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Personal development in the
Upgrade Academy

 

As an Upgrade Estate tenant, investor or co-Creator, you automatically become a member of the Upgrade Academy and can take part in a range of activities for free. You also get the privilege of renting two rooms in the Academy for your event.

 

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Meet & inspire 

 

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Share knowledge and experience

 

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Innovate   

 

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Planned activities

  • medemerkers

    Life as it is / Acquisition & development - exclusively for employees

    Every department is eager to give their best every day. We give them the opportunity to inspire their colleagues with their challenges, results & dreams. The acquisition & development teams work closely together to find suitable land or premises and transform them (already on paper) into new Upkot, Upliving or Upoffiz projects.
    Upgrade Academy of online | 11:30 | For  Employees
  • intrede

    Upworkshop / Entries and exits - exclusively for employees

    In the Upgrade Academy we want to share knowledge & experience. The Upkot & Upliving coaches receive tips & tricks in a monthly Upworkshop that they can use in their job. In this session the coaches will be prepared for the busy & exciting summer months with hundreds of entries & exits.
    Upgrade Academy | 10:00 | For  Upkot & Upliving coaches
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The newsroom of the socialist newspaper Dagblad Vooruit first moved into the original building in 1931. Printing took place at 'Het Licht' printing press, located right behind it. Today, this art deco monument with a unique design has been repurposed as the home of the Upgrade Academy. It also houses Ghent company Nexxworks.
As an Upgrade Estate tenant, investor or co-Creator, you automatically become a member of the Upgrade Academy and can take part in a range of activities for free. You also get the privilege of renting two rooms in the Academy for your event.

Book an event space

As an Upgrade Estate stakeholder, you have the privilege of being able to rent our two event spaces, The Observer and The Connective Globe.
These are the perfect location for all your online, hybrid and live events.
If you would like more info on prices or availability, please submit a request using the form.

The observer

Looking for an exciting location for your (online) keynote, training session, book presentation, or reception? The original design of The Observer stimulates your curiosity as soon as you walk in the door. Moreover, it is possible to livestream your (hybrid) event from this space.
 

Size
153m2
Capacity
150 pers.

Including: Projector, Headset microphone, Handheld microphone, Sonos, Lectern
Live streaming

Connective globe

The Connective Globe is a fully equipped multifunctional space with a stage and buffet corner. It is ideal for your inspiring (online) workshop, bootcamp, event or interactive team meeting.

 

Size
70m2
Capacity
40 pers.

Including: Samsung 85-inch TV, Headset microphone, Handheld microphone, Sonos,
Coffee maker, Polycom

Would you like one of our co-CEOs Nele or Koenraad to do the introduction to your event? Then let us know on your application form.  
 

They will undoubtedly be able to inspire you around one of the following themes:  
sustainable business, the importance of a culture of innovation in a business, and the story behind Upgrade Estate.

 

Submit application