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Leeds Beckett University Light it in Red to support the UK event industry

Our university joined over 600 venues that have signed up to draw attention to the impact of Covid 19 on the event industry by illuminating their buildings in red on the evening of 6th July 2020

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Introducing Pride month

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced us to reflect on many things that had all too easily become routine. To an extent, Pride had, for me, fallen into this category.

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Tour de Yorkshire tourism research features in the June edition of Pro Cycling magazine

Research into the social impact of the 2018 and 2019 Tour de Yorkshire in Doncaster by colleagues in the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management features in the June edition of Pro Cycling magazine.

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UKCEM Alumna is a 'Bright Prospect'

UK Centre for Events Management Alumna, Chary Wilson, has been named as one of the most brightest prospects under 30 at The Caterer’s Acorn Awards 2020. 

Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). It is one of those dates in the LGBT+ calendar that we need, but wish that we didn’t.

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The Golden Robes

An impressive number of colleagues have been nominated this year for Golden Robe awards.

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Covid-19: Events Postponed for Now but Planning for the Future

Glenn Bowdin, Principal Lecturer in Events Management at the UK Centre for Events Management, and Treasurer of the Association for Events Management Education (AEME) comments on the extraordinary efforts The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) are taking to support the events industry.  

UK Centre for Events Management collaborate with Eventbrite

The UK Centre for Events Management, in collaboration with Eventbrite, the UK’s largest event ticketing agency, held our annual industry led conference Event Futures.

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Ninki Nanka Study Tour 2020

Three Leeds Beckett students from various countries recently started a journey to “the smiling coast of West Africa” on the the Ninki Nanka Trail – a Community Based Tourism trail linking up a selection of villages and natural and cultural heritage sites along the River Gambia.

19/02/20
 Tania Phayre
 Joëlle Prins
 Daniela Schöb
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Dr Simon Woodward’s Collaboration in Finland

In early February, Dr Simon Woodward spent time at Laurea University of the Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.

19/02/20
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