The Island of Ireland, where hard-working meets easy-going

8th Sep, 2016

If you’re looking for the ideal destination for your next conference or event, you need look no further than the Island of Ireland. More and more international organisations and associations are choosing Ireland, where hard-working meets easy-going. Ireland has so much to offer and the Meet in Ireland team is happy to help you, every step of the way.

Ireland has a unique combination of people, place and proximity, which makes it the perfect choice for your next conference destination.


Getting to Ireland couldn’t be easier- there are over 206 routes to Ireland with 78 airlines. Ireland is ideally located on the western tip of Europe, one hour from London and a mere six hours from New York. There are 5 international airports, with many regionals airports well serviced also.

Once in Ireland, a comfortable place to stay awaits you! There are over 900 hotels, with 60,000 bedrooms, waiting to welcome you. These range from international brands to quaint boutique hotels, with every price range catered to, from campuses to castles!

Convention Centre DublinPlace

When it comes to preferred conference destination, Ireland offers a variety of unique and original venues. From dedicated convention centres for up to 8,000 delegates to medieval castles, each venue is inspiring and state-of-the-art.

One of the best known is probably the Convention Centre Dublin, “a greenhouse for ideas that is engineered for imaginations”, where innovation meets hospitality. The CCD has hosted over 750 events with over 700,000 delegate days, and has won 24 industry awards. The CCD remains committed to investing in the newest technologies and latest innovations, ensuring that your conference there enjoys every success.

Another success story in the Island of Ireland is the Belfast Waterfront. Situated in one of Ireland’s most exciting cities; the Belfast Waterfront has undergone a makeover of late, with £30 million investment to renew and expand. The Waterfront now offers over 7000m2 of flexible space, catering for conferences of different sizes.

Belfast City HallWhen it comes to incentive trips, where better to reconnect and relax than Ireland? Explore the modern, cosmopolitan cities or lose yourself in the vast, savage countryside!


Ireland is known worldwide for the welcoming nature of its people. In Ireland, making friends is an everyday business, and there is no such thing as strangers, just friends yet to meet. The Meet in Ireland team is always committed to ensuring your event enjoys every success. When you meet in Ireland, you meet with excellence and professionalism.

What’s more, if you are thinking of bringing an international conference to Ireland, you may apply for financial support to assist you with your bid and maximise delegate attendance. Meet in Ireland takes pride in its dedicated teams in Brussels and Ireland who will help you source a venue, secure financial support, showcasing sample programs or putting you in contact with professionals in Ireland who are ready to cater to your specific needs.

Meet in Ireland
Danielle Neyts
T. +32 (0)2 643 2121

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