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Visitor numbers and expenditure increase again in NewcastleGateshead

  Tourism bosses have reported a further boost to the visitor economy with figures released today showing tourists visiting NewcastleGateshead last year spent £1.46 billion, an increase of 3% from 2015.   Overall 2016 saw a 3% increase in visitor numbers to NewcastleGateshead culminating in a total of 17.38...

Applications open for prestigious North East England Tourism Awards

Tourism businesses from across North East England are being urged to enter the North East England Tourism Awards as applications are now officially open.   The North East England Tourism Awards celebrate the best in the industry, highlighting what the North East has to offer visitors and giving winners...

£200 million Arena, and Conference and Exhibition Centre boost for North East

A new multi million pound, state of the art entertainment arena, and conference and exhibition centre is set for the North East as plans by Gateshead Council push forward. Gateshead Council in partnership, with award winning property developers Ask Real Estate and leading investment and development manager PATRIZIA UK,...

Bookings for festival advertising and campaign sponsorship now open

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. Read on to find out more about our advertising opportunities, get in...

Tech event sheds light on commercial property need

On Tuesday 11 July Invest Newcastle hosted a key strategic event at Campus North examining how landlords and property developers can ensure the city is delivering the right commercial office space to meet the needs of its growing digital tech sector. The Tech Workspace Showcase: Focus on Newcastle, featured...

NGI Welcomes 14 new partners in three months

NewcastleGateshead Initiative has welcomed 14 new partners in recent months representing a range of businesses from across the region and industry sectors, bringing the destination marketing and management organisation’s total partnership up to 182. Amongst those to come on board are new Gold level partners Ubisoft who joined in...

Arts Award success for children and families across the North East

Juice Festival is celebrating the success of 394 children and families from NewcastleGateshead and across the region, who all achieved Arts Awards at last year’s event. Families and school children aged 7-10 who attended Juice Festival events, such as the Big Juice Read at the Discovery Museum, were invited...

Invest Newcastle raise ambition for MIPIM 2018

Following two successful years, Invest Newcastle are launching their plans to return to MIPIM 2018, the world’s leading property trade show, at an event on 15 June. Taking place at Cooper’s Studio the launch will showcase Newcastle’s ambition for the coming year. MIPIM brings together the most influential players...

Once in a lifetime opportunity for Northern creative minds to help tell the story of the North

The creative team behind the Great Exhibition of the North has unveiled a unique opportunity to develop creative content that will be showcased to the world as part of one of England’s biggest events in 2018. The creative call out invites performers, visual artists, architects, musicians, scientists, engineers, inventors,...

MIPIM success for Invest Newcastle

Last week our Invest Newcastle team returned to the leading international property show, MIPIM, in order to elevate Newcastle as a leading European city. Joined by Newcastle City Council and a 25-strong delegation of leading businesses from across Newcastle and the wider region, we promoted the city’s opportunities to...

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