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Leeds’ conferencing venues receive training on showround excellence

8 November 2019

Last month, we hosted an event for our partners in the conferencing space at The University of Leeds. The event brought together the conference venues in the city, alerting them to key developments taking place and provided an update on Leeds’ sector strengths, as well as gave them the opportunity to work together and get involved in wider activity and collaboration. This session also offered each of the venues the ability to develop their skills with a workshop on showround excellence, delivered by a professional trainer.

Unique delegate experiences bolster Leeds’ conferencing proposition

24 October 2019

A strong event brings more than just an interesting conference programme and high-quality speakers, it includes brilliant delegate experiences too.

Things to see and do in Leeds this Autumn

22 October 2019

Autumn is the season for all things cosy and colourful in the city of Leeds, and this year is no exception. Whether visiting for a night for a conference or staying a little longer to take part in an exhibition or event, there’s plenty coming up for delegates to enjoy in the city. In fact, the city is set to come alive with light, art and food and drink this Autumn - and there are a number of unmissable events that you’ll love.

The importance of setting event aims and objectives

28 August 2019

This week Megan is discussing event aims and objectives and why we love to hear all about them.

What’s on this summer in Leeds?

12 July 2019

Leeds is a city bursting with culture, energy and unforgettable experiences for delegates.

Taking pride in its vibrant art scenes, rich sporting heritage and worldly mix of restaurants, bars and clubs, the city always has something for delegates to immerse themselves in, come day or night. The city comes alive in the summer time, and the true nature of the walkable city comes into its own when the sun shines. Not only this, but the transport links out of the city are second to none, and you can hop on a bus or a train with ease and open up a new world of experiences out of the centre

Another year, another excellent digital festival!

26 April 2019

The Leeds Digital Festival, the North’s largest digital festival, takes place between 23rd April – 3rd May 2019 and is a city-wide, open platform celebration of all things digital within the city. Since its birth in 2016, the festival has grown in numerous ways, with a new record of 236 events and an expected 15,000 attendees this year

Success for Leeds following this year’s Conference & Hospitality Show Awards

18 June 2018

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating a string of wins for the city, following this year’s Conference & Hospitality Show (CHS) Awards, which helped to demonstrate the strength in the city’s venues, and the stature of Leeds in relation to the UK’s larger cities when it comes to Conferencing and Hospitality. The event, which was held at the Principal Hotel in Manchester, gave Leeds the chance to showcase its impressive portfolio of venues across the city

Women in tech: A spotlight on the Java4Women event at Leeds Digital Festival

17 April 2018

Last year, the technology industry in the UK accounted for 1.64 million jobs in total, however unemployment rates among 16 to 24-year-olds are still increasing and the biggest rise recorded is amongst young women. This leads many across the industry to ask the question: why aren’t more women getting involved in tech?

The digital hub of the North: ConferenceLeeds celebrates the return of Leeds Digital Festival

17 February 2018

The Leeds Digital Festival, the North’s largest digital festival, takes place between 16th – 27th April 2018 and is a city-wide, open platform celebration of all things digital within the city. Since its birth in 2016, the festival has grown in numerous ways, with 150 events and an expected 15,000 attendees.