Convention of the North 2024

A powerful, unifying voice of the North

The Convention brings together political, business, community and academic leaders to collaborate on a shared agenda for the future of the North.

The Convention of the North aims to build a thriving and well-connected Northern powerhouse that will unlock the region’s full potential to deliver sustainable, healthy and inclusive growth.

Established in 2018, it is an influential annual event in the political and business calendar, a powerful shared brand, and a well-developed network of partners for information-sharing and collaboration.

This year, from 29 February – 1 March, the Convention will take place in Leeds. You can find out more here.

It will be an opportunity to hear from a wide range of speakers and for you to help shape the future of the North. This is an inclusive event drawing on diverse voices, including young people. Key themes will be:

  • Net Zero
  • Transport
  • Trade and Investment
  • People and Place