Conference and Meeting venues in Tyne and WearThere are 408 matches for your search
An increasingly popular destination for conferences, meetings and events is the county of Tyne and Wear, situated in North East England.
Comprising the vibrant cultural twin cities of Newcastle and Gateshead alongside the spectacular coastal scenery of Sunderland and North and South Tyneside, the county offers a diverse setting complete with iconic landmarks and conference venues able to cater for all corporate events.
Adventurous delegates will enjoy both land and water-based teambuilding events and corporate activities, whilst those looking to host corporate retreats in peaceful settings will find the ideal tranquil haven, some with striking views of the impressive coastline. Urbanites can revel in the sights and sounds of the twin cities where culture, heritage and creativity abound and meeting planners can find a wealth of outstanding state-of-the-art conference and event venues second to none.
Boasting easy motorway access, rail links connecting to several major cities and Newcastle Airport, Tyne and Wear is an extremely easy to reach conference destination for both national and international delegates.
The county offers several world-class sporting and cultural venues that will undoubtedly enhance any event. For example, Gateshead International Stadium, Gateshead Leisure Centre, Brough Park Stadium, Newcastle Falcons, Newcastle United FC, Newcastle Racecourse and Conference Centre, Nissan Sports Social and Conference Centre, Metro Radio Arena and Sunderland AFC are all illustrious sporting venues providing a variety of conference and banqueting suites as well as meeting and training rooms for delegate groups of all sizes. Cultural venues such as the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Caedmon Hall, Theatre Royal, The Journal Tyne Theatre and The Sage all offer multi-purpose, adaptable meeting and exhibition spaces for conference and events, The Sage alone having capacity for 1,640 delegates. There are also a number of excellent academic venues in the county able to provide extensive conferencing facilities, training rooms and lecture halls including Gateshead College, the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumbria University and the University of Sunderland. Conference centres and banqueting suites can also be found in venues such as The Lancastrian Suite, which boasts 17 conference spaces able to accommodate up to 750 delegates, The CastleGate, formerly Manors Power Station an imposing historic building, and the Quayside Exchange, a charming historic venue perfect for weddings, conferences and corporate events. For a more unusual setting, venues such as the Discovery Museum, Great North Museum: Hancock, stately home Tynemouth Priory, the historic Assembly Rooms and even St Mary’s Lighthouse Conference Centre and Souter Lighthouse provide unique backdrops for special events. Being one of the most popular visitor regions of the north-east, there are a wealth of hotels in the county able to cater for both business and leisure travellers alike. The County Hotel by Thistle blends old and new to provide contemporary spaces within a historic building whilst De Vere Slaley Hall is a dramatic historic venue set within 1,000 acres incorporating forest alongside championship golf courses making it an ideal choice for teambuilding and corporate golf events as well as conference retreats, hideaway strategy meetings and private weddings. Hilton Newcastle Gateshead offers an outstanding modern environment whereas the Best Western Roker Hotel’s locations sets it apart having views of the North Sea. Major hotel groups represented in the County of Tyne and Wear include Accor, Britannia Hotels, Cairn Hotel Group, City Executive Centres, Crerar Hotels and English Heritage.
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