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Our team and our partners are experts in their fields, responsible for helping hundreds of world-class conferences find their place in Leeds. We’ve got just the kind of specialist knowledge, hints, tips and tricks that can transform an event from the ordinary to the exceptional, and the experience to put it into practice. Check back for blog posts covering key conferencing topics, city features, tools and case studies.

Key Developments in Leeds: Science and Technology

11 November 2020: Leeds and its residents have had a real impact on the world as we know it, and the city has an impressive track record of people and innovative developments to be proud of. The diversity, modernity and cultural atmosphere of the cit

19 Nov 2020

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Let’s Get Digital: How Leeds’ events have embraced the new normal

In the last few months, we’ve seen how technology can help us stay connected. Zoom, Facetime, Skype and a cacophony of apps have been used worldwide to help friends and families keep in touch to alleviate stress, deliver hope and adapt to what is f

4 Nov 2020

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Outdoor Venues in Leeds

As the conference industry has now been given the go-ahead to start from 1st October, ConferenceLeeds has been thinking about how the needs of conference organisers have changed and which standout features they’ll be looking for when selecting thei

18 Sep 2020

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The Future of Accommodation

Hotels are at the heart of city centres across the UK, so when lockdown was put in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic, accommodation providers were hit hard, with many properties totally closing their doors to their guests for the first time in their h

16 Sep 2020

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The Future of Catering

The conference and events industry has been one of the hardest hit by the Coronavirus pandemic and while the industry now has more clarity on returning to business in October, it is essential that venues ensure that their offering is in alignment wit

21 Aug 2020

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The Future of Conferencing

The Conference and Events Industry is fraught with uncertainty at the moment. In the midst of a global pandemic, our industry has been hit hard. But, if there’s one thing that we do know for certain, it’s that the industry is working harder than

23 Jul 2020

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Horizon introduce new catering option in light of COVID-19

With the events and catering industry taking a huge hit from the impact of COVID-19, Horizon want to ensure that when you return, you can book both space and catering with confidence.

18 Jun 2020

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A Look at Leeds’ Historical Venues

Creating a lasting impression when hosting a conference or event can be achieved in a variety of ways, be it securing highly-esteemed keynote speakers, hosting a unique range of workshops and plenary sessions, or even offering the best …

22 May 2020

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Key developments in Leeds

Leeds and its residents have had a real impact on the world as we know it. And the city has a pretty good track record of people and innovative developments to be proud of. The diversity, modernity and cultural atmosphere of the city

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6 Feb 2020

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Leading the Way: A Sector Spotlight on Leeds’ Digital Industries

Home to 3,500 digital and technology companies, with a digital GVA of £688 million and a growth potential of 92%, Leeds is one of the most innovative digital hubs not only in the UK, but across the globe. Leeds’ digital sector is one of

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24 Jan 2020

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