DRPG celebrated the launch of its new Ireland office with the event, held in the ICC Belfast
The fast-growing booking platform now lists Dublin and venues around Ireland
The health and lifestyle event will run from 9-10 February 2019
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
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.
Failte Ireland has secured four international conferences worth almost €2m to the Irish economy through its Conference Ambassador Scheme. The news comes as it is revealed that the tourism board is targeting an 8% growth in revenue in 2015 to €61.5m.