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10 Reasons to Meet on Tyne

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

We’re globally accessible

You can fly into Newcastle International Airport from over 80 direct destinations worldwide,and connects passengers to destinations across the world through a portfolio of scheduled routes to hub airports.

Rail links

NewcastleGateshead is very easy to get to, with 40 trains per day from London arriving in under 3 hours, and Edinburgh just 1.5 hours away.

Fantastic value for money

We have some of the very best per person delegate costs, bedroom rates and catering prices in the UK.


Spectacular spaces for any event, with an outstanding collection of venues for up to 12,500 people.

Quality service

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


Over 7,000 city centre bedrooms, all within a 20-minute walk of major venues.

Our research and industry strengths

World-leading research and business strengths in medical sciences and sustainability; tech and digital; business and professional services; and offshore and marine.

Heritage and culture

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


We’re famous for our warm Geordie welcome! Repeat after us – ‘Areet’?

Award-winning convention bureau

An award-winning (and very friendly) convention bureau team, here to help you host your best event yet.

Contact our friendly team today to find out how we can help you plan your next event.

+44 (0)191 440

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.