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From the unique to the boutique, the city’s venues are at your disposal.

Compact and cosmopolitan Leeds offers a wealth of venues, attracting visitors for world-class sport, large scale association conferences, live music and cultural events.
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World Class events

It’s fair to say we know how to put on a show from the grand Départ of the Tour De France in 2014, Rugby World Cup in 2015 and the ITU World Triathlon series Leeds in 2016, 2017 and 2018. 

In 2019 we look forward to hositing: The Cricket World Cup, the UCI World Championships and the ITU World Triathlon Series and that’s in addition to One Day International Cricket at Headingley Emerald Stadium and Leeds United celebrating its centenary. 2019 is set to be a great year for Leeds and a wonderful opportunity to showcase our sporting pedigree to the world!

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Venue portfolio

Leeds is home to over 189 venues, of which 14 have AIM accreditation, with an unprecedented 2 gold awards. With our exciting venues working in partnership to deliver multiple venue large scale conferences and events, including three major universities, the first direct arena and the world renowned Royal Armouries, it’s easy to see why Leeds’ conferencing city proposition puts the city in the top ten UK conferencing destinations.

The city is also home to one-off spaces, civic venues and heritage sites, including Harewood House, Leeds Town Hall and Elland Road.

Key to the offer in Leeds is the way in which our venues work together; we offer unrivalled access to city centre venues, who will work in partnership to ensure the whole city is at your disposal and your chosen combination of venues is truly tailor made.

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We will help you find the ideal accommodation for your conference attendees with our free of charge accommodation booking service. Send your enquiry via our online enquiry form, by emailing us at or calling +44 (0) 113 378 1183 and a member of the team will be happy to help.