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Cloth Hall Court opens its doors to dedicated conferencing

Well Met Conferencing, the conference office at Leeds Beckett University, have officially opened for business with their brand new dedicated conferencing venue, Cloth Hall Court. The city centre venue, sited just two minutes’ walk from Leeds Train Station, has undergone a £4.5m refurbishment to transform it into a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of the [...]


A new multi million pound, state of the art entertainment arena, and conference and exhibition centre is set for the North East as plans by Gateshead Council push forward. Gateshead Council in partnership, with award winning property developers Ask Real Estate and leading investment and development manager PATRIZIA UK, are working with SMG Europe, a [...]

Exhibition best practice takes centre stage at ABPCO round table

ABPCO members met last week at the ICC Birmingham to discuss the place and impact of exhibitions as part of association events.  The round table discussion was an opportunity to share best practice and develop ideas to improve the exhibitions that sit alongside association conferences and congresses. The session was led by Ian Taylor, Venue [...]

Kettering Conference Centre Joins Lime Venue Portfolio

12th July 17, UK: Lime Venue Portfolio has been further strengthened by the addition of Kettering Conference Centre. The Midlands based conference centre adds yet another venue in this key location, whilst also continuing to enhance the group’s growing offering of large, purpose built conference and exhibition facilities, which already includes Yarnfield Park Conference & [...]

Etc.venues announces first Manchester venue – its 16th in the UK

Contemporary city centre event space host etc.venues is to open its first Manchester training, meeting and conference venue in October. Boasting some of the best corporate views in the City, the bright 8th-floor space at 11 Portland St in Piccadilly heralds significant expansion for the fast-growing market ‘disruptor’. With 14 venues in London and one [...]

AECC Recognised for Best Customer Service at Conference Awards

On Friday 30 June, top industry professionals gathered at London’s Tobacco Dock for the Global Conference Network’s sixth annual Conference Awards, where it was announced that Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) were winners of the award for Best Conference Venue Customer Service – over 500 delegates. Having received a record number of award entries [...]

Leeds Beckett University to host LSA Annual Conference

Well Met, the conference office for Leeds Beckett University will be hosting this year’s internationally acclaimed annual Leisure Studies Association (LSA) Conference at The Rose Bowl from Tuesday 4 – Thursday 6 July. Targeted towards academics, students, and professionals who work broadly within the field of leisure, sports and tourism the Leisure Studies Association conference [...]