Meetings & Events Space

Meetings & Events Space

Meeting Rooms

The Institute has a meeting rooms ranging in capacity from 10 people to 150 people. Meeting rooms are available for hire by tenant businesses, as well as external organisations.

All meeting rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, flip-charts, WiFi and telephone access. Video conferencing facilities are also available.

Conference Rooms

Conference facilities with the capacity for up to 150 people are also available. All conference rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, flip-charts, WiFi and telephone access.

Facilities and Support

The meeting and conferencing facilities provide excellent venues to hold meetings, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, workshops, training and other networking events.

  • All rooms fitted out to a high standard
  • Free and secure parking – more than 200 spaces
  • Event management and support team
  • Free WiFi and wired internet access
  • Audio visual equipment available with trained support personnel
  • A range of refreshment and catering options
  • On-site restaurant

Available Rooms

Goodeve Room

Capacity: 10

Room Details

The Refectory

Capacity: 150

Room Details

Layout and Capacity Options

Fitzgerald Main Room 100 16 24 26 40
Fitzgerald Room A 20 10 - 8 -
Fitzgerald Room B - 10 - 8 -
Gilchrist Thomas Room - 12 - 8 -
Council Chamber 42 16 - 20 24
Goodeve Room - 10 - - -
The Refectory 150 - - - 60
Layout and Capacity Options

Facilities for Business or Pleasure

Whether you are looking for a venue to host a business event, such as a meeting or conference, or a social event, such as a dinner, our Events Team will work with you to ensure all your needs are taken care of and you have everything you require to make your event a success.

Dining Options

The Institute has a fully serviced kitchen providing an extensive selection of menu packages to suit most requirements and budgets. Our events team works closely with clients to provide bespoke dining support. Dining options range from simple finger buffets through to banqueting and formal dining.


The Materials Processing Institute is conveniently located just off the A66, 10 minutes from Middlesbrough Town Centre and with easy access to the A1, A19 and M1.

Rail links are available with connections to Darlington and national networks via Middlesbrough and Redcar stations.