In 2012, 2014 and 2015, Newcastle was a recipient of an International Festival and Events Association Award for cities with a population less than one million. The City continues to flourish as an event destination with recent large scale events including the AFC Asian Cup, SuperMoto, Surfest and Grand Masters Hockey World Cup. Newcastle is committed to providing world class event experiences for organisers, participants and event goers with its strong community spirit and 'can do' attitude.
Helping event planners with the logistics required to manage a successful event is Newcastle City Council's dedicated Events Team that provides a one stop shop for planning an event in Newcastle. The Events Team manages an events portfolio of over 700 events per year for The City of Newcastle. Made up of four highly motivated individuals, the events team has diverse skills and experience in the end to end process of event management across community, civic, commercial and business events.
Staging an Event
For information on planning an event in Newcastle including obtaining a Licence to Stage an Event, developing an Event Management Plan and advice on traffic management and risk assessment CLICK HERE
Meetings, Conferences and Business Events
If you would like to organise a successful meeting, conference or event in Newcastle, Newcastle Business Events, part of Newcastle City Council's events team can assist with extensive local knowledge, practical experience and a professional approach - CLICK HERE