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Ireland meets the North of England

As part of its push to grow corporate meetings and association conferences from Great Britain, Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI organised a B2B workshop and networking event in Manchester, recently, attended by 27 tourism enterprises from the island of Ireland. Tourism Ireland appointed CHS Group to help organise the event and recruit the buyers

MCI boss says BRIC nations blocked growth

The economic slowdown in emerging national economies has hurt the permance of global event organisers. Sebastien Tondeur, CEO at MCI Global, said that instability in the Middle East has also impacted negatively on the international events industry. MCI is headquartered in Geneva with offices in the UK and Ireland. According to its latest financial results, EBITDA fell from €15,693,000 to €11,100,000 in 2014 and net profit fell from €5,402,000 to €790,000.