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What makes Leeds a great international conference city?

As the third largest city in the UK, and the 2nd most popular conference city in the North of England, Leeds offers fantastic conference venues, a wide range of accommodation and is perfectly situated in the heart of the UK. Here’s our top five tips of what’s on offer in the lists below.
Town Hall and the Headrow at night


Whether you’re looking for those hidden gems that you shouldn’t miss when staying in Leeds, extra special accommodation for VIPs or simply a specific type of venue, our top five lists are a great place to start your planning journey. We’ve handpicked some of the best facilities and features available in Leeds to give you a flavour of how your conference could be hosted in the city.

If you’d like to discuss your specific requirements, our expert team at ConferenceLeeds are on hand to assist with venue selection, travel, accommodation booking and more to help make your conference a success. You can contact us directly via or +44113 378 1183, or alternatively you can submit an enquiry using the online form here.


City Scape


Top five reasons for choosing Leeds as your conference destination

As the third largest city in England, Leeds is abundant with reasons to visit.  Click here to see our top 5.

University of Leeds Conference Auditorium


Association Venues

Leeds boasts a range of excellent and inspiring venues that are ideal for association conferences.  Click here to see our top 5 association venues.

Royal Armouries - Tournament Gallery


Conference Dinner Venues

Leeds is packed full of exciting dinner venues that incorporate the city's rich history as well as influences from cultures around the world, here our are top 5.

Ibis Styles King Bedroom


Delegate Accommodation

Leeds boasts a number of accommodation options for every delegate, and any budget. Click here to see our top 5 hotels for delegates.

Dakota Deluxe Bedroom


VIP Accommodation

Leeds’ boasts a wide range of luxury accommodation that will really impress your speakers and VIP delegates.  Click here to see out top 5 hotels for VIPs.

Chevin Country Park Hotel - Exterior


Top 5 Boutique Residential Conference Hotels

Leeds has an inspiring selection of boutique residential hotels both in the City Centre and on the outskirts. Click here to have a look at our top 5 picks.

Leeds united - Norman Hunter Suite


Out of city venues and Hotels with free car parking

Leeds’ can offer excellent venue options for those who are looking at hosting their event away from the city centre. 

Click here to see our top 5 out of city venues with free on-site car parking 

Click here to see our top 5 out of city hotels with free on-site car parking.

Rudding Park Roof Top Spa


Top delegate incentives

Rewarding delegates with an incentive can be a great way to motivate and inspire. Here are our top five picks from around the city.

Leeds Art Gallery


Don’t miss out - the things you must see in Leeds

Leeds is a vibrant city and has a whole host of places to see and experiences, here are our top 5 not to be missed.


York Minster and Treasure House


Partner experiences

Whether it’s iconic, historical landmarks or beautiful, vast landscapes just waiting to be explored, Leeds and its surrounding areas have much to offer.  Click here to see our top 5 picks for partner experiences.


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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.