G.A.T.E Center Conference Center

G.A.T.E. Conference Center

A perfect place for your next meeting, conference or workshop. Our Conference Center adjoins the Commercial Kitchen so food can be stored and served for your function.

The GATE Center is a commercial kitchen and a conference center for rental. It exists to support Grayson County residents grow through lifelong learning, food business establishment and support, and agricultural/forestry economic development.

The conference room has 19 tables with chairs, public bathrooms, multiple plugins as well as a refrigerator and counter space to accommodate your potluck, carry-out, or caterer event.

Within this 1940 era, renovated building is a state-of-the-art commercial licensed kitchen and conference room complete with Smartboard and WIFI enabled. Zoom your meeting or take a class in ServSafe from Virginia Tech.

Outdoor events are easy on our patio, with three tables/chairs and umbrellas, as well as the deck, with two picnic tables, can also accommodate an outdoor event with the carter in the commercial kitchen preparing the event.

Interested in using the G.A.T.E. Conference Center?

Click here for information and our facility use form.

Contact Us

Facility Manager

Rebekah Jane Roberts


Agriculture Economic Development Director

Lyndsie N. Young

276-773-2471 ext. 146 • 276-768-9706


G.A.T.E. Center

129 Davis Street • PO Box 217

Independence Virginia 24348