Leeds is the cultural, financial and commercial heart of West Yorkshire. Leeds is the country's fourth largest urban economy and the largest legal centre in the UK after London. It boasts a good selection of hotels especially around the waterfront.

Bristol is the largest centre of culture, employment and education in the south west of England and a previous European Green Capital. With its excellent transport hub and a wide range of hotels it is a popular destination for regional conferences and meetings.

Belfast is the administrative capital of Northern Ireland and a centre for industry, business and law. It has undergone a major regeneration in recent years with the opening of a range of large chain and small boutique hotels plus some impressive events venues

Cardiff is the capital and largest city in Wales with its new waterfront area at Cardiff Bay home to the Welsh Assembly. It is a city with a good hotel base and a strong sporting tradition – it was the European City of Sport in 2014

Director: Sally set up Choice Locations after spending more years than she cares to admit to working in the industry - on 'both sides of the fence'. She worked for several hotel groups before starting Choice Locations. 'We are totally independent - we do not promote any hotel group over another; we simply provide the best options at the best rates in the chosen location.

Reservations and Administration Manager: Tracy was new to the hotel and meetings industry when she joined Choice Locations. Since then she has got to know virtually every major hotel in the UK and a huge number in Europe. She knows their strengths and weaknesses and their willingness to negotiate. She knows what is new and which hotels have been refurbished. A great contact to have - keep her number on speed-dial.

Conference Manager: Amanda has built up an encyclopaedic knowledge of conference venues. This, coupled with superb negotiating skills ensure clients always get the best venues at the best rates. Amanda's specialist subject is 'meetings, conferences and banquets' - she is unbeatable and you need her on your team.


Business Development Manager: Alison joined Choice Locations after a successful sales career with Millennium Copthorne Hotels. Alison, like all senior members of the Choice Locations team, has great experience and knowledge of the conference and banqueting industry.

Account Manager: Caroline manages a range of clients, getting to know their special requirements. “I love working closely with clients. I also think it is important to see as many new venues and hotels as possible. It keeps my ‘product knowledge’ up to date. It means that when I inspect a venue I immediately know whether it will appeal to a client” says Caroline.

Reservations Co-ordinator: Ann has gained a wealth of hotel and hospitality experience following a 25 year career working in venues including the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and a range of top-grade hotels, amongst them the Hyatt Regency Hotel Birmingham, Solihull Moat House and latterly Swinfen Hall in Lichfield. Ann knows how hotels work ‘from the inside’ and will be delighted to share her knowledge.