Yorkshire Event Centre is an award winning venue located in one of the country's most beautiful, well renowned towns, Harrogate. Based on the Great Yorkshire Showground, the home of the Great Yorkshire Show since 1951, the venue has a rich event heritage spanning almost 70 years.
The facilities that the Yorkshire Event Centre offer are flexible, contemporary and centred around great customer service. This, along with the expert knowledge and passion of the team has helped accelerate the venue to an industry leading reputation for accommodating large conferences, exhibitions, product launches and social events.
Hall 1, the larger of the two event halls can offer 4,320sqm of clear span, naturally lit, ground level event space and with no pillars or obstructions, flexibility and adaptability are maximised.
The colours in the hall, coupled with lots of lovely daylight make Hall 1 a positive, uplifting space to be in. Whether it’s a conference for 3000 delegates or a 250 stand exhibition, Hall 1 is perfect for organisers, delegates and visitors alike. Due to the four large loading doors and ground level access, contractors love working in Hall 1 as well.
Hall 2, at 1,950sqm, is another flexible, adaptable space for up to 1,600 delegates. Benefiting from natural daylight, a large loading door, a newly refurbished café area and most recently, a Changing Places facility, allowing people with profound physical or learning disabilities to attend events and enjoy their time at the venue with the same dignity and convenience as everyone else.
Located a short distance from Harrogate’s sophisticated town centre with fantastic restaurants, bars and accommodation, delegates can make the most of their visit and make an occasion of their time in the town.
By any mode of transport, the Yorkshire Event Centre is easy to get to. Regular trains from Leeds and York, 20 minute access to the A1 by road and less than half an hour from Leeds Bradford Airport, no corner of the country is out of reach. December is set to be a significant month for Harrogate regarding transport with LNER introducing several new Azuma trains to improve and increase the number of services to central London.