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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 program 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 program 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
July 17, 2019

KCB attends CventCONNECT Vegas

Kerry Convention Bureau headed to Vegas last week to attend #CventCONNECT with our partners from Dublin Convention Bureau, sharing our #MeetInKerry & #MakeItIreland story with #USEventProfs. We felt very welcomed & it seems everyone loves Ireland & had their own story to share ☘ #MemorableMeetings #InspiredIncentives #CaptivatingConferences#ExtraordinaryEvents
June 20, 2019

#MeetInKerry Ezine June Edition: Keeping Kerry on your destination radar ☘️

Our June #MeetInKerry Ezine is out and it is packed full of the latest MICE news from the Kingdom of Kerry. Its been an exciting start to 2019 and we are delighted to be able to share news of innovative new experiences, property expansions, international awards, new members, upcoming activities and much, much more! We hope the stories and information will inspire fresh thinking and new perspectives on why you should keep Kerry on your destination radar and #MakeItIreland! ☘️ To take a look, click: https://lnkd.in/ge7Ue8V
June 6, 2019

A warm welcome to our new Associate Members

Kerry Convention Bureau recently launched a new Associate Membership category & are delighted to welcome on board many of Ireland’s top Professional Conference Organisers, Destination Management Companies & Event Management Companies. To find out more about the bespoke #MeetInKerry programs that these partners can deliver across the region of Kerry, working collaboratively with our member suppliers, please check out the Professional Organiser sections on our Meetings & Conferences and Incentive pages
May 9, 2019

KCB Members qualify as SITE Global Certified Incentive Specialists

This week saw four Kerry Convention Bureau members participate in SITE Global’s Certified Incentive Specialist’s accreditation program. We would like to extend huge congratulations to Ann Shanahan and Olivia Walsh Murphy from Killarney Convention Centre, Allan O’Connor from, The Killarney Park & Toddy Doyle from Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms for flying the #Kerry flag high & raising the bar on delivering #InspiredIncentives & exceptional service in the Kingdom! Fantastic achievement by all & thank you to Failte Ireland’s Meet In Ireland team for supporting the initiative 🙏☘
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