Newcastle hotel backs Startups with free ‘brain space’
Staybridge Suites Newcastle on Buxton Street is backing Newcastle’s Startup Week (15-19 May 2017) by opening its doors to startups participating in this week-long celebration of the North East’s up and coming businesses.
Throughout May and June the hotel will be offering businesses attending Startup Week the opportunity to book The Den, a small meeting room for up to 14 people for free*.
Newcastle Startup Week is a 5-day citywide festival aiming to inspire and help more people to start or grow their business in Newcastle upon Tyne or the wider North East of England.
Lisa Crocker, General Manager at Staybridge Suites Newcastle says: “We are so excited to be working with Startup Week to encourage the rising stars of tomorrow to grow their businesses in our city. As a hotel, we have been welcoming home international corporates for years and its great to be a part of this big festival aimed at the entrepreneur.”
“Our Den is a relaxed and homely environment where small businesses can come together without a tie and conduct business however they wish. What’s more, they won’t face a huge room hire bill at the end of it all!”
Paul Lancaster, Founder & Event Producer, Newcastle Startup Week, said: “People have been inventing the future in the ‘test bed city’ of Newcastle for hundreds of years and with many world-class and pioneering projects in the pipeline it’s important that bigger businesses continue to support their startup neighbours. We are delighted that Staybridge Suites Newcastle is getting behind us by providing some discounted rooms for our delegates and free use of ‘The Den’ which is an excellent space for businesses to use for brainstorming, team meetings, networking events or interviews during their stay.”
Staybridge Suites Newcastle is owned and managed by hotel management company Cycas Hospitality and is currently ranked number 1 on TripAdvisor for hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne.
The multi award winning hotel is a short 10-minute walk from Startup Week events running at Northumbria University Business School, the Live Theatre and the Natwest Entrepreneurial Spark office by the Quayside.
All 128 studio and one bedroom suites come with their own fully-equipped kitchen, complimentary buffet breakfast, on-site fitness room and complimentary laundry service making it ideal for longer stays. The hotel also offers free parking with easy access to the vibrant Quayside.
To find out how to claim your free brain space – Contact Patrick on firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘The Den’ in the subject line.
Staybridge Suites Newcastle is also offering discounted rates for businesses visiting the city for just £80 + VAT per night.
*Free hire of The Den is subject to availability and includes unlimited tea/coffee/water until 30 June (additional food and facilities will be charged on request).
Notes to Editor
Newcastle Startup Week
Newcastle Startup Week is a citywide and multi-venue festival that will inspire & help more people to start or grow their business in Newcastle upon Tyne or the wider North East of England.
The festival features over 50 speakers and a week-long schedule of events covering the 5 themes of ‘Inspiration’, ‘Getting Started’, ‘Funding & Finance’, ‘Growing & Scaling’ and ‘Keep Going or Pivot?’.
If you have a business idea but don’t know how to start visit Newcastle Startup Week 5-day, citywide festival
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