve's Banking Hall is the epitome of the stately grandeur and timeless elegance of the banking temple tradition; it is one that hearkens back to Rome, but is also a part of San Francisco's rich and colorful history. Originally part of the 1924 Federal Reserve, the Banking Hall is now a prestigious and versatile event space.!"
Read the rest of the blog and get some amazing event inspiration ideas here.
BizBash announced the winners of the First National BizBash Event Style Awards, and the Bently Reserve is the Best Ballroom in North America!
We are thrilled to be recognized in this category, and are so honored to receive the award.
We're pleased to announce SWA's offices in the Bently Reserve have achieved LEED Gold CI certification. With this certification, along with Baker Avenue's official LEED Silver CI achievement, the Bently Reserve now houses four LEED Commercial Interior certified spaces that range from silver to platinum.
The SWA Group's buildout was designed and managed by SmithGroup JJR, an architectural firm with some serious chops: they've been in business for 160 years, designed the world's very first LEED platinum rated building, oversaw several double-platinum projects (platinum buildings housing platinum interiors), and have implemented diverse net zero energy projects.
Ryaan Cantrell has been appointed Event and Sales Coordinator at the Bently Reserve, one of San Francisco's most prestigious event venues, ideal for meetings, special occasions and weddings. In her new position, Cantrell joins the team responsible for selling the historic building's 14,000 square feet of LEED-certified meeting and event space and providing hands on assistance to clients.
Cantrell brings a strong background in coordinating and promoting corporate meetings, conferences, conventions, and trade shows. She began her career at Meeting Pro in Beverly Hills, CA where she developed event logistics for …
Our custom conference center iPad controls have been featured in a lovely little piece in Techopedia!
The Bently Reserve, a conference and event center in San Francisco's Financial District, used to be the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; it's also on the National Register of Historic Places. IPads are part of how the venue's augmenting its 1924 ambiance with a high-tech edge.
"We have 10 different meeting rooms, and five of them are managed through iPads mounted on the walls," said Vivian V. Perez, the Event and Marketing Director, at The Bently …
The Bently Reserve and Le Meridien have partnered to create an exclusive package for your wedding rehearsal dinner.
The Bently Reserve is proud to announce the opening of our stylish new Couples Lounge. This luxurious space was created to give wedding couples a place to get ready and provide wedding parties with a private space to relax before their big event.
While not in use during a wedding, the lounge is transformed into a resource center for couples to meet with a Bently Reserve consultant, view inspirational picture books of previous weddings, as well as gather vendor information to assist with the planning stages.
This lounge has been thoughtfully designed by …
The Bently Reserve is home to some of San Francisco's groundbreaking technology events — and next in line is the The Social TV Summit, where technology leaders will meet to discuss SOPA , social media, and privacy issues on April 3.
After selling out conferences in New York and Los Angeles, The Social TV Summit has chosen the Bently Reserve as a perfect space for their upcoming San Francisco conference. With two hundred of today's top-level media executives in the audience, this event will provide fruitful discussion about today's technology and privacy issues.
The Social TV Summit is …
California's brides recently voted for their favorite wedding venues at The Knot, and the Bently Reserve has been chosen as the Bay Area's top wedding venue!
We're elated to have hosted so many unforgettable weddings for so many couples, and grateful to have this distinction. Learn more at Business Wire.
The Bently Reserve has also been featured in other high profile publications, such as:
A recent article in the Record Courier takes an in-depth look into the lives of Donald Bently, who passed away on October 1, and Chris Bently, his son.
Get a glimpse of this family's colorful past, present, and future here.
Vice President Joe Biden was at the Bently Reserve on January 18 for a fundraising luncheon. The event was followed by a more intimate fundraiser, with only twenty donors in attendance.
The White House has said that Biden would later meet Bay Area Technology leaders to discuss the economy. Doctor Jill Biden was also in the Bay area, visiting wounded soldiers at the VA Palo Alto Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center. This was part of her Joining Forces initiative with first lady Michelle Obama; the program seeks to recognize, honor, and support veterans and military families.
The event …
An eBook about the Bently Reserve is now available on the iTunes bookstore.
This handsomely illustrated book takes readers on an intimate tour of the building's fascinating history, cutting-edge technology, and world class facilities. It traces a history of the building that begins with the California gold rush and ends by detailing present day eco-friendly technologies.
Whether you're considering a wedding or conference at the Bently Reserve or have an interest in the history of the Bay Area, this book will provide a …
We're proud to announce that our newest tenant, Baker Avenue, has had its buildout featured in a variety of magazines and blogs.
The investment firm's modus operandi, "this isn't your grandfather's investment firm," was taken to heart by designers: the space amalgamates the traditional and historic beauty of the Bently Reserve with a preference for an open-air and transparent work aesthetic.
SmithGroup, a well-known architectural firm and current tenant of building, created a design that embraces the Bently Reserve's historic features, while reflecting Baker's preference for a contemporary, Zen-inspired …
Its been a great week here at the Bently Reserve… first we saw some gorgeous time lapse footage of the A Soolip Wedding event at our venue, and now The Bently Reserve has been featured in Destination I Do's blog!
You can also see it on Vimeo.