Newcastle Gateshead wins medical conferences

Newcastle Gateshead has won two medical conferences worth an estimated £1m to the local economy.

Newcastle Gateshead wins medical conferences
Newcastle Gateshead wins medical conferences

The British Elbow & Shoulder Society Conference will be held in 2011 and is set to attract 500 delegates, while the Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Conference will follow in 2013 and will welcome more than 500.

Sage Gateshead will host both events.

Newcastle Gateshead Convention Bureau
head of business tourism Jessica Roberts said: "Our ability to attract major conferences demonstrates there is not only a breadth and depth of talent and expertise here, particularly in medicine and science, but also clearly accentuates the destination's overall appeal to conference organisers."

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