A warm welcome awaits!

Welcome to NewcastleGateshead, the vibrant capital of North East England, and a booming hub of business and culture. Home to exceptional talent, world-renowned research and supportive business communities, we have world-leading expertise in sustainability and medical sciences; tech and digital; offshore and marine; professional business services; and logistics.

NewcastleGateshead is a modern, thriving city and a destination that delegates love. The area’s incredible cultural scene is matched by its collection of exciting venues and products of large-scale regeneration projects. In our city delegates find thrilling sport, superb shopping, top-notch cuisine, legendary nightlife and famously friendly locals. For hosting events, we’ve everything you’d expect of a world-class city destination, and then some!

Working with you, the NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau brings expert advice and support, established partnerships with local academia, business and industry, and extensive local knowledge.

We offer FREE and unbiased advice to any event organiser to make it easier for you to bring your event to our region.

We want your delegates to love NewcastleGateshead as much as we do, so those added extras that make an event unforgettable are really important to us. From arranging a welcome service for your delegates at key transport hubs and hotels, to helping you create a unique social programme or a bespoke city tour, we’ll work with you to ensure your event is your best yet.

Free services include:

Composing a tailored bid for your event.
Helping you find your perfect venue.
Taking care of all your accommodation requirements.
Sourcing local suppliers and service providers.
Arranging venue and destination sight visits.
Greeting your delegates with a red-carpet welcome.
Creating local entertainment and social itineraries for delegates.
Event promotion, including social media, to boost delegate numbers.
Access to local and national government advocacy.
Introductions to local ambassadors, companies and stakeholders relevant to your field.
We look forward to giving you a warm Geordie welcome to NewcastleGateshead!