Located in the centre of one of England’s picturesque spa towns in Yorkshire, the Harrogate Convention Centre sits on the outskirts of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, but is conveniently less than an hour from York and Leeds.
The venue boasts a 2,000-seat conference auditorium, with 550 removable seats, plus more than 13,000 sqm / 139,930 sqft of exhibition space. Its facilities also include the majestic Royal Hall, a multi-purpose entertainment space with a capacity of 978 theatre-style or 340 for a sit-down dinner. Royal Hall combines Edwardian charm and modern facilities, after an £8 million restoration in 2008.
There’s also six exhibition halls and two studio event spaces, with a capacity of 1,200 delegates for a gala dinner; a 425 sqm / 4,574 sqft King’s Suite for up to 425 delegates theatre-style; and a 650 sqm / 6,996 sqft Queen’s Suite that can be subdivided up into ten individual rooms for small gatherings.
With on-site hotels including the Crowne Plaza and Premier Inn offering 320 bedrooms, there is ample opportunity to experience the famed Yorkshire hospitality.