ADEY's new conference centre.
ADEY unveils new industry conference and training centre
Published: 28 March, 2013
ADEY Professional Heating Solutions has opened the doors to its new £1m conference and training centre.
The manufacturer has spent the past nine months refurbishing the building next to its head office on a two-acre site in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
The new 7,000sq ft facility includes an auditorium that can accommodate more than 100 people, a boardroom, training and demonstration rooms and test rig laboratory. The centre’s interior design incorporates the latest audiovisual technology and software and features product displays and a graphic timeline telling the ADEY story over the past decade, since the company was founded.
The centre also features underfloor heating and latest specification bathrooms in which everything is automatically controlled.
Rebekah Howard, ADEY’s commercial director, who has been responsible for co-ordinating the entire refurbishment project, said: “This has been a fantastic team effort for which we've used local suppliers as much as possible. The support from the suppliers has been fantastic and we’re really delighted and proud of the finished centre.
“This is the second phase of development on the site and we can’t wait to start using the facility for training, conferences and industry events. We see it very much as a venue for our sector and will therefore also be making it accessible to our business partners.”
ADEY is already using the centre to host industry events and plans to start its own training courses in the second half of 2013. Future plans for the centre include the addition of upgraded wet and dry testing and demonstration rigs, product life-cycle testing and more training facilities.