10 reasons to meet on Tyne

Delegates love NewcastleGateshead and event organisers are seriously impressed too. Here are 10 reasons why:

  1. We’re globally accessible. Newcastle International Airport connects to over 80 destinations including daily flights from Dubai, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and London.

    Newcastle International Airport
  2. Very easy to get to, with 40 trains per day from London arriving in under 3 hours and Edinburgh just 1.5 hours away.

    Virgin Trains
  3. Fantastic value for money. We have some of the very best per person delegate costs, bedroom rates and catering prices in the UK.

    Blackfriars Sunday dinner
  4. Great spaces for any event, with an outstanding collection of venues for up to 1,700 people.

    Sage Gateshead
  5. Excellent quality service from an established, experienced event services industry.

    Visit England Awards for Excellence
  6. Over 7,000 city centre bedrooms, all within a 20-minute walk of major venues.

    Hotel Indigo
  7. A reputation for world-leading research and business strengths in medical sciences and sustainability; tech and digital; business and professional services; and offshore and marine.

    Medical sciences sector
  8. 2,000 years of history and a vibrant cultural scene, including more castles than any other region in England.

    Newcastle Castle
  9. Our famous warm Geordie Welcome!

    The Broad Chare
  10. An award-winning (and very friendly) convention bureau team, here to help you host your best event yet. Contact the team on +44 (0)191 440 5757 or e-mail

    Convention Bureau team

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