Leeds conference showcases the city’s independent venues
Conference Leeds, the conference office for the city of Leeds, has launched a month-long campaign to showcase the range of independent venues the city has to offer.
“Independent Venues Month” will see the office highlight the city’s central role by posting content that aims to inspire conference planners and delegates to explore the experiences, benefits and services on offer. premises.
Through its partnership with the Independent Venues Group (IVG), which includes Horizon, Northern Ballet, Duke Studios, The Studio and Leeds Conservatory, Conference Leeds has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the emergence of the industry after a particularly difficult time. .
In a recent roundtable with abortion, Conference Leeds identified some of the key considerations of organizers and delegates and how these can be taken into account by unique venues. These considerations include the emphasis on sustainability, exceptional catering, cutting-edge technology, creative event planning, and the personal touch offered by the teams at the heart of each venue.
Sally Tiplady, Head of Events and Business Development at Northern Ballet and spokesperson for the Independent Venues Group, commented: “We are delighted that Conference Leeds is launching Independent Venues Month, which will demonstrate how fundamental our offering is to the resumption of the city after Covid.
“The Independent Venues Group has worked closely to support each other throughout the UK’s lockdown and campaigns such as Independent Venues Month will ensure our offering is front and center for conference planners and delegates who wish to continue supporting smaller and unique sites like us returning to pre-pandemic life.
Claire Heap, Head of Conference Leeds, said: “Independent Venues Month aims to raise the profile of the many unique venues that are at the forefront of Leeds’ conference portfolio. Independent venues are the beating heart of Leeds, as their unique offerings and personalized experiences contribute significantly to the character of our city and have a reputation for leaving a lasting impression on national and international delegates.
She concluded: “Throughout the pandemic, we have become increasingly aware of the importance of supporting our independent venues, all of which provide the perfect setting for hosting a memorable conference experience. As we embark on post-pandemic life, it is imperative that we continue to strengthen our indies to give delegates the opportunity to experience the exceptional. “