Encompassing Newport, Monmouthshire and Torfaen, with fantastic transport links and superb infrastructure, Meet Gateway South Wales is the perfect business destination for international conferences, exhibitions, business meetings, incentives, team-building, association, sports, public and training events. The area offers an ideal mix of MICE services including unique venues, leading hotels, conference facilities, activities, amenities and services providers capable of organising and enhancing events of all types. The region balances high end city based facilities minutes away from rugged, open countryside and a World Heritage Site – all supported by its notoriety as The Food Capital of Wales.
Newport itself is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales. It is located on the River Usk close to its confluence with the Severn estuary, approximately 12 miles northeast of Cardiff. Standing at the gateway between England and Wales, Newport covers a geographical area of just over 73.5 square miles and is a vibrant, forward-thinking city steeped in a rich industrial heritage, dating from the nineteenth century when its important strategic location was first recognised. Newport is a multi-cultural city with its own unique atmosphere, where traditional industries sit alongside new electronics and financial service sectors.