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Welcome Back Louise Ryan – Event Director are delighted to welcome back an old friend and colleague, Louise Ryan. Louise is no stranger to our operations team, with a rich event operations history going back as far as 2010! Last month Louise has re-joined the team in the capacity of Event Director

Malta Conference Venues

Malta Conference Venues Fam Trip put together a venue packed familiarisation trip for event professionals in September 2015. A rich and diverse group of events professionals were selected to experience Malta conference venues and activities as a sample experience for their upcoming conferences, meetings and corporate events.

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Luggage Allowance and Restrictions – A Guide to Airline Regulations

Airlines can vary in their hand luggage allowances, both in dimensions and weight. The average weight for hand luggage tends to be around 10kg, and measurements are often around 55 x 40 x 25cm in diameter for Economy Class, with more weight allowance in Business Class. Here is a break down of hand luggage allowances by airline as of July 2015.

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Tetris Packing – Clothes Folding Hacks for more space and less creasing

We travel a lot to perform site inspections and set-up conferences, so our hand luggage packing and clothes folding hacks have become rituals we can do with our eyes closed! Here are a few packing tips from seasoned business travellers. Clothes Folding …

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Malta Educational Trip Opportunity 2015

Considering Malta for your next conference or event? and are putting together an active itinerary of site visits and cultural experiences for our Malta Educational Trip this Summer! Limited spaces available! Fill in this short application form, and one of …

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It’s in the Bag! – How to choose the right carry-on luggage

If you are planning on travelling a lot, you will thank yourself for investing in a well-designed light weight bag. Don’t make the common mistake of choosing a stylish, hard-shelled bag with all the bows and whistles, but unable to …

Gavin Malone - Sales Co-ordinator

A warm welcome to Gavin Malone – Sales Co-ordinator have recently appointed Gavin Malone as the new Sales Co-ordinator. A DKIT graduate with extensive experience in the hospitality and events industry, Gavin is responsible for sales and account management for all global enquiries and events across EMEA. Get in touch …

Event Industry Awards 2015

Event Industry Awards 2015 Finalists

We are delighted to announce that have been short-listed to win the Best Event Management Company at The Event Industry Awards 2015! The Event Industry Awards 2015 (EIA) are returning to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Burlington Road, to celebrate …

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Dress for Success Dublin – Supporting women returning to work are very proud to support Dress for Success Dublin as they offer advice, support and clothes to women returning to work, or looking to start their career with confidence and style. As the seasons are changing from Spring to Summer, …

Fiona Kerr EIA People Awards 2015

Fiona Kerr Short-listed for EIA People Awards 2015!

Fiona Kerr has been working with for the past three years, and to this day she is renowned as the Registrations Guru. No matter the number of delegates, the locations of venues, and right down to the individual requests, Fiona seamlessly ensures all needs and requirements are met. This job brings tears to most, but Fiona maintains her bright and bubbly energy throughout. It is no wonder her clients saw Fiona fit for an award of excellence in 2015!

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Event Marketing Industry Tips

It is glaringly obvious to state that the world we live in today is very much an ever changing digital world. However for some reason, we still insist on putting the word ‘digital’ before almost any work term that involves technological systems, which is almost all of them! And as we rapidly power through innovative game changing technologies, not everyone is taking advantage of these wonderful, time saving, cost saving, and often entertaining tools. The conference organised by SoolNua and hosted by Padraig Gilligan and Patrick Delaney focused on the three important concepts of growth and effectiveness in an ever growing, ever changing economy of the digital age: event marketing technology, strategy, and execution. With some added yoga positions for health and balance!

Event Manager of the Year Nominee Brian Hand

Brian Hand Nominated for Event Manager of the Year at the Event Industry Awards 2015

Brian manages major accounts at and™. He brings continuity to key client conferences wherever they may operate, seamlessly moving client conferences around the world from Ireland to Dubai. Brian has an incredible attention to detail, and offers our clients an honest creative viewpoint on how to achieve their desired event experience, within their allocated budget.

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Sailing to Lake Garda – SB20 Worlds 2015 Sailing Championships

The Italian Yacht Club, Circolo Vela Torbole on Lake Garda is the stunning location chosen for this year’s championship, following some of the most beautiful clubs in Europe in previous years.

The 2013 event in Hyeres, France brought high Mistral winds every day and exhilarating sailing conditions, however Lake Garda is unlikely to disappoint given its own top class reputation as a sailing venue.

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Conference Venues in Malta

Malta has fantastic air access, with flights coming from over 94 destinations multiple times a day, daily flights to and from Dubai, and even a regular winter flight schedule for milder climates. Since the privatisation of the Malta International Airport in 2002, it has been ranked the fourth best airport in Europe, according to the 2014 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards. Their VIP terminal is also well worth a look!

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Network Like a Boss – A guide to networking events

Networking for your business is a vital element to success in your industry. Don’t miss out on valuable opportunities to meet new clients, and build alliances with potential partners and suppliers. Not everyone is a natural social butterfly, so here …

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Business Travel Essentials

Battery power is at the top of the priority list when it comes to business travel essentials, but multiple cables and battery chargers can quickly fill up your hand luggage and a power outlet is not always available when on the move. The Birksun charging backpack solves this problem in a nutshell. All your devices can be charged in your bag as you travel, and the bag itself continues to charge via solar panels on the top of the bag. For the less sunny days, you can charge your backpack before your trip using the wall plug. Genius!

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