4th June 2020, UK: CHS Group, the organiser behind CHS Leeds, have announced that its 2020 event, scheduled for 7 July has been cancelled. The announcement follows confirmation that the event’s host venue, the firstdirect Arena, will be unable to accommodate the event.

In preparation for reopening to conferences and events later in the year, Unique Venues Birmingham have developed a brand new conferencing package to allow event organisers to live stream their conferences to thousands of delegates worldwide.

COVID-19 has changed a huge amount about the way we live our lives, and many of these changes are likely to stay in place once the lockdown ends. Venues and events companies are now planning their safe environment measures for re-opening. To reflect this, Leeds based marketing company JLife Ltd has launched a new digital display with auto-dispensing hand sanitiser ideal for the hotel and corporate event venue market.

The CHS Group supports a number of initiatives that are raising the profile of the now £70bn UK events industry.

The Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) latest research has revealed the majority (82%) of UK venues could operate with social distancing measures but will require continued government support.

The Meetings Show – due to take place on 24-25 June – is being postponed to the autumn as a result of the continuing situation with COVID-19.

Celebrated on 22 nd of April each year since 1970, and now known as the planet’s largest civic event, the theme of Earth Day this year is ‘Climate Action.’

The CHS Awards provide UK hotels, venues and suppliers with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their facilities and services.

In light of the Government’s advice about mass gatherings, CHS Leeds has switched dates to Tuesday 7th July 2020.

The CHS Awards showcase the best of the UK hospitality industry - from hotels and venues to suppliers and buyers – is now open for 2020 entries.