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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.

Avoid getting hot under the collar this summer…

It’s finally here, the British summer has decided to make an appearance halfway through the year. Better late than never we say! Before we strut our stuff in shorts and add cocktail umbrellas to all our cold drinks, there is one

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10 Jul 2019

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The dreaded C word! …Reasons to book a Christmas venue now!

Some top tips on getting your Christmas venue booked by our friends at The Studio

3 Jul 2019

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Sustainability spotlight: Go local with your event catering

The Menurama survey, undertaken by food service analyst Horizons, recently found that there is a growing trend for restaurants listing the provenance, local sourcing and the weighting of meat and fish options available on their menus. The findings

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3 Jun 2019

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5 helpful tips to find your perfect venue

Our friends at the Studio Leeds have written this piece about how to find a perfect venue…..We appreciate finding the perfect match is a challenge, we appreciate a helping hand never goe

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31 May 2019

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Sustainability spotlight: Ways to make your event paperless

The hospitality sector has already been identified as one of the biggest offenders when it comes to being sustainable. Many believe this starts and ends with plastic, and though we’ve discussed the detrimental effect that plastic pollution is ha

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17 May 2019

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Sustainability spotlight: How to reduce plastic use at your next event

The stats on plastic pollution paint a scary picture about the impact it is having on the planet. For example, 8 million tons of plastic e

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10 May 2019

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Another year, another excellent digital festival!

The Leeds Digital Festival, the North’s largest digital festival, takes place between 23rd April – 3rd May 2019 and is a city-wide, open platform celebration of all things digital within the city. Since its birth in 2016, the festival has grow

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26 Apr 2019

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Leeds rises in rankings as a major UK tech-sector destination

Leeds has risen four places as a major UK tech sector destination in a rankings list, compiled by global real estate advisor CBRE. The ‘Tech Cities’ top 25 rankings, excluding London, shows Leeds has moved up from tenth to 6th as a major desti

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26 Apr 2019

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Sustainability – choosing a walkable city

The hospitality sector has been identified as one of the biggest offenders when it comes to being sustainable, thanks to the size of the industry and its extensive use of single-use plastic products. Venues can make green changes themselves and, i

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15 Apr 2019

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IBTM 2019: Why a successful show is made through the pre and post show activity

Charlotte Podlewska, Business Development Manager for ConferenceLeeds, reflects on this year’s IBTM World and explains why the activity before and after the show is key to the success of attending businesses.

4 Apr 2019

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