NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau is the business tourism arm of NewcastleGateshead Initiative. Our role is to promote NewcastleGateshead and the surrounding area as a first class conference destination for national and international conferences of all sizes.
Conferences are a vital part of NewcastleGateshead’s visitor economy, with the sector delivering over £238million in gross expenditure and supporting over 5,600 jobs. But conferences also provide our businesses, universities and institutions with an unrivalled opportunity to raise our profile, showcase our products and expertise and forge powerful national and international partnerships.
The Convention Bureau team undertakes a wide range of marketing, promotional and sales activity, all designed to make it easier for meeting planners to choose our area for their event. From attending trade shows and exhibitions to organising familiarisation trips, site visits and special events, producing publications, working with the meetings industry trade press to researching and bidding for major events, finding venues and booking accommodation, we are a one stop shop for conferences in and around NewcastleGateshead, providing clients with everything they need to make their NewcastleGateshead event their best yet.