Partner benefits

While supporting our work to promote the destination, partners also enjoy the following kinds of benefits and opportunities, scaled to fit each level: 

Networking and profile building

Joining NewcastleGateshead Initiative brings you into one of the strongest networks of key businesses in North East England. Exclusive partner briefing and update meetings, networking opportunities, invitations to significant cultural and business events and a tailor-made enews platform to disseminate your news and offers are all part of the partnership package.

Business development and support

We monitor, evaluate and analyse a whole host of invaluable economic and business performance data for NewcastleGateshead which is available to partners. Access to training and development opportunities
at reduced rates, visitor information materials for your business and bespoke support from the NewcastleGateshead Initiative team are part of the package to help your business benefit.

Marketing and promotion

The whole range of activity we undertake to promote and position NewcastleGateshead as a world-class place to live, learn, work, visit and invest is all available to our partners – sometimes exclusively, and often at a significantly discounted rate. Opportunities include: profile on, the premier destination website for residents and visitors to NewcastleGateshead; involvement in high-profile domestic and international marketing campaigns; and profile within regional corporate business-to business activity and conference sector promotion.

Convention bureau services

NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau is the business tourism arm of our organisation, promoting NewcastleGateshead and the surrounding area as a first-class conference destination for national and international conferences and offering free services such as venue finding and accommodation booking. We send venue enquiries to, and offer accommodation with, partners of NewcastleGateshead Initiative exclusively. Partners can also get involved in a range of activity, all designed to help them promote their venue or services to the lucrative conference and meetings market, including attendance at trade shows and exhibitions, familiarisation trips, site visits, our marketing materials and our work with the meetings industry trade press. In short, we deliver a one-stop shop for conference organisers and work with our partners to help them bring more business to the area. 

What next?

If you are interested in becoming a partner of NewcastleGateshead Initiative and would like more information on partner levels, prices or any other opportunities then please contact either:

Nathan Shrubb
Partnership and Project Manager
T. +44 (0)191 440 5752

Anna Moroney
Partnership Development Executive
T. +44 (0)191 440 5748