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Conference Rooms

Conference Rooms in JRW, LBJ, & the Borah Bldg for reservation by State agencies.


Basic info:


More details:

  • Reservations may be made a minimum of 1 hour in advance, and a maximum of 365 days in advance
  • Reservations must be cancelled a minimum of 2 days in advance to not be charged
  • Room setups must be included in your reservation notes, or submitted no less than 1 week in advance.
  • The first hour of your reservation must be available for setup, so that we can schedule necessary staff resources. Make reservations accordingly.
  • We send out interagency billings to each department at the end of each month, billing for all reservations for that month.
  • If you’re looking to reserve rooms in the Capitol Building, that info is at legislature.idaho.gov/capitol/scheduling

Room details:

  • JRW West Conference Room
    • COST: 0-4 hours = $30, 4-9 hours = $50
    • LOCATION: Joe R. Williams Bldg, 700 W. State Street, Boise, 1st floor, west side
    • MAX ALLOWABLE CAPACITY: 100 (actual capacity depends on table/chair layout; scroll down to “Standard setup styles” for more detail)
    • EQUIPMENT PROVIDED: 85 chairs,13 tables 3’x6′, 3 tables 2’x6′, 2 quarter-circle tables, lectern (with speaker/mic), whiteboard, white screen (no projector provided), TV/VCR
    • INTERNET ACCESS: Wifi network Guest.Idaho.gov is available. For password: https://intranet.idaho.gov/StateWifi/
    • PHONE LINE: One line, 208-334-2294 (you must provide phone). This is a POTS line, so IP phones will not work. Local outgoing calls only.
    • OTHER: Portable videoconferencing may be available, call 208-332-1500 AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE.
    • PRINTABLE ROOM SKETCH (PDF): Labelled / Plain
    • DETAILS: Stage is 8′-7″ deep and 28′-7″ wide
  • JRW East Conference Room
    • COST: 0-4 hours = $30, 4-9 hours = $50
    • LOCATION: Joe R. Williams Bldg, 700 W. State Street, Boise, 1st floor, east side
    • MAX ALLOWABLE CAPACITY: 100 (actual capacity depends on table/chair layout; scroll down to “Standard setup styles” for more detail)
    • EQUIPMENT PROVIDED: 85 chairs,13 tables 3’x6′, 4 tables 2’x6′, lectern (with speaker/mic), whiteboard, white screen (no projector provided), TV/VCR
    • INTERNET ACCESS: Wifi network Guest.Idaho.gov is available. For password: https://intranet.idaho.gov/StateWifi/
    • PHONE LINE: One line, 208-334-3690 (you must provide phone). This is a POTS line, so IP phones will not work. Local outgoing calls only.
    • OTHER: Portable videoconferencing may be available, call 208-332-1500 AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE.
    • PRINTABLE ROOM SKETCH (PDF): Labelled / Plain
    • DETAILS: Stage is 9′-7″ deep and 23′-10″ wide
  • LBJ Basement-09
    • COST: 0-4 hours = $25, 4-9 hours = $30
    • LOCATION: Len B. Jordan Bldg, 650 W. State Street, Boise, basement, across from cafeteria
    • MAX ALLOWABLE CAPACITY: 60 (actual capacity depends on table/chair layout; scroll down to “Standard setup styles” for more detail)
    • EQUIPMENT PROVIDED: 54 chairs, 11 tables (3’x6′), 2 tables (2’x6′), whiteboard, white screen (no projector provided)
    • INTERNET ACCESS: Wifi network Guest.Idaho.gov is available. For password: https://intranet.idaho.gov/StateWifi/
    • PHONE LINE: One line, 208-334-3514 (you must provide phone). This is a POTS line, so IP phones will not work. Local outgoing calls only.
    • OTHER: Portable videoconferencing may be available, call 208-332-1500 AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE.
    • DETAILS: There is no stage/raised platform in this room.
  • LBJ Basement-35
    • COST: 0-4 hours = $15, 4-9 hours = $20
    • LOCATION: Len B. Jordan Bldg, 650 W. State Street, Boise, basement, across from Idaho Central Credit Union
    • MAX ALLOWABLE CAPACITY: 30
    • EQUIPMENT PROVIDED: 24 chairs,1 large conference table with seating for 20, 1 table (2’x6′), lectern, whiteboard, white screen (no projector provided)
    • INTERNET ACCESS: Wifi network Guest.Idaho.gov is available. For password: https://intranet.idaho.gov/StateWifi/
    • PHONE LINE: One line, 208-334-2005 (you must provide phone). This is a POTS line, so IP phones will not work. Local outgoing calls only.
    • OTHER: Room layout is fixed, and conference table cannot be moved.
    • OTHER: Portable videoconferencing may be available, call 208-332-1500 AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE.
  • Borah Courtroom
    • COST: 0-9 hours = $50
    • LOCATION: Borah Bldg, 304 N. 8th Street, Boise, 2nd floor
    • PHOTOS: Click for gallery
    • MAX ALLOWABLE CAPACITY: 75
    • EQUIPMENT PROVIDED: Benches for seating
    • NOTE (March 2018): Jury box seats along the east wall are being closed for use, and will be for display only, due to damage.
    • INTERNET ACCESS: Wifi network Guest.Idaho.gov is available. For password: https://intranet.idaho.gov/StateWifi/
    • PHONE LINE: One line, 208-334-2452 (you must provide phone). This is a POTS line, so IP phones will not work. Local outgoing calls only.
    • OTHER: No projector screen. No electrical outlets around room. Single power strip in front; you must provide extension cords as needed.

Standard setup styles:

NOTE: These are available in JRW East Conf Room, JRW West Conf Room, and LBJ B-09 only.

u-shaped  conference auditorium classroom

Important notes about setups:

  • Room setups must be requested 1 week in advance, and the first hour of your reservation must be available for setup, so that we can schedule necessary staff resources. Make reservations accordingly.
  • Maximum seating capacities for setups:
    • West Conference Room
      • U-Shaped = 30
      • Conference Style = 30
      • Classroom Style = 40
    • East Conference Room
      • U-Shaped = 30
      • Conference Style = 35
      • Classroom Style = 40
    • LBJ B-09
      • U-Shaped = 27
      • Conference Style = 33
      • Classroom Style = 33

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