International Conferences Boost Cork Economy
08 August, 2013
International Conferences were worth more than, €7.2 million to Cork last year. The figure comes from the first annual report of the Cork Convention Bureau. The Bureau is a public-private partnership which promotes Leeside, and the County, as a destination for business meetings and conferences. By working with organisers the Bureau brought more than 30 large events and 8,100 delegates to Cork last year. They estimate that a single high-end delegate, is worth more than €1,400 to the regional economy. Evelyn O'Sullivan, manager of Cork Convention Bureau says, they`d be delighted to hear from anyone, whos considering running a large event in Cork.
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Link to full Cork Convention Bureau Report 2012 (PDF 2MB)