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Our free services

Working with you, the NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau brings expert advice and support, established partnerships with local academia, business and industry, and extensive local knowledge.

We offer FREE and unbiased advice to any event organiser to make it easier for you to bring your event to our region.

We want your delegates to love NewcastleGateshead as much as we do, so those added extras that make an event unforgettable are really important to us. From arranging a welcome service for your delegates at key transport hubs and hotels, to helping you create a unique social programme or a bespoke city tour, we’ll work with you to ensure your event is your best yet.

Our free services to you include:

  • Composing a tailored bid for your event.
  • Helping you find your perfect venue.
  • Taking care of all your accommodation requirements.
  • Sourcing local suppliers and service providers.
  • Arranging venue and destination site visits.
  • Greeting your delegates with a ‘red-carpet’ welcome.
  • Creating local entertainment and social itineraries for delegates.
  • Event promotion, including social media, to boost delegate numbers.
  • Access to local and national government advocacy.
  • Introductions to local ambassadors, companies and stakeholders relevant to your field.


We look forward to giving you a warm Geordie welcome to NewcastleGateshead!

Ready to host your perfect event?

From venues and experiences your delegates will love to free accommodation booking services and 'red-carpet' welcomes, find essential information for planning your perfect event here.