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Conference and Hospitality Show 2018 sees record number of attendees

27 April 2018

The sold-out Conference and Hospitality Show (CHS18) held this week, Tuesday 24 April, at Leeds first direct arena saw a 19 per cent increase in visitor numbers from the previous year. The event welcomed a range of event organisers, PAs and meetings professionals from across the UK.

Dinner is served – Cloth Hall Court hosts first dinner with FinTech North

27 April 2018

Wednesday 25 April was a first for Cloth Hall Court, part of the Well Met conferencing department for Leeds Beckett University, when it played host to the speakers, sponsors and special guests of FinTech North for the venue’s very first dinner.

Teach First bring brand new leadership programme to Yorkshire

27 April 2018

On 28 April, Well Met at Leeds Beckett University will host one of the first events for Leading Together, an innovative new programme for schools from charity Teach First.

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.

Visual Media Conference 2018 returns to Leeds Beckett University

25 April 2018

The Visual Media Conference (VMC) returned to the Rose Bowl for the fifth consecutive year. Well Met, the conference office for Leeds Beckett University, hosted the annual event on Tuesday 27 March.

CHS Awards 2018 announce shortlist

24 April 2018

CHS Group is excited to reveal the shortlisted nominees for the 2018 CHS Awards. The annual awards will take place on 31 May at The Principal Hotel in Manchester.

Introducing Leeds Bradford: Yorkshire’s Airport

12 April 2018

Leeds Bradford Airport is delighted to announce the official unveiling of its updated brand.

Following the appointment of a new Chief Executive, new ownership and a number of exciting changes to the terminal all now well underway, the airport has taken the decision to rebrand.

ConferenceLeeds celebrates international conference win as healthcare society comes to the UK for th

11 April 2018

ConferenceLeeds is delighted to announce that the city has been chosen to host the International Society for Knowledge for Surgeons on Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty (ISKSAA) signature event, the ISKSAA Global Summit, which for the first time in the conference’s 15-year history is being held outside of India. The event will see an estimated 500 delegates attend Cloth Hall Court between 21st – 22nd June 2018, with the aim of sharing knowledge, promoting good practice and inspiring the next generation of surgeons in Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty.

The digital hub of the North: ConferenceLeeds celebrates the return of Leeds Digital Festival

9 April 2018

Leeds is one of the most innovative digital hubs in the UK, now being home to over 3,500 digital and technology companies across a range of industries. Furthermore, Leeds now has a digital GVA of £688 million with a growth potential of 92% , and the upcoming Leeds Digital Festival will further shine a spotlight on the city’s digital strengths. With less than a week to go until the Festival, ConferenceLeeds highlights some of the exciting events that those attending can look forward to.

MEETinLEEDS celebrates the return of Food Colloids Conference to the UK after 14 years

6 April 2018

MEETinLEEDS is delighted to announce that Leeds has been chosen to host the 17th Food Colloids Conference, which will take place 8th – 11th April 2018. For this year’s conference, MEETinLEEDS will be collaborating with the School of Food and Nutrition, bringing together the very best conferencing spaces and a host of academic events. The biennial conference will see an estimated 300 delegates from 30 nations across the world attend the University of Leeds to expand and exchange knowledge in Food Colloids.

Spotlight Blog Interview: Samme Allen, Chairman of Judges for CHS Awards 2018

5 April 2018

We are counting down the days until the annual CHS Awards on the 31st of May in Manchester.

Now in its fourth year, the glittering awards ceremony is a fun-filled evening celebrating the best of the UK’s hotels, venues and event suppliers.

Leeds to host the first ever Creative Cities Convention

5 April 2018

ConferenceLeeds is celebrating Leeds’ thriving creative and digital sector, the fastest growing in the UK, as the city is chosen to host the first-ever Creative Cities Convention