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Newcastle Quayside hotel nears completion

15 September 2020

A new £25m hotel on Newcastle Quayside is set to open by the end of the year as building work nears completion. The 161-bedroom INNSiDE Hotel, operated by Melia Hotels International, marks a significant investment for the region and will create 80 jobs. The hote...

Updated coronavirus guidelines announced

10 September 2020

This week the Government announced the re-introduction of coronavirus restrictions around the number of people you can mix with in a social capacity.  From Monday 14 September, limits on the number of people you can see socially are changing – wit...

Business events community collaborates to welcome back meetings safely

1 September 2020

Two leading universities, a Premier League football club, two museums, an art gallery, a 900 year old castle, a national train operator and many other venues, hotels, and events support service providers from across North East England have come together to create...

BLOG: How technology is re-shaping the business events industry

30 July 2020

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has forced the meetings and events industry to adapt quickly and dramatically. The need for an alternative to face-to-face meetings and conferences has led to an explosion of virtual events. Technology has played a vital role in ensu...

Global conference to transform intercultural learning goes virtual

2 July 2020

A global conference exploring how intercultural and international learning can be made more accessible will take place online later this year. The International Virtual Exchange Conference (IVEC), which has attracted delegates from Europe, USA and beyond, was mea...

New Gateshead Quays details announced

29 June 2020

New details have been revealed about the international conference and exhibition centre due to open in winter 2023 on Gateshead Quays. New CGI videos and imagery released today show that the UK’s newest international conference and exhibition centre will be cap...

Europe’s largest geography conference heads for NewcastleGateshead

18 June 2020

Geographers from around the world will be coming together in NewcastleGateshead for The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference in 2022. The RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2022 will be held at Newcastle University between Tu...

Blog: Expanding reach with online events

7 May 2020

With the North East England Tourism Awards due to take place on Tuesday 24 March, it was becoming clear earlier in the month that hosting a gathering for 400+ wouldn’t be the responsible thing to do.

Planning submitted for Gateshead Quays arena-led scheme

4 May 2020

Gateshead Council’s development partner “Ask:PATRIZIA”, has submitted a full planning application for the £260m arena, conference and exhibition centre on Gateshead Quays. The 80,000 sq ft development, which will host international conferences and exhibiti...

NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau recognised as best in England for third year running

3 March 2020

The NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau has landed another silver award at the prestigious M&IT Awards, earning them the title of best in England for the third year running!

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