Becoming a partner of NewcastleGateshead Initiative has many advantages. The opportunity to reach a new audience, the chance to gain valuable market intelligence, to get involved with an event through sponsorship, or just to simply get noticed; they’re all possible when we work together. We can help with everything from cost-effective advertising solutions that help you reach thousands to corporate social responsibility opportunities that help you meet your obligations. Why not see what we can do for you?

NewcastleGateshead Pocket Guide

The pocket guide is the official visitor guide for NewcastleGateshead and the surrounding area. Attractions, galleries, museums, culture and entertainment, shopping, sport, history and heritage, parks and gardens, eating out and nightlife, everything’s covered and your brand could be at the heart of it. Our next guide is due out in summer 2018 with 200,000 copies due to printed.

Ideal for

People in or due to visit NewcastleGateshead and the surrounding area and looking for things to do.


Book an enhanced listing from £240, advertising from £1,650

Digital Opportunities

Are you looking to get your business, brand or products in front of a local and national audience? Did you know that our website - NewcastleGateshead.com - now receives over half a million hits every month from people across the region and the UK looking for things to do in the area?

Ideal for

Reaching potential visitors or event planners at a point when they're researching the area.


Digital opportunities start from £138

Festival & Events

Get involved with the life of the region through our exciting annual festivals. Make a splash with families and under-25s through advertising with Juice Festival. Or help bring winter to life by association with NewcastleGateshead Winter Festival. Take a look at our festival advertising rate card or get in touch to discuss festival sponsorship.

Ideal for

Reaching a receptive local audience looking for things to do and showing your support for NewcastleGateshead, local businesses and the people who live here.


Festival advertising opportunities start from £158

Business Tourism

Advertise in the Conferences, Events & Accommodation Guide to NewcastleGateshead - the only piece of print in North East England that pulls together all the hotels, venues and service suppliers, and actively promotes them to the events industry.

Partners from across NewcastleGateshead and the North East are also invited to join NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau to represent the best of the region’s conferencing and events offer at International Confex and The Meetings Show 2018. Bring in more meetings and events business to your organisation and make influential connections.

Ideal for

Influencing and meeting both UK-based and international event organisers from associations, agencies, corporates and public sector organisations.


Guide advertising from £760. Packages for advertising and show attendance from £3,120.

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