After more than a year of remote working, Midwich Group, the specialist audio visual distributor, has officially opened Innovation House, its 50,000 square foot experience, training and event facility in Bracknell (UK).
On May 19-20, as part of London Digital Signage Week, it also hosted its first event, for Midwich and PSCo channel partners, in association with Absen, BrightSign, HYPERVSN, Peerless-AV and Tripleplay.
Home to five leading distributors – Midwich, PSCo, Holdan, Invision and Sound Technology – Innovation House features the UK’s largest multi-brand experience centre showcasing more than 200 AV, Unified Communication & Collaboration (UC&C), broadcast, smart home and rental solutions from 50 manufacturers.
The multi-million-pound facility gives vendors, resellers, consultants and end users the opportunity to experience technology at first hand, make side-by- side comparisons and take advantage of dedicated training, testing and demonstration facilities.
Jenny Hicks, Midwich Group Head of Technology, said: “We cannot wait to welcome people to Innovation House, our multi-purpose technology destination, boasting dedicated training rooms, an R&D demonstration area, a service and repair centre, as well as warehousing facilities, including specialist logistics and pre-delivery inspection. As the largest experience centre in the UK, a whole suite of technology will be on display, bringing together professionals from across our industry in one custom-built location.”
Mark Lowe, Midwich Managing Director, UK&I, added: “We are delighted to announce the official opening of Innovation House. Innovation House reflects our ambition to expand the depth and breadth of the services that we offer. We wanted to provide a destination where industry can reconnect and experience what great technology is on offer, all in one place. We feel like we have succeeded in delivering on our goal and we look forward to welcoming our partners to site. We cannot wait to hear what the industry thinks.”
Innovation House is home to 80 product and technical specialists from across the Midwich Group who will be on hand to provide guidance, knowledge and training support to help visitors create the perfect technology solutions for their or their customers’ needs.
Partners can book a private tour of Innovation House by getting in touch with their account manager or visiting the dedicated Innovation House website.