Conferences & Events

The Echo Events team are specialists in harnessing your ideas and vision to create professional, inspiring conferences which offer opportunity for collaboration, debate and knowledge sharing.

Professional Conferences

Award Ceremonies

Inspiring Content

Sponsorship & Exhibitions

Gala Dinners

After Dinner Speakers

Workshops & Seminars

Design & Branding


Discuss & Debate



_DSC6073Claire Westgate
Contact for Events Management
T: 0191 245 4526
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Prior to Echo, Claire spent 8 years working in London for well-known brands such as Marketing Week & Retail Week magazines. She started her career at EMAP Plc where she organised conferences for a wide range of industries including retail, architecture, healthcare and local government. In 2008 she left EMAP and moved to the publishing house Centaur Media where she took on the role of Head of Events for Centaur’s marketing & creative portfolio. Leading the logistics team in their delivery of around thirty events a year including conferences, exclusive round table dinners and 121 summits. On her return to Newcastle Claire project managed the Behaviour Conference 2013 on behalf of Newcastle University which attracted over 900 delegates. The programme consisted of 600 speakers across 5 days and included a packed social programme. Since then Claire has gone on to project manage a number of Echo’s events and is responsible for the overall delivery of Echo’s events and new business. Claire is a full member of ABPCO (Association for Professional Conference Organisers).

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Contact for Events Management
T: 0191 244 2833
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Contact for Sponsorship & Exhibition  
T: 0191 244 2834
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You have done an amazing job and the onsite team were fantastic. Thank you for being so amazing both before, during the run up and throughout conference. I am looking forward to setting up next year’s event with you.

British Association of Critical Care Nurses

Very many thanks for an excellent evening last Thursday. Feedback from my table guests has been very positive – another success for Echo. Looking forward to next year already


I just wanted to say a massive thanks for all your help and efforts at the SRN National Meeting on Tuesday, you did a fabulous job and I really appreciate it, I felt like I didn’t have to worry or concern myself with anything. I would happily work with you again and indeed recommend you to colleagues in the future.

NIHR Stroke Research Network

Contact us for support or management of your next event. Got an idea but not sure how to get started? Get in touch and one of our project managers will be happy to offer advice and guidance.