Queen's Innovation Centre

Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre
Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre

The Rose Innovation Hub is the central location for innovation and entrepreneurship activities at Queen's University. The space is home to dozens of innovation and entrepreneurship events, speakers, workshops, meet-ups, and conferences on a monthly basis. Do you want to host your event at the Rose Innovation Hub?

If you are interested in booking, start by telling us as much as you can about your event in this short form and we will do our best to back to you within 2-3 days: https://bit.ly/2SmBSeY

  • Event Commons

    The DDQIC Event Commons is a large, open space that makes the perfect venue for conferences, speakers, and other relatively large events. The space is dynamic with retractable bleacher seating that allows you to adapt the layout to best suit your event.

    DDQIC Event Commons, Photo by Danielle Baxter

  • Event Commons

    The DDQIC Event Commons is a large, open space that makes the perfect venue for conferences, speakers, and other relatively large events. The space is dynamic with retractable bleacher seating that allows you to adapt the layout to best suit your event.

    DDQIC Event Commons, Photo by Chloe Beisheim 

  • Full LinQ Lab

    The LinQ Lab is a flat floor workshop space with flexible seating. The primary booking space will be 106, as 106E will be reserved for co-working space for our student ventures. If your event will require more space, we will assess on a case-by-case basis to determine the availability of 106E. There is a collapsible partition between 106 and 106 E that can be adjusted to fit your event.

    Full LinQ Lab, Photo by Chloe Beisheim 

  • Linq Lab 106

    The LinQ Lab is a flat floor workshop space with flexible seating. The primary booking space will be 106, as 106E will be reserved for co-working space for our student ventures. If your event will require more space, we will assess on a case-by-case basis to determine the availability of 106E. There is a collapsible partition between 106 and 106 E that can be adjusted to fit your event.

    LinQ Lab (Room 106), Photo by Chloe Beisheim and Danielle Baxter

  • LinQ Lab 106E

    The LinQ Lab is a flat floor workshop space with flexible seating. The primary booking space will be 106, as 106E will be reserved for co-working space for our student ventures. If your event will require more space, we will assess on a case-by-case basis to determine the availability of 106E. There is a collapsible partition between 106 and 106 E that can be adjusted to fit your event.

    LinQ Lab (Room 106E), Photo by Danielle Baxter

  • Harold A Roozen Innovation Lounge

    The Harold A Roozen Innovation Lounge is a furnished co-working space with modular seating and laptop tables.

    Harold A Roozen Innovation Lounge, Photo by Chloe Beisheim and Danielle Baxter

  • Conference Room 106G

    There are 8 group rooms available that seat 8 people (101E-H, 106G, 106H, 106J, 106K) and 2 groups rooms available that seat 6 people (101B, 101C), which must be accessed through SparQ Studios.These rooms will be available for booking by students that need to work on their business. Priority will be given to DDQIC client ventures, but all booking requests will be considered.

    Conference Room 106G, Photo by Chloe Beisheim

  • Conference Room 101E

    There are 8 group rooms available that seat 8 people (101E-H, 106G, 106H, 106J, 106K) and 2 groups rooms available that seat 6 people (101B, 101C), which must be accessed through SparQ Studios.These rooms will be available for booking by students that need to work on their business. Priority will be given to DDQIC client ventures, but all booking requests will be considered.

    Conference Room 101E, Photo by Chloe Beisheim 

  • Hallway

    Hallway on route to the Event Commons, Photo by Chloe Beisheim 

Located in Mitchell Hall (69 Union St W, Kingston, ON K7L 2N9) The Rose Innovation Hub offers the following bookable rooms (please note: the maximum capacity is without tables):

           Event Space              Maximum Person Capacity
Event Commons (Room 103) 95

* When you host your event in the Rose Innovation Hub, you or your event teams are in charge of set-up and tear-down. 

Room Booking Categories and Rental Fees

EC = Event Commons

             DDQIC Sponsored Club/Event Queen's Student-led Club/Event Queen's Department Unit Event (Curricular) Queen's Department/Unit Event (Non-Curricular) External Not-for-Profit Event External Commercial Event
Full-day Rental  

EC: $0*

EC: $0*

EC: $0*

EC: $250

EC: $400

EC: $625

Hourly Rental

EC: $0*

EC: $0*

EC: $0* EC: $35 EC: $55 EC: $85

* While there is no rental fee associated with these bookings, a small cost may be incurred to recover wages for our Booking and Administrative Assistant ($17/hour). Whether or not these costs are incurred will depend on the level of administrative support required.

Booking Contact:

In order to best answer your questions, please first fill out the booking form in as much detail as you can provide before contacting the Events Space Coordinator.

Booking and Administrative Assistant

Email: ddqic.roombook@queensu.ca