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Key players to represent Newcastle at international property event

November 13, 2018

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Businesses including GVA, The World Wheel Company, Ryder Architecture, UK Land Estates and Engie will join Invest Newcastle at MIPIM, an international property event held in Cannes.

Invest Newcastle will lead a public and private sector delegation, who will all play a part in promoting our regions strengths as one of the fastest growing places in which to invest, develop or locate.

More than 20 partners that have already confirmed their attendance include Gateshead Council, GVA, The World Wheel Company, Ryder Architecture, UK Land Estates, Engie, High Street Group, Naylors, Quorum Business Park, The Hanro Group, Gavin Black, Port of Tyne, Deloitte, Newcastle Helix, NE1, Knight Frank, Union Property. LOK developments, Bradley Hall, Tier One Capital, Sir Robert McAlpine and Newby.

The event, which will take place March 12-15 at Palais des Festivals in Cannes, brings together some of the most influential investors from across the property sector.  More than 26,000 delegates from 100 countries attend, providing opportunities to connect with the industry’s key decision makers.

The stand will provide a platform to engage with delegates and the full events programme for 2019 will focus on the city’s strengths and expertise around digital, technology, culture, healthcare and innovation. There will also be a focus on devolution and the opportunities it will bring. There will be six on stand events around these key themes as well as an Investor dinner. New to the programme will be a flagship conference that will target more than 100 investors and intermediaries.

Once again, commercial property agency and premier partner GVA, will be sponsoring the Investor dinner and brand-new partner The World Wheel Company will be sponsoring the flagship conference.

First-time partner and CEO of the World Wheel Company, Philip Lynagh said:  “The World Wheel Company are very excited to be part of the delegation and proud to sponsor the Flagship Conference. There are several significant developments planned for NewcastleGateshead over the next few years and we’re confident that we can play a role in making the Newcastle Quayside a world-class destination.”

Catherine Walker, Inward Investment Director at Invest Newcastle said: We are delighted that so many businesses have committed to MIPIM 2019. It is vital that we continue to have a strong presence as this event helps us position ourselves as a leading city, secure investment and support growth.  Not only does it help us raise the profile of our region, businesses can develop strategic relationships, pitch ideas to key decision makers and connect with investors. A huge thank you to everyone who has committed to be part of our 2019 delegation and a huge welcome to brand new partners The World Wheel Company, Deloitte, Knight Frank and Union Property.”

There is still opportunity to be part of MIPIM 2019. For further information contact Catherine Walker, Director of Inward Investment at Invest Newcastle on 0191 440 5761 or by emailing

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