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Supporting Communication Matters in 2020

MEETinLEEDS have been working with Communication Matters since we helped them manage their first event in Leeds back in 2013. A UK wide charity, Communication Matters, support people of all ages who find it hard to communicate because they have little or no clear speech. They support the right of individuals to participate in all aspects […]

Event venues retain Green Tourism Gold status

Three MEETinLEEDS accommodation and event venues have been accredited with Green Tourism Gold status. Five University of Leeds buildings, including three conference venues and residences, were audited by the Green Business Tourism Scheme in August, and successfully retained their Gold level accreditation as recognisable sustainable businesses. Henry Price Residences, Storm Jameson Court, and The Refectory […]

Cloth Hall Court accredited with ‘Good to Go’ status!

04/11/20. Important update on our facilities: In-person Conference and Event Activity Temporarily Paused Cloth Hall Court receives Visit Britain accreditation for safe meetings and events. MEETinLEEDS is delighted to announce that our Cloth Hall Court venue has been accredited with Visit Britain ‘We’re Good to Go’ status, so we can confidently and safely host events for […]

What we miss about campus!

Who knew that when we left the office on 20th March that we would still be relying on our laptops and home Wi-Fi connections? Our business development Manager, Emma, has had a lot of time to think about what we miss about our everyday pre-Covid lives that we once took for granted. Our wonderful campus has […]

International Medieval Congress 2020 goes virtual

Mixing the past with the present: 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. Hosted on […]

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MEET the TEAM: Introducing Anthony Lowe

Next up in the Operations team, we speak with Anthony Lowe, MEETinLEEDS’ Conference and Events Manager, who shares his thoughts on the challenges faced by the industry, as well as what the recent changes mean for the customer. What does a day in your position look like? Whether I’m in the office or working an […]