Leeds CVB expands West Yorkshire coverage

Conference Leeds has expanded its geographical coverage beyond the city to take in some 250 venues across West Yorkshire. Designed to provide a one-stop shop for the region, Conference Leeds now also covers Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield and Calderdale, as well as Leeds itself. “This is an exciting time for Leeds and West Yorkshire,” said head of Conference Leeds Nicky Lockwood. “Leeds has built a great reputation as a conference city and now we can not only offer buyers a huge variety of venues, but also an amazing choice of corporate and incentive activities as well.” The organisation keeps the Conference Leeds moniker and has also appointed business tourism officer Claire Heap. A Leeds Met graduate, Heap previously worked with Conference Leeds until 2004 before becoming tourism marketing officer at Hull City Council.

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