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TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CENTRE OF THE NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE S.A.

TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CENTRE OF THE NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE S.A.
41-43 POSEIDONOS AVE, GLYFADA
166 75, ATHENS
Tel.: +30 210-8917100, Fax: +30 210-8917177
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The National Bank of Greece (NBG) Training Centre S.A. was established in 1995 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Bank of Greece. The NBG Training Centre is active in two main spheres: First, as a regional vocational training body, accredited by the National Accreditation Centre for Continuing Vocational Training of Greece it offers vocational training services. Second, as a purpose-built venue it hosts conferences, business meetings and events. It is located in Glyfada, a short distance along the coast from Athens.

Company Vision

The company vision is to be recognised both nationally and internationally as a cutting-edge vocational training organisation and a state-of-the-art venue for hosting conferences and events. Our mission is: “To offer our customers top quality services that meet their training needs effectively and efficiently, and to provide skilled support for corporate and conference events hosted here. The quality, effectiveness and adaptability of our services to the requirements of our customers are among our key aspirations”.

Quality control policy

The Training Centre runs a quality assurance system in line with ISO 9001-2000. It has also received accreditation from the National Accreditation Centre for Continuing Vocational Training. Thanks to these measures, quality assurance and customer satisfaction are kept at the centre of our focus, as we set our targets, and carry out our controls and evaluations.

The Building Complex

The NBG Training Centre is an architectural jewel. The facilities and their layout, the decor, including works by artists of the Athens School of Fine Arts, and the cutting-edge infrastructure, all make the Training Centre one of the best training and conference units in Greece, on a par with the best in Europe. The Centre’s floor-space covers a total area of 7,300 square meters on various levels, including a three-story guesthouse, an underground car park and gardens. The Centre’s facilities conform to international standards vis-a-vis comfort and security and are equipped with state-of-the-art computer and audiovisual aids that can host a wide range of training, conference and exhibition events. The Centre’s rooms are located on the ground floor and include:

  • Two large conference halls: ARISTOTLE conference hall with seating capacity of 300 and the PLATO conference hall with seating capacity of 100. Both these halls can be united to create a single jumbo-hall of over 400 seats if required.
  • Seven training rooms with a seating capacity of 25-50, specially designed to cater for workshops and fully equipped with teaching aids.

Parking Facilities

The Training Centre has an underground car park for 40 ordinary cars and 2 spaces for the disabled. Twenty more spaces are available outdoors, while parking can also be found easily outside the Centre’s premises

Disabled Access

Of prime concern is to offer quality services to all the guests. People with mobility difficulties may easily access the Centre’s facilities. Special ramps at the building’s entrance and indoors enable easy access to the rooms and facilities. Furthermore, a room suitable for people with special needs is located on the first floor of the guesthouse.

Security

The Training Centre premises are equipped with state-of-the-art security systems guarding the Centre and its guests round the clock.

Environment

The Centre is committed to respecting and protecting the environment. To this end, a program has been developed for the effective management and the reduction of energy and natural resource consumption, as well as the promotion of recycling and less waste production.

Services & Facilities
Vocational Training

The NBG Training Centre is one of the leading institutions for vocational training in Greece, accredited by the National Accreditation Centre for Continuing Vocational Training and engaged in adult professional further education which focuses on:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Human Resources Management
  • Quality Management
  • Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Environment
  • Agriculture

Attendance in the training programs is evidenced by a formal certificate issued by the NBG Training Centre to each participant.

By special arrangement, programs may be customized according to the requirements of companies and organizations of the private and the public sector and may be offered “in - house” in Greece as well as abroad.

Organizing and Hosting of Conferences and Corporate Events

The Centre offers integrated services for the planning and hosting of conferences and corporate events at its pleasant and adaptable facilities within a unique professional environment.

The purpose-built facilities and the top-notch professional service provided by the experienced and friendly staff makes the Centre a venue of choice for various events such as:

  • Training seminars and meetings
  • Academic and professional events and conferences of both Greek and international interest
  • Day conferences, conventions, workshops
  • Lectures
  • Presentations of products and services
  • Exhibitions
  • Cultural events
  • Receptions and celebrations

Catering

High standard catering services play a key role in the success of every event. We work together with our customers to select the menus that are most appropriate for their event, whether a light buffet meal or a sumptuous dinner, or a snack during a short break. Our principal associate for catering services is “GEFSIS THERAPY”, which offers first-class food hygiene management as per the requirements of The International Organization for Standardization ISO - 22000 (HACCP)

Accommodation

As part of our integrated services we guarantee comfort and quality with regard to the accommodation of our customers attending conferences and training events. The Centre’s guesthouse, comprising 30 rooms can accommodate participants at attractive prices

Moreover; the neighboring district of Glyfada offers a wide range of accommodation solutions at hotels of various categories. Our events organization team ensures the timely reservation of rooms at any hotel in the area.

Technical Support

The Training Centre offers comprehensive and technologically advanced solutions for the support of all events. The experienced team of technicians fully covers the needs of every event with the use of the Centre’s audiovisual equipment and IT infrastructure.

Business Centre Services

The Business Centre services include:

  • E-mail access
  • Public address system
  • Internet and wireless internet connections
  • Powerpoint presentations
  • Photocopying - Faxing
  • Laminating
  • Word-processing
  • Booking couriers
  • Flight re-confirmation, taxi booking
  • Tourist information: bus timetables, tours, restaurants, sightseeing, shopping