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7 Reasons To Choose Greece For Your Next Event

While famous for its history and culture, Greece also has modern infrastructure and some amazing conference and event venues. put together our top 7 reasons to choose Greece for your next conference or event. When most people think of Greece they think of the sunny Mediterranean climate, but the country has a lot more to offer than just this.

Maria Toland welcomes Maria Toland to the team are delighted to welcome Maria Toland, Event Executive, to the Event Operations team. We are delighted to her join the team in our head office in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Sarah-Kate joins after in the 5* Fitzwilliam Hotel in Belfast and the Antrim Enterprise Agency.

Winter Conference

Europe’s Best Winter Destinations For Conferences

Winter Conference Events in Europe As temperatures begin to drop across Europe and the Northern Hemisphere many conference and meeting planners will begin to look towards the South of Europe for winter destinations. These destinations offer milder and sunnier climates and …


Top Conference Venues Athens

Year on year Greece is growing as a destination for business travellers. Greece is a country full of culture, history and natural beauty. Greece is a perfect destination for any conference, meeting or incentive trip with iconic buildings, luxury event venues and impressive attractions. The capital city, Athens, has extensive experience hosting large-scale events. Learn more about the top conference venues that Athens has to offer.

April Lei welcome April Lei and Sarah-Kate Burke to the team are delighted to welcome Company Accountant, April Lei, to the Finance team and Event Executive, Sarah-Kate Burke, to the Event Operations team. We are delighted to have both join the team in our head office in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. April joins from UPS where she worked as an accountant. Sarah-Kate joins after working on a variety of events.

Top Tips When Planning a Global Conference

The perfect destination and venue can turn a good event into an unforgettable one. Depending on several factors the choice of destination and venue for your next Global Conference can vary greatly. Finding the perfect destination and venue can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be. We have put together our top tips to consider when planning your next global conference and picking the perfect destination and venue.

The Event Industry Awards 2017

The ninth annual Event Industry Awards took place on Friday, July 14th, at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin. were nominated in 2 categories:

Best Conference – One Zero: The Sports & Tech Conference 2016
Best Event Team

The night was attended by hundreds of industry professionals and offered an opportunity for the industry to come together to network and celebrate the achievements with their peers.


The Streets of Verona, Italy – A Trip for the Senses

The Streets of Verona I recently spent the weekend in the home of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Verona, found in the north of Italy, is without a doubt one of the most romantic getaway cities in Europe. Each day the stunning third century …

International Women's Day Coffee Morning / Dress for Success celebrating International Women’s Day with DFS

“Our success as a global entity would not have been possible without our teams of incredible women and men. It is vital to our economy and our society to work towards gender parity in all industries, and to raise awareness for those that are falling behind, and missing out as a result.”™

AlliedPRA Chris Nolan John Burke Team forms Strategic Global Partnership with AlliedPRA a global player in the MICE sector have announced its new strategic partnership with AlliedPRA, Inc. a leading global DMC based in San Diego, USA. “This partnership exploits the synergy between the two companies to the benefit of our clients, and we look forward to a long and successful run.” Christina Nolan

John F Burke Director - European Conference Destinations

Top European Conference Destinations 2016 – Industry Specialist Recommendations

John F Burke, Director at shares his recommended European Conference Destinations of choice for 2016. With local expert teams in 30 countries, John is the first to know about external influences, and the hidden gems that often crop up due to changes in air access and new venue renovations.

Discount Conference Hotel Copenhagen

Attention all event planners seeking luxury conference venues in Denmark throughout Q1 2016: are offering a 10% discount on all new conference hotel reservations in the modern Bella Sky Hotel in Copenhagen. This stunning venue boasts over 45 event rooms …

Conference in Dublin - Pink Skyline

Dublin Conference Venue – Winter Offer

Attention all event planners: FREE 4* & 5* meeting room hire in Dublin. Based on a Dublin Conference minimum of 200 bed nights guaranteed, complimentary plenary session hire and a 10% discount on accommodation rates, subject to availability. Get in touch today so not to miss this fantastic opportunity! For all short lead events, this could be the solution for your upcoming winter event!

travelling on a vegan diet

World Vegan Month – Business travelling on a vegan diet

Whether you are choosing to commit to the vegan lifestyle for health or ethical reasons, or if you are curious to learn how to go about incorporating vegan meals gradually into your diet, Azra is here to answer a few of our questions, and share her experience and advice on how to business travel on a vegan diet.

Haunted Hotels for Hallows Eve

With Halloween just around the corner, it only seems appropriate to learn more about the most infamous haunted hotels around the world! Why not treat your delegates to something a little different at your next conference event!? Although you might need to plan for some unexpected extra guests on the night!!!

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