Business Open Day 2024

We invite local business professionals to join us and find out more about the opportunities to partner with Leeds University Business School.

Why attend?

You’ll hear first-hand from businesses who have already benefited from our expertise, and who want to share their experience with you. You’ll also meet with our academic team who can explain more about the opportunities to collaborate, inspire and learn with us.

You can find out more about our range of opportunities including:

  • joint research and innovation projects
  • access to talented students and graduates
  • executive education
  • mentoring and volunteering
  • expert consultancy
  • knowledge exchange

Who should attend?

The event is open to individuals from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Whether you’re an SME with ambitions for growth, a large corporate that needs to find an innovative solution, or a charity that wants to access our great diverse pool of student talent, there’s something for you.

We welcome any business professional who is interested in understanding how they can grow, innovate or transform their organisation.

Plenary Sessions

9 plenary sessions will run throughout the day covering the themes of Collaborate, Inspire and Learn.

For full details or to register visit Eventbrite here.

Registration for this event closes at 5pm on Thursday 13 June 2024.
To register to attend after this date, please contact the External Engagement team at


Is there car parking available nearby?

There is limited on-street parking around the University and a public pay and display car park on Woodhouse Lane. Visitors who would like to park on the University of Leeds campus can find out more information by visiting our Car Parking website:

There are some disabled parking bays outside of the building. Please contact the External Engagement Team at to book a space.

Is the building accessible?

The building is fully wheelchair accessible. The lecture theatre has an Assistive Listening System. There is level access into this room via the lift.

I have special dietary requirements, will there be anything suitable for me?

There will be vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free refreshments available. Please contact with the External Engagement Team at if you have any additional dietary requirements.

I have a question that hasn't been answered here. Who should I contact?

Please contact the External Engagement Team at

Please note

  • There will be a photographer present at the event. Photography from the event may be used by Leeds University Business School to share news about the event, and to publicise future events. Images may be used in press releases, printed publicity and published on the website and social media.
  • This registration process is being managed through Eventbrite, a third-party platform that provides a comprehensive event experience for you and us. This means you are providing data to Eventbrite and must agree to their privacy policy terms, and we will also use your data as per our own privacy policy.

If you have any concerns please contact the External Engagement Team at