• The Sandbox is a business hub that is open and accessible to the entire business community
  • Sandbox is where business and community are united for people & companies to grow through a culture of innovation

Sandbox connects people & their ideas to business resources; where guided collaboration and sharing of collective knowledge support their journey to success

  • 8a-8pm Mon-Thurs & 8a-4:00pm Fridays
  • Closed Holidays & Winter Holiday Break

24 Maple Ave. 2nd Floor Barrie,On L4N7W4

  • Members have access to book Boardrooms through Member portal
  • General Public can book Boardrooms through sandboxcentre.com
  • We have a variety of options to suit your needs from Small,Medium, Large & X-Large Boardroom Spaces
  • Each Room has a dedicated 55” monitor with HDMI input
  • Each Room has a dedicated in-room audio system
  • A 9’x18’ dry erase board with markers
  • A dedicated land-line with speakerphone option
  • In-room dedicated Wi-fi
  • Technical support for amenities from Sandbox staff

We have 3 Boardrooms that can be configured in 5 different ways to accommodate your group

  • Yes, there are several pre-set room configurations
  • You can select your preferred set-up during the Boardroom booking process

Please consult with Sandbox Staff directly for availability of bookings outside of hours of operation

Yes, please consult with Sandbox Staff directly for rates & availability

  • You can book up to 48 hrs in advance
  • You can book up to 3 mos. in advance using the online booking tool
  • Yes, if available you can book multiple rooms across multiple days
  • Please contact Sandbox staff directly if you would like assistance
  • Yes, if available you can book multiple or different boardrooms for different times on the same day
  • Please contact Sandbox staff directly if you would like assistance
  • Yes, General public can book directly on the website at published rates
  • Appointed Sandbox Administrator can book through the member portal

This is the contact your organization has appointed to manage their Membership Account & booking credits

  • To ensure that the management of booking credits is effectively managed
  • To mitigate the chance of double booking through communication breakdown within an organization
  • To mitigate the chance of Cancellation Charges for late or NO-SHOWING a Boardroom booking
  • To add clarity to communication of Boardroom bookings between your organization & Sandbox Centre
  • You may not be logged-in to the website
  • Your computer may be unplugged
  • You may not have access to use the online booking tool
  • You may not be the appointed Sandbox Administrator
  • The Boardroom you want to book may not be available for the requested date
  • You may have used your allotted booking credits and need to replenish them to gain access to the online booking tool

We accept Boardroom cancellations up to 72hrs in advance at no charge
There is a 50% charge for Boardroom bookings cancelled less than 72hrs in advance
There is a 100% charge for NO-SHOWING a Boardroom booking
There is no charge for cancelling Drop-In bookings

  • Yes, we have automatic door openers installed
  • There is an elevator as we are located on the 2nd floor

We have a large bistro with plenty of counter space for your catering needs

  • You can fill out the Sponsorship Application here
  • There are 3 options for Sponsorship
  • Platinum
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Please speak directly with Sandbox staff for customization / proposals
  • Yes, you can have your meeting catered
  • We have several caterers we can suggest depending on your dietary preferences or restrictions
  • Caterers can set up in the kitchen space
  • We ask you/caterers DO NOT bring milk & creamers / sugar / stir sticks / extra coffee cups / plastic water bottles / single use plastics / disposable cutlery / paper plates etc.
  • We have copious amounts of glassware, silverware, dishes, milk & creamers, sugar, water jugs as well as a filtered water dispenser at ALL times on-site
  • Yes, Therapy & Guide dogs are welcome in the Sandbox, we ask that you let us know when you plan on bringing yours with you
  • No, pets may not be brought into the Sandbox without direct consultation with Sandbox staff
  • Maybe, if it’s a frickin’ Shark with lasers or a Liiger (make sure to consult us still)
  • We are not a drop-in centre or shared office space
  • We have select days where there will be public drop-in access
  • Follow us on social @sandboxcentre for more information on this availability
  • Check our online events calendar here for drop-in availability
  • We can connect you to existing drop-in centres or shared office working spaces in the region
  • We have many public facing opportunities to experience what the Sandbox has to offer
  • The public is always welcome to come to learn about the space during operating hours
  • We encourage the business community to attend events that are in our calendar
  • View our membership benefits here
  • You can see the Member benefits here
  • Exclusive access to professional development programming, curated social networking experiences, increased visibility for your business, indoor and outdoor collective meeting spaces, and much more. 
  • Learn more here! These are groups of related industry professionals who come together to connect & share their own experiences in a familiar environment
  • These groups are for professional development and community building
  • These groups are tailored to the individual roles the industry professionals may play within their organizations ie. Sales Leaders, HR Leaders, Finance, Marketing, Operations, CEOs, etc.

What would joining the sandbox centre mean to your business?

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