Entries by Ryan Johnson

An exciting announcement

We’re very pleased to announce that the University has acquired a new city centre conference and meeting venue, Cloth Hall Court. Cloth Hall Court has a very well established reputation as one of the best conference and meeting venues in Leeds. Offering a range of spaces including an impressive reception, multiple seminar rooms and break […]

Ending the year on a high, and starting the decade with a bang

We’ve had a busy end to 2019 and an equally busy start to the new decade, with two exciting conferences taking place on campus. The team were proud to welcome the 45th annual EIBA Conference in December, and just this month, the 2020 Quaternary Research Association (QRA) Annual Discussion Meeting. Both events were a great […]

Conferencing trends for 2020

It’s a new year and a new decade, so why not try a new strategy? The start of the year provides the perfect opportunity for reflection, and more importantly, forward thinking for the next 12 months that lay ahead. To beat the competition, conference and events organisers should take advantage of this fresh beginning by […]

A Festive Fundraiser for Leeds Mind

This December, the team have been running a festive advent calendar draw with our colleagues across the Facilities Directorate, with all proceeds going to Leeds Mind. Leeds Mind are one of our chosen charity organisations and we have loved hosting and participating in regular events and activities to raise funds for them over the year. Leeds Mind […]

Taking home ‘Best Accessibility’ at the Academic Venue Awards

This year marked the third edition of the prestigious Academic Venue Awards, specifically crafted to bring together the best of the industry to share knowledge and highlight excellence that has been achieved over the last 12 months. The Academic Venue Conference and Awards took place on the afternoon of Friday 22nd November at the Victory Services Club in London. […]