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Here’s where you can find out about our exceptional venues, innovations and initiatives in the world of conferencing in Leeds. There’s always something happening and there’s always something on the horizon for our city too. Keep up to date with all the updates and developments here. The exceptional venues, unique events, innovations and initiatives that keep Leeds amongst the top UK conference destinations.

Building links between Leeds and China: The SME China Forum comes to Leeds for the first time

Conference Leeds are pleased to be welcoming the arrival of the SME China Forum, an annual event held by the China Britain Business Council, to the city later this year. Leeds College of Music will host the full-day event for between 150 and 200 d

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12 Sep 2019

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Well Met Welcomes Patient Care Conference to Cloth Hall Court

Where would you find a comedy writer, a senior editor of the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and a voice and safety healthcare specialist sharing the same stage? At the up-and-coming two-day ‘Improving Patient Safety’ conference in Cloth Hall Co

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10 Sep 2019

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Leeds welcomes the first National Hydrogen Summit to the city

A brand new conference was held Leeds in on the 27th and 28th of June, with the arrival of the inaugural National Hydrogen Summit at Cloth Hall Court and Leeds Civic Hall. The conference, which was the first of its kind, brought together 260 deleg

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27 Jul 2019

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Putting pen to paper: MEETinLEEDS celebrates success of writing retreat

MEETinLEEDS, the conference facilities of the University of Leeds, is celebrating the success of the recent writing retreat, Mslexicon, which welcomed over 200 delegates to the beautiful Devonshire Hall in Leeds, last weekend. Travelling fr

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23 Jul 2019

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Yorkshire to host new National Film and Television School hub

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is to open a hub in Leeds. NFTS Leeds is part of the School’s strategy to support the growth of film and television production outside London. It is backed by Channel 4 whose new HQ is to be

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22 Jul 2019

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MEETinLEEDS welcomes experts to the UK’s most popular health conference of the year

MEETinLEEDS, the conference facilities of the University of Leeds, welcomes academics to the city for the UK’s most prestigious and popular health IT leadership event, Digital Summer School. Welcoming over 450 delegates from all over the world,

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18 Jul 2019

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Teach First returns to Well Met with record number of trainee teachers

• Well Met hosts 6th annual Teach First Summer Institute • Charity grows the number of teachers recruited by 38% in a year • Most diverse group ever, increasing the proportion of BAME trainees to make up a fifth of this year’s

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17 Jul 2019

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Well Met hosts Regional NUS Lead and Change Conference at the Rose Bowl Leeds

Well Met, the conference office of Leeds Beckett University, will host the National Union of Students (NUS) flagship training event Lead and Change, North Conference at the Rose Bowl city campus (30th July – 1st August 2019). Each year St

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12 Jul 2019

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National recognition for Leeds’ work to become a digital city

Leeds City Council has scooped digital council of the year at the 2019 Digital Leaders 100 awards for its work to improve digital tools, technology and inclusion in the city. The annual awards celebrate the teams and individuals who are wor

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10 Jul 2019

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Emerald Headingley Stadium already proving a gem…

The £45m refurbishment of one of Leeds’ sporting stadia is already proving a sound investment, with a huge influx of bookings for conferences, events and celebrations. Emerald Headingley Stadium, the home of Yorkshire County Cricket Club

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28 Jun 2019

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