Meet Gateway South Wales encompasses the local authorities of Newport, Monmouthshire and Torfaen who joined together following a grant from the regional tourism partnership, Capital Region Tourism, to generate additional business tourism spend within the region.
“The new website allows us to provide a stronger service for our clients” comments Lynne Richards, Tourism Officer of the ‘Meet Gateway South Wales' partnership. “Our aim is to show the industry that this special corner of South East Wales has an amazing scope of venues and places for events, conferences and incentives, and the website is a key tool moving forward for us as we look to benefit the region and its venues.”
The new website, which can be found at www.meetsouthwales.org.uk, encompasses a wide range of key venues across the region including The Celtic Manor Resort, St. Pierre and Chepstow Racecourse and Conference Centre, as well as incentive offerings such as team building, outdoor activities and more than 20 golfing venues in the region.
Events held in the region have included the 2014 NATO summit, The 2010 Ryder Cup ,the 2014 British on Road Cycling Championships , and the upcoming Velothon .
Meet Gateway South Wales offers a free objective advisory service to work closely with clients. This can be sourcing venues to advise on organising a major event to source the perfect venues and accommodation as well as offering to help plan events themselves. The new website makes the whole process of sourcing these services simple whilst highlighting the beauty and promise that Newport, Monmouthshire and Torfaen have to offer event and meeting professionals.