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.

Put wellbeing at the heart of your conference.

Leeds is famous for more than its city centre. Venturing beyond means that historic houses, beautiful parks and vibrant urban villages are right at your fingertips. Escaping the hustle and bustle of the city centre and giving your delegates a chance

14 Feb 2022

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Not just for sleeping: global hotel brands that provide spectacular overnight experiences in Leeds

Chain hotels are the elite of the hospitality sector. Think time-honoured art deco to sleek contemporary architecture, and warm classical interiors to mid-century modern design.

26 Jan 2022

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Experience business meetings with a difference this festive season

As the nights draw to a close early and the air develops a bitter cool pinch, we fall back on the festive season to bring us ambient light and cosy warmth, especially when many of us spend the majority of the daylight hours at work. Though, just beca

8 Dec 2021

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Foodie capital of the North: How you can get a taste of Leeds at your next event

Leeds has a reputation for being the foodie capital of the North. Home to a vibrant and diverse food and drink scene, the city boasts an enviable combination of a thriving independent and street food community as well as a Michelin star restaurant an

27 Oct 2021

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Independent venues: Tech at your fingertips

Leeds is a city at the forefront of technological innovation. Home to some of the most innovative businesses of our time and a digital festival which has become the largest tech event in the UK, Leeds has emerged as the fastest growing digital econom

25 Oct 2021

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Fuelling your creativity – How independent venues can inspire 

Leeds is a city full of surprises. A modern city with a rich industrial past, brimming with culture while boasting a vibrant city centre and an eclectic food and drink scene. From entrepreneurs and craftspeople to creatives and cooks, the city is a h

18 Oct 2021

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Leeds aims to be carbon neutral by 2030: Here’s how the City’s Independent Venues are making a difference

Choosing Leeds for your next event means choosing a city that is working to reduce its carbon footprint, reduce pollution and noise, promote cycling and walking and the use of public transport whilst building sustainable infrastructure for the future

14 Oct 2021

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Behind the scenes – the teams helping you experience the exceptional

To celebrate Independence Venues Month, Conference Leeds has gone behind the scenes to find out more about the teams who drive the city’s unique and independent venues helping organisers and delegates to experience the exceptional. 

4 Oct 2021

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Independent Venues in Leeds

Leeds is a city that is fuelled by independence. From shopkeepers and craftspeople to creatives and cooks, the city is a host to unique venues and radical innovators at the forefront of tech, healthcare, culture and sport.

9 Jul 2021

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Travel and Transport

As the epicentre of the North, Leeds welcomes millions of visitors to the city every year for both business and pleasure, and it couldn’t be easier to plan your trip to the city.

11 Jun 2021

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