It is the mission of The Space on Main to foster entrepreneurship, innovation, the arts, education, health, and recreation in order to increase opportunity for personal and collective growth in the Cohase Region of Vermont and New Hampshire by providing a creative facility with access to affordable equipment, work spaces, and classes. It is our goal to ensure prosperity of our community by leveraging talent in the region by creating pathways to outside individuals, services, and technologies. The organization is administered by Monique Priestley.
By signing up as a member of The Space On Main you will have access to shared work spaces and the following benefits in accordance with your membership:
- Access to shared office space.
- 50/50 Fiber Internet (both wireless and wired options).
- Coffee equipment, water, and shared refrigerator space.
- A listing on and access to the member, company, and job directories.
- Reservable rooms. These rooms can be reserved in advance, or checked out for 15 minutes at a time, when there is no standing reservation in place. This includes the conference room and event space.
- Discounts on SOM-sponsored trainings and classes and access to SOM Slack and Facebook groups.
- Timed access to the building and specific rooms.
The Event Space, Conference Room, and Makerspace rooms are not included in any membership and can be rented by the hour by using the online reservation calendar. Event hosts and attendees are expected to use the reserved area only and will arrive and leave depending on date and time of reservation.
Membership terms start the day of purchase. This may include optional variable charges such as secure storage rental.
Memberships are paid online and automatically renewed.
Payment is required at the beginning of each membership term.
Room rentals are paid online and charged at the time of reservation.
Refunds will not be issued on processed payments.
Facility Lockup Agreement
Some memberships allow after hours access to the building. This will require agreeing to a facility lockup agreement and a walkthrough of the process prior to access being granted 24/7 membership access.
You will make sure that your attendees/guests are let in and leave once your event is complete.
You will clean up after your event, leaving The Space in the condition that it was found.
You will not exceed room capacity: Event Space (50), Conference Room (15), Makerspace (10), Building (200).
Members may select the membership type that best suits their needs. Membership level benefits and price may be changed at the discretion of The Space On Main. The following types of memberships are currently available to those who wish to use The Space On Main;
a. Community Member (Free. Limited.) Member may access The Space On Main’s online membership portal to make room reservations.
b. Common Area ($100/month.) Member may access The Space On Main Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to-5:00 pm. Members at this level must leave The Space On Main after 5:00 pm. Included at this level is access to shared space, shared desk usage, Internet access, and timed door entry.
c. Night Owl ($150/month.) Members at this level may access The Space On Main at any time. Includes access to shared space, shared desk usage, Internet access, and timed door entry.
Locking/Security. Members with 24/7 access may be required to set/reset the security system upon entering or leaving the Space On Main. An extra fee may be charged for the access fob to unlock the building after business hours, and members with 24/7 access shall pay a fee of $100 if they don’t return the fob upon cancelation or downgrading of membership.
d. Dedicated Desk ($250/month.) Members at this level may access The Space On Main at any time. Includes access to a dedicated desk in shared space, Internet access, and timed door entry.
e. Day Tripper (Drop-In, $35 per day.) Users may purchase a day pass allowing them access to The Space On Main for one calendar day, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to-5:00 pm. Includes access to shared space, Internet access, and timed door entry.
f. Sponsorships (6-12 months, pricing varies.) Member may access The Space On Main Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to-5:00 pm. Members at this level must leave The Space On Main after 5:00 pm. Included at this level is access to shared space, shared desk usage, Internet access, and timed door entry.
NOTE: All paid memberships include a listing on and access to the member directory, job board, and company directory; discounts on SOM-sponsored trainings and classes; and access to SOM Slack and Facebook groups.
All Members will have access member benefits including but not limited to: guest sign-in, water, free access to select The Space On Main sponsored functions, internet usage, utilities and building services, cleaning services, trash removal, and use of kitchen.
The Space On Main will make reasonable efforts to provide these benefits at all listed times, however, The Space On Main cannot guarantee that all benefits will be available at all times.
These benefits are shared resources that can be used by members for free for reasonable normal usage. All use of any shared resources must be reasonable. What is reasonable use is at the sole discretion of The Space On Main staff. If any staff notice that these resources are being abused or used beyond what we consider reasonable normal use, we reserve the right to restrict Users use of them or, if we have provided Users notice that Users use exceeds “normal use” and such excessive use continues after that notice, to terminate Users Membership and ban Users from access to The Space On Main.