Meet in Cork
Choosing Cork for your meeting means experiencing the unique charisma of this destination first hand. Cork Convention Bureau is the first port of call for businesses interested in meeting in Ireland’s second capital, a cosmopolitan location with rich heritage and contagious energy.
Get to know Cork
The welcoming Cork locals are passionate about native produce and proud of their gourmet food experiences. The famous English Market will delight delegates from around the world, while the Ballymaloe Cookery School and Guesthouse is an unforgettable incentive destination. Cork City is awash with fine restaurants and craft beer pubs, and visitors interested in Irish whiskey will revel in a tour of the Jameson Distillery in Midleton.
Leave the city and find 1100km of breath-taking coastline, with stunning islands and championship golf courses. Villages like Cobh and Kinsale are famous in their own right, with landscapes that are the stuff of legend. Beautiful lakes, rivers and mountains offer adventure activities, while contemporary hotels provide world-class accommodation.
All the help you need
As your meeting partner, Cork Convention Bureau will help you feature Cork in your next proposal, compile a detailed bid, host site inspections and design incentive and corporate travel reward programs. You’ll tap into free and impartial advice and connect with a passionate network of venues, hotels and suppliers. Cork Convention Bureau offers site inspections that include conference centres, historic attractions and trendy dining spots.
Ireland's southern capital has 55 direct access routes from the UK and Europe, making the Cork MICE industry the perfect stage for an international gathering. You’ll have access to modern venues like University College Cork and the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, historic venues like Cork City Gaol and quirky attractions like the CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.
Cork Convention Bureau has the expertise to secure government support and choose expert local suppliers, with event promotion assistance a part of the package. Other services include venue sourcing, proposal prearation for international bids and links to social, sports and partner programmes for pre- or post-conference activities and incentives.
Contact the Cork Convention Bureau team today to start your journey.
Seamus Heaney | +353 21 431 8036 | firstname.lastname@example.org