Newcastle at MIPIM

Cannes 9 - 13 March 2020

Invest Newcastle has led a public-private sector delegation to MIPIM for the last four years, with key players in Newcastle’s property sector representing our city and presenting projects at this world leading conference.

Our stand

The Newcastle stand provides a platform for partners to engage with investors and to deliver an events programme that showcases our city’s strengths, expertise and development opportunities.  It is a 76 sqm pavilion serviced stand situated on the famous beachfront Croisette 19.

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The Newcastle delegation is driven by senior leadership within Newcastle City Council, in partnership with other regional local authorities and private sector partners. Invest Newcastle lead on the organisation of this event, delivering all aspects of Newcastle and the city region’s presence.


Invest Newcastle offer a range of packages for businesses who to be part of our delegation. Click below to find our more or sign up now for one of our partnership packages.

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Yield Discount

The North East provides significant yield discount when compared to other UK regions.

203,000 sq. ft

City centre take-up of 203,000 sq. ft in the first three quarters of 2018.


12-month take-up vs. 10 year average.


Prime Yield.

Fastest growing

Newcastle is one of the top 10 fastest growing cities in the UK.


Newcastle International Airport has direct routes to more than 85 destinations.

A student population of over 50,000

Source: HESA, Higher Education Student Statistics UK, 2016/2017

A population of 1.7 million within a 30-minute drive time

Source: Nomis official labour market statistics

"MIPIM 2019 was a massive success for Knight Frank. We had such a positive response from our launch event, and we are now engaging with a number of developers who are interested in the Stephenson Quarter. It was a privilege to be an ambassador for our region, and I have no doubt that the conversations that were had will lead to longer-term business partnerships and investment for our region."

- Patrick Matheson, Partner, Knight Frank

Our MIPIM 2020 Partners

"Avison Young has been part of the Newcastle delegation to MIPIM for the past three years. It provides us with the opportunity to engage with decision makers, pitch opportunities and raise our profile in the region. It really is a great platform for everyone to come together to promote our region to investors, developers, inward investment companies and potential occupiers. For me, it is crucial for us to be part of the North East conversation and highlight the connected effort of partners in supporting the region to achieve its economic ambitions. We will be part of ‘Team Newcastle’ again in 2020 and we look forward to championing our region and everything it has to offer."

- Gordon Hewling, Principal Managing Director, Avison Young

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