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Bid for an event

NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau's Conference Ambassador Programme is here to help academics, professionals, researchers and business figures create a successful bid and then to stage an inspiring and rewarding conference in NewcastleGateshead.
In considering where to hold its next conference, an association or society is strongly influenced by the input of a local member, with the final decision often based on a competitive process with bids spearheaded by a local 'Conference Ambassador'.
You provide the scientific, technical or industry knowledge, a network of contacts and programme ideas. The Convention Bureau provides high-quality bid documentation, expert knowledge, unbiased advice on venues, social programmes, transport and accommodation, and support throughout the process - free of charge. By working together we can create a first-class proposal and professional presentation materials, giving your bid the best chance of success.

The conference industry in NewcastleGateshead delivers an estimated local economic impact of around £100 million annually. This programme has been developed to help you bring even greater numbers of high-quality conferences into the region.

To participate in the programme, or to find out more, even if you don’t have a specific event in mind:

Complete our enquiry form
Contact us on +44 (0)191 440 5757, or by emailing

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