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Why bid?

If your work is cutting edge and you're making waves in your field, then tell the world!

Bringing a conference to NewcastleGateshead is a great way to show your colleagues that North East England's universities, hospitals, businesses and organisations are at the forefront of change and innovation.

Hosting a conference will help you:

  • Highlight new research and developments
  • Forge national and international links with academic and industry peers
  • Gain recognition for top staff
  • Showcase new facilities
  • Shape the agenda within your field
  • Position yourself and your organisation as leaders in your discipline
  • Boost your professional standing at home and abroad

You will also make a valuable contribution to the ongoing economic development of NewcastleGateshead and help put the region on the map.

To participate in the Conference Ambassador 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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