The Merchants Exchange Club offers 6,500 square feet of customizable exhibit and event space, including the show-stopping Moya del Pino Bar and Lounge and the divisible lower club, making the venue flexible enough to handle multifaceted events and multiple breakout sessions.

  • Complete 2013 renovation with modern, refined finishes throughout the space
  • High Speed WiFi scalable for even the most punishing technological events
  • Premium in-house catering by our expert culinary team
  • Advanced audio visual packages for any type of program
  • Plug-and-play packages for any budget
  • Dedicated entry from Leidesdorff St.
  • 14 minute walk to Moscone Center
  • Two blocks to BART and Muni
  • Choose valet service or enjoy abundant public parking nearby


Square footage: 6,500

Room dimensions: 110′ x 45′

Ceiling height: 16″


250 Theater

500 Reception

220 Banquet

110 Classroom



The Merchants Exchange Club is a flexible space capable of handling a wide range of event types. Use the entire facility for a blowout event featuring a cocktail reception, seated dinner and programming, or demise it for more intimate gatherings and breakout rooms.

  • Seamless registration area, coat check and pre-event spaces
  • Historic Jose Moya Del Pino murals
  • Exclusive private entrance off of Leidesdorff Street
  • Flexible space configurations for different event types
  • High-speed WiFi coverage across all spaces
  • Consummate discretion for brides, performers, etc.
  • Contiguous pre-event space leads guests naturally into the Great Hall.


  • Moya del Pino Bar & Lounge


    Square footage: 1,500

    Room dimensions: 25′ x 50′

    Ceiling height: 10′


    85 Seated / 200 Standing

  • The Great Hall


    Square footage: 5,000

    Room dimensions: 65′ x 60′ & 25′ x 40′

    Ceiling height: 16′


    200 Seated / 400 Standing


Unlike other event facilities, our fully-verticalized business structure allows us to ensure the highest level of quality and professionalism for every element of your event.

Our model also allows us to eliminate ancillary costs and headaches for our clients by providing premium turnkey solutions. Tell us your vision and specific needs and our professional team will handle every aspect of your guests’ experience, from valet service to lighting, floral, catering and more.

Our venue fee, which includes use of the entire Club, adjusts based on food and beverage minimums. (The Moya del Pino Bar and Lounge may be booked independently for smaller groups.) Our rates are as follow:

  • Monday to Thursday $3,500
  • Friday – Sunday $5,000

Venue rental rates for the Merchants Exchange Club include the use of the bar and lounge, the lower Club, coatcheck and entry/registration spaces. For detailed pricing on catering packages and all other aspects of event production, please contact us using the form to the right. One of our staff members will respond immediately.

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Events at the Merchants Exchange Building

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