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What’s on where for St. Patricks Day and how you can get involved

St. Patrick's Day in Dublin, Derry & Dingle In Dublin, the run-up to St Patrick’s Day is an excuse for a four-day festival embracing everything from salsa dancing to céilís; while Derry-Londonderry’s Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Language Week) is a lively and linguistic build-up to the big day, with events throughout the city. The oldest St Patrick’s [...]

What’s on where for St. Patricks Day and how you can get involved2016-10-12T16:49:40+00:00

Ireland to get Hurling on UNESCO Cultural heritage list

Ireland to get Hurling on UNESCO Cultural heritage list The most ancient sport in Ireland is to aim for a spot on the world’s intangible cultural heritage list by UNESCO. The GAA has expressed interest in getting hurling on the list. Minister for Arts and Heritage Heather Humphreys believes Unesco recognition would provide a significant [...]

Ireland to get Hurling on UNESCO Cultural heritage list2016-10-12T16:49:44+00:00

Skellig Michael & Star Wars in Ireland: The Force Awakens

Skellig Michael speaks for itself in the closing scenes of the latest Star Wars film – The Force Awakens The island gives magnificent views during the film including The Wailing Woman, Christ’s Saddle, and the monastery, as well as detailing the 100 stone steps built by monks on the hostile terrain. Skellig Michael lies in [...]

Skellig Michael & Star Wars in Ireland: The Force Awakens2016-10-12T16:49:44+00:00

What can a DMC (Destination Management Company) in Ireland do for you?

What are DMC’s? "DMCs are the location experts," says Kerry O’Sullivan, a destination & events manager and director of Go West Conference, Destination and Events Management. "We are the feet on the street and organise everything from transport, meet and greet at the airport, accommodation, specialist visits and tours and all the tasks that require [...]

What can a DMC (Destination Management Company) in Ireland do for you?2016-10-12T16:49:44+00:00

Visit Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day; we’re all Irish on March 17th

Visit Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day – we’re all Irish on March 17th! What started as a religious festival in honour of the patron saint of Ireland, has evolved into a global holiday marked with parades, music, fireworks, wearing green and heavy drinking – so how did this happen? Why not visit Ireland for St. [...]

Visit Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day; we’re all Irish on March 17th2016-10-12T16:49:44+00:00

Why Ireland? Unique and historic conference destinations in Ireland

Considering destination Ireland is competing with other global conference management cities such as Barcelona, Berlin, London, New York, Sydney, Hong Kong etc – Meet in Ireland have listed useful and helpful information on ‘Why Ireland’ for your next conference. The information details statistics and shows figures on accommodation and venues available in each city [...]

Why Ireland? Unique and historic conference destinations in Ireland2016-10-12T16:49:44+00:00

Conference Technology – 3 lessons in enhancing the conference experience

As conference managers and professional conference organisers in Ireland – we need to be aware of enhancing the delegate experience through technology as well as using measuring true engagement from delegates pre, during and post conference.   Lesson 1: Use Social Media Wisely There are different social media platforms suited to various types of [...]

Conference Technology – 3 lessons in enhancing the conference experience2016-10-12T16:49:44+00:00

Top Tips for Conference Management in Ireland

Conference Management in Ireland has changed over the years.  This blog aims to show case the top tips for Professional Conference Organisers (PCO’s) in Ireland.  With the burst of a bubble and the vanishing of a tiger, Ireland’s Conference Industry changed significantly over night!   Tip 1: Working with Professional Conference Organisers We are [...]

Top Tips for Conference Management in Ireland2016-10-12T16:49:46+00:00

The Importance of a Speaker Liaison at your next Conference

Time and time again clients ask 'do we really need a speaker liaison?' Our answer 100% of the time is ABSOLUTELY!   Tip 1: Speakers require a different service than Delegates Conference organisers invite many speakers before they get to a finalised list, sometimes via a formal letter and in more recent times invites [...]

The Importance of a Speaker Liaison at your next Conference2016-10-12T16:49:47+00:00