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Why Kerry for Meetings and Conferences

Kerry has everything you need for a memorable corporate or association meeting or event.

Presenting an impressive face to the rest of the world; you won’t find another meeting or conference destination that marries professionalism and cutting-edge technology with such rich cultural history, spectacular natural scenery and abundance of activities.

You can be confident that Team Kerry will work collaboratively as a destination to deliver exceptional, flexible service guaranteeing event success.

Unrivalled facilities in idyllic locations include the purpose-built Killarney Convention Centre, Ireland’s second largest, with capacity up to 2,500 delegates and 26,000 acres of National Park as it’s backdrop. Offering 500 onsite bedrooms, a further 3,000 3-5* bedrooms are available within close proximity.

Killarney is a compact town and is also home to a wide range of 3-5* hotels with dedicated and fully equipped conference centres, catering from 10 – 950 delegates making it the perfect destination for meetings and conferences of all types and sizes.

Meeting and Conference venues in Killarney

Dromhall Hotel Killarney

Host to board meetings, conferences, product launches and seminars, this Meeting in Killarney venue is the ideal for all types of occasions.

Great Southern Killarney

Killarney’s Premier Historic hotel, Great Southern Killarney, is a splendid Victorian gem which lies within 6 acreas of picturesque grounds in the heart of Killarney Town in the Southwest of Ireland.

Killarney Convention Centre

Situated in Kerry in the Southwest of Ireland, Killarney Convention Centre is Ireland’s largest, versatile and outstanding venues for international conferences and events outside of Dublin.

The Europe Hotel & Resort

The Europe Hotel & Resort is a multi-award winning five star hotel in a breath-taking location on the Lakes of Killarney. It includes a stunning 4500 m2 lakeshore spa, numerous private dining options and a state of the art meeting and events centre.

Meeting and conference options in Dingle, Kenmare, Sneem and Tralee

Looking for a more intimate setting, Kerry has the highest concentration of 4 & 5* hotels in Ireland offering a range of smaller unique venues that are backed by personal and professional service.

Ideal for residential meetings, small conferences, executive retreats, corporate training and board meetings, our member properties offer high quality meeting facilities coupled with immersive experiences, from high adventure to rewarding luxury in truly stunning landscapes.

Dingle Skellig Hotel

With its stunning setting, beautiful Spa, leisure centre and fitness facilities, superb dining in The Coastguard restaurant and renowned hospitality, the Dingle Skellig Hotel is the perfect place to combine business with offsite activities.

Sheen Falls Lodge

The promise of first class service, attention to detail and a stunning location has made Sheen Falls Lodge one of Ireland’s premier venues when planning an important corporate event.

Sneem Hotel

Sneem Hotel sits on the shores of Kenmare Bay with panoramic views looking across the Bay. It offers the perfect backdrop in Kerry for conferences, group lunches, team building activities in Kerry, meetings and incentive trips.

The Rose Hotel

The Rose Hotel is the ideal base from which to explore Kerry’s Wild Atlantic Way; within easy access of the hotel you can discover the Dingle Peninsula, the Ring of Kerry, or play golf on the world acclaimed Tralee Golf Club.

Offsite venues with a difference

For one of a kind off site venues with a difference which will make your event one delegates are talking about for years to come, Kerry has a range of fantastic options which are ideal for informal social program events, which bring the destination and local culture to life.

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Professional Conference Organisers

Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs) can be trusted to organize every aspect of your conference from online registrations to dealing with venues.

Ireland’s PCOs are experienced in the organisation of professional association conferences, congresses and other international and national meetings.  If you find you just have a basic concept or aspiration regarding a conference or event you would like to get off the ground, the PCO will be able to take it from this early stage all the way to fruition. From arranging online registration and the receipt of abstracts to managing the event in Kerry on the day, the PCO really does offer the whole package.

Kerry Convention Bureau can connect you to one of our associate member PCO’s that have invaluable experience in planning and running events in the region. These companies maintain a high professional standard in the organisation, management and administration of meeting and conferences held in Kerry.

Abbey Conference and Events

Founded in 1988, Abbey Conference & Events are award winning Professional Conference & Event Organisers.

MCI Ireland

At MCI Ireland, we believe that when people come together, magic happens.

Odyssey International

Odyssey International deal exclusively in Corporate Incentives and Meetings.

Meetings Support Businesses

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  • + Corporate Gifts
  • + Event Photography
  • + Transport

Muckross Bookbindery

Every item we produce is specifically tailored to the client’s requirements.

MacMonagle Photography

Event, conference, public relations and business style photography.

Kerry Coaches

Kerry Coaches Ltd is regarded as Ireland’s leading luxury coach company.

Hall of Images

Ideal as speaker or pillow gifts, ‘Beautiful Killarney~A walk through the National Park’ is a high quality photography book available in paperback or hard back.

Success Stories

October 8, 2018

Success Story: Dingle International Animation Conference

For over ten years the Dingle International Film Festival has been bringing writers, producers, directors and cinephiles to this breathtaking corner of Kerry for a weekend of movie magic.


Home to many filmmakers, Dingle is also a known film location for the likes of Star Wars, Ryan’s Daughter and Far and Away.

In 2013 the festival programme was expanded to include the Animation Dingle Festival and in 2015, the inaugural one day Animation Dingle International Conference was held to coincide with the event.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility is defined as a commitment to contribute to the economic, environmental and social sustainability of a community. The Kerry Convention Bureau believes passionately in the way Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives can enhance Business Events.

The Bureau has seen first-hand the positive mutual benefits that such activities can bring when organisations choose to integrate a CSR component into their conference, incentive or event when held in Kerry. CSR engagement can make a real difference to a community by bringing about positive change and leaving lasting legacies.

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