2 ladies 1 in an orange dress and the other in a black dress holding a star shaped award.


Another award win at prestigious CHS awards for Leeds venue

Leeds, June 18th, 2019 – Horizon Leeds, the Leeds-based venue hire business, has been recognised as the best conferencing and events venue in the UK for onsite technology for the 4th year running at the CHS Awards. The awards put the spotlight on exceptional hotels, independent venues and facilities that CHS believes should be recognised for their service to the industry.

Over 230 venues entered the 5th edition of the annual CHS awards, which saw Horizon Leeds compete against other short listers including Cloth Hall @ Well Met, Mews Systems Limited and Unique Venues of Birmingham on the 6th June. A panel of over 50 industry professionals, including Capita Travel and Events, Ashfield Meetings and Events, ArrangeMy and Capital One were involved in the judging process.

The venue teamed up with experienced Yorkshire based interactive audio-visual specialist’s Fired Up Technologies in 2017 to re-imagine their digital technology offering, with new digital signage systems for each room and refreshment area, large format interactive touch displays in Inspire@ and HD laser projectors to create the award winning facility in Create@, that delivers a truly unique interactive conferencing and training environment.

Megan MacBrairdy, Venue Manager of Horizon Leeds said:

“We’re thrilled to win best onsite audio-visual award again. At Horizon Leeds, we are passionate about providing our clients with the latest digital technology to ensure that event objectives are fulfilled and a return on investment is achieved, so it’s great to be recognised for this.

We will continue to develop our facilities to stay at the forefront of conferencing technology, working with companies like Fired Up Technologies to improve upon existing and new innovative spaces, that always leave a lasting impression on our clients. Watch this space for what we bring to the table over the next 12 months”

Emma Cartmell, Chief Executive Officer, CHS Group said:
“We had a record number of entries and were inundated with nominations from a wide range of organisations big and small – a testament to the wealth of talent and enthusiasm in the MICE industry.”

Horizon offers a wide range of services that can support businesses and organisations with any conferencing, meeting and training needs, it’s emphasis on digital technology and light creative spaces help make these essential business events more engaging and collaborative.

From their CREATE@, CREATE@1 and CREATE@2 rooms to their INSPIRE@, THINK@ and ENGAGE@, Horizon Leeds provide a superior range event technology solutions that incorporates large screens with integrated PA systems, wireless presenter technology and ceiling speakers. There use of AR, VR and interactive poll technology, is a fantastic way to truly immerse an audience in a company’s world and gain confidential feedback in real time. Nothing is beyond the realm of possibility at Horizon Leeds, and together with the client they think of innovative ways to way each event a success.

This, together with our personalised approach to event planning, 5 star reviews and bespoke package options have ensured that 100% of clients have said that they would use Horizon Leeds in the future and would recommend to a colleague.
The team are always looking to work with businesses to improve the delivery of their events, for more information about their facilities just contact [email protected]