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March 29, 2021

Kerry Convention Bureau announces new Chairperson

Kerry Convention Bureau (KCB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Breffní Ingerton, Director of Business Tourism for the Gleneagle Group, as its new Chairperson. The announcement was made by outgoing Chairperson Mike Buckley, Managing Director of Kerry Coaches Ltd, who has served in the role for almost seven years. Speaking at a virtual #MeetInKerry St. Patrick’s Day event, attended by over 40 KCB members, last week Mr. Buckley said: “On behalf of the KCB Board we are delighted to welcome Breffní into the role of Chairperson. Breffní is an experienced industry professional, she is extremely knowledgeable with a wealth of business tourism, festivals and events experience. She is highly regarded in the industry both at home and abroad.”
June 15, 2020

Kerry Convention Bureau gets incentive-ready by subsidising CIS certification for its members

The sun has been shining unabated in Ireland since Coronavirus came to town in mid March. It’s been the best Spring / early Summer in living memory with endless sunny days and temperatures hitting 20 degrees plus (that’s around 70 for our US friends).

Perfect weather, you might say, for delivering the ultimate incentive travel reward in one of the world’s most magnificent and popular destinations.

Except, of course …
April 30, 2020

Fill Your Heart With Ireland

“But alas, for now, I’ll have to wait, to see my true love’s form…” We 💚 the many beautiful sentiments shared here & look forward to welcoming visitors back to our shores with open arms, when it’s safe to travel again ☘ #StaySafeStayHome #FillYourHeartWithIreland #TourismTogether #LetsMeetInKerryLater    
March 20, 2020

COVID19 Update

Given the unprecedented and distressing circumstances of recent days and the huge uncertainty that will unquestionably remain in the days, weeks and, possibly, months ahead, please know that myself, Fiona and the Kerry Convention Bureau board are here to support and assist our clients, members, partners and wider industry in any way possible, as we all try to cope with the COVID19 crisis. If you are an event planner looking to reschedule a confirmed #MeetInKerry event or are considering Kerry for an event and have questions on what to do, please contact Becky or Fiona directly. For our members, our […]
November 4, 2019

Kerry ranks #20 on 2019 Global Destination Sustainability Index and #1 Most Improved Destination

The GDS- Index is a collaborative international organisation that ranks business tourism destinations in terms of how sustainable they are for hosting meetings, incentive, conferences and events (MICE). Its purpose is to engage, inspire and enable destinations to become more sustainable places to visit, meet and thrive in. To be considered for inclusion, MICE destinations from around the world complete a comprehensive annual submission process and are assessed on factors such as the environment, social indexes, supplier performance and the convention bureau itself. The index is then used by event planners as a resource when searching for sustainable destinations in […]
October 22, 2019

One Amazing #MeetInKerry Day

#EventProfs, do you need a new ‘WOW’ destination which ticks all the boxes? Have you been searching for incentive or social programme options that will excite & delight, leaving your delegates talk about this event for years to come?

If the answer is YES, let us inspire you with the story of ‘One Amazing #MeetInKerry Day…
September 25, 2019

Kerry showcases innovative experiences to international event planners; Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Wellness key themes in program

Kerry Convention Bureau showcased Kerry as a unique and inspiring business tourism destination over the weekend to ten influential Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibition (MICE) event planners from the United Kingdom. Promoted as an ‘Experiential Long Weekend in Kerry’, the group of senior event planners were given the opportunity to come and experience the best of what Kerry has to offer for business events on a relaxed three- day, three-night dual destination educational programme connecting them with local business event suppliers. The trip incorporated important elements around Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainability and wellness and Irish trade demonstrated their focus […]
August 26, 2019

Join the Kerry Convention Bureau team

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Conversion Superstar to join the Kerry Convention Bureau team. If you are interested in the role or know someone who might be, full details of the position can be viewed here Applications close Friday 30 August ☘️
August 7, 2019

KCB attends C&IT Agency Forum in Belfast

KCB recently headed north to Belfast to attend C&IT Magazine Events flagship event, the Agency Forum with our Convention Bureaux of Ireland partners; Dublin Convention Bureau, Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau and the Meet In Ireland team. It was a wonderful opportunity to engage with UK Event Profs and make new connections. We returned back to the Kingdom with lots of lovely#MeetInKerry & #MakeItIreland opportunities to follow up! Thanks to all involved in delivering the event; it’s was a truly productive whirlwind of networking, one-to-one meetings & inspiring education sessions. #MemorableMeetings #InspiredIncentives #CaptivatingConferences #ExtraordinaryEvents
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