ConferenceLeeds celebrates appointment of new General Manager at Crowne Plaza following 2016 success
16 January 2017
ConferenceLeeds welcomes the appointment of Lynda Coaley as new General Manager at Leeds hotel Crowne Plaza, after a successful 2016 for the city. In her new role, Lynda will oversee the running of all aspects of the hotel, including its conferencing facilities, and will be at the forefront of a multi-million pound refurbishment early this year.
16 January 2017
Visitor registration and hosted buyer applications for the Conference and Hospitality Show have opened at http://www.conferenceandhospitalityshow.co.uk/
The Conference and Hospitality Show (CHS) is one of the UK’s leading events for venue finders, event organisers and PAs; the show connects over 200 national suppliers with over 800 event buyers from across the UK. Now in its eighth year, the 2017 show will be held on Tuesday 4th April at the first direct arena, Leeds.
10 January 2017
Cloth Hall Court, the new dedicated conferencing facility venue from Well Met Conferencing have announced a fantastic introductory offer for new bookings in July and August. Organisers will have the opportunity to make use of the state-of-the-art facilities completely free of charge in July, and half price rates throughout August 2017.
12 December 2016
A Leeds city centre hotel that was devastated by unprecedented flooding almost a year ago has been presented with a prestigious industry award, in recognition of how its team dealt with and recovered from the crisis.
29 November 2016
ConferenceLeeds is celebrating the city’s continued success, as Leeds climbs to become the fifth most popular conferencing city in the UK, according to this year’s British Meetings and Events Industry survey (BMEIS). The annual national survey provides a comprehensive overview of buying trends in the UK conference and events industry, including insight from hundreds of buyers across the association business and corporate sectors
16 November 2016
With the doors set to open in summer 2017, Cloth Hall Court is preparing to welcome a number of conferences and meetings having already received around £500k worth of venue enquiries from eager event planners.
16 November 2016
Following the flooding of Boxing Day 2015 one of the worst affected businesses in Leeds, Crowne Plaza Hotel has received the honour of being shortlisted for the Hotel Cateys Extra Mile Award. One of only four shortlisted, and the only hotel outside of London, the Crowne Plaza Leeds team have been selected for going above and beyond in the course of their everyday duties.
31 October 2016
Building on the city’s recent success, with business tourism contributing £501m to the Leeds economy and an estimated 4 million delegates visiting the city in 2015, ConferenceLeeds is now widening its search to build its city conference ambassadors.
21 October 2016
Following an extensive refurbishment, works at the Sky Lounge in the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, Leeds is now complete. Managed by Valor Hospitality Europe, the rooftop venue which is on the 13th floor has been expanded and now boasts a slick new design.
20 October 2016
ConferenceLeeds welcomes the appointment of Wayne Topley as new General Manager at iconic Leeds hotel, The Queens. In his new role, Wayne will oversee the running of all aspects of the hotel, including its conferencing facilities.