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International association chooses NewcastleGateshead to celebrate 45 years

17 May 2019

The British International Studies Association (BISA) has confirmed NewcastleGateshead will be the host destination for its 45th annual conference 17 – 19 June 2020. Taking place in Newcastle’s Civic Centre, a Grade II listed building, with a reception bei...

NewcastleGateshead announced as destination for leading conversation on climate change

13 May 2019

The International Glaciological Society’s British Branch has announced it will be holding its annual meeting in NewcastleGateshead 4 – 5 September this year. Hosted by Northumbria University, Newcastle, the conference will attract around 100 delegates to the ...

World Transplant Games kicks off with NewcastleGateshead conference

7 May 2019

The World Transplant Games will hold its conference in NewcastleGateshead ahead of the Olympic-style games which are coming to the destination 17 – 24 August this year. The games will attract around 3,000 participants who have all had successful organ and t...

Artificial life conference heads to NewcastleGateshead to tackle societal challenges

15 April 2019

An internationally renowned artificial life conference will take place in NewcastleGateshead this year it has been announced. Hosted in Tokyo last year, the 2019 Conference on Artificial Life (ALIFE) will take place at Newcastle University 29 July – 2 Augus...

NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau recognised as best in England

27 March 2019

The NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau secured the accolade of silver at a prestigious international industry awards ceremony last week (Friday 1 March). The team, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative, won silver for ‘best UK Convention Bureau’ at the Meet...

Leading international digital construction event holds inspiration day to inspire children in Newcastle

27 February 2019

The UK’s leading digital construction event, BIM Show Live was hosted for the third year running this week in Newcastle Upon Tyne, attracting national and international audiences and speakers to showcase the latest developments, discuss trends and thought leade...

NewcastleGateshead to shine spotlight on newest international conference and exhibition centre in the UK

21 February 2019

NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau and Gateshead Council will be unveiling plans for a £250m scheme to create an international convention and exhibition centre at this year’s International Confex which will take place 26 – 27 February 2019. Gateshead Counc...

European event organisers visit NewcastleGateshead for educational showcase

20 February 2019

A group of international association conference organisers from across Europe have been exploring NewcastleGateshead after being invited to the destination by the NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau and VisitBritain. The three-day educational trip was designed t...

From New York to Newcastle: International design history conference heads to North East England for 2019

10 December 2018

An international conference that has been held in New York and Oslo in the past two years is heading to NewcastleGateshead in 2019. The annual Design History Society Conference is an international event which offers a platform for an interdisciplinary approach to...

Government backs £250m convention centre and arena development on Gateshead Quays

22 October 2018

Gateshead Quays has been named as one of seven schemes officially backed by the Department for International Trade as part of £2 billion of new investment opportunities launched across the UK. Ambitious new images show how the 3.84 hectare site will be transform...

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