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Newcastle Venue Finder

The Newcastle Gateshead area is the vibrant capital of North East England, known for its famously warm Geordie welcome! It’s a modern, thriving city and a booming hub of business and culture, yet offers amazing value for delegate costs and bedroom rates.

Newcastle is very easy to get to by road and rail, with London under 3 hours by train and Edinburgh just 1.5 hours. You can fly into Newcastle International Airport from over 80 worldwide destinations via direct and connecting flights.

Unusual event venues in Newcastle

Newcastle has a vibrant arts and cultural scene, with an outstanding collection of venues offering event space for hire including the Laing and Shipley Art Galleries, Discovery Museum, Hancock Museum, the landmark building of BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the iconic Sage Gateshead on the banks of the River Tyne.

The region also has world-class sporting facilities available for event hire, including Newcastle United’s home ground, St. James’ Park which can accommodate events large and small, and has the added benefit of having many corporate hospitality boxes, ideal for breakout rooms.

The city’s unique venues also offer countless ways of delighting your delegates and giving them an experience to remember, including illuminating the famous Gateshead Millennium Bridge in your corporate colours, a drinks reception on the roof of Newcastle Castle, bespoke music sessions on stage at the Sage or a rooftop tour of Newcastle United’s home ground, St. James’ Park.

Use our free venue finding service to save time and source the perfect venue for your corporate event – you’ll benefit from the expert support and guidance of our professional venue finders from start to finish.

Residential conferences in Newcastle

With over 7,000 city centre bedrooms ranging from well-known hotel chains to serviced apartments, there’s accommodation to suit all budgets, and all within a 20-minute walk of major conference venues. Speak to our expert venue finders about which accommodation options would suit best.

For events, dining and accommodation under one roof, international chains are represented by hotels such as Hilton Newcastle Gateshead or Crowne Plaza Newcastle-Stephenson Quarter and there are also a number of small boutique properties like Grey Street Hotel. Our knowledgeable venue finders can arrange delegate packages inclusive of meeting room, catering, equipment, dinner reservation and accommodation; negotiating the best rates on your behalf.

If your event is at one of the city’s many non-residential venues, our enthusiastic venue finders can assist with delegate accommodation by arranging hotel room blocks, negotiating rates and even building a bespoke website for your delegates to book their rooms. It’s part of our free service and will save you much time and energy; enabling you to concentrate on other aspects of your event safe in the knowledge that your delegate accommodation is being professionally managed.

Pharmaceutical meetings in Newcastle Gateshead

Newcastle is a designated UK Science City and is internationally renowned for life sciences. Its cutting-edge facilities including the International Centre for Life, the UK’s first biotechnology village which is a landmark £90m development and home to Newcastle University’s Institute for Genetic Medicine.

Thanks to world-class facilities and industry expertise, Newcastle has attracted many domestic and international pharmaceutical conferences and events.

Whether you’re attending an event at the conference centre of the International Centre for Life or you’d like to hire one of their inspiring spaces for your next event, our expert venue finders can offer invaluable advice and support.

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From individual bookings to large corporate groups, our hotel experts will source the best available rates according to your specified budget, for any length of stay from an overnight stop to a long-term let.

Wherever your business takes you, we can pinpoint the best accommodation options to suit your needs.

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