Wednesday 11th March 2020 - Hilton Hotel,

Neville Street, Leeds LS1 4BX

This is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate and show case the very best UK-wide practice in career development

The Award winners, one in each category, will be announced at the UK Career Development Awards Dinner, on Wednesday 11 March 2020, at The Hilton Hotel, Leeds. (Awards brochure)

For the first time in 2020, the CDI will be recognising and presenting new Fellowships at this black tie event, which regularly attracts over 120 guests. The UKCDA is now firmly established in the CDI's calendar of events and provides an excellent opportunity for us to celebrate and show case the very best UK-wide practice in career development. Please note all short-listed entrants MUST attend the Awards Dinner. 

The price per person is £30 + VAT and £290 + VAT for a table of 10 paid for on one invoice.

If you purchase a table of ten, please email the names of your colleagues/guests to

Book your place at the Awards Dinner through our online booking system.

See a short video of the 2019 UKCDA

Programme for the evening

  • 7.00pm - Pre-dinner reception - Brigante Foyer
  • 7.30pm - Seats for dinner and presentation of the first CDI Fellowships - Brigante Suite
  • 8.30pm - Awards presentation commences
  • 10.30pm - Awards presentation concludes
  • Late bar and disco


Hilton Hotel

The special bed and breakfast rate for the CDI is £105 (sole occupancy). We have reserved 40 rooms which will be allocated on a first come basis.

To book your accommodation simply use this link - booking accommodation online

The Hilton Hotel, Leeds is a 4-star hotel, located within three minutes walk of the railway station and Leeds City Square. Recreational amenities include a health club, an indoor pool, and a sauna. The hotel has an integral car park (with tight turns!), priced at £15 for overnight parking. Maps and directions.

Alternative hotels

There are a number of three and four star hotels within 3-8 minutes walk of the Hilton - see

  • Very close by: 4-star Queens Hotel and Marriott - 4 minutes walk from the Hilton
  • Premier Inn - City Gate, Wellington St,, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS3 1LW - 5 minutes walk; 0.8 miles from the Hilton Hotel.