Independent Venues Month

Independent Venues Month

1st - 31st October

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.  

To celebrate the return of in person events, Conference Leeds in partnership with its independent venues are having a month-long celebration showcasing everything that the city’s independent and unique venues have to offer and the exceptional event experiences they can provide.  

All our unique and independent venues offer something extra special, whether that be at the head-quarters of the highly acclaimed Northern Ballet, enjoying the vibrant and creative spaces at Studio Leeds, the long respective heritage at Aspire or the awarding winning community enterprise, Shine where every meeting and event they host truly makes a difference.  

#ExploreIndieLeeds by browsing our independent venue offering and find out more about Independent Venues Month here.

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. Hosting your conference at one of our many independent venues will ensure that your delegates will experience the exceptional, at a unique and curated conference or event.

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Conference Leeds champions city’s independent venues with month-long campaign

Conference Leeds, the conferencing bureau for the city of Leeds, is celebrating the return of in-person events to connect with the city’s independent venues through the launch of a month-long campaign which will shine a spotlight on the fantastic range of independent venues the city has to offer.

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Technology, safety and bespoke experiences: Conference Leeds identifies conference organisers’ top considerations

Conference Leeds, the conferencing bureau for the city of Leeds, has revealed the key considerations of conference organisers as in-person events resume, following the results from the Independent Venues Group’s round table discussion which was hosted by Conference Leeds. The Independent Venues Group represents some of Leeds’ leading independent venues.

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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.

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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 host to unique venues and radical innovators at the forefront of tech, healthcare, culture and sport.

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By 2050 the event industry aims to be carbon neutral: Find out what Leeds’ independent venues are doing to secure a greener future

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

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