Showcase to attract investment to Newcastle and Gateshead

NewcastleGateshead's creative and digital sector was the focus of an international audience this week, welcoming a 20-strong delegation of inward investment specialists from global tech hotspots including, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and New York

Cindy Fabian, Darren Jobling, Jennifer Hartley and Catherine Walker
Cindy Fabian, Darren Jobling, Jennifer Hartley and Catherine Walker

NewcastleGateshead's creative and digital sector was the focus of an international audience this week, welcoming a 20-strong delegation of inward investment specialists from global tech hotspots including, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and New York.

The Creative and Digital Briefing tour - jointly organised by NewcastleGateshead Initiative’s inward investment team and UKTI (UK Trade & Investment) – took place on Monday to help spread the message that NewcastleGateshead is the place to be for international companies looking for a UK base. The visit was secured after bidding against other UK cities to host the group.

Innovators and talented leaders from NewcastleGateshead’s tech community supported the tour and played a key role in demonstrating the area’s key strengths in the sector; everything from AAA games and graphic art to coding and cloud computing as well as film, video and smart mobile applications.

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