NCGB worked in partnership with the Meetings Industry Association (mia), the principal association supporting and growing the business meetings and events industry in the UK, and the keeper of AIM Secure – the UK’s only recognised quality standard for the sector.
The two aimed to deliver a project providing business support and training to 37 venues and hotels to gain the AIM Secure Accreditation from mia and to raise the profile of the destination, the project and the businesses taking part.
AIM Secure recognises an organisation’s desire to demonstrate a professional approach to the meetings and events business. It highlights dedication to offering an environment that is healthy and hygienic as well as commitment to do the very best for both customers and staff.
Our challenge was to work with both organisations and all participating venues to plan and deliver a four-month communication strategy to position NewcastleGateshead regionally and nationally as a safe place to host business events, and to drive business event enquiries to venues taking part in the project.
Over an 8-week campaign period
Barker and Stonehouse: Gateshead Store LaunchUnveiling the new £5m store in Gateshead.
Harrogate Spring Water - Mindful DrinkingBringing a taste of Royal Ascot to North Yorkshire.
The City Baths Newcastle X John LewisBringing a brand partnership to this historic leisure destination.
Barker and Stonehouse: A Story of SustainabilityA sustainable approach to furniture retail.
Grainger MarketEnhancing Newcastle’s Bustling Grade I Traders Market.
Anglo American:Powering cyber security.
Teesside UniversityCelebrating the Tees Valley digital community.
ProtiumStakeholder communications and engagement strategy.
North P&I:160 years of incredible maritime history.
Middlesbrough College:Finding brand purpose for a dynamic educator.
Sleepeezee:Everything's easy when you Sleepeezee.
North East England Chamber of CommerceGiving businesses their say in skills provision.
Ercol:A moment of pride in ercol’s history.
Newcastle Helix:Our City’s Drive Towards Net Zero.
Story Homes:A new chapter for this thriving residential developer.
Stephenson WorksA welcoming and generous spirit.
NewcastleGateshead Quays:A quay moment for NewcastleGateshead.
TeesAMP:Making it in Middlesbrough.
NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau:Tyne to get back to business.
Tees Valley Combined Authority:Encouraging staycations in Tees Valley.
Siglion:Bringing some vitamin sea to Seaburn.
North East Ambulance Service:A global pandemic.
Thirteen Homes:How do you want to live?
herdysleep:A first of its kind for the bed-in-a-box market.
Libra Interiors:Connecting consumers in a new way.
Tees Valley Combined Authority:Tees Valley Mayoral Election Campaign.
Animex:A virtual event bringing the brightest of minds together.
Imagine. Create. EGGER:Launch of a new product range for this global manufacturer
Finchale Group:A dynamic rebrand for the leading employment charity.
Duresta:A brave and bohemian collaboration.
South Tyneside Council:Recognising local community heroes.
Fusion:Healthy in the Heart of the City.
UK Land EstatesBuildings for Business.
Merit HoldingsA world leading engineering company.
Harrogate Spring Water:Continuing to make a difference.
Barker and Stonehouse:Say hello to Mr Clarke.