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ConferenceLeeds celebrates Leeds’ healthcare sector, following the success of recent Physiological S

25 April 2018

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating the recent success of The Physiological Society’s ‘Future Physiology’ conference, which was attended by 200 delegates and held for the first time in Leeds. The event took place at The University of Leeds and the Met Hotel, in a bid to inspire and enthuse attendees who are beginning their careers in Physiology, and further demonstrating Leeds’ strength in the healthcare sector.

ConferenceLeeds celebrates over £16million of venue investment across the city

21 February 2018

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating a number of recent venue investments, which has seen a total of over £16 million going towards improving the city’s facilities. The investments include the introduction of a learning centre at Leeds Trinity University, a brand new, high-end spa at Rudding Park and significant bedroom refurbishments at the Holiday Inn Express.

Creative Cities Convention for the UK Media Industry Announced for 2018

19 February 2018

A brand new meeting place for creative media people across the UK will hold its inaugural event at the College of Music in Leeds on April 25/26th.

Plan for new Centre of Retail and Hospitality Excellence set to move to the next stage

1 February 2018

Plans to establish a new Centre of Retail and Hospitality Excellence (CORHE) by the end of April 2018 in Leeds could be given the green light by senior councillors next week.

HSRIL Announce Leeds will Host 2018 Conference

1 December 2017

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders welcome HS2 report on unlocking Britain’s potential across the Country and announce Leeds will host 2018 HSRIL Conference

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.

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

Leeds venues celebrate success at Conference and Hospitality Show following investment

10 July 2017

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating a string of wins amongst its venue portfolio at the Conference and Hospitality Show, following significant investment in a number of Leeds locations. Across the city a total of £100 million has been invested to make improvements to some of the city’s most prestigious venues, alongside a range of new openings.

Idé Real Estate reveal plans for major Leeds development as they are announced as preferred purchase

14 March 2017

Leeds City Council has announced Idé Real Estate as the preferred purchaser for its complex of three grade II listed buildings, Leonardo, Thoresby and Great George Street.

Industry leaders come together for Europe’s largest regeneration project at MIPIM 2017

14 March 2017

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY LEEDS CITY COUNCIL, HS2 GROWTH PARTNERSHIP, WEST YORKSHIRE COMBINED AUTHORITY AND THE LEEDS CITY REGION ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP

More than 100,000 passengers a day pass through Leeds Station, making it the busiest in the north.

The station is also at the heart of Leeds city centre and the South Bank, Europe’s largest regeneration project and a leading destination for investing, living, learning and leisure.

Momentum builds for city’s 2023 bid as new sponsors announced

10 March 2017

A trio of new high-profile sponsors have thrown their weight behind Leeds’s ambitious bid to land the prestigious title of European Capital of Culture 2023.

Yorkshire Bank, Yorkshire Building Society and Yorkshire Water are among big businesses who pledged their support to the exciting bid during a spectacular event held at Northern Ballet last night (March 8).

Interserve Conference will give Leeds business a boost

24 February 2017

Leading training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment, has been successful in securing many new government funded contracts across the Leeds City Region, which will benefit both local residents and employers.

3.5m passenger milestone reached at Leeds Bradford Airport ahead of busiest winter programme.

29 September 2016

The latest figures show that the summer 2016 season has also seen an increase in passenger numbers; rising by more than 50,000 passengers compared to the same period in 2015.

Well Met weave history into their new conference venue: Cloth Hall Court launches summer 2017

28 September 2016

Well Met Conferencing, the conferencing office for Leeds Beckett University will be opening their newest venue, Cloth Hall Court, in summer 2017.

Leeds Bradford Airport announces 20% increase in traffic with Ryanair flight

19 July 2016

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, has launched its biggest ever Leeds Bradford Airport summer schedule (2017), as the airline grows Leeds Bradford traffic by over 20%.

National Apprenticeship Week: BERA support the future of the industry with intern appointment

23 March 2016

ConferenceLeeds and the British Educational Research Association (BERA) have shown continued support for the future talent of the conference and events industry, with the appointment of an intern to assist with this year’s BERA conference in Leeds.