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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 […]
December 16, 2020

European Outdoor Educators Conference

The EOE conference is the annual event of the European Institute for Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning. This was the first occasion that the event was held in Ireland. This year’s conference was hosted by Institute of Technology Tralee. IT Tralee holds the UNESCO Chair in Inclusive PE, Sport, Recreation and Fitness.

The EOE Network is a vibrant association of outdoor education practitioners and academics from around Europe, with other delegates attending from across the globe. The three-day conference reflected that mix with practitioner case studies, practical workshops and academic presentations.
October 5, 2020

Tralee Soup Kitchen

In October 2012, at the height of the last recession, the Tralee Soup Kitchen opened its doors, serving a free three course meal and providing takeaway meals every Saturday for people in need in Tralee and beyond.
October 5, 2020

Give To Get

Kerry Convention Bureau is excited to be working with Give To Get, a social impact company with a 25-year legacy of helping organisations define, develop and deploy their purpose through incorporating meaningful Corporate Social Responsibility programs into their business events.
September 18, 2020

Clean Coasts Corporate Volunteering Program

The Clean Coasts Corporate Volunteering programme is a great opportunity for your company to make a tangible and immediate improvement to Kerry’s coastal environment.
September 18, 2020
Treasure Hunt Challenge

Go Team, Go Give challenge

For a team building activity with a CSR outcome that is scalable, from eight delegates up to unlimited, Orangeworks, Go Team Go Give challenge is a fantastic option for groups visiting Kerry.
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 […]
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