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Destination marketing tools

To help you prepare information for your conference or event in NewcastleGateshead, we have put together a selection of destination copy, downloadable images (with all rights owned by NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau) and important travel information and maps.

Destination copy

We have pulled together a range of descriptions you can use to promote NewcastleGateshead. All you need to do is copy and paste the text below:

Short description (66 words)

Set in the heart of North East England, NewcastleGateshead was recently crowned the top place in the world to visit in 2018 by Rough Guides, citing the Great Exhibition of the North, a burgeoning restaurant scene, fantastic museums and the famously friendly welcome as reasons to visit. In NewcastleGateshead, you'll also discover 2,000 years of history, and exciting nightlife, impressive shopping and a passion for sport.

Medium description (103 words)

Set in the heart of North East England, NewcastleGateshead was recently crowned the top place in the world to visit in 2018 by Rough Guides, citing the Great Exhibition of the North, a burgeoning restaurant scene, fantastic museums and the famously friendly welcome as reasons to visit. In NewcastleGateshead, you'll also discover 2,000 years of history, easy access to coast and countryside, an exciting nightlife, impressive shopping and a passion for sport. It is also home to the iconic modern icons, Angel of the North – which greets visitors as they drive into the region – plus the Quayside’s Sage Gateshead and Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

Long description (125 words)

Located in the heart of North East England, Newcastle (on the north bank of the River Tyne) and Gateshead (on the south bank) form a single, diverse and extremely vibrant destination called NewcastleGateshead.

Perhaps most famous for world-class culture, award-winning dining, exciting nightlife, acclaimed-architecture, fantastic shopping and a strong passion for sport, one of the things locals of NewcastleGateshead are most proud of is its legendary friendliness, ensuring delegates are always sure to feel welcomed and at home.

With its easily walkable, compact city centre, NewcastleGateshead is so easy to get around on foot, and it also offers great accessiblity from across the UK and beyond – London is less than three hours away by train and the international airport connects directly with 80 destinations worldwide.

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Destination video

You can choose to share this video promoting NewcastleGateshead as the destination for your conference on your event website or by social media.

Link: https://youtu.be/WuauZm5100M

Embed code: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/WuauZm5100M" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Travel information

With a record number of new UK, European and international flights, as well as direct rail links to the heart of the city centre, travelling to NewcastleGateshead couldn't be easier.

Read more about how to get here:

NewcastleGateshead has a compact city centre and great public transport. Find out more about getting around NewcastleGateshead.

Download useful maps in the form of PDF documents to help with your planning (simply right click and 'save target as'):

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To participate in the Conference Ambassador Programme, or to find out more, even if you don’t have a specific event in mind, please contact Caroline Reed, Conference Development Manager, T: +44 (0)191 440 5759, E: caroline.reed@ngi.org.uk.

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