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Leeds leads the way in survey of UKs most improved cities

8 November 2017

Leeds has been named the UK’s top performer in a new report highlighting the country’s most improved places to live and work.

Well Met sweep the nominations for the very first Academic Venue Awards

17 October 2017

This year will see the very first edition of the Academic Venue Awards take place and Well Met, the conference department for Leeds Beckett University, are finalists for four awards including Best Conference Venue

Young talent backs #4Sparks in Leeds City Region

17 October 2017

Today (Tuesday 17th October) Leeds City Region launches an exciting campaign called #4Sparks to attract the relocation of Channel Four

Summer School success at Well Met

4 October 2017

Well Met are delighting in the success that the summer months brought the Leeds Beckett University conferencing team, which saw them rack up over 30,000 bed nights across July and August, along with 95% of delegates requiring full catering services throughout their stay.

Construction of new Hampton by Hilton gets underway in Leeds

6 September 2017

The first phase of a new regeneration scheme at Bridge Street in Leeds began today. Eric Teng, the CEO of Heeton Holdings Ltd – the Singapore-based property developer leading the consortium behind this landmark project, led the commencement of work celebrations.

The scheme will create a sustainable urban destination on the 2.45-acre site that was once occupied by British Gas prior to its relocation to Holbeck. The scheme is set in an ideal location in the city centre, close to the Victoria Gate shopping centre and the emerging creative quarter.

ConferenceLeeds celebrates second healthcare win in two months as the British Society for Rheumatolo

22 August 2017

The healthcare sector in Leeds continues to shine as ConferenceLeeds celebrates the British Society for Rheumatology’s (BSR) Autumn Conference coming to the city for the first time. The conference will be taking place from 11th – 12th October at the Royal Armouries International and will see over 200 delegates come to the city

Well Met take pride in hosting Leeds BiCon 2017

10 August 2017

Well Met Conferencing, the conference office at Leeds Beckett University are delighted to welcome the 2017 BiCon from 10 – 13 August at the historic James Graham and Caedmon venues in Headingley. With around 400 expected attendees, 25% of which will be attending for the first time, the event is set to be ‘the highlight of the bisexual year’ and Well Met are proud to be part of the momentous annual event.

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ National Trainees Conference comes to Leeds f

9 August 2017

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating Leeds’ continuously flourishing healthcare sector as the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has chosen the city to host its National Trainees Conference for the first time. The annual conference will be taking place from the 16th – 17th November at the Royal Armouries International, bringing 200 delegates to the city.

Leeds College of Music To Revamp The Venue

3 August 2017

Leeds College of Music is set to revamp its main performance space with a striking rooftop extension, right in the heart of Leeds’ Cultural Quarter.

Public Sector Communications Academy selects Leeds for 2017 conference

17 July 2017

ConferenceLeeds has announced that the Public Sector Communications Academy conference will be taking place on the 18th and 19th October at Cloth Hall Court in Leeds, following a successful bid through the city’s conference ambassador programme. The annual national conference, which is organised by LGCommunications and the Government Communications Service, will see 600 of the country’s leading public sector communications professionals visit the city.