NewcastleGateshead offers outstanding connectivity within the UK, to Europe and further afield.
Offshore and marine
NewcastleGateshead is a major centre for the renewable, offshore and subsea energy industries and is one of six Centres for Offshore Renewable Engineering (CORE) in England.
The area is also home to the world’s most advanced steel tube facility and the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, the UK’s flagship technology innovation and research centre for offshore wind, wave and tidal energy.
Newcastle University has recently invested in a £7 million world-class engineering research facility, the Neptune national centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering, which is the first of its kind in the UK
Medical science and sustainability
One of six designated UK Science Cities, NewcastleGateshead is internationally recognised for its world in life sciences, healthcare and sustainability.
Recognised for its strengths in ageing, biomedicine and clinical trials, the area has cutting-edge facilities including the International Centre for Life and Newcastle University Institute for Ageing (NUIA), the largest facility of its kind in Europe.
Newcastle’s Science Central is a hub where academics and businesses can collaborate, innovate and develop solutions for tomorrow’s cities.
Tech and digital
Newcastle is home to industry leaders such as Ubisoft Reflections, ZeroLight, CCP games and Sage – the largest tech company in the FTSE 100.
It’s also home to Newcastle University, ranked number one in computer science research impact, and Northumbria University, which is leading the way in computer forensics and security. The area welcomes annual conferences such as Thinking Digital, and the Human-Computer Interaction International Conference.
Over 9,000 city-centre bedrooms, all within a 20-minute walk of major venues.
|5* hotels||Rockliffe Hall - 61 bedrooms|
|4* hotels||1,318 bedrooms|
|3* and under properties||2,874 bedrooms|
|Other (student accommodation / home sharing)||6,000 bedrooms|
From trusted hotel brands to a world-class convention centre, NewcastleGateshead provides a huge range of venue options that can accommodate anything from 10 – 1,500 people.
NewcastleGateshead is on the doorstep of Northumbria countryside and UNESCO World Heritage sites, ensuring active incentive programmes to suit all tastes.