first direct arena

first direct arena is the major entertainment venue located in the vibrant city centre of Leeds, hosting live music, comedy, entertainment shows, conferences, exhibitions, and sporting events.

The venue is operated by ASM Global, the world’s leading venue management and services company, connecting people through the power of live experiences.

The Arena’s unique “super theatre” style configuration is designed to enhance the visitor experience, with all seats facing the stage and high-quality acoustics providing the best experience in the UK.

Organisers, visitors, delegates, and presenters alike, will enjoy a more intimate atmosphere with reduced viewing distances inside the venue which can accommodate up to 12,000 delegates or 2,250 square meter exhibition space.