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Our team

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.

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

Paul Szomoru

Director of Business Events

Caroline Reed

Caroline Reed

Conference Development Manager

Carly Ivers

Client Services Executive

Josh Allison

Josh Allison

Administration & Events Assistant

Did you know?

The Catalyst at Newcastle Helix is home to the National Innovation Centre for Ageing, the National Innovation Centre for Data and the National Institute for Health Research Innovation Observatory – it’s a space purpose-built for collaboration and innovation.

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.


NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau services during COVID-19

To maintain social distancing, the NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau team is now operating from home.

While we can't welcome you to our beautiful destination to experience it for yourself or show you round our brilliant venues, we are still here to help with enquiries about the destination and to assist with planning future conferences and events in NewcastleGateshead.

Contact us via email at conventionbureau@ngi.org.uk or call us on +44 (0)191 440 5757.