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Highways SIB event to be held at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire

25 September 2016

1,500 visitors to attend highways maintenance and traffic management event from 9-10 November 2016

Accolade for University of Leicester Conference venue

13 September 2016

College Court wins award at Chamber of Commerce event

Steampunk comes to Leicester

12 September 2016

A society responsible for running the world’s largest Steampunk festival has confirmed that it will be hosting a very special New Year event in Leicester. The Victorian Steampunk Society welcomed over 11,000 people to a Festival in the historic city of Lincoln in August and it is anticipated that the New Year event will bring hundreds of new visitors to Leicester and Leicestershire.

International Conference worth over 1 million to Leicester visitor economy

7 September 2016

IAMCR conference is latest success story in strategic campaign to grow business tourism in Leicester and Leicestershire.

College Court wins award at Chamber of Commerce event

5 September 2016

The University of Leicester’s conference and training venue College Court has taken pride of place in a prestigious regional awards dinner. The £17.5million facility has already won a clutch of awards - the latest coming from the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Awards dinner.

Leicester to welcome delegates from 21 countries to international IAMCR conference

7 June 2016

Up to 1,500 UK and international participants expected at International Association for Media and Communication Conference from 27-31 July 2016 at University of Leicester

1,000 delegates to attend conferences in Leicester this spring

29 April 2016

City to host three national events during April and May

Registrations now open for IAMCR Conference in Leicester

5 April 2016

Registrations are now open for the International Association for Media and Communication (IAMCR) Conference, which will be taking place at University of Leicester in July 2016.

Another national conference coming to Leicester

16 March 2016

Up to 120 UK and European delegates to attend Tourism Management Institute event at Curve on 24 May 2016

UK conference buyers hosted on exclusive familiarisation visit

27 January 2016

Showcase of city and county venues for business visitors took place from 22-24 January 2016

College Court Awarded Top Rated Status

20 January 2016

University of Leicester’s conference centre and hotel honoured in the prestigious LateRooms.com Simply The Guest Awards

Conference successes worth over £1 million to Leicester and Leicestershire in 2016

24 November 2015

Leicester Shire Promotions has announced that its event bidding campaign has helped to secure a number of national and international conferences and events to be held in Leicester and Leicestershire in 2016, contributing an estimated extra £1.156 million * to the local economy

Destination Space Needs You: Astronaut TimPeake calls on UK to join his crew

7 October 2015

Backed by the UK Space Agency, science centres across the UK have joined forces with the European Space Agency’s first British astronaut, Tim Peake, to provide children all over the UK with a unique opportunity to join his crew, learn about human space flight and follow life on the International Space Station.

Leicester to host Active City conference

26 June 2015

Leicester will host a pioneering conference next year to promote cities that support cycling, walking and active lifestyles

College Court to increase capacity due to high demand

1 June 2015

University of Leicester Conference Centre and Hotel adds 100-delegate meeting room to its offering

University Of Leicester to host renowned International Media And Communication Conference

11 May 2015

More than 1,000 delegates expected to attend prestigious conference on memory, commemoration and communication

Leicester hosts successful UKinbound Annual Convention

17 February 2015

Leicester has successfully hosted the latest in a number of national conventions to be secured by Leicester Shire Promotions for the city and county. The UKinbound Annual Convention was attended by around 200 delegates from the UK’s tourism industry from 11-13 February 2015.

Athena wins large venue of the year award at UK Event Awards 2014

14 January 2015

Athena, an events venue located in the heart of Leicester’s cultural quarter, today announced that they have received the award for Large Venue of the Year 2014. The award was presented to Athena at the UK Event Awards held at the Marriott Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London on 28th November 2014. The UK Event Awards recognise and reward event organisers, suppliers and event marketers throughout the UK.

Last updated January 2016