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Get me out of the office - nearly 50% of business travellers love it!

15 August 2018

Nearly 50% of participants voted the best thing about travelling for business was ‘the novelty of being away from the office’, in a recent survey conducted by ConferenceLeeds. The results highlight the popularity of employees wanting to experience time away from their traditional day-to-day routine, through attending conferences and events in different cities.

Well Met Provides Perfect Pitch for Choral Conference

14 August 2018

Well Met, the conference office for Leeds Beckett University, is delighted to host the 33rd annual Association of British Choral Directors (ABCD) Convention from Friday 24th – Sunday 26th August 2018 at Headingley Campus, Leeds.

Well Met Hosts a Weekend of Sporting Fun with Mott MacDonald Games

8 August 2018

Well Met, the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett University, welcomes 600 employees of Mott MacDonald, a global engineering, management and development consultancy, to Carnegie Great Outdoors, Headingley Campus, for their annual sports day this weekend (Friday 10th – Sunday 12th August 2018).

Nutrition Society Summer Conference - University of Leeds

1 August 2018

MEETinLEEDS, the conference facilities of the University of Leeds, is celebrating the success of the recent Nutrition Society Summer Conference, which welcomed 400 health professionals, policy makers, academics from various Universities from across the country and further afield, nutritionists and practitioners to the University of Leeds.

Leeds to host King’s Fund 2018 healthy cities conference

17 July 2018

With Leeds rated as one of the best cities for health and wellbeing, on Tuesday 17 July it will host a major conference looking at how healthy populations can be sustained in a world where for the first time ever, most people now live in cities*.

Daniel Gill- Dine Delivered Catey Award 2018

16 July 2018

Dine Delivered has scooped the Award for Best Use of Technology in the prestigious Catey Awards 2018 - held at JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel, Mayfair on Tuesday 3rd July 2018.

Camera shy? Nearly 75% of Brits don’t post about their business travel on social media

4 July 2018

A poll of 2,000 business travellers found as well as the benefits for business – making face-to-face connections and increasing revenue – 27 per cent simply love the bonus of staying in a hotel they otherwise couldn’t afford.

That Was the Greatest Show Celebrating the 11th Anniversary Leeds Hotels & Venues Association Awards

22 June 2018

The Leeds hospitality sector came together last night, Thursday 21 June, to celebrate the 11th annual Leeds Hotel and Venues Association (LHVA) Awards Dinner, held at the iconic Queens Hotel.

Hosted by BBC Look North’s very own Harry Gration (MBE), the award ceremony celebrated the cream of the crop of the city’s hotel and venue staff. LHVA received headline sponsorship from Leeds BID and gold sponsorship from Trinity Leeds, ensuring the 11th anniversary celebrations were a roaring success.

Horizon Leeds conference centre wins at CHS Awards 2018

19 June 2018

Horizon Leeds, the first purpose-built conference centre for NHS and health organisations in the north of England, has won two awards at this year’s CHS Awards.

“Leeds had more tech events that week than San Francisco”

18 June 2018

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating Leeds’ thriving digital sector strength following the immense success of the recent Leeds Digital Festival. The event, which is the North’s largest digital festival, was held in April 2018 and is a city-wide, open platform celebration of all things digital. Taking place over two weeks, with 660 speakers, 400 companies involved and a total of 20,000 attendees, this year’s event was the biggest yet.