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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 🙏☘
April 3, 2019

Kerry Conference Ambassador attracts national conference to Killarney, with record breaking attendance

Last week saw over 300 delegates travel to Killarney for the annual Aviva National Brokers Conference, held at The Europe Hotel and Resort. The event was secured for the region after a referral to Kerry Convention Bureau by John Healy, Managing Director of JP Healy & Co Insurances Ltd. John’s role in putting forward Killarney for consideration to Aviva management and facilitating an introduction to the bureau illustrates how the KCB Conference Ambassador Program works to successfully attract business events. The one-day conference and gala dinner was attended by delegates from all over Ireland, along with a small amount from […]
April 1, 2019

#MeetInIreland2019 US Fam group visit Kerry

We were delighted to spend time with the #MeetInIreland2019 US Fam group over the weekend & to give them a warm #MeetInKerry #MakeItIreland welcome on behalf of Kerry Convention Bureau & our members.Thanks to Brian and all the team at Muckross Park Hotel for the beautiful lunch & refreshing ales! We are looking forward to reuniting with you all again in Dublin this week for MICE at Meitheal ☘  
March 1, 2019

Members Event: KCB and Meet In Ireland share exciting plans to grow business tourism for the region in 2019

Kerry Convention Bureau first members update for 2019 was held at J.M Reidy’s with representatives from over 20-member organisations in attendance to hear KCB share it’s plans for the year ahead. The bureau were joined by Mary Browne from Failte Ireland’s Meet In Ireland team and Danielle Favier from the Wild Atlantic Way team and following an official welcome by KCB Chair, Mike Buckley, the guests were given an update on the exciting plans and industry support programs being put in place by Failte Ireland to grow business tourism in the region. KCB’s Sales Manager, Becky Hargrove then delivered a […]
January 29, 2019

KCB Member Hotels recognised in TripAdvisor Ireland’s Top 25 Awards

A huge congratulations to all our members who have been recognised in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Ireland Awards. We were delighted to see seven members in the Top 25 Hotels, five in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels and three in the Top 25 for best service. The service category recognised 12 Kerry hotels in total which it is a testament to the exceptional quality of accommodation and hospitality on offer when you choose to #MeetInKerry. Well done to all the teams at: The Killarney Park Hotel, The International Hotel Killarney, Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa, Cahernane House Hotel, The Brehon & Angsana Spa Killarney, Lake Hotel Killarney, The Rose Hotel, Muckross […]
December 21, 2018

#MeetInKerry Ezine: December Edition

Our December #MeetInKerry Ezine is packed full of the latest MICE news from the Kingdom of Kerry. From the exciting launch of our revamped website to new, innovative experiences and event spaces now available across the region, we hope the stories and information will inspire fresh thinking and new perspectives on why you should #MeetInKerry #MakeItIreland for your next event. Click here to take a look
November 7, 2018

A special evening with our Kerry Conference Ambassadors

Fáilte Ireland and Kerry Convention Bureau joined forces to recruit academics and thought leaders in the region to bring more international conferences to the area.
May 25, 2018

Kerry Convention Bureau and Meet in Ireland bring top event planners to Kerry

Over the last two weekends, Kerry has been showcased as a unique and inspiring business tourism destination with two educational programs hosting Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibition (MICE) event planners from across the UK and the US.
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