Leeds and Venues

Venue for ARCOM 2023

For the 39th Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting, we are returning to the city of Leeds in the County of West Yorkshire in England. For the first time, we will be hosted by the city's Russell Group university, The University of Leeds. The university was founded in 1904 but traces its origins to 1831. Today, it is a vibrant international research-led university that has contributed to creating the built environment over many years in many countries, most notably, through its School of Civil Engineering and Institute for Transport Studies.

Howard Suite, Headingley Stadium   University of Leeds Refectory

Leeds is a vibrant city that is easily accessible and the University of Leeds is about 20 minutes' walk from the city centre, train station, and bus station. For international delegates, the city centre and University are less than 30 minutes by taxi from Leeds Bradford International Airport. Our chosen venues for ARCOM 2023 reflect this city's education and sports heritage. We will be based in the University's stunning Business School. We will have our traditional Monday social evening in the University's unique Refectory and for our Tuesday Annual Conference Dinner, we will be in the Howard Suite at the world-famous Headingley Stadium. We will have a drinks reception before the Annual Dinner at the stadium concourse overlooking both Headingley Cricket Ground and Headingley Rugby stadium. The faithful of the sports of Cricket and/or Rugby League may even have chance to kiss the turf!

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Our venues

General tourist information and visitor resources

More information about hotels and places to stay will be available in due course.