Often twinned with nearby Gateshead, but a fantastic meeting destination in its own right, is Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
A contemporary, vibrant, cosmopolitan city, Newcastle has become an increasingly popular location for meetings, conferences and events.Delegates and meeting planners can take advantage of an assortment of venues, ranging from historic buildings to cultural venues, as well as the nightlife and nearby countryside, perfect for teambuilding events.
The Assembly Room
Almost 40 UK and overseas airports service Newcastle making it an ideal choice for both national and international delegates, whilst excellent rail connections and access via the A1(M) route are further benefits.
Georgian grandeur can be found in the Assembly Rooms, now a prime banqueting and conference location for the region with 6 mainmeeting suites able to accommodate up to 550 delegates. Newcastle museums such as the Discovery Museum offers conference and exhibition centres with versatile spaces, which make for a truly memorable meeting experience. Sporting venues including Newcastle United Football Club, with 14meeting rooms and capacity for 800 delegates, and Slaley Hall and Conference Centre, with a 1000 acres of outdoor space alongside a variety of meeting rooms, provide exceptional facilities for anyevent.
Acedemic and Historic Venues in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Academic venues Northumbria University and the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne offer fully equipped lecture theatres, conference suites and meeting spaces, whilst MWB Newcastleis ideal for those looking to host small-scale meetings, conferences or training events.Newcastle hotels such as the County Hotel by Thistle, with its historic exterior and contemporary interior, the modern Holiday Inn Newcastleand the historic venue, Vermont Hotel all offer outstanding conference and meeting facilities whilst also accommodating weddings, training courses and teambuilding events.