Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Celebrates International Women's Day

Posted on the 5 April 2019

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Celebrates International Women's Day

The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead partnered with Barclays to host the International Women’s Day conference at the hotel.

Ladies and a small selection of gentlemen came together on Wednesday 13th March 2019 to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Just under 200 guests enjoyed a welcome reception of Tea and Coffee along with networking and a small exhibition. Beauty at Believe2Achieve, located at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Smartworks and the Living Well fitness centre also located at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead were just some of the exhibition stalls in attendance. 

Speeches were held by Christine Stephenson, Co-founder at North East Hearts with Goals and Director at Alphabetically Autistic, Sarah Callender, MD at Bdaily, Commercial Director at Duo Global Consulting, NE Scaleup Advisory Board, Jenny Atkin, Senior Associate (Commercial Property) at St James Square Law Firm and Dr. Joanna Berry, Associate Professor for Entrepreneurship at Durham University.

The speakers shared motivational and inspirational stories over the course of the morning with all the attendees of the ladies day.

The morning wrapped up at 12pm with guests of the conference celebrating international women’s day in the Windows of the Tyne restaurant and bar at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead well into the afternoon.

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Director of Sales, Lynn Proud said, “Delighted to collaborate with Barclays and co-host ladies networking event in celebration of International Women’s Day. Many amazing and inspirational ladies (and a few guys) Great speakers giving us food for thought ... thank you to Christine Stephenson and Alison from Life of Reilly, Jenny Atkin St James Square Law, Sarah Calendar of Duo and to Dr. Joanna Berry, Durham University. Great to work with Rachel Bell to deliver such a motivational event and bring so many talented ladies together.”