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Another award win at prestigious CHS awards for Leeds venue

25 June 2019

Leeds, June 18th, 2019 - Horizon Leeds, the Leeds-based venue hire business, has been recognised as the best conferencing and events venue in the UK for onsite technology for the 4th year running at the CHS Awards. The awards put the spotlight on exceptional hotels, independent venues and facilities that CHS believes should be recognised for their service to the industry.

Success for Leeds following this year’s Conference & Hospitality Show Awards

18 June 2019

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating being highly commended in the UK’s Best Convention Bureau category, following the recent Conference & Hospitality Show (CHS) Awards. The ConferenceLeeds team were shortlisted alongside the winning organisation – MeetBristol - in the new awards category which aimed to recognise the bureaux across the UK who demonstrate a high level of innovation, positive ROI and strong customer service practices, alongside their ability to build strong and positive relationships with partners across the city.

Hilton Leeds City Hosts 100 Year Celebration Open House

30 May 2019

Hilton Leeds City, part of Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio of hotels, is welcoming members of the local business community to celebrate Hilton’s centennial.

Catering Yorkshire recruit new 5* hotel chef Nathan Sharp

15 May 2019

Catering Yorkshire are delighted to announce the recruitment of Nathan Sharp, previously Head Chef of Dakota, 5* luxury hotel in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Well Met proud to host first-ever public AGM session for Liberty at Cloth Hall Court

15 May 2019

Well Met, the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett University, is proud to host a conference on behalf of Liberty that will be opened to non-members for the first time.

Well Met welcomes Business of Science Conference 2019 to Cloth Hall Court Leeds

15 May 2019

Well Met, the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett University, is pleased to welcome The Business of Science Conference, a national event created to explore the commercialisation of science, including innovation in STEM and skills development, to Cloth Hall Court, Leeds.

Robots return to Leeds for the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons conference

13 May 2019

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating a new conference win for the city, as the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting (ALSGBI) returns to Leeds for the first time in over ten years. The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons Conference will take place at The Royal Armouries from the 13th to the 15th November 2019 and will bring together over 250 international delegates to promote teaching and training in robotic and laparoscopic surgery, more commonly known as key-hole surgery.

CHS19 tenth anniversary show breaks box office record

9 May 2019

The signage has come down, boxes packed away and delegates, hosted buyers and exhibitors have made their way home, following a hugely successful and record-breaking Conference & Hospitality Show. Organisers were thrilled with the results and the great feedback they received from satisfied customers who thoroughly enjoyed the tenth-anniversary show at first direct arena on 30th April 2019.

ConferenceLeeds shortlisted for Best UK Convention Bureau award

8 May 2019

ConferenceLeeds, the conference bureau for the city of Leeds, has been shortlisted in the Best UK Convention Bureau category at the Conferencing and Hospitality Awards 2019, an annual awards ceremony designed to showcase the very best in the conference and hospitality industry in the UK.

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

26 April 2019

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.