Newcastle upon Tyne

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Newcastle is a thriving city, steeped in invention and regeneration, emanating a vibrant energy and bold purpose that both defines and drives those who live and work in the region. Over the past 30 years the city has expanded and defined itself as a competitive and cosmopolitan city of global significance by forging strong links with a variety of international businesses. At the heart of the North East of England, a region of great beauty and diversity, Newcastle is famous for its welcoming character – a great place to live, work, study and visit.

Newcastle has excellent accessibility from across the UK, Europe and beyond, a beautifully compact city centre packed with world-famous historical and contemporary icons, big-name hotels and a rich cultural offering with an international reputation. Newcastle also has a rich sporting history with two premiership football clubs in the region and high-flying rugby and basketball teams. Nightlife in Newcastle is legendary. Enjoy a quiet drink in a bar by the Tyne or for the more adventurous The Gate in the centre of town has a wide range of restaurants and bars to suit all tastes and appetites. Eldon Square offers a wide range of entertainment and shopping venues to choose from.

Newcastle has benefited from a major investment in the accommodation market and can now boast over 8000 bedrooms on offer to suit all budgets. The NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau has a bespoke accommodation service that can be used for room reservations.

Combine this with the legendary warm welcome of the local Geordie people and you have a unique setting the conference delegates will love.

Hosts: Newcastle University Business School

Newcastle University Business School

Newcastle University Business School is known for its academic ambition, distinctive community and global influence in building a responsible future for both business and society. As a triple-accredited School, we are committed to improving business thinking, and making a difference on a global scale through our research, investment in students, and collaboration with business. We pride ourselves on an academic culture based on shared enquiry and discovery - a hub of excellence and endeavour where individuals learn from and collaborate with peers, experts and business leaders. We are part of Newcastle University, a global University with a proud history of over 180 years. Through our world-class civic university status, we forge far-reaching networks that unite opportunities, people and cultures, and strive to define the future of business.

The Business School is based at the University’s brand-new development, the Helix. The Helix fulfils three key functions for the University and the region:

As a result, the conference will take place at a very vibrant place that is situated at the heart of Newcastle City Centre.


Situated within a £50-million development, the Business School provides cutting-edge facilities that include: