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Leeds rises in rankings as a major UK tech-sector destination

26 April 2019

Leeds has risen four places as a major UK tech sector destination in a rankings list, compiled by global real estate advisor CBRE. The ‘Tech Cities’ top 25 rankings, excluding London, shows Leeds has moved up from tenth to 6th as a major destination for the technology industry.

Beyond the PowerPoint - how Technology is enhancing engagement at conferences

27 March 2018

When it comes to technology in conferences, many people think that a PowerPoint presentation is all that’s required. However, with the UK’s digital sector advancing and delegates expectations ever increasing, it’s important that conference organisers know that technology now goes far beyond the PowerPoint.

Harnessing the power of social media for conference destinations

27 June 2016

This year’s British Meetings and Events Industry Survey highlighted that social media is fast becoming a key tool for conference organisers to encourage delegates to attend a conference, as well as a tool to build on relationships with delegates post-conference. The same can be said for conference destinations as social media can be used in a variety of ways to showcase the region to a potentially global audience

ConferenceLeeds reveals technology advancements in the city

25 April 2016

With Leeds Digital Festival starting this week, Jennifer Young, Associate Director of Visitor Economy for ConferenceLeeds, highlights the technology investments that venues in Leeds are making, cementing the city’s place as the tech hub of the North.