Fitzgerald Room

This spacious room is ideal for holding conferences, training courses networking events, exhibitions and meetings when large numbers of delegates are anticipated. The Fitzgerald Room has the capacity to accommodate up to 100 people.

Room Layouts

The Fitzgerald Room offers excellent flexibility in terms of different layout options, so whatever style you require, the room can be adapted to suit. Highlighted are several layout options available with capacities for each.

Capacity - 100
Theatre layout capacity of 100 available

Capacity - 20
Boardroom layout capacity of 20 available

Capacity - 24
U-Shape layout capacity of 24 available

Capacity - 26
Classroom layout capacity of 26 available

Capacity - 24
Cabinet layout capacity of 24 available

Capacity - 40
Cabaret layout capacity of 40 available

Room Booking

The Fitzgerald Room is available to book for either half-day or full-day events. If you have other requirements, such as an evening booking, please contact our events team to discuss this.

The times for full-day, half-day and evening bookings are shown below.

Full-day 8.00am -  5.00pm
Half-day (Options) 8.00am - 12.30pm
1.00pm -  5.00pm
10.00am - 2.00pm (Subject to availability)


6.00pm - 11.00pm

To make an enquiry, or for any additional information, please complete the Room Enquiry form by clicking on the button below.

Room Enquiry

Alternatively, please contact us on 01642 382000 or email us at

Break-out Rooms

The Fitzgerald Room is part of the Fitzgerald Suite which includes its own Reception along with two additional rooms, Fitzgerald A and Fitzgerald B, which can be used as break-out rooms or booked separately. If you require more than one room from the Fitzgerald Suite, our events team will be happy to discuss requirements and special rates are available for multiple room bookings.

Equipment and Facilities

The Fitzgerald Room has a Hearing Loop fitted to enhance the experience for visitors who use hearing aids. Additionally, a range of support equipment is supplied for your event including:

  • Multimedia projector
  • Display screen
  • Computer access
  • LCD screen
  • Flip charts
  • Display areas
  • WiFi
  • Hearing loop fitted

Catering and Refreshments

We also offer catering services which can include either hot or cold refreshment packages. The standard catering options are outlined on the Hospitality Menu. All refreshment packages can be specifically designed for any special dietary requirements, so if you have any special needs please or require a bespoke catering service, just let the team know.

Client Testimonials


Excellent access links and free on-site parking for more than 200 cars make the Materials Processing Institute one of the most convenient venues in the Tees Valley to hold meetings or events.

Located next to the A66 near Middlesbrough, we are close to regional and national road and rail networks and close to Teesside and Newcastle international airports.