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Yorkshire Event Centre

Address: Great Yorkshire Showground
North Yorkshire
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Tel: 01423 544544
Fax: 01423 546288
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Contacts: Richard Bell
 - Sales Manager
Paul Ashton
 - Head of Sales
Pippa Wild
 - Administrator
Payment Methods:Mastercard Maestro Visa Visa Delta American Express
Meeting Capacity: 3000 (max)
No. of Meeting Rooms: 2
Catering Capacity: 3000 (max)
No. of Bedrooms: 0
Suitable for car launch: Yes
Member of Associations: Association of Event Venues
Meeting Room
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Location & Parking: Being located approximately half way between London and Edinburgh, and at an east-west midpoint, YEC is geographically suited for national events.
This is facilitated by fast, easy access to major road and rail links, and our proximity to Leeds/Bradford International airport. Yorkshire Event Centre is situated 2 miles from Harrogate train station with a taxi rank available directly outside the station. There's simply masses of free car parking too.
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what our customers say

Zelica Carr (Chief Executive Officer), Ice Cream Alliance
"Easily one of the best event venues in the UK, as evidenced by our annual return to the venue. YEC ticks all the boxes, with its state-of-the-art facilities and contemporary feel, along with its flexible layout. Their overall focus on customer satisfaction is unrivalled. I can't recommend the YEC highly enough. "
Karen Lavender (Senior Event Manager), Statesman Meetings and Events
"For corporate events, the YEC is perfect as our clients need a venue that is central, easy to work in with great access and has a variety of accommodation within a close vicinity. The YEC team are friendly and professional and they really do go the extra mile to help with demanding schedules and workloads. I look forward to working together again in the future. "
Philip Bunn (Managing Director), British Craft Trade Fair
"The YEC is without doubt state-of-the-art. It enhances our trade fair and offers great access for exhibitors, contractors and visitors. YEC puts most other venues in the shade. The catering team provide the best onsite service that I have experienced at an exhibition venue in the UK. "
Helen Wildgoose (Senior Event Manager), MCS Event Pro
"From our initial site visits to post event, the team at YEC are brilliant. Every detail was taken care of. Every staff member we encountered were so friendly and helpful which makes it so much easier for us and our crew. "

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The Yorkshire Event Centre is a contemporary and stylish event space featuring two purpose-built halls with 6,270sqm of indoor level access event space. The Halls provide a versatile, adaptable space offering the opportunity to host a wide range of events. YEC is situated in grounds that extend over 250 acres, each hall has a bright, modern café and offers fantastic views over the Crimple Valley. Free on-site level access car parking available for thousands of cars.

Easily accessible from Harrogate train station, Leeds Bradford International Airport and the A1M. A flexible “can do” approach from our friendly and experienced events team is guaranteed. All loading is on ground floor level to ensure simple, stress free build up and break down. 

All profits from the YEC help to fund the work of our charity, the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.

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