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.


The QHotels Group today announced a £16million investment in a significant renovation of The Queens Hotel, Leeds, located in the very heart of Leeds city centre.

26 Jan 2021

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Look to Horizon for a new dawn of digital events

High-quality digital events are now a reality with Horizon Leeds’ brand new Virtual and Hybrid Streaming Studio. With multi 4K camera set up, in-ear and on-screen cues, control room and professional sound and lighting equipment.

23 Oct 2020

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Leeds is crowned best events destination at UK conference awards

ConferenceLeeds is thrilled to announce that the city of Leeds has been crowned Best Events Destination at the 2020 C&IT Awards, which was held virtually on Thursday the 24th of September.

25 Sep 2020

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Medievalists go digital with new event app, as Europe’s largest medieval congress goes virtual

Last week, Europe’s largest medieval event, the International Medieval Congress (IMC), swapped its annual visit to University of Leeds’ campus for a virtual event, due to the restrictions presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

29 Jul 2020

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University of Leeds Event App goes Live

MEETinLEEDS has worked in collaboration with the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies to host a virtual version of the 4th Arabic Linguistics Forum (ALiF 2020), 30th June – 2nd July on the new University of Leeds Event App.

3 Jul 2020

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ConferenceLeeds launches virtual tours for Leeds leading venues

ConferenceLeeds, is delighted to launch its new campaign, Virtual Leeds, as a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

10 Jun 2020

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thestudio venues have been looking at ways to support and guide event planners once the city centre event venue is re-open for business.

10 Jun 2020

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The city of Leeds has had a real impact on the world as we know it. Leeds has a position as the epicentre of the modern north, with exceptional experiences, unique venues and radical innovators on display in the city.

22 May 2020

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Digital Festival celebrates global reach

Leeds Digital Festival has closed its virtual doors following a successful, two-week online celebration, which saw 134 events take place over 10 days.

13 May 2020

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Leeds Digital Festival moves online amidst COVID-19 outbreak

The Leeds Digital Festival, which is the UK’s largest tech event, has announced that it is hosting its spring event online, as a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual events are set to go ahead in April, with the physical festival expect

8 Apr 2020

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