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Conference Facilities


146 71, ATHENS
Tel.: +30 210-6291454, Fax: +30 210-6202687
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The Training and Conference Centre named ATExcelixi it is a company of the ATEBank Group. The centre is dynamic institution providing educational courses, in-service professional training and facilities for conferences, social functions and cultural events. Situated in the attractive, green surroundings of Kastri in the Northern suburbs of Athens it provides a distraction-free environment, suitable for business events that require peace and quiet for focused thought. Building on the long experience and expertise of the Bank’s Training Centre, and opening a new chapter in its history, ATExcelixi is now marketing a package of integrated and ever-improving services.

With its accumulated experience of training and conference organizing and its state of the art equipment and facilities, this Training and Conference Centre is unrivalled not only in Athens but in the whole Grecce.

Its design and construction conform to international specifications and were funded by the European Union under the terms of Regulation 815/84. The Centre is housed in a complex purpose-designed as a training and conference centre with facilities for board and lodging: it is therefore equipped with everything necessary for the smooth operation of effective training programmes and well-organized conferences, training days, seminars, exhibitions, social events and company functions at national and international level.


ATExcelixi aspires to be always firmly committed to its customers and to do everything in its power to assist them to achieve their aims and reach their full potential through the training and development of their staff.

Making the most of the architectural features of the Company premises, and holding the firm belief that the venue is of fundamental importance to the success of any event, the ATExcelixi’s skilled and friendly support staff, assure its clients the best possible conditions for communicating, training, teaching, learning and developing human networks.

With their dedication to quality, their expertise and their professionalism, the people at ATExcelixi make it their business to justify the confidence placed in them by arranging an event that runs as smoothly as every client expects.


  • Respect for our customers and their needs
  • High quality service coupled with professionalism
  • Trust in the role in the role of learning to positively change people and companies
  • Reliability, integrity and transparency in dealing with internal and external customers, our suppliers and our business partners

The heart and soul of ATExcelixi is its people: our staff is defined by their high level of professional expertise, their vast experience in training and conferencing and their determination to follow high standards of service and provide value-for-money events.


The Training Centre is housed in a modern building designed and constructed to meet the needs of training programmes, with classrooms and lounges that conform to international standards (floor area per student, colours schemes, lighting, and air-conditioning). Its infrastructure provides excellent conditions for training, learning and personal development. The facilities include:

  • Twenty-five classrooms and seminar rooms seating 10-70 persons
  • Certified Vocational Training Centre with IT rooms certified by natural authorities
  • Library
  • Comfortable break out and spacious outdoor leisure areas
  • Ample parking
  • A quiet, attractive environment
  • Up-to-date audio-visual equipment
  • Wireless internet access

The staff of the Training Centre designed and offers innovative training programmes and transfers expertise to public and private corporate bodies, entrepreneurs, bank staff, academics and professionals from Greece and abroad. The services offered are:

  • Advice on the planning and running of training services
  • Diagnosis of training needs
  • Planning, Execution and Evaluation of training programmes
  • Advice on the use of teaching materials
  • Teacher training
  • Staff training
  • Inter-company and in-company programmes
  • Seminars and Training Days
  • Summer Schools
  • Continuing education
  • The training on offer covers a range of subjects, such as:

  • Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Up-to-date financial studies
  • Development of communication skills
  • Specialized subjects concerned with primary production and the food and beverage industry
  • Information technology and computer networking
  • ATExcelixi is accredited by the Cisco Academy. With the guidance of advisers trained and accredited by Cisco, it offers courses leading to professional qualifications in the field of computer networking and certificates recognized all over the world.


    The Conference Centre consists of two functional areas in grounds of 1.5 hectares. It can handle over 700 persons a day and offers a comprehensive range of services, including catering, as well as accommodation for 150 persons. Well-kept, easily accessible recreation areas and an acre of pinewoods surround it.

    The Conference Centre has been designed and built with consideration and the utmost respect for the environment and human needs. With its bright, sunny and spacious conference rooms, lounges and dining rooms, it is in tune with the clients’ spirit of business practice and gives added value to their event. The gardens and underground parking add greatly to the convenience of those attending events here. The facilities available include:

    • A fully-equipped 230-seat auditorium
    • Conference rooms seating up to 26
    • 0 persons each
    • Rooms seating up to 50 persons for conferencing workshops
    • A full range of up-to-date audio-visual equipment, including interpreters’ cubicles, projection rooms and wireless internet access

    • Organizational support for conferencing
    • Secretarial and technical support
    • Transfers to and from the Centre
    • Hiring out rooms and equipment for:

    • Conferences
    • Corporate events
    • Launches of products and services
    • Lectures
    • Annual General Meetings and other corporate meetings
    • Cultural events and social functions
    • Exhibitions



    An integral part of the ATExcelixi complex is the historic Kastri Hotel, consisting of the Zeus Wing and the Hera Wing. The hotel, like the rest of the Centre, stands in a guarded compound. Together with the surrounding area (Kastri), it is an oasis of tranquillity and security only a few miles from the centre of Athens. Delegates feel uplifted by its acre of pinewoods and its well-tended gardens. Overall, it provides an ideal setting for people attending seminars, conferences and other events.


    • The Zeus Wing has thirty attractive, sunny single rooms with direct access to the Conference Centre – a great attraction for the organizers, teaching staff and attendees of conferences, seminars and other events.
    • The Hera Wing has 46 double and 23 single rooms. All rooms are large, sunny and fully equipped, with windows looking out towards Mount Parnitha, Mount Pendeli or the well-kept gardens and pinewoods. The hotel’s public rooms are spacious, accessible and well designed.
    • The hotel has a cafeteria-bar with a veranda overlooking the gardens and two restaurants with a seating capacity of up to 300. With its elevated verandas, gardens and pinewoods, it provides an ideal setting for meals and other functions such as cocktail parties, receptions, business lunches, banquets and special events.
    • The hotel offers a wide variety of a la carte menus, special menus and buffet meals to hotel guests and those attending the Training and Conference Centres, served either in the restaurants or in the lecture and conference rooms. The menus can be adapted to the client’s taste and the particular needs of each event.


    The Training and Conference Centre it is easily accessible from:

    • The Athens-Thessaloniki A1 National Road: take the Varimbobi exit and follow Ayion Saranda Street
    • The Attiki Odos motorway: take Exit 11 and follow Leoforos Kifissias through Kifissia to Nea Erythrea
    • The Piraeus-Kifissia line (Line 1) of the Metro : alight at Kifissia and then either take an A7, 507, 508, 509, 535 or 536 bus to the Kastri bus stop, or take a taxi. (ATExcelixi is 3 km from the centre of Kifissia)
    • Athens city centre by the A7 bus (direct)
    • Eleftherios Venizelos Airport via the Attiki Odos.