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Conference and Hospitality Show 2018 returns to rock Leeds with brand new exhibitors and industry me

19 March 2018

The Conference and Hospitality Show (CHS18) is returning on Tuesday 24 April to Leeds first direct arena. The flagship show for CHS Group is set for its biggest year yet, with 35 per cent of the exhibitors being brand new additions for 2018.

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.

Leeds chosen as the Northern Pilot for U3A’s new programme of workshops

26 January 2018

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating Leeds being selected as the Northern pilot destination for a new range of workshops from the national charity U3A (University of the Third Age). The initial event will take place on the 12th and 13th February 2018 at the Met Hotel. This is the first of a new programme of training advice and networking opportunities run by the U3A national body – the Third Age Trust – who look after and support the movement’s 1,018 U3As.

Cloth Hall Court to host sell-out cyber security conference

25 January 2018

The newly AIM Gold awarded Cloth Hall Court by Well Met will welcome around 300 delegates tomorrow, Friday 26 January, for the very first dedicated conference designed for cyber security experts. The BSides conference has been organised by students from Leeds Beckett University’s School of Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering, along with the university’s Ethical Hacking Society.

Well Met triumphant in third consecutive AIM Gold Accreditation

16 January 2018

Well Met is delighted to announce that they have been awarded the prestigious Gold Accredited in Meetings (AIM) certification for the third consecutive time. The conferencing department’s newest venue, the Grade II listed Cloth Hall Court attained an incredible 97% pass rate.

ConferenceLeeds industry predictions for 2018

3 January 2018

After another successful year for Leeds, with the city welcoming 27.29 million tourism visits in 2016, (STEAM 2017) and hosting a record number of international association meetings in 2016 (ICCA), ConferenceLeeds looks towards 2018 and the trends the conference market is likely to see over the next 12 months.

10th Birthday year is a landmark for Well Met Conferencing

20 December 2017

2017 has been an impressive year for Well Met. As well as opening the £4.5m newly restored Cloth Hall Court venue in the heart of Leeds, the conference department for Leeds Beckett University also celebrated its 10th Birthday in October.

The StudioLeeds Expands its Home Sweet Home

7 December 2017

thestudioleeds has recently completed the expansion of its Riverside West home, adding 4 new state of the art event spaces and doubling its capacity. Works began in July and now thestudioleeds is excited to show off its new additions: Succeed, Mind, Matter, and Cheer.