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What the media says

“Canny conferencing through knowledge: NewcastleGateshead has a range of industry sector strengths and expertise inclusing digital, health innovation and energy.”
Conference News, March 2018

“Set in the heart of North East England, NewcastleGateshead has for years been considered a favourite destination amongst event organisers and delegtaes alike.”
Event Industry News - Ultimate Venue Guide 2018

“New venues, new exhibitions, new focus - it's all new in Newcastle these days.”
Meetings & Incentive Travel, January 2018

“As a conference and events destination, the North East stands out for its connectivity, enviable natural beauty and the energy and welcoming nature of the people.”
Conference News, March 2017

“Combining the destination's vibrant cultural offer, ever increasing venues, buzzing nightlife and proximity to coast and countryside it is easy to see why 91% of delegates visiting say that thry would like to return to NewcastleGateshead.”
Hospitality & Events North, March 2017

“Set against the sweeping steel arc of the Millennium Bridge, the vibrant city of Newcastle means business. Art, nightlife and shopping combine with a range of historic and modern venues in this revitalised city.”
Business Travel Magazine, December 2016

“NewcastleGateshead’s hospitality scene continues to grow and thrive with a variety of new venues, hotels, restaurants and bars regularly opening.”
Hospitality & Events North, March 2016

“NewcastleGateshead has always been a lively conurbation, and business tourism is now delivering in excess of £77m per year and supporting over 1,600 jobs.”
Conference News, January 2016

“The football mad folk of Newcastle are a good-natured bunch, and this, along with the city’s impressive heritage, is proving a winning combination for delegates.”
Association Meetings International, September 2015

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