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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.

20 things for delegates to try in Leeds in 2020

It’s a new decade, and Leeds has a packed conference calendar full of exciting national and international events. If you’re a delegate visiting Leeds in 2020, here are a variety of experiences and challenges that you can add to your itinerary

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17 Jan 2020

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Keep your conference organisation stress free!

Inspired by Stress Awareness Week, here’s how to keep your conference organisation stress free! Conferences are important events in the year. For many organisations and companies, these annual events are the best place to

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6 Jan 2020

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Things to see and do in Leeds this Autumn

Autumn is the season for all things cosy and colourful in the city of Leeds, and this year is no exception. Whether visiting for a night for a conference or staying a little longer to take part in an exhibition or event, there’s plenty coming up

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22 Oct 2019

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The Ultimate Conference Venue Checklist

At Horizon Leeds we love a good conference. We’re passionate about helping you to create impactful conferences, which are memorable to your delegates and provide a strong return on investment for you

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11 Oct 2019

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5 things to consider when confirming your next venue booking

Megan from Horizon shares her top 5 tips for choosing your next conference venue. Watch the video here.

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11 Oct 2019

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How to spend your first three hours in Leeds

At Horizon Leeds, we’re proud to be a Leeds business born and bred. Our traditional Yorkshire hospitality is a part of everything we do, from our dedicated event planning service to our classic-with-a-twist food provided by local expe

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17 Sep 2019

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The importance of setting event aims and objectives

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28 Aug 2019

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Hosting a conference with a difference?

Here’s how your delegates can enjoy unique experiences in the city of Leeds

27 Aug 2019

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5 Top Tips for Networking

A lot of people find networking a mystery. Whether I walk into the office pumped-up after a morning of networking, or I’m seen popping on my heels and topping up my make-up ready to go to a networking event as people are leaving for their commut

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23 Aug 2019

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How to increase delegate health and wellbeing

Megan Macbrairdy, venue manager at Horizon Leeds, a digitally lead conference and meeting centre developed by NHS Employers, shares tips on how to increase delegate health and wellbeing at events.  

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7 Aug 2019

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