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					Belfast & Northern Ireland
Conference & Meetings Guide 2010/12
Welcome 03

Introduction to Belfast 05-09

Belfast Visitor & Convention Bureau Services 10-11

Venue Information 12-53
 Venues at a Glance 12-13
     Purpose Built Venues 15-21
     Hotels 23-39
     Unique and Unusual Venues 41-51
     Academic Venues 53-55

      Suppliers 57-69

Beyond Belfast 71-79

Regional Venue Listings 81

Services Directory 83-97

Getting to Belfast 98-99

NITB and Tourism Ireland Offices 100-101

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Welcome to Belfast
Dynamic, inspiring and innovative, three words we             We can’t forget the warmth of the welcome that Belfast
truly believe Belfast to be. The 2010-12 Belfast              is renowned for either – something else that comes
and Northern Ireland Conference and Meetings                  naturally!
Guide aims to reflect the dynamism of the city, the           Belfast Visitor & Convention Bureau is proud to
inspirational venues on offer and the innovative              represent the meetings and conference industry within
locations that will leave that lasting memory which,          the region. Our membership embodies all the elements
we hope will compel you to consider Belfast as                that are required to deliver a successful and memorable
your next conference or event destination.                    event, meeting or conference, from accommodation
Don’t let Belfast’s modest size fool you - it’s a city        to venues large and small, event suppliers to
with a wide range of accommodation, restaurants and           entertainment providers.
entertainment venues to compete with cities double its
                                                              With our years of experience and local knowledge,
population. Billions of pounds worth of investment over
                                                              Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau looks forward
the last decade has established Belfast on the tourism
                                                              to assisting you in planning your event or meeting
map, mixing quality accommodation, world-class
                                                              programme, ensuring you deal with those who can offer
restaurants, eclectic cultural events, with a rich heritage
                                                              the best product or service for your needs and we’re
and culture.
                                                              here every step of the way!
Some of the World’s best golf courses and most
                                                              After a decade of unprecedented growth, Belfast has
stunning scenery is a matter of minutes away, such as
                                                              evolved into a confident and cosmopolitan city eager to
the majestic Mountains of Mourne, tranquil Fermanagh
                                                              welcome visitors from far and wide. We look forward to
Lakelands, and stunning Causeway Coast and Glens.
                                                              welcoming you to our city!

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Introduction to Belfast
Belfast is a dynamic business destination, which                and through the construction of the ground-breaking
balances modernity and innovation with a rich                   Titanic Quarter, a major social and business meeting
heritage and a thriving cultural scene.                         development, which will be connected to Belfast’s
                                                                thriving city centre with a rapid transit network on
An accessible, compact and architecturally rich city,
Belfast offers a comprehensive selection of inspirational,
purpose-built meeting venues alongside a host of                The compact nature of the city adds to its destination
unique locations for conferences and events, such as            appeal and makes Belfast easy to navigate for
art galleries, castles, Victorian baths and even a former       delegates ensuring that they quickly feel at home in
period jail. Opening receptions can take place in venues        their surroundings. From luxury spas, internationally
as distinguished as the newly refurbished Ulster Hall           renowned golf courses, sports events, theatre
or in the informal, congenial setting of a traditional          performances, personal shopping trips or outdoor
pub, while the choice of gala dinner venues include             pursuits, our social programmes feature a host of
everything from the impressive, Georgian Parliament             exciting activities that will entertain your delegates.
Buildings at Stormont to the interactive science                Our partner programmes offer a range of unique
museum, W5.                                                     experiences that will entertain guests throughout the
                                                                day from boat trips on the River Lagan to guided tours
A harbour city, Belfast has a rich maritime and
                                                                of one of Belfast’s many famous landmarks, there is
shipbuilding heritage, a tradition reflected today in the
                                                                something here for everyone. Nightlife in Belfast too, is
iconic landmark Harland and Wolff cranes on the city’s
                                                                unparalleled in its variety, catering to every taste with
skyline. Home to many pioneering inventors, the city’s
                                                                gourmet restaurants, traditional pubs, elegant wine
reputation for being at the forefront of industry continues
                                                                bars, live music, scintillating café culture and a host of
with cutting edge medical and scientific research
                                                                festivals and arts events every night of the week.

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Why bring your conference to Belfast?
Dynamic City                                             Inspirational Venues
Belfast is a progressive city with exciting              Let the city inspire you with one of its unique
developments happening on a monthly basis.               conferencing venues. Crumlin Road Gaol has long
The vibrant arts scene, largely centred around the       been recognised as one of Belfast’s most distinctive
cobbled streets of the city’s Cathedral Quarter area     and intriguing buildings. The Lanyon-designed Grade
boasts a lively calendar of annual cutting-edge          A listed building is currently undergoing stage-by-stage
arts and music festivals. Belfast is now emerging        renovations and can be explored on a guided tour but
as an interesting, innovative city full of history and   also offers a unique location for a meeting, conference
tradition but with a modern edge, professionalism        or event. Another venue that is sure to impress is Clifton
and ability to deliver excellent results for business    House, an atmospheric 18th Century building set in
visitors every time.                                     tranquil grounds right in the heart of Belfast.

                                                         One of the city’s most historic buildings, Clifton House
                                                         was completed in 1774 by the Belfast Charitable
                                                         Society and, having been restored to its Georgian
                                                         elegance, is now a fully functional venue, equipped to
                                                         host a range of business and private functions including:
                                                         business meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops
                                                         and launch events.

Or you can raise the curtain on your conference at             locations. W5, in Belfast’s landmark Odyssey
Belfast’s Grand Opera House, a marvel of Victorian             complex, is an interactive science centre which offers
architecture designed by prolific theatrical architect         panoramic views across Belfast harbour from its floor
Frank Matcham. With a capacity of 1060 in the                  to ceiling glass walls and dynamic meeting spaces to
Main Auditorium, plus a number of options for                  inspire creative thinking.
smaller meetings, the Grand Opera House offers an
                                                               Queen’s University Belfast is a centre of academic
inspirational setting, quality in-house catering and an
                                                               excellence and pioneering research which also makes
experienced and creative team of technicians to make
                                                               for a memorable conference or meeting venue, in
your event bespoke with excellent sound and lighting
                                                               the extensively renovated grandeur of the Great Hall
                                                               or seminar rooms located around the picturesque
Innovative Locations
The city’s reputation for cutting edge innovation will         Whichever venue you opt for Belfast is a city

be cemented with the opening of the groundbreaking             renowned for its hospitality, its innovative industry and

Titanic Quarter business meeting development. In the           its imagination, guaranteeing it is a destination which

meantime, Belfast offers delegates the chance to step          can fulfil even the highest of expectations.

into the future at some of the city’s most inspirational

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Small city. Huge appeal.
You bring the conference, we help you locate the              Northern Ireland’s world-class golf courses provide
right venue and the city provides you with the                another excellent and very worthwhile diversion or you can
dynamic setting of a modern European city, which              kick things into high adrenaline mode with a range of water
balances innovation, a deep sense of heritage and             sports and adventure activities, which can be organised on
a long tradition of hospitality in perfect equilibrium.       the city’s River Lagan, on Belfast Lough or in the nearby
Belfast is well worth taking the time to explore, with        Mourne Mountains.
a wide range of activities tailored towards giving
conference delegates the opportunity to unwind,               The Great Indoors

explore and enjoy all this inspirational city has on          Take a Historical Pub Tour of the city or unwind with some

offer.                                                        well deserved pampering at a luxury spa resort such as
                                                              Lough Erne in Fermanagh, Galgorm Resort and Spa
Out and About                                                 outside Ballymena or Culloden Estate and Spa just outside
Make the most of your relaxation time and keep your           Belfast. The city also has an array of cultural experiences
delegates motivated with an original programme of             on offer, from art galleries and museums to theatres, which
exciting activities. Whether you visit one of Northern        offer everything from dynamic cutting edge local talent to
Ireland’s National Trust properties, such as Mount Stewart    large-scale Broadway productions. Belfast also boasts an
or Castle Ward, take a political mural tour or embark on a    array of traditional, international and exclusive department
Titanic Treasure Hunt, which introduces the city that built   stores and boutiques, which delegates can explore
the world’s most magnificent ocean liner, Belfast’s rich      independently or with the services of a personal shopper.
history is there to be explored, experienced and enjoyed.

Further Afield                                                     While your conference or meeting is underway in
Belfast is ideally situated to experience many of Northern         Belfast, it has never been easier to stay connected with
Ireland’s premiere visitor attractions. The Causeway               the office. The city offers free and fast Wi-Fi access in
Coast and Glens routinely top must-see lists for their             most hotels and conference venues in the city centre,
panoramic scenery and for the Giant’s Causeway                     as well as in a number of cafes and shopping centres.
UNESCO World Heritage site status, while nearby                    Wi-Fi has also now been introduced to public transport for
Bushmills offers visitors the chance to watch whiskey              the first time in Northern Ireland and passengers on the
making take place at Ireland’s oldest distillery. Belfast is       Airporter coach service can now take advantage of free
also home to fourteen golf courses and golf centres within         on-board Wi-Fi while they travel.
the city’s boundary, with many others close by.
                                                                   The combination of being in an inspirational city, with
Staying Connected                                                  easy access to many of Northern Ireland’s top visitor
Belfast’s compact size, when combined with Northern                attractions, while having the convenience of always being
Ireland’s excellent road and transport network, mean that          able to stay in touch with the office means that Belfast is
all activities - whether an excursion to a National Trust          a strong contender as a dynamic choice for the business
property, an afternoon in a luxury spa or a round of golf          visitor. The Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau team
on one of the world’s best courses – are rarely more than          are on hand to suggest activity programmes for delegates
an hour’s drive from the city centre, with Belfast’s two           to help make the most of all the city has to offer.
airports, bus and train networks and ferry
terminal all easily accessible.

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BVCB key services
With record levels of economic investment and          The Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau actively
an ever expanding air route network, Belfast is        market Belfast as a conference and meetings
now recognised as an international meetings            destination and offer free and impartial support and
destination. Offering contemporary and unique          advice on all aspects of holding an event in the city.
meeting facilities, first-rate hotels and resorts,     • Information on access to and within the city.
world class golfing, luxurious spas in spectacular
                                                       • Organising site inspections & fam trips
settings and state of the art technology, you can be
                                                       • Complimentary venue search
certain that Belfast will exceed your expectations.
                                                       • Advice on planning pre and post conference tours
                                                         and social programme activities
                                                       • Preparation of bid documents and presentations
                                                       • Literature for delegate packs
                                                       • Free on-line accommodation booking service

                                                       Further information from:

                                                       Tel + 44 (0) 28 9023 9026

Ambassador programme
There is no doubt that Belfast is now a world class            As part of the programme we work with the ambassador
conference and meetings destination. With award                from the initial bidding stage, providing support on every
winning conference centres, a range of quality                 aspect of organising the meeting or event. We provide
hotel accommodation and an increasing choice of                information, support and advice on everything from bid
unique and unusual venues, the city can cater for              documents, presentations and support materials on
all sizes of national and international conferences.           Belfast, through to suggestions on social programmes
                                                               and tours to ensure your colleagues experience the very
Belfast Visitor & Convention Bureau recognises the             best of what the city has to offer.
valuable role professionals play in bringing national &
international conferences to Belfast.                          For further information on the Belfast and Northern
                                                               Ireland Ambassador Programme please visit
We run a highly successful conference ambassador     
programme in partnership with Belfast City Council,            or contact Belfast Visitor & Convention Bureau on:
Northern Ireland Tourist Board and our members. For
the past decade we have been working with medical,             T: +44 (0) 28 9023 9026
academic and business professionals to win a range of          E:
conferences for the city. The programme, which offers a
dedicated package of support, is designed to encourage
local professionals to use their influence within their
respective associations, societies and businesses
to promote Belfast as a destination for their next
conference or meeting.

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Venues at a glance
                                               Maximun capacity   Maximun capacity     No. of
Venue Name                         Page No.
                                                 theatre style     banquet style     bedrooms
Purpose Built

Belfast Waterfront                   16             2000                450             -

Grosvenor House                      17              180                120             -

Kings Hall Complex                   18             6000               2500             -

Lagan Valley Island                  19              400                250             -

Odyssey Arena                        20             8500               1500             -

Spires                               21             1150                250             -


Hastings Culloden Estate and Spa     24              800                590            105

Hilton Belfast                       25              450                330            198

Lough Erne Resort                    26              400                300            120

Merchant Belfast                     27              100                100             64

The Fitzwilliam Hotel                28              55                 40             130

Galgorm Resort & Spa                 29              500                300             75

Hastings Europa                      30              750                600            272

Hastings Stormont                    31              500                360            110

Hilton Templepatrick                 32              500                340            129

Holiday Inn Belfast                  33              550                324            170

Park Avenue Hotel                    34              250                180             56

                                               Maximun capacity   Maximun capacity     No. of
Venue Name                         Page No.
                                                 theatre style     banquet style     bedrooms
Hotels continued

Park Plaza Belfast                   35              250                140            106

Radisson Blu Hotel                   36              140                60             120

Ramada Belfast                       37              900                550            120

Jurys Inn                            38              30                  -             190

Park Inn Belfast                     39              150                 -             145

Unique and Unusual Venues

Ballywalter Park                     42              100                80              12

Belfast Castle                       43              200                160             -

Crescent Arts Centre                 44               -                  -              -

Grand Opera House                    45             1060                120             -

Malone House                         46              120                120             -

S.S. Nomadic                         47               -                  -              -

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum     48              500                350             -

Ulster Museum                        49              200                150             -

Ulster Hall                          50             1000                340             -

Academic Venues

Queen's University                   54             1200                350            1000

Stranmillis University College       55              400                 -             465

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Purpose built

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2 Lanyon Place,
Belfast BT1 3WH
                                  Belfast Waterfront
T: +44 (0) 28 9033 4400
E: jennifer.patterson@            Belfast Waterfront Conference Centre ranks                      The modern, purpose-built facilities offer               among the top tier of European conference                       a choice of flexible conference, meeting              centres.                                                        and break-out spaces, accommodating
Contact: Jennifer Patterson                                                                       from 10 to over 2000 delegates, and up to
                                  Architecturally stunning and with a
                                                                                                  2400m² of exhibition space throughout the
                                  spectacular riverside setting, the award-
                                                                                                  building. Quality catering can be tailored to
                                  winning venue brings Belfast’s renowned
                                                                                                  meet your needs, whether for an informal
                                  warmth to world class conference and
                                                                                                  reception or themed gala dinner.
 Distance from Belfast    30km    meetings facilities. Perfectly located right
  International Airport
                                  in the heart of the city, many of the finest                    Whatever your requirements, our
    Distance from         5km
    George Best                   hotels, attractions, shops and restaurants                      experienced and professional technical and
  Belfast City Airport            are within easy walking distance.                               events team ensures your event exceeds
 Distance from Belfast    < 1km                                                                   expectations, guaranteeing a unique and
      City Centre                 Built to the highest specifications, this top
                                                                                                  memorable experience.
   Business centre         Yes    tier venue hosts international associations
                                  as well as corporate events.
  Natural daylight in      Yes
   meeting rooms
Wheelchair accessible      Yes

                                       Room name                  Theatre            Classroom       Boardroom     Banquet          Floor space
                                    Main Auditorium             380 - 2,000                 300          120         450                   520
                                          Studio                    380                     90           80          250                   510
                                      *14 Meetings                 16 - 90             12 - 50         19 - 32         -                18 - 79.50
                                     Exhibition areas                 -                      -            -            -          Over 2,400m² of
                                                                                                                                    floor space
                                                                                                                                  more than 130
                                                                                                                                 exhibition stands
                                  Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available
                                  *For full information on individual meeting rooms visit:

Grosvenor House                                                                                                5 Glengall Street,
                                                                                                               Belfast, BT12 5AD
                                                                                                               T: +44 (0) 28 9024 1917
Grosvenor House Conference & Training                        • Flexibility to accommodate up to 200            E:
Centre provides high quality affordable                        delegates                             
conferencing right in the heart of Belfast.                  • Fully trained and dedicated conference          Contact: Lisa McGinley
                                                               centre team
The Centre is located just behind the city’s
                                                             • 50% discounted parking
Grand Opera House and directly opposite
                                                             • Range of audio visual equipment
the Europa bus and train stations. It houses
a varied selection of conference suites,
                                                             • Full and flexible catering to suit all tastes
adaptable to a wide range of events from                                                                        Distance from Belfast    30km
                                                               and budgets                                       International Airport
unintimidating spaces for interviews to
                                                                                                                   Distance from         6km
spacious meeting or presentation suites.                     Grosvenor House is a social economy                   George Best
                                                             business with all profits used to support           Belfast City Airport
Features include:
                                                             vulnerable people throughout Northern              Distance from Belfast    0.3km
• Purpose-built venue in convenient city                                                                             City Centre
  centre location                                                                                                 Business centre        Yes
• 10 meeting rooms ranging from small
                                                                                                                 Natural daylight in     Yes
  syndicate rooms for interviews and                                                                              meeting rooms
  break out groups through to full scale                                                                       Wheelchair accessible     Yes
  conference rooms

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom       Banquet       Reception       Floor space
   Grosvenor Hall          180          50             40           120            220             228
     Main Room              70          20             30            40             70              78
     Balcony B2             40          20             20            30             40              65
     Boardroom              20           6             14             -             20              30
      Room 101              20            6             15            -             20              31
Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

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King’s Hall Complex,
Balmoral, Belfast
                                  King’s Hall Complex
T: +44 (0) 28 9066 5225
E:         It is not only one of Belfast’s landmark                       The King’s Hall Complex is dedicated to               venues but also Northern Ireland’s largest                     customer satisfaction. Contractors are
Contact: Judith Brannigan         and most versatile exhibition, conference                      on hand every step of the way to provide
                                  and event complex.                                             advice and assistance whenever needed in
                                                                                                 order to ensure the smooth running of every
                                  Located on a 32 acre site, the venue
                                  provides endless opportunity for a multitude
                                  of events limited only by your imagination.                    Its not just space for your event, its space
 Distance from Belfast    24km    The Complex provides space and versatility                     for your imagination.
  International Airport
                                  along with service and support for events to
    Distance from         9.5km
    George Best                   grow in size and stature.
  Belfast City Airport
                                  With over 10,000sqm of flexible space,
 Distance from Belfast    4.3km
      City Centre                 a conference capacity for up to 6,000
   Business centre        Yes     delegates and a banqueting facility for
                                  2,500 guests, it has the capacity to meet
  Natural daylight in     Yes
   meeting rooms                  the most demanding event requirements.
Wheelchair accessible     Yes

                                       Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception      Floor space
                                       King’s Hall          6000          540               -           2500           6000           4632
                                       Nugent Hall          2500          460               -           1200           4000           2182
                                      Balmoral Hall         1000          240               -           750            1500           973
                                      Octagon Suite          580          160               60          400            500            566
                                     Abercorn Suite          170          60                40          100            150            142
                                  Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Lagan Valley Island                                                                                             The Island,
                                                                                                                Lisburn, Co.Antrim, BT27 4RL
                                                                                                                T: +44 (0) 28 9250 9292
Lagan Valley Island Conference Centre is                       Complimentary parking is available onsite        E:
one of Northern Ireland’s premier venues                       for up to 300 vehicles. The nearby train and
for conferences, events and exhibitions.                       bus stations ensure the venue is extremely       Contact:
                                                               convenient to all. Accommodation is              Elaine Conn, Events Co-ordinator
The purpose built Centre can cater from 4
                                                               available just minutes from the Centre.          Joanne Reel, Marketing Officer
to 400 delegates in the multi-purpose Island
Hall, the Studio Theatre and large choice of                   From the moment of booking, you can be
meeting rooms with the latest technology                       assured of exceptional service, extensive
throughout. The building is fully accessible                   event management expertise and full on-           Distance from Belfast    21km
                                                                                                                  International Airport
for disabled persons.                                          site technical support from our experienced
                                                                                                                    Distance from         20km
                                                               team ensuring your events go without a               George Best
The superb location in Lisburn offers an
                                                               hitch. First class catering is provided by the     Belfast City Airport
ideal central location in Northern Ireland –
                                                               in-house catering company Mount Charles.          Distance from Belfast    12.5km
just 8 miles from Belfast City Centre, under                                                                          City Centre
30 minutes from both NI airports and just off                                                                      Business centre         Yes
the M1 motorway.
                                                                                                                  Natural daylight in      Yes
                                                                                                                   meeting rooms
                                                                                                                Wheelchair accessible      Yes

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception      Floor space
      Island Hall          400          100               -           250            650            460
   Half Island Hall        150           60               -           100            200            230
   Studio Theatre          110           45               42          120             -             181
   Chestnut Suite          100           45               42           60            100            160
    Cherry Room             70           30               32           50            80              92
Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

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2 Queen’s Quay,
Belfast BT3 9QQ
                                              Odyssey Arena
T: +44 (0) 28 9076 6000
E:                    Superbly located in the heart of Belfast city                  The Arena’s auditorium has a flexible                          centre, Odyssey Arena is the perfect choice                    seating configuration that can seat a
Contact: Lorraine McGoran                     for exhibitions and makes an exceptional                       conference delegation for any capacity
                                              conference venue offering integrated                           from 600 to 8,500. This flexibility allows
                                              exhibition and breakout facilities.                            conference planners to choose from a
                                                                                                             variety of set up combinations including
                                              The design of the Arena offers the
                                                                                                             plenary with integrated exhibition in one
                                              exhibition organiser pillar-free exhibition
                                                                                                             hall. Add to that, the close proximity of
  Distance from Belfast          35km         space ranging from 1,800sqm to 3,700sqm.
   International Airport                                                                                     multiple breakout theatres in the adjacent
                                              The spacious foyer provides an excellent
      Distance from               3km                                                                        cinema in the Odyssey Pavilion and you
                                              reception or registration area for visitors.
      George Best                                                                                            have the perfect conferencing solution all
    Belfast City Airport                      A secure service yard at the rear of the
                                                                                                             under one roof.
  Distance from Belfast           1km         building allows easy access for a smooth
       City Centre
     Business centre              Yes
    Natural daylight in          Yes*
     meeting rooms
 Wheelchair accessible            Yes
*No natural daylight in Arena or Board Room

                                                   Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet      Reception     Floor space
                                                 Arena Full Hall        8500           -                -          1500            -            3700
                                                 Arena Half Hall        4500           -                -           750            -            1800
                                                Millennium Room           80          60                40          40            100            80
                                                 Harbour Room             40          30                20          20            50             40
                                                   Boardroom              40          30                20          20            50             40
                                              Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Spires                                                                                                           Church House, Wellington Street,
                                                                                                                 Belfast BT1 6DW
                                                                                                                 T: +44 (0) 28 9032 2284
A model of fine architecture, built in 1905                    Full on-site catering facilities are available.   E:
and recently refurbished in 1992, the Spires                   Church House enjoys an excellent location,
building boasts magnificient stained glass                     with major city centre car parks and the          Contact: Harry Orr,
windows.                                                       Europa Bus Centre just a short distance           Building Manager
Great care and attention has been taken
to refurbish the building to its former glory,                 Ideally located on the corner of Howard
including the cleaning of the external                         Street and Fisherwick Place in the heart
stonework and floodlighting which will                         of Belfast, the Spires Conference and              Distance from Belfast    32km
                                                                                                                   International Airport
ensure that it remains one of the most                         Exhibition Centre is perfect for conferences,
                                                                                                                     Distance from         5km
outstanding buildings in Belfast.                              commercial events, trade sales exhibitions,           George Best
Church House offers a superb opportunity                       plays and concerts.                                 Belfast City Airport
to hire conference/ exhibition facilities                                                                         Distance from Belfast    0km
                                                                                                                       City Centre
in one of Belfast’s most attractive
landscape buildings. It has the capacity                                                                            Business centre        Yes
of accommodating both small and large                                                                              Natural daylight in     Yes
                                                                                                                    meeting rooms
conferences seating up to 1,150.
                                                                                                                 Wheelchair accessible     Yes

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception      Floor space
      Main Hall           1150          200               -           250            900             9.6
      Minor Hall           200           60               40          100            225             6.8
    Boardroom 1            100           30               25           80              -             4.2
    Boardroom 2             40           10               20            -              -             2.7
    Syndicates x3           25           -                10            -              -              -
Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

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Bangor Road, Holywood,             Hastings Culloden
                                   Estate & Spa
Co. Down BT18 0EX
T: +44 (0) 28 9042 1066
Contact: Dorit Trumpf-Pollock      Set in 12 acres of beautifully landscaped                      The purpose-built Highland Centre with its
                                   gardens, the 5 star Culloden Estate and                        sea views and numerous bright, airy rooms
                                   Spa overlooks Belfast Lough and the                            offer perfect surroundings for business
                                   County Antrim coastline. The Culloden                          meetings and events. Complementing the
 Distance from Belfast    29km     prides itself on its atmosphere of                             business centre is the property’s Stuart
  International Airport
                                   comfortable, informal splendour, with each                     Suite which offers one of Northern Ireland’s
    Distance from         6km      guest room exquisitely decorated and                           largest function spaces for a variety
    George Best
  Belfast City Airport             tastefully furnished.                                          of event formats from a gala dinner or
 Distance from Belfast    10km                                                                    reception through to a business symposium
      City Centre                  The hotel boasts a variety of conference
                                                                                                  or conference.
   Business centre        Yes
                                   and meeting facilities which offer an eclectic
                                   mix of old style, old-world character and
  Natural daylight in     Yes
   meeting rooms                   high-end technology.
Wheelchair accessible     Yes
     Total number         105
     of bedrooms

                                       Room name           Theatre     Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet      Reception     Floor space
                                        Stuart Suite          800          360           160             590          1200           408
                                    Cumberland Suite          200          80                70          170           300           247
                                      Balmoral Suite          60           20                30          50            55             73
                                      Cameron Suite           45           20                25          40            50             60
                                       Erskine Suite          45           20                25          40            50            61.4
                                   Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Hilton Belfast                                                                                                4 Lanyon Place,
                                                                                                              Belfast BT1 3LP
                                                                                                              T: +44 (0) 28 9027 7000
Hilton Belfast offers 198 guest rooms with a                   The Lagan Suite is capable of holding up       Contact: Kelly-Anne Small
range of suites and an executive lounge.                       to 500 delegates for a reception, whilst
                                                               the Lisburn Suite, which can seat up to
All nine conference and banqueting
                                                               65 delegates, has built-in state-of-the-art
rooms, from the spacious Lagan Suite to
                                                               equipment allowing for computer or video        Distance from Belfast    29km
the more intimate Hilton Meeting rooms,                                                                         International Airport
                                                               presentations. The Conference office is
are located on the mezzanine floor and
                                                               based along side the meeting rooms and             Distance from         5km
are complemented by a pre-function area                                                                           George Best
                                                               offers full support to ensure your event is      Belfast City Airport
including business centre and private bar.
                                                               hassle free and personalised.                   Distance from Belfast    0km
Each recently fully refurbished meeting                                                                             City Centre
room benefits from air conditioning and                                                                          Business centre        Yes
natural daylight and are equipped with an
                                                                                                                Natural daylight in     Yes
in room call button, storage, broadband,                                                                         meeting rooms
refrigerator with still and sparkling water                                                                   Wheelchair accessible     Yes
and cloakrooms.
                                                                                                                   Total number         198
                                                                                                                   of bedrooms

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet      Reception      Floor space
     Lagan Suite           450          210               90          330           500             384
       Lisburn              50           40               32          65             80             118
    Hilton meeting          40           24               20          30             45             51
     Ewart Suite -           -           -                16          12              -             32
      Rosebank              18           10               10          10             15             29
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Belleek Road,
                                    Lough Erne Resort
T: +44 (0) 28 6634 5721
Contact: Trish Ellse,               The Inspiration for any Event.                                 Lough Erne Resort is the ideal and secure
Events Manager                                                                                     venue for an exclusive use event which
                                    With an emphasis on luxury and comfort,
                                                                                                   utilises the entire Resort and its facilities.
                                    accommodation is comprised of 120 luxury
 Distance from Belfast    137km
                                    bedrooms, including 25, 2 & 3 bedroom                          There are a variety of 24 hour and Day
  International Airport             Loughside Lodges, 6 Conference & Event                         Delegate packages available which can be
    Distance from         145km     facilities, 2 Championship Golf Courses,                       arranged by our Events Team who will co-
    George Best                     including The Faldo Course, The Authentic                      ordinate every detail of your event, including
  Belfast City Airport
                                    Thai Spa, and The Great Outdoors                               the bespoke Lough Erne Resort Irish
 Distance from Belfast    137km
      City Centre                   Programme, make Lough Erne Resort the                          Whiskey tasting experience in association
   Business centre         Yes      ‘Inspiration for any Event.’                                   with Bushmills.
  Natural daylight in      Yes      Lough Erne Resort, can host everything
   meeting rooms
                                    from an intimate board meeting for 12
Wheelchair accessible      Yes
                                    persons, to a team building event, to a large
     Total number          120      scale conference for 400 people.
     of bedrooms

                                         Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception      Floor space
                                         Ross Suite            400          200               80          300            400            354.45
                                       Fermanagh 1&2           100          60                60           60            100            132.13
                                      Loughside Suite          100          50                40          120            150            210.2
                                        The Executive           -            -                12            -              -            23.98
                                    Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Merchant Belfast                                                                                               35-39 Waring Street,
                                                                                                               Belfast, BT1 2DY
                                                                                                               T: +44 (0) 28 9023 4888
The Merchant Hotel is a sumptuous                              38 breathtaking new bedrooms with               Contact: Lisa Scott
five star hotel in the heart of Belfast’s                      elegantly appointed interiors.
Cathedral Quarter. This magnificent grade
                                                               A spa with five private treatment rooms,
A listed building was originally built as the
                                                               a hydro-therapy area with hydro pool,
headquarters of The Ulster Bank in Belfast.                                                                     Distance from Belfast    32km
                                                               rock sauna, and aroma-steam room,                 International Airport
The Merchant has 21 bedrooms and 5                             Champagne nail bar and luxury dining                Distance from         8km
suites.                                                        facilities.                                         George Best
                                                                                                                 Belfast City Airport

The Merchant Hotel is currently undergoing                     A fully equipped rooftop technogym and           Distance from Belfast    0km
                                                                                                                     City Centre
a massive extension. Taking its inspiration                    studio with panoramic city views with an
from the Art Deco period, The New Chapter                      aroma steam room and rock sauna. There             Business centre        Yes

of The Merchant Hotel has a sumptuous                          is also the open air hot tub located in the       Natural daylight in     Yes
                                                                                                                  meeting rooms
yet streamlined elegance of design. The                        roof garden.
                                                                                                               Wheelchair accessible     Yes
magnificent building will be complete in the
                                                               Berts is a decadent jazz bar offering
summer of 2010 and will see the addition of                                                                         Total number          64
                                                               wonderful food and superb live jazz.                 of bedrooms
the following superb facilities:
                                                               An extensive meetings and events suite
                                                               with excellent facilities for both business
                                                               meetings and sumptuous weddings.

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception      Floor space
    Main Room              100          100               -           100            100             266
      (can be
 sub-divided into 3)
    2x Boardroom            24           -                18           18              -               50
    1x Boardroom            18           -                12           12              -               30
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1-3 Great Victoria Street,
                                     The Fitzwilliam Hotel
T: +44 (0) 28 9044 2080              Awaiting classification
Contact: Penny Thornberry            The Fitzwilliam Hotel stands proudly,                        Enjoy the unusually relaxed, comfortable
                                     discretely, on Belfast’s Great Victoria Street.              character that washes over you. Everything
                                                                                                  is different - everything is carefully,
                                     It’s right beside the glorious Grand Opera
                                                                                                  thoughtfully, brilliantly different.
 Distance from Belfast    32km
                                     House, in the very heart of this vibrant city.
  International Airport              Stand a moment and believe: Now this is                      This is home to one of Belfast’s best
    Distance from         5km        something very different. Not just because                   restaurants, sumptuous accommodation, a
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  Belfast City Airport
                                     it’s a contemporary luxurious hotel in a                     two bedroom penthouse, fitness suite and
                                     classic setting.                                             business facilities that say everything about
 Distance from Belfast    0.5km
      City Centre                                                                                 you before you even speak.
                                     Come in and find yourself smiling as
   Business centre        Yes        you are carefully wrapped in the kind of
  Natural daylight in     Yes        thoughtful, welcoming personal service
   meeting rooms
                                     you thought you’d never see again.
Wheelchair accessible     Yes        Look around.
     Total number         130
     of bedrooms

                                            Room name             Theatre     Classroom        Boardroom   Banquet    Reception    Floor space
                                       The Assembly Room             55           20              25         40          70           58.7
                                      Conference Room East             -           -              14         14           -           37.6
                                      Conference Room West             -           -              14         14           -           36.3
                                          The Boardroom                -           -              20         20          15            37
                                          Reception Area               -           -               8          -          25            34
                                     Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Galgorm Resort & Spa                                                                                          136 Fenaghy Road,
                                                                                                              Galgorm, Ballymena,
                                                                                                              Co.Antrim BT42 1EA
                                                                                                              T: +44 (0) 28 2588 1001
Galgorm Resort & Spa boasts some of                            Ideal for Incentive Groups we offer a
the most comprehensive and flexible                            wide range of activities, from fishing in      Contact: Beth Swindlehurst
conference and event facilities in                             the grounds and team-building games,
Northern Ireland.                                              to an organised helicopter ride along the
                                                               world famous Causeway coastal route.
Set in 163 acres of lush parkland, yet only                                                                    Distance from Belfast    30km
                                                               Alternatively why not reward your staff with     International Airport
30 minutes from Belfast International Airport
                                                               a wine tasting session in Galgorm’s Wine           Distance from         53km
and with a world class Spa and superb
                                                               Cellar?                                            George Best
choice of dining facilities, it is the perfect                                                                  Belfast City Airport
place to combine business with pleasure.                       At our Resort your business can escape          Distance from Belfast    50km
                                                                                                                    City Centre
With an exceptional array of facilities                        from disruptions and your delegates can
including the 80 seat auditorium with state                    truly focus on the job at hand.                   Business centre        Yes
of the art technology, the Great Hall offering                                                                  Natural daylight in     Yes
                                                                                                                 meeting rooms
cabaret or theatre style conferences for
up to 500 and smaller boardrooms, we                                                                          Wheelchair accessible     Yes

know what works to ensure effective                                                                                Total number          75
                                                                                                                   of bedrooms

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet      Reception      Floor space
  Great Hall Lower         500          170               -           300           350            333
  Great Hall Upper         500          170               -           300           350            310
    Four Seasons            70           40               30          80             80             58
     Auditorium             80           80               -            -             -             110
        Titanic              -           -                24          20             -              40
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Great Victoria Street,
                                  Hastings Europa
T: +44 (0) 28 9027 1066
Contact: Rosalyn Wilson           The internationally renowned Europa Hotel                       The hotel is well known for its conference,
                                  located in the heart of Belfast within the                      exhibition and banqueting facilities and has
                                  city’s business and commercial districts,                       hosted numerous national and international
                                  offers exceptional accommodation                                conferences. The recent opening of the
 Distance from Belfast    26km    alongside a wide variety of conference,                         Exhibtion Centre on the ground floor, added
  International Airport
                                  meeting and dining options.                                     515m2 of additional floor space which is
    Distance from         5km
    George Best                                                                                   totally flexible and can accommodate up
  Belfast City Airport            Having undergone major refurbishment in
                                                                                                  to 56 exhibition stands. While on the 12th
                                  recent years, the Europa is now the largest
 Distance from Belfast    0km                                                                     floor, the Penthouse Suite offers panoramic
      City Centre                 hotel in Belfast boasting 272 bedrooms
                                                                                                  views across the city.
   Business centre        Yes     including the fabulous Titanic Suite and 85
                                  Executive bedrooms.
  Natural daylight in     Yes                                                                     The Europa also boasts two restaurants:
   meeting rooms
                                                                                                  the fabulous ground floor Causerie and the
Wheelchair accessible     Yes
                                                                                                  Piano Restaurant overlooking Great Victoria
     Total number         272                                                                     Street.
     of bedrooms

                                       Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom          Banquet      Reception     Floor space
                                     Grand Ballroom          750          250               150          600           750            611
                                     Exhibition Suite        750          300               150           -            750           550
                                    Penthouse Suite          150          60                40           150           200           171
                                       Dublin Suite           90          38                30           50            60             92
                                      Rotunda Suite           50           -                28           48            50             44
                                  Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Hastings Stormont                                                                                              587 Upper Newtownards Road,
                                                                                                               Belfast BT4 3 LP
                                                                                                               T: +44 (0) 28 9065 1066
The Stormont Hotel, located 4 miles from                        The hotel’s substantial car park, which is     Contact: Julie Roulston
Belfast City Centre in the leafy suburbs,                       located within the grounds of the hotel and
overlooks the landscaped gardens of                             is complimentary to guests and delegates,
Stormont Castle and Parliament Buildings.                       offers an added incentive for meeting
                                                                planners.                                       Distance from Belfast    26km
The contemporary hotel houses 110                                                                                International Airport
bedrooms, including a luxurious new                             Guests can enjoy contemporary dining               Distance from         5km
Executive floor and boasts 10 conference                        in La Scala Bistro, or simply relax in the         George Best
                                                                                                                 Belfast City Airport
suites of varying sizes within the                              lounge and reception area by the log
                                                                                                                Distance from Belfast    5km
Confex Centre. In addition there are a                          burning fire. In addition, the David Lloyd           City Centre
number of larger rooms including the                            Fitness Centre, which is located near to the      Business centre        Yes
Stormont Ballroom which is available                            hotel, can be used by all hotel guests on a
                                                                                                                 Natural daylight in     Yes
for large meetings and gala functions                           complimentary basis.                              meeting rooms
accommodating up to 600 conference                                                                             Wheelchair accessible     Yes
delegates with its own private entrance,
                                                                                                                    Total number         110
reception area and bar.                                                                                             of bedrooms

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom          Banquet      Reception     Floor space
 Stormont Ballroom         500          160               100          360           600            440
    Dunmisk Suite          120           40               40           96            100            140
    Barnett Suite          100           36               40           72            100            110
  Knockdene Suite           50           24               24           40            50             76
       Thornhill            45           24               24           32            50             55
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Castle Upton Estate,
Templepatrick BT39 ODD
                                 Hilton Templepatrick
T: +44 (0) 28 9443 5500
Contact: Kelly-Anne Small        The Hilton Templepatrick Hotel and Country                      All meeting rooms, from the extensive
                                 Club, located 15 minutes from Belfast in                        Castle Upton Suite to the small and more
                                 the Castle Upton Estate of Templepatrick,                       intimate boardrooms, benefit from air
                                 offers 129 newly refurbished guest rooms,                       conditioning and natural daylight and are
 Distance from Belfast    11km   spacious public areas, an extensive                             equipped with in room call buttons, storage,
  International Airport
                                 Livingwell health club and an 18-hole                           broadband, refrigerator and cloakrooms.
    Distance from         18km
    George Best                  championship golf course.
  Belfast City Airport                                                                           One of the property’s unique selling points
 Distance from Belfast    18km
                                 There are ten conference and banqueting                         is its ability to host specialty golf events
      City Centre                rooms, all located on the ground floor,                         on its 18 hole championship golf course,
   Business centre        Yes    which are complemented by a spacious                            administered and presided over by the
  Natural daylight in     Yes
                                 pre-function area that includes a business                      hotel’s PGA professional as well as a highly
   meeting rooms                 centre and private bar.                                         experienced team of event organisers.
Wheelchair accessible     Yes
     Total number         129
     of bedrooms

                                      Room name           Theatre    Classroom      Boardroom         Banquet      Reception     Floor space
                                   Castle Upton Suite       500          160               100          340           450            392
                                  (can be broken into
                                      4 sections)
                                      Lylehill Suite        150           60               45           110           200            144
                                    (Can be broken
                                    into 2 sections)
                                       Donegore              50           20               22            30            40            54
                                      Muckamore              15             -              10            12            20            24
                                       Boardroom              -             -              10            12            20            21
                                 Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Holiday Inn Belfast                                                                                            22 Ormeau Avenue,
                                                                                                               T: +44 (0) 28 9027 1719
The Academy Conference Centre is                                The Olympic is a state-of-the-art,             Contact:
perfectly suited to your business needs,                        conference and banqueting suite catering       Siobhan Kielt, Sales Manager
with nine self-contained, purpose                               for up to 600 reception guests or 324
built meeting and conference suites                             diners. The ground floor location is unique
accommodating up to 120 delegates                               and flexible in that it offers direct access    Distance from Belfast    32km
                                                                                                                 International Airport
theatre style.                                                  from street level, providing an ideal space
                                                                                                                   Distance from         6km
                                                                for exhibitions and product launches.              George Best
Each of the conference rooms is fitted with                                                                      Belfast City Airport
adjustable lighting and air conditioning and                    The suite sub-divides into 3 sections to
                                                                                                                Distance from Belfast    0.1km
contains a cloakroom and easy working                           compliment your numbers and comes                    City Centre
chairs for 100% delegate comfort. The                           complete with natural daylight, adjustable        Business centre        Yes
Academy also offers a dedicated reception                       lighting, air conditioning, induction loop
                                                                                                                 Natural daylight in     Yes
area with full business support.                                system and 3-phase power supply. In               meeting rooms
                                                                addition Holiday Inn Belfast holds an          Wheelchair accessible     Yes
                                                                extensive stock of equipment on-site,               Total number         170
                                                                enabling your requirements to be met                of bedrooms
                                                                quickly, efficiently and cost effectively.

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom          Banquet       Reception     Floor space
    Olympic Suite          550          218               N/A          324            600            372
     Titanic Suite         120           58               N/A           88            150           132.9
        Syrian              40           30               28            36            30            50.8
       Venetian             40           30               28            36            30            50.8
   Southern Cross           23           12               14            12            20             3.1
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158 Holywood Road,
                                  Park Avenue Hotel
T: +44 (0) 28 9065 6520
Contact: Melanie Sharrad          Located in the vibrant Belmont area less                       Add this to our busy, popular Gelston’s
                                  than 2 miles from Belfast City Hall, The                       Corner bar, our Restaurant, the fitness suite
                                  Park Avenue Hotel provides a unique                            and 16 conference and banqueting suites
                                  experience for people who are tired of the                     catering for up to 250 people, you’ll soon
 Distance from Belfast    32km    usual and want something different.                            be enjoying your visit to Belfast in a totally
  International Airport
                                                                                                 fresh way.
    Distance from         4km     All 56 bedrooms have been completely
    George Best
  Belfast City Airport            refurbished and designed to create an                          The closest hotel to George Best Belfast
 Distance from Belfast    4km
                                  ultra stylish environment yet offering all                     City Airport or only 18 miles from Belfast
      City Centre                 you would expect from today’s modern                           International Airport and 8 miles from the
   Business centre        Yes     hotels and more - ensuring that your stay is                   Port of Belfast, the hotel is ideally located
  Natural daylight in     Yes
                                  comfortable and enjoyable.                                     for your trip to Belfast and offers ample free
   meeting rooms                                                                                 car parking.
Wheelchair accessible     Yes
     Total number          56
     of bedrooms

                                       Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception     Floor space
                                   Cranethorpe Suite         250          100               -           180            200            226
                                      Oxford Suite 1          80          40                36           40            80              81
                                      Oxford Suite 2          80          40                36           40            80              81
                                      Oxford Suite 3          80          40                36           40            80              81
                                   Ashwood Suite (5)          18           8                12           -              -              26
                                  Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Park Plaza Belfast                                                                                               Belfast International Airport,
                                                                                                                 Belfast BT29 4ZY
                                                                                                                 T: +44 (0) 28 9445 7000
                                                                                                                 F: +44 (0) 28 9442 3500
Park Plaza Belfast International Airport                       Each suite has air-conditioning, natural
Hotel offers much more than a meeting                          daylight with black out facility plus sound
                                                                                                                 The Events Department
place. Location, facilities and service make                   proofed glass, wireless internet connection
Park Plaza Belfast the obvious choice for                      and audio visual equipment is available.           Distance from Belfast    0km
conferences, corporate functions, trade fairs                  Conference facilities at the Park Plaza             International Airport
and seminars.                                                  Belfast are incredibly flexible and functional.       Distance from         32km
                                                                                                                     George Best
Park Plaza Belfast boosts 10 impressive                                                                            Belfast City Airport
conference rooms, accommodating up to                                                                             Distance from Belfast    27km
                                                                                                                       City Centre
250 delegates.
                                                                                                                    Business centre        Yes
                                                                                                                   Natural daylight in     Yes
                                                                                                                    meeting rooms
                                                                                                                 Wheelchair accessible     Yes
                                                                                                                      Total number         106
                                                                                                                      of bedrooms

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception      Floor space
     Island Suite          250          140               80          140             -            227.56
    Rathlin Suite           50           24               24           -              -             42.25
   Glandore Suite           40           24               24           -              -             40.25
   Aranmore Suite           30           18               24           -              -             37.95
 Belleek Boardroom           -           -                10           -              -             22.44
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The Gasworks,
Cromac Place, Belfast
                                 Radisson Blu Hotel
T: +44 (0) 28 9043 4065
E: reservations.belfast@             City Centre location situated in the newly                     • Complimentary WIFI throughout for all
hotel-belfast                    regenerated area of the Gasworks.                                delegates
Contact: Reservations                                                                           • 6km from Belfast City Airport
                                 • Secure onsite car parking
                                                                                                • Within easy reach of Financial and
 Distance from Belfast    27km   • 120 stylish guest rooms in 2 distinct
                                                                                                  shopping districts
  International Airport            styles, including business class rooms,
                                                                                                • Contemporary Italian filini restaurant on
    Distance from         6km      suites and suite 7, the largest suite in the
    George Best                                                                                   site
  Belfast City Airport             city
                                                                                                • Hold Silver green tourism award.
 Distance from Belfast    1km
                                 • 6 meeting rooms all offering natural day
      City Centre                  light and air-conditioning
   Business centre        Yes    • Dedicated meeting floor
  Natural daylight in     Yes
   meeting rooms
Wheelchair accessible     Yes
     Total number         120
     of bedrooms

                                      Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet      Reception     Floor space
                                        Titanium            140          55                50          60            140            142
                                          Steel              60          32                24           -            60             60
                                        Colbalt              50          32                20          40            50            63.75
                                          Zinc               40          18                20          30            40             52.5
                                        Platinum             -            -                12          12             -             22
                                 Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Ramada Belfast                                                                                                     Shaw’s Bridge,
                                                                                                                   117 Milltown Road, Belfast
                                                                                                                   T: +44 (0) 28 9092 3500
Set in Lagan Valley Regional Park, the                          Our Grand Ballroom is one of the largest           Contact: Heather Sparkes
Ramada Hotel Belfast boasts a picturesque                       ballrooms within a hotel in Belfast facilitating
location yet only a 10 minute drive from the                    up to 580 guests for a Gala Dinner or
city centre.                                                    Banquet and 900 delegates theatre style.
                                                                                                                    Distance from Belfast    40km
The Ramada has one of the largest                               Our 120 luxurious bedrooms offer a                   International Airport
Conference & Banqueting facilities in                           selection of double rooms with king-size               Distance from         8km
Northern Ireland. Our business floor has                        beds and twin rooms with queen-size beds               George Best
                                                                                                                     Belfast City Airport
been specifically designed with the ever-                       as well as 4 suites. All rooms are ensuite
                                                                                                                    Distance from Belfast    4km
changing conference needs in mind,                              and are fully equipped with complimentary                City Centre
comprising of twelve meeting rooms, with                        tea / coffee making facilities. The hotel also        Business centre        Yes
state of the art audiovisual technology                         boasts superb leisure facilities in LA Fitness
                                                                                                                     Natural daylight in     Yes
available as well as full secretarial support.                  and you can choose from 3 restaurants                 meeting rooms
                                                                on-site.                                           Wheelchair accessible     Yes
                                                                                                                        Total number         120
                                                                                                                        of bedrooms

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom          Banquet       Reception      Floor space
       Ballroom            900          300               108          550            900             702
    Malone Suite           200           60               84           190            200             335
       Madrona             160           80               38           120            160             173
       Hemlock              90           45               30            60             90              81
  Syndicate Rooms           10           4                10            8              10              19
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Fisherwick Place,
Great Victoria Street,
                                   Jurys Inn
Belfast. BT2 7AP
T: +44 (0) 028 9053 3500
E:    Jurys Inn is located in the heart of the                       Modern & bright meeting rooms are air
Contact: Suzanne Bowman            city. Walking distance to Waterfront, City                     conditioned, have natural daylight and WIFI.
                                   Hall, Grand Opera House, Ulster Hall & St                      Easily accessible to Motorways. Train
                                   Georges Market. Odyssey and Queen’s                            station and bus station just 5 minutes
 Distance from Belfast    30km     University also close by. Close to shopping,                   walk. City Airport just 15 minutes drive and
  International Airport
                                   pubs & restaurants.                                            International Airport just 40 minutes drive.
    Distance from         5km
    George Best                    Enjoy the comfort of spacious bedrooms
  Belfast City Airport
                                   with all the facilities needed to make
 Distance from Belfast    0km
      City Centre                  your stay more enjoyable such as high
   Business centre        No       speed internet access. Our contemporary
                                   Innfusion Restaurant caters for up to 120
  Natural daylight in     Yes
   meeting rooms                   guests. Enjoy a relaxing drink in our friendly
Wheelchair accessible     Yes      Inntro Bar.
     Total number         190
     of bedrooms

                                        Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet      Reception     Floor space
                                       Lagan Room              30          14                16           -             -             56
                                       Murray Suite            18          12                14           -             -             49
                                     Grosvenor Suite           18          12                14           -             -             49
                                      Clarendon Suite          18          12                14           -             -             49
                                       Botanic Suite           18          12                14           -             -             49
                                   Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Park Inn Belfast                                                                                              4 Clarence Street West,
                                                                                                              T: +44 (0) 28 9067 7700
Park Inn Belfast is ideally located in the                     Every room is fitted with individual climate   Contact: Jo-Anne Crossley
heart of the city centre, near our top tourist                 control. Enjoy the luxurious RBG bar           (Director of Sales & Marketing)
attractions, bars and restaurants and the                      & grill offering dining and drinks with
business district.                                             contemporary New York style backdrop.
                                                               Take advantage of our fully equipped “Inn       Distance from Belfast    30km
Within easy reach of City Hall, Ulster Hall,                                                                    International Airport
                                                               Action” fitness suite, sauna and steam
Odyssey Complex, Belfast Waterfront and                                                                           Distance from         6km
the Grand Opera House. George Best City                                                                           George Best
                                                                                                                Belfast City Airport
Airport is only 5.5km / 10 min away. We
                                                                                                               Distance from Belfast    0km
have 145 bright, modern, Park Inn styled                                                                            City Centre
bedrooms, 10 business friendly suites and                                                                        Business centre        Yes
8 accessible rooms. 7 Flexible conference
                                                                                                                Natural daylight in     Yes
and meeting rooms accommodating up to                                                                            meeting rooms
150 delegates.                                                                                                Wheelchair accessible     Yes
                                                                                                                   Total number         145
                                                                                                                   of bedrooms

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception     Floor space
   Meeting Room 5          150           90               44            -            170            123
   Meeting Room 7          120           54               30            -            140             98
   Meeting Room 6           45           30               16            -            60              46
   Meeting Room 1           36           24               16            -            40              32
   Meeting Room 4           25           14               12            -            30              30
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Unique and
Unusual Venues

Belfast & NI Conference & Meetings Guide

Ballywalter Park, Ballywalter,
Newtownards BT22 2PP
                                    Ballywalter Park
T: +44 (0) 28 4275 8203 /
   +44 (0) 28 4275 8264             Ballywalter Park is the home of Lord &                         Ballywalter Park is available only for
F: +44 (0) 28 4275 8818             Lady Dunleath and has been in the family’s                     a limited number of events each year,
E:        ownership since it was built by Brian                          ensuring that each one is given the fullest             Dunleath’s great, great great grandfather in                   attention to ensure complete satisfaction
Contact: Brian and Vibse Dunleath   1846. It was designed by one of Ireland’s                      and total success. As a matter of course,
                                    most eminent architects, Sir Charles                           clients are guaranteed exclusive use of the
                                    Lanyon, and built in the Italianate Palazzo                    house and the 270 acres of surrounding
                                    style. It is situated on the Ards Peninsula,                   gardens and parkland during their stay.
 Distance from Belfast    58km
  International Airport             some 18 miles from Belfast, with views
                                                                                                   Overnight accommodation can be provided
    Distance from         27km      out to the Irish Sea and the Scottish Coast
                                                                                                   in 12 highly individual twin or double
    George Best                     beyond.
  Belfast City Airport                                                                             bedrooms, each with its own en-suite or
 Distance from Belfast    29km      The house has undergone extensive                              private bathroom.
      City Centre
                                    refurbishment and upgrading in recent
   Business centre        Yes       years and it is now available as a
  Natural daylight in     Yes       prestigious and luxurious venue for
   meeting rooms
                                    conferences, corporate dinners and
Wheelchair accessible     Yes       incentive events.

                                         Room name           Theatre    Classroom      Boardroom        Banquet      Reception     Floor space
                                       Drawing Room            100           20               20          80            150           120
                                          Inner Hall             -            -               -            -            120           130
                                        Dining Room              -            -               20          24             -             76
                                        Conservatory             -            -               -           30            60              -
                                    Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Belfast Castle                                                                                                Antrim Road,
                                                                                                              Belfast Bt15 5GR
                                                                                                              T: +44 (0) 28 9077 6925
Belfast Castle, a Scottish Baronial style                      Belfast Castle has all the character and       F: +44 (0) 28 9037 0228
castle built in 1870, is steeped in history                    charm of an historic building with no          E:
dating back to Victorian times. It is a                        compromise on luxury, the interior of the
familiar landmark on the slopes of Cavehill                    castle has undergone major refurbishment       Contact: Brendan Toland,
and offers panoramic views across Belfast                      and has been restored to its Victorian         Estates Manager; Cathryn
Lough.                                                         grandeur.                                      McOscar, Operations Manager

This spectacular location, on the slopes                       Belfast Castle is a unique venue and has
of Cavehill is a popular tourist attraction,                   become a very prestigious choice for a          Distance from Belfast    28km
                                                                                                                International Airport
although away from the busy city centre,                       variety of functions such as meetings,
                                                                                                                  Distance from         11km
is easily accessible from the M2/M3/M5                         conferences, exhibitions and Gala                  George Best
motorways.                                                     fundraisers.                                     Belfast City Airport
                                                                                                               Distance from Belfast    7km
Owned and managed by Belfast City                              Free advice is offered on all types of               City Centre
Council, this magnificent sandstone building                   function planning.                                Business centre        No
is located in 700 acres of parkland and has
                                                                                                                Natural daylight in     Yes
its own manicured gardens.                                                                                       meeting rooms
                                                                                                              Wheelchair accessible     Yes

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception     Floor space
      Chichester           200          100               -           160            190            150
       Donegall             80           30               30           55            75             61
    Ben Madigan/            60           30               25           55            75             67
        Ashley              50           30               25           45            55             46
      Deerpark              45           20               25           35            45             40
Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

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2-4 University Road,
Belfast BT7 1NH
                                  Crescent Arts Centre
T: +44 (0) 28 9024 2338
E:          The Crescent is a diverse community arts        Our central location just 1 mile from the              centre, housed in a beautiful listed building   city centre, 3 miles from Belfast City Airport
Contact: Keith Acheson            in the heart of the Queen’s Conservation        and 15 miles from the International Airport,
                                  area of Belfast. Originally constructed for     allows easy access by air, rail, road or on
                                  Victoria College in 1873, the tradition of      foot from one of the many inner city hotels
                                  learning at the Crescent has carried on         in the area.
                                  throughout the years. Today the Centre
                                                                                  The main theatre can accommodate up to
                                  provides a wide range of arts and cultural
 Distance from Belfast    24km                                                    150 delegates, with breakout rooms and
  International Airport           activities for people of all ages to enjoy.
                                                                                  catering facilities available onsite. The
    Distance from         5km
    George Best                   The Crescent is a bright and buzzing Centre     building is fully accessible with lift access to
  Belfast City Airport            that blends the character and charm of the      all floors. On-street parking is available in
 Distance from Belfast    1.5km   original 1870s school building with modern      the immediate area and several car parks
      City Centre
                                  day technology to provide the perfect           are sited just off Botanic Avenue.
   Business centre        Yes     environment for a conference, seminar or        For enquiries and further information,
  Natural daylight in     Yes     event.                                          please contact the Centre.
   meeting rooms
Wheelchair accessible     Yes

Grand Opera House                                                                                                Great Victoria Street,
                                                                                                                 T: +44 (0) 28 9027 7738
The Grand Opera House, built in 1895 by                        House allows your delegates to get the            E:
renowned theatre architect Frank Matcham                       most out of Belfast during their stay.  
is one of Belfast’s much loved landmarks.                      Be it a business meeting, conference,             Contact: Claire Donnelly
A leading performance venue, Northern                          exhibition or banquet, the team at the
Ireland’s premiere theatre is also home to                     Grand Opera House will create a theatrical
state-of-the-art conferencing and hospitality                  experience making your event a memorable
facilities following a £10M extension and                      success.
redevelopment in 2006.
                                                               With high quality in-house catering, menus         Distance from Belfast    19km
                                                                                                                   International Airport
Located in the heart of Belfast City on                        can be tailored to suit any requirement.
                                                                                                                     Distance from         4km
Great Victoria Street, the Grand Opera                         State-of-the-art equipment, sound and                 George Best
House is easily accessible by road and                         lighting is available as well as a professional     Belfast City Airport
rail. Situated adjacent to Great Victoria                      team of technicians to create the bespoke          Distance from Belfast    0.3km
                                                                                                                       City Centre
Street Train Station and the Europa Bus                        event.
Centre, the venue has excellent links to the                                                                        Business centre         No
                                                               If you are looking for a venue to impress or
International and City Airports as well as the                                                                     Natural daylight in     Yes
                                                               a location to inspire, look no further than          meeting rooms
M1 and M2 motorways.
                                                               Belfast’s majestic Grand Opera House              Wheelchair accessible     Yes
Surrounded by many shops, bars,                                to offer The Perfect Stage to meet your
restaurants and hotels, the Grand Opera                        business needs.

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception     Floor space
    The Matcham           1060           -                -            -              -          Forestage
     Auditorium                                                                                    75.6
   The Baby Grand          130           50               50          120            200           172.9
  The Shakespeare           40           16               22           20            50             67.4
   The Boardroom             -           -                18           18             -            33.75
Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

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Barnett Demesne,
Belfast BT9 5PB
                                     Malone House
T: +44 (0) 28 9068 1246
F: +44 (0) 28 9068 2197              Malone House, a late Georgian Mansion,                       Since then Malone House has been used
E:     is set among the rolling meadows and                         to host a wide range of events to include                parkland of Barnett Demesne in South                         conferences, meetings, art exhibitions and
Contact: Ciara Glennon, Operations   Belfast. Sited on a hilltop, the house                       private dinners. In the main function room,
Manager; Brendan Toland, Estates     commands superb views over some of the                       the French doors lead to the flagstone patio
Manager                              most attractive landscape of the Lagan                       area and gardens outside, adding to the
                                     Valley Regional Park.                                        flexibility of the venue.
 Distance from Belfast    27km       The last owner William Barnett bequeathed                    Malone House is well noted for its friendly,
  International Airport
                                     Malone House and it grounds to the citizens                  relaxed atmosphere and the excellence
    Distance from         14km
    George Best                      of Belfast in 1946 and the grounds were                      of its cuisine, making it a popular meeting
  Belfast City Airport               opened to the public under the name of                       place for social and business lunches,
 Distance from Belfast    6km        Barnett Demesne. Malone House was                            morning coffee and afternoon tea.
      City Centre
                                     leased to the National Trust in the early
   Business centre        Yes        1970’s, It was almost totally destroyed by
  Natural daylight in     Yes        fire in 1976 but was rebuilt by Belfast City
   meeting rooms
                                     Council and re-opened to the public in June
Wheelchair accessible     Yes        1983.

                                            Room name                 Theatre         Classroom       Boardroom       Banquet      Floor space
                                             Harberton                  120                50             50            120            98
                                            Hilsborowe                   90                36             30             80            65
                                         Hilsborowe Annex                30                18             18             40            34
                                           Montgomerey                   30                12             16             30            30
                                       William Legge Room                65                18             24             50            60
                                     Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

S.S. Nomadic                                                                                   Hamilton Dock, Queens Road,
                                                                                               T: +44 (0) 28 9027 7652
S.S. Nomadic is the only remaining historic   Now on the prestigious Core Collection of        E:
link to Titanic left afloat and is the last   the National Register of Historic Vessels,
surviving White Star Vessel in the world.     Nomadic has joined an elite group of just        Contact: Gerry McAlinden
                                              sixty one vessels worldwide that include the
Like the Titanic, she was built at the
                                              world famous Cutty Sark, Mary Rose and
shipyards of Harland & Wolff in Belfast
                                              the Royal Yacht Britannia.
nearly 100 years ago. Nomadic was
launched in 1911 and transported First and    Major restoration work is currently
Second Class passengers from Cherbourg        underway, which will see SS Nomadic               Distance from Belfast    35km
                                                                                                 International Airport
to the ill fated Titanic. Nearly a century    restored and transformed into an
                                                                                                   Distance from         3km
later, she has returned home to Belfast’s     educational attraction and visitor centre that       George Best
Hamilton Dock, in the heart of Titanic        will act as a platform to promote our proud        Belfast City Airport
Quarter.                                      heritage. We look forward to welcoming you        Distance from Belfast    1km
                                                                                                     City Centre
                                                                                                  Business centre        No
                                                                                                 Natural daylight in     Yes
                                                                                                  meeting rooms
                                                                                               Wheelchair accessible     Yes

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Cultra, Holywood,
Co Down BT18 0EU
                                 Ulster Folk and Transport
T: +44 (0) 28 9042 8428
Contact: Suzanne Lamont /        At the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum                         The Manor House will re-open in 2011 after
Louise Willis                    your guests can step back in time and                           a sympathetic refurbishment to restore a
                                 uncover a way of life from 100 years ago.                       real country house feel. It will be ideal for
                                                                                                 conferences, receptions and dinners for up
                                 Discover town and countryside with
                                                                                                 to 200 people. As a unique and unusual
                                 cottages, farms, schools and pubic
                                                                                                 venue we can offer many options, the
 Distance from Belfast    40km   buildings set in beautiful parkland. The
  International Airport                                                                          table below indicates some of the spaces
                                 transport museum is bursting with majestic
    Distance from         8km                                                                    available but please call us to discuss your
    George Best                  steam locomotives, horse drawn carriages,
                                                                                                 exact requirements.
  Belfast City Airport           electric trams, vintage motorbikes and cars.
 Distance from Belfast    11km
      City Centre                The Rail Gallery offers a superb setting for
   Business centre        No     awards ceremonies and gala dinners for
  Natural daylight in     Yes
                                 up to 350 people while the Folk Park has
   meeting rooms                 unique locations for smaller gatherings.
Wheelchair accessible     Yes

                                      Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom          Banquet      Reception      Floor space
                                      Rail Gallery          500           -                 -           350           500              -
                                     Cultra Manor           200          100               100          150           200              -
                                      Ballycultra           120           -                 -           100           150              -
                                     Ulster Folk &           -            -                 -            -           5000+             -
                                  Transport Museum
                                 Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Ulster Museum                                                                                                 Botanic Gardens,
                                                                                                              Belfast BT9 5AB
                                                                                                              T: +44 (0) 28 9042 8428
The Ulster Museum is Northern Ireland’s                        The lecture theatre can accommodate up         Contact: Suzanne Lamont /
Treasure House of the past and present.                        to 200 people while offering state of the      Louise Willis
This recently refurbished listed building is                   art audio visual facilities. Guests will be
home to a rich collection of art, history and                  entertained in stunning, unusual spaces
natural sciences.                                              while enjoying the history and culture of
                                                               Northern Ireland.
Your guests could enjoy a world renowned                                                                       Distance from Belfast    24km
                                                                                                                International Airport
collection of Irish art, come face to face with                Our caterers will work with you to develop
                                                                                                                  Distance from         10km
dinosaurs and meet an Ancient Egyptian                         the perfect menu for your event. As a              George Best
Mummy.                                                         unique and unusual venue we can offer            Belfast City Airport
                                                               many options, the table below indicates         Distance from Belfast    1.5km
This stunning museum offers superb                                                                                  City Centre
                                                               some of the spaces available but please
spaces for gala dinners, awards
                                                               call us to discuss your exact requirements.       Business centre         No
ceremonies, receptions for up to 1800
                                                                                                                Natural daylight in     Yes
people and conferences.                                                                                          meeting rooms
                                                                                                              Wheelchair accessible     Yes

     Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet       Reception     Floor space
    Welcome Area           200           -                -           150           300              -
   Lecture Theatre         200           -                -            -              -              -
    Belfast Room            80           50               40           70           100              -
       Galleries             -           -                -        Up to 400          -              -
   Ulster Museum             -           -                -            -            1800             -
Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

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Bedford Street,
Belfast BT2 7FF
                                 Ulster Hall
T: +44 (0) 28 9033 4400
E: jennifer.patterson@           Designed by local architect WJ Barre                          Together the spectacular Grand Hall,                 the Ulster Hall opened in 1862 and has                        featuring the Mulholland Grand Organ, and             an unrivalled reputation for outstanding                      the stunning Group space, offer unique and
Contact: Jennifer Patterson      events. One of Northern Ireland’s artistic                    memorable settings for any event. A suite
                                 and cultural landmarks, this Victorian                        of new purpose built meeting rooms adds to
                                 masterpiece provides a unique and enviable                    the flexibility of this grand venue.
                                 backdrop for any event.
                                                                                               With all the benefits of a prime city centre
 Distance from Belfast    30km   Recently refurbished to the highest                           location, the Ulster Hall can meet every
  International Airport
                                 standards, adding modern features yet                         requirement and the in-house technical and
    Distance from         5km
    George Best                  retaining all of its original character, the                  events management team provide all the
  Belfast City Airport           Ulster Hall offers a range of flexible meeting                support you need to deliver a memorable
 Distance from Belfast    0km    and exhibition spaces. Whether for 10 or                      and successful event.
      City Centre
                                 1000 delegates, the multi-purpose facilities
   Business centre        No     are equally suitable for conferences,
  Natural daylight in     Yes    exhibitions or gala dinners.
   meeting rooms
Wheelchair accessible     Yes

                                      Room name            Theatre    Classroom      Boardroom       Banquet      Reception    Floor space
                                       Grand Hall           1,000         250              -           340            -            475
                                      Group Space            100            60            60           100            -            100
                                    Meeting Room 1            40            18            22           30             -            35
                                  Meeting Rooms 2&5         30-40           18            22           30             -            40
                                    Conductor Room             -            -             6             -             -             8
                                 Meeting rooms listed are are a selection of those available

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Academic Venues

Belfast & NI Conference & Meetings Guide

University Square,
                                  Queen’s University
T: +44 (0) 28 9097 5047
E:              Queen’s University Belfast lies at the heart                   Queen’s boasts a number of events spaces,             of South Belfast only one mile from the city                   which are ideal for gala dinner and drinks
Contact: Fionnuala Lavery,        centre.                                                        receptions. The historic Great Hall is the
Sales Executive                                                                                  ideal venue for corporate dinners and there
                                  The University regularly hosts conferences
                                                                                                 is a choice of comfortable, welcoming
                                  and meetings and offers a range of fully
                                                                                                 venues for drinks receptions. Queen’s
                                  equipped lecture theatres and function
 Distance from Belfast    32km                                                                   benefits from high quality catering which is
                                  spaces such as the Sir William Whitla Hall
  International Airport                                                                          provided on-site and offers menus to suit all
                                  which can host 1200 people. These large
    Distance from         7km                                                                    requirements.
    George Best                   spaces are complemented by seminar
  Belfast City Airport            rooms as well as smaller rooms for break                       In addition, over 1000 en-suite single
 Distance from Belfast    2km     out sessions.                                                  bedrooms and 500 standard rooms are
      City Centre
                                                                                                 available for delegates outside of term time
   Business centre        Yes                                                                    at Elms Village, a 10 minute walk from the
  Natural daylight in     Yes                                                                    main campus.
   meeting rooms
Wheelchair accessible     Yes
Total number of rooms     1,000

                                       Room name           Theatre    Classroom     Boardroom         Banquet      Reception     Floor space
                                       Sir William          1200          317               -           350           600              551
                                       Whitla Hall                                                                                (stage area
                                        Great Hall           180           -                -           150           240            232
                                     Canada Room /            80           -                38         60-70          100            103
                                    Council Chamber                                                                                  117
                                      Senate Room             50           -                35          35             -              83
                                   Old Staff Common           40           -                16          40            70              76
                                  Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

Stranmillis University College                                                                                 Stranmillis Road,
                                                                                                               Belfast, BT9 5DY
                                                                                                               T: +44 (0) 28 9038 4251
Set on site of great natural beauty – with                     • Wired and wireless Internet access            E:
46 acres of woodland and wildlife yet only                       complimentary in conference rooms and
half an hour away from Belfast International                     bedrooms.                                     Contact: Sarah Crawford
Airport, 10 minutes from Belfast City Airport                  • 465 bedrooms - 407 standard single
and less than 2 miles from Belfast City                          study rooms, all with wash hand basins.
Centre.                                                          58 ensuite bedrooms (48 single, 4
                                                                 disabled, 6 double/twin ensuite).              Distance from Belfast    27km
Our remarkable facilities consist of:
                                                                 Available for booking during college            International Airport
• A wide variety of conference rooms,                            vacations, with limited availability during       Distance from         8km
                                                                 the college term.                                 George Best
  ranging from boardroom style for 12                                                                            Belfast City Airport
  people to theatre style for 400 people.                      • Self-service catering for 280 in “Chatz”
                                                                                                                Distance from Belfast    3km
• Conference facilities including                                while the adjacent Fine Dining Room has             City Centre
  state-of-the-art audio visual equipment                        seating for 126.                                 Business centre        Yes
  such as interactive whiteboards and                                                                             Natural daylight in    Yes
  ceiling mounted data projectors.                                                                                 meeting rooms
                                                                                                                Wheelchair accessible    Yes
                                                                                                                Total number of rooms    465

     Room name           Theatre       Exam       Boardroom         Banquet      Reception     Floor space
     College Hall          400          200               -            -             -             360
   Drama Theatre           269           -                -            -             -             156
   Conference Hall         200           80               -            -            150            162
   Lecture Theatre         105          105               -            -             -             100
   Seminar Room             25           25               24           -             -              70
Meeting rooms listed are a selection of those available

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                                                                                                   Life HQ,
                                                                                                   The Grange Yard,
                                                                                                   The Forest Park,

                                                                                                   County Down,
                                                                                                   Northern Ireland BT31 9BU
                                                                                                   T: 084 4770 5477 (local rate)
                                                                                                   Contact: Martin McMullan
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60 Gowdystown Road,
Dromore BT25 1NS
T: +44 (0) 28 9269 3122

Contact: Brian O’Neill

                                 Moonlighting is Ireland’s only NICEIC       Moonlighting offer an extensive stock of
                                 registered sound and lighting company       sound and lighting equipment for hire and
                                 specialising in events and has been         in conjunction with its trading partners can
                                 operating for the last 25 years.            offer event management, set building and
                                                                             video/graphic production and can offer a
                                 Moonlighting can provide all technical
                                                                             package tailored to suit each individual
                                 requirements and stage management,
                                                                             client’s need.
                                 having resourced events ranging from
                                 large presidential visits and landmark      For more comprehensive information
                                 political announcements to small personal   about the company visit
                                 The Ulster Orchestra are just one of the
                                 company’s prestigious clients.

                                                                                              Conlavon House,
                                                                                              Belfast BT5 6QR
                                                                                              T: +44 (0) 28 9079 3000

                                                                                              Contact: Mark Hamilton

the event AV experts
                                                                                              (Event Technical Manager)

When it comes to making the right              House, Titanic Quarter, Diageo, Department
impression at an exhibition or conference;     of Agriculture at Causeway Exchange and
planning, good management and the right        Altnagelvin Hospital.
technical support are crucial.
                                               Managing Director James Conlon
Belfast-based firm NIAVAC are the              says: “Knowledge and service are the
province’s leader in the field of integrated   cornerstones of our business. Our team has
audio visual technology; they understand       unrivalled experience in all types of events
what it takes to deliver a successful          coupled with expert equipment knowledge,
conference or event.                           all of which is delivered in a dependable
                                               and highly professional manner with a ‘can
NIAVAC’s clients – including SMEs, private
                                               do’ attitude.”
and public sector organisations – trust them
to deliver.                                    NIAVAC has a modern showroom on Prince
                                               Regent Road, demonstrating projectors,
The event technical services team
                                               plasma screens, digital signage, interactive
support press conferences, exhibitions,
                                               whiteboards and video conferencing tools.
concerts and other business events and
                                               For more information on conferencing
regularly work with event/conference
                                               and event technical services tel 028 9079
managers including West Belfast Festival,
                                               3000, visit or call into the
The Balmoral Show and Down Royal
                                               showroom at Conlavon House, 5 Prince
Racecourse. Other recent conference and
                                               Regent Road, Belfast.
communication installations include Titanic

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                          Design and Print
10 Dargan Crescent,
Duncrue Road,
Belfast BT3 9JP

T: +44 (0) 28 9077 4388
Contact: Marc Casey

                          FireIMC is one of the most successful           FireIMC is a full service marketing agency
                          marketing communication companies in            specialising in design and print. We design
                          Ireland. We place customer insight and          and manage the production of exhibition
                          interaction at the heart of everything we do.   material including stands, backdrops and
                          By delivering work that creates two-way         banners as well as producing leaflets,
                          channels of communication, we don’t just        conference schedules, guides, promotional
                          launch one-off marketing campaigns, we          merchandise and stationery for conference
                          start conversations.                            delegate packs.
                          So while traditional media might kick-off
                          the conversation, you’ll always find an
                          interactive element to our work, such as the
                          latest web or mobile initiatives to connect
                          with our customers. Good creative gets
                          people talking and taking action, and that’s
                          what we’re all about.

Professional Conference Organisers
                                                                                               1 Dublin Road,
                                                                                               Belfast BT2 7HB
                                                                                               T: +44 (0) 28 9023 5001

Creative Events (NI) Ltd
                                                                                               Contact: John Barbour-McMullen
                                                                                               or Marie Penney

The focus for Creative Events (NI) Ltd is      We provide exceptional administrative
on leading, not following. We have been        support including processing of
adding value for clients since 1998 and our    abstract submissions, accepting online
standards have become the benchmark            registrations and offering complete
for others. Our clients include blue chip      financial management. We also take full
organisations across the private, public and   responsibility for the technical delivery of
voluntary sectors.                             each event.
We are one of the longest established,         Your project will be managed personally by
most experienced, conference and event         the directors of the company who each hold
management companies based in Northern         full membership of the Association of British
Ireland. We organise local and international   Professional Conference Organisers. You
conferences as well as gala awards events      will always be dealing with seasoned and
throughout Ireland and the UK.                 experienced practitioners who provide high
                                               quality input.
We contribute to every aspect of your event
including strategic E-marketing and web

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                                  Professional Conference Organisers
9 Wellington Park, Malone Road,
Belfast BT9 6DJ
T: +44 (0) 28 9066 4020

Contact: Jacinta Scannell
or Anne Doherty

                                  Established in 1995, Happening specialises      • Conference and event management
                                  in conference and exhibition management         • Sponsorship management
                                  and marketing, tailored to meet the needs of    • Abstract management – on-line submission
                                  you the customer.                                 and review, poster design and production
                                                                                  • Exhibition design, co-ordination and sales
                                  With dynamic teams in Belfast, Dublin,
                                                                                  • Delegate management and registration
                                  Liverpool and London, we offer a professional
                                                                                  • Budget preparation and management
                                  range of services that will successfully
                                                                                  • Venue selection and styling
                                  communicate your objectives through a
                                                                                  • Literature development
                                  creative, skilled and cooperative approach
                                                                                  • Technical production
                                  which has been built on our commitment to
                                                                                  • Stage design
                                  the highest standards of best practice.
                                                                                  • Speaker liaison
                                  We work with all levels of budget so please     • Transport
                                  don’t hesitate to contact us to see how we      • Tour programmes - pre, post and partner
                                  can help to make your next event a success.       tours
                                                                                  • Accommodation advice and free
                                  Happening is a multi-disciplined company          accommodation booking service
                                  providing full event management and             • Marketing, Sales and promotion including
                                  communication solutions for all types of          website design and production of e-zines
                                  events. Whether you need a full event
                                  management service or wish to pick and mix      Our Association Management Service
                                  from our extensive list of services, our team   supports societies, associations, trade
                                  will support you from concept to delivery       organisations and the not for profit sector by
                                  including:                                      providing a fully outsourced management
                                                                                  service to help maintain and develop your
                                                                                  membership and grow your organisation.

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                                                                                            Hanwood House,
                                                                                            Pavilions Office Park,

Morrow Communications
                                                                                            Holywood BT18 9JQ
                                                                                            T: +44 (0) 28 9039 3837
                                                                                            Contact: Anne Jamison

Morrow Communications’ dedicated event        Having orchestrated many of NI’s
management team has been delivering           landmark events including the major
superior events for over 15 years.            2008 US:NI Investment Conference as
                                              well as international conferences for the
During this time the true testament of
                                              Commonwealth Valuation Agencies and
our professionalism and commitment
                                              the Virtual Global Taskforce, (an amalgam
to exceptional conference and event
                                              of international police forces fighting
management has been those clients who
                                              online child abuse), we understand the
keep coming back year after year. We have
                                              complexities of large-scale events, and
enjoyed such long established relationships
                                              more importantly how best to deliver them.
with Invest Northern Ireland, the Northern
Ireland Tourist Board, Belfast City Council   Our conference experience covers
and the Department for Employment             international tourism, investment, health,
& Learning. Challenged to improve on          security, ICT, skills, renewable energy,
their previous events, we have always         property and academia. Visit www.
succeeded in raising the bar to deliver to see
memorable occasions with real audience        illustrations of that experience in action.
                                              Offering the full range of event services
Much of our event experience has delivered    and with offices in both Belfast and Dublin
for international audiences where we          we draw on our Europe wide experience
have successfully designed and managed        to deliver best in class events. Our team
complex events involving conference           of professional event specialists are also
programmes, exhibitions and associated        backed by award winning PR and Audio-
hospitality schedules.                        Visual Production services offering a one-
                                              stop shop if necessary.

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30 Massey Court
Belfast BT4 3GJ
T: +44 (0) 28 9076 0320

                              CS Lewis Literary Tours
M: +44 (0) 781 692 6186
Contact: Sandy Smith

                              The world knows Clive Staples Lewis as CS           CS Lewis would be proud to have his story
                              Lewis the creative mind that produced the           related by Sandy Smith. Sandy is a true story
                              Chronicles of Narnia, but few people know           teller in the age old tradition of the bards
                              him as the prolific intellect who was also an       of Ireland; he weaves the story of ‘Jack’
                              academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist,   like a great maestro! This captivating and
                              lay theologian and Christian apologist.             inspiring story provides an excellent break
                                                                                  from a packed conference agenda, opening
                              Lewis was born and grew up here in Belfast
                                                                                  up a world of adventure and imagination
                              and that is where the tour begins. It is here
                                                                                  that will enthral, astound and motivate
                              in the city of his birth that ‘Jack’ as he was
                                                                                  your delegates. We can adapt the tour to
                              known to his friends was first influenced;
                                                                                  meet your needs and conference timetable
                              it was here that the seeds of Narnia, The
                                                                                  or provide an extended tour to entertain
                              Screwtape Letters and the Space Trilogy
                                                                                  partners during the day.
                              amongst a great many other works both
                              fiction and non-fiction were sown in that
                              young impressionable mind.

Travel and Transport
                                                                                               Belfast City Airport,
                                                                                               T: +44 (0) 9024 1188 (opt 4)

                                                                                               Contact: Brenda Morgan

bmi is the leading airline flying from London   As a member of the Star Alliance, bmi also
Heathrow to Belfast providing seven flights     offers worldwide connections and has a
a day between one of the world’s most           range of codeshare flights with many airline
important airports and the centrally based      partners.
George Best Belfast City Airport.
                                                For the eighteenth year in succession bmi
bmi provides a full range of value for money    has won the prestigious ‘Best UK Domestic
fares to suit the conference market and         Airline’ award once again demonstrating
specifically tailored to the international      the airline’s outstanding performance and
traveller flying into Belfast. With seven       reinforcing continued commitment to their
rotations a day into Belfast City Airport,      passengers.
only a ten-minute drive into Belfast’s
City Centre, bmi are delighted to offer
delegates a special discount on a range
of flights, please contact a member of
the Belfast Convention Bureau team on for
more details.

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                                                Travel and Transport
Coach and Bus Hire:
call Ulsterbus 028 9033 7006
call Metro 028 9045 8484

Group Travel by Train:
Call NIR Travel 028 9024 2420                   Translink
T: +44 (0) 28 9066 6630

                                                Translink is the main provider of public
                                                transport services in Northern Ireland. It
                                                provides integrated travel solutions that are
                                                attractive, sustainable and good value.
                                                Metro, Ulsterbus, NI Railways and
                                                Enterprise are the brand names for
                                                Translink’s bus and rail services throughout
                                                Northern Ireland and cross-border.
                                                Translink operate the largest private hire
                                                fleet of vehicles in Northern Ireland, ranging
                                                from mini buses to luxury coaches. Groups
                                                can also travel by train with discounts of
                                                up to 15% and free seat reservations for
                                                organised groups of 10 or more.

Travel and Transport
                                                                                                  16 Wellington Park,
                                                                                                  T: +44 (0) 28 9080 9080

Value Cabs
                                                                                                  Contact: Paul McCausland
                                                                                                  (Sales + Marketing Exec)

Valuecabs operate a collection service from     On arrival the driver will escort you to their
Belfast International Airport and George        vehicle for a comfortable transfer to your
Best Belfast City Airport from all flights.     destination.
On arrival our uniformed drivers will meet      For collections at either Belfast International
you either at the information desk in the       Airport or George Best Belfast City Airport
arrivals area or outside at the pick up point   Value Cabs offer normal 4 seat taxis, 6/7/8
adjacent to the short stay car park.            seat vehicles, wheelchair friendly vehicles
                                                and prestige chauffeur driven cars from our
Our dispatch staff monitor flight arrival
                                                fleet of over 600 drivers.
information for any delays and adjust the
pick up times of bookings to reduce waiting
time as much as possible.

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Beyond Belfast

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                     Set in the beautiful Lagan Valley, the     Golf
                     Lisburn area covers 174 square miles       Don’t worry about whether to play the
                     of contrasting scenery from the gentle     front nine or the back nine – Lisburn
                     drumlins of the open countryside to its    has nine different golf courses catering
                     many picturesque towns and villages.       to all levels of player and every taste
                     The City centre still retains many         imaginable in the game. So get teed up
                     architectural buildings and streets        and away you go!
                     dating from the 18th century but it is
                     also a lively bustling modern city.        Visit
                                                                No visit to Lisburn is complete without a
                     Shop                                       night at the races, and visitors can enjoy
                     Discover the antique shops in              the hospitality facilities at the Drumbo
                     Ballinderry, Lambeg and Hillsborough,      Park Greyhound Stadium or the
                     which complement the major High            prestigious Down Royal Racecourse.
                     Street retail outlets and family           Another Lisburn treasure is the Hilden
                     businesses in the centre of Lisburn.       Brewery, Ireland’s Oldest Independent
                     Hillsborough is also home to an 18th-      Brewery and its Tap Room Restaurant,
                     century mansion which is now the           a unique venue which can be privately
                     official residence of the Secretary of     for hired any event from barbecues to
                     State for Northern Ireland. Visitors can   formal dining.
                     take guided tours and see the State
                     Drawing Room and Dining Rooms,             For the latest events and details of
                     silver from HMS Nelson, the extensive      visitor attractions in Lisburn visit
                     rose garden and Europe’s largest
                     rhododendron bush.

North Down
Shopping in North Down                      Business Facilities in North Down
North Down is not only a thriving           The Old Inn in Crawfordsburn combines
shopping destination offering a             four hundred years of history with
wonderful mix of high street stores and     modern business facilities which
out of town shopping, cool independent      have the capacity to cater for from
retailers, boutiques, cafés and salons;     2-100 delegates, while the exlcusive
it’s also a warm and captivating place      Clandeboye Estate offers private
offering the perfect escape for the whole   conferencing opportunities and
family whatever the season.                 incentives packages in its stunning
                                            grounds. Marine Court Hotel in Bangor
Why not take a walk around the thriving     has conference facilities and three
shopping district of Bangor’s Main          spacious Banqueting Suites, which
Street and High Street; home to many        can be adapted to meet individual
high street stores and independent          requirements and cater for parties of
retailers, whilst enjoying the fantastic    up to 300. SIGNAL Business Growth
views over Bangor Marina. Or maybe          Centre is just 20 minutes from the
you will discover the charm of some of      centre of Belfast and provides state of
Holywood’s cafés, bars and restaurants      the art, purpose-built conference rooms,
for casual gastro pub lunches or refined    the latest AV equipment and technicians
fine dining.                                offering full support and assistance.

Walking in North Down                       For the latest events and details of
You can’t come to North Down without        visitor attractions in North Down visit
visiting the North Down Coastal path,
stretching from Holywood to Portavoe, it
has historic and natural features adding
interest to every step and making it the
perfect place to relax and enjoy the
striking landscape that Bangor has to

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                     Get Out and About                             Business Facilities
                     Newtownabbey’s natural landscape              Meet at the Mill offers business and
                     makes it an ideal location for all sorts      conferencing facilities within a restored
                     of sporting activities and outdoor            18th century linen mill. The refurbished
                     pursuits. Jordanstown Loughshore              meeting rooms combine original features
                     and Hazelbank Park provide some of            and arched windows with contemporary
                     the best shoreline walks and cycles           furniture and state of the art audiovisual
                     around Belfast Lough where spectacular        equipment. The rooms are ideal for
                     numbers of birds feed along the coast         training sessions, meetings, gala
                     between Belfast and Whiteabbey, many          dinners, product launches and corporate
                     on the mudflats and others immediately        hospitality.
                     offshore. Newtownabbey is also a great
                     place to fish. Coarse fishing is available    Meet at The Mill also hosts a new
                     on the Sixmilewater River while Straid        400 auditorium, which offers excellent
                     Fishery and Tildarg Fishery both offer        facilities for productions, performances
                     trout fishing.                                and events. Set in parkland only 15
                                                                   minutes from Belfast City Centre, the
                     On the Greens                                 facilities have easy access, excellent
                     Newtownabbey has golf courses for all         transport links, and ample free parking.
                     abilities. If it’s practice and tuition you
                     need then the professionals at Ballyearl      For the latest events and details of
                     or Greenacres will do their best to sort      visitor attractions in Newtownabbey
                     out your swing before letting you out         visit
                     for some target practice on the driving
                     range. The 18 hole parkland courses
                     at Ballyclare and Greenacres and the
                     9 hole course at Burnfield provide
                     challenging golf in the rolling County
                     Antrim countryside.

Carrickfergus, better known as Carrick    Business
to the locals, is one of the oldest       For the business tourist, Carrickfergus
towns in Northern Ireland dating          boasts a number of established hotels,
back over 1000 years. Carrickfergus       restaurants and attractions all within
is a great destination for visitors,      walking distance of the historic town
whether business or pleasure. Within      centre. Clarion Hotel has a dedicated
a beautiful surrounding environment,      business events team on hand and a
just 10 miles north of Belfast and easy   number of different rooms available,
commuting between airports and ports,     while, a striking feature of the landscape
Carrickfergus offers a unique heritage    from land, sea and air, Carrickfergus
location with Belfast Lough to the east   Castle is renowned throughout
and hills to the west the town is also    Northern Ireland and is also available to
one of the first stops on the Causeway    conference and incentive planners for
Coastal Route.                            private hire.

History and Heritage                      Flame: The Gasworks Museum of
The Museum & Civic Centre features        Ireland is Ireland’s sole surviving coal
material from the Council’s own civic     gasworks. The Museum is an excellent
collection, together with Carrickfergus   venue for smaller conferences or
related material on loan from both        meetings and is available for private
private and national collections are on   hire.
                                          For the latest events and details of
The Andrew Jackson Cottage highlights     visitor attractions in Carrickfergus
Carrickfergus’ strong American and        visit
Ulster-Scots connections. Beside the
Jackson Cottage is an exhibition centre
dedicated to the US Rangers, the elite
American army regiment stationed in
the Borough during World War II.

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                     Causeway Coast & Glens
                     County Antrim’s Causeway Coastal           Dunluce Castle is sited dramatically
                     Route runs north from Larne, an            close to the edge of a headland, along
                     area whose breathtaking and rugged         the North Antrim coast. Surrounded
                     coastline merges into the romantic         by jaw dropping coastal scenery, this
                     landscape of its deep silent glens         medieval castle stands where an early
                     and lush forest parks that is itself the   Irish fort was once built and where its
                     gateway to the Nine Glens of Antrim,       history can be traced back to early
                     with Glenariff Forest Park at its heart.   Christians and Vikings. Visit and take a
                     There are stunning and justifiably         peek at medieval Irish life!
                     celebrated scenic locations dotted all
                     around Causeway Coast and Glens:           Or visit Mussenden Temple which dates
                     places you will almost certainly want      from 1785, located in the beautiful
                     to see and experience. There are also      surroundings of Downhill Demesne
                     hundreds of lesser-known yet just as       near Castlerock. It perches on a
                     impressive scenes for visitors in search   120ft cliff top, high above the Atlantic
                     of tranquillity.                           Ocean on the north-western coast of
                                                                Northern Ireland, offering spectacular
                     On the northern coast you’ll find the      views westwards over Downhill Strand
                     Giant’s Causeway, a striking basalt rock   towards County Donegal.
                     formation, which Northern Ireland’s only
                     world heritage site. And don’t miss the    For further information visit
                     world famous Bushmills Distillery and
                     the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge over
                     a 23m-deep and 20m-wide chasm to
                     Carrick Island, from where you can
                     enjoy an uninterrupted view across to
                     Rathlin Island and Scotland.

Gateway to the North
Of course, there’s more than enough to      Down
keep business visitors and conference       County Down is home to the
delegates entertained in the city, but if   picturesque Mountains of Mourne, with
you venture further a field your efforts    Slieve Donard the highest peak rising
are sure to be rewarded. Belfast is the     to a height of 848 metres. To the east
gateway to exploring Northern Ireland       of the city, the Ards Peninsula forms
and beyond the city lies spectacular        a barrier between the sea and an
mountain and coastal scenery, in a land     almost land locked Strangford Lough.
of ancient myth and legend. And the         With a history spanning 7000 years,
best part is that much of it is within an   County Down has many important
hour’s drive from Belfast.                  archaeological sites and ancient
                                            monuments and is known the world
Antrim                                      over as the burial place of St Patrick.
Home to the famous green glens on
Antrim, this county is full of unspoilt     But for all its tranquil, outstanding
scenery, secluded bays and countless        natural beauty, Down is also the
forms of wildlife along the Lower           destination for lively outdoor activities.
Bann River. Visitors can take a cruise      Bryansford and Tollymore are centres
on Lough Neagh aboard the Maid              for outdoor adventure where visitors
of Antrim, a purpose built pleasure         can find pony-trekking, bouldering,
cruiser recently restored to its former     canoeing, abseiling, hill walking
glory, enjoy the dramatic scenery           and even Ireland’s only mountain
of the Causeway Coastal Route or            boarding facility! Both Tollymore and
explore Glenariff Forest Park to see the    Castlewellan have outstanding forest
spectacular waterfalls along the unique     parks.
Waterfall Walkway.

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                     Gateway to the North
                     Armagh                                     its Mall, a fine example of Georgian
                     It may be the smallest of Northern         elegance that was once the City’s
                     Ireland’s six counties, but Armagh         racecourse, and is now lined by elegant
                     certainly has no shortage of history,      houses and leafy trees. Armagh City
                     culture and scenic landscapes. Known       is perhaps best known for its rich
                     as the ‘Orchard County’, owing to the      Christian heritage, however, and many
                     rich apple growing country centred         of its attractions reflect this aspect of its
                     around Loughgall in the north, each        history.
                     May the countryside comes alive
                     with the colour of the pink flowers on     Fermanagh
                     the apple trees and an annual Apple        Fermanagh is county defined by water,
                     Blossom Festival celebrates the start of   so it is no surprise that it is the aquatic
                     the season.                                entertainment capital of Ireland, where
                                                                visitors can island-hop via waterbus,
                     Armagh’s Navan Fort is thought to have     hire a boat and fish along the way or
                     been an ancient pagan ceremonial           see how far they get cruising down the
                     site and the earliest capital of Ulster.   500-mile Shannon-Erne Waterway.
                     It comprises a large circular earthwork
                     surrounding the summit of a drumlin        Fermanagh is also excellent cycling
                     hill and has been the site of some         country with routes of varying lengths
                     fascinating archaeological discoveries.    and difficulties through stunning
                     The newly refurbished Navan Centre,        lakeland scenery. And don’t forget the
                     explores the rich history and legends of   Marble Arch Caves and Geopark – a
                     the area.                                  natural underground world of rivers,
                                                                fascinating waterfalls, winding passages
                     Armagh City, too, is rich in heritage.     and towering chambers.
                     One of its best-known features is

Gateway to the North
Derry                                          Sperrins
Derry is home to beautiful landscapes          The Sperrins, situated in Co. Tyrone
and important historical buildings             and Co. Derry, are the largest and least
including the famous City Walls of             explored mountain range in Northern
Derry and the Mussenden Temple.                Ireland and one of Ireland’s premiere
Derry city is a 6th Century city full of       eco-tourism destinations, with rivers
history, culture and creativity. The city      teaming with life, mountains, valleys,
has a wealth of museums, galleries             forests, lakes, and outdoor pursuits.
and theatres – highlights include the          Whether you visit the Beaghmore
Tower Museum, the Museum of Free               Stone Circles for a glimpse into the
Derry, the Harbour Museum and the              area’s ancient past, relax with a holistic
Workhouse Museum.                              treatment at Angel Sanctuary Healing
                                               Centre or enjoy a hike in Drum Manor
There are also thriving musical and            Forest Park, the Sperrins make for an
literary scenes to enjoy as well as            unforgettable experience.
Cruise Boat Tours and Inner City
Walking Tours where visitors can               Tyrone
relive the city’s past. Or, for peace and      With its scenic, windswept hills, Tyrone
tranquillity, visit the deciduous forests at   has a special appeal for walkers, who
Banagher and Ness Wood, where the              can then hang up their rucksacks in the
Burntollet River flows over the highest        Gortin Village hostel and relax after a
waterfalls in Northern Ireland.                day’s hiking in the congenial main street
                                               pubs. Don’t miss out on a trip to the
                                               Ulster American Folk Park, an outdoor
                                               museum which chronicles the story of
                                               emigration during the eighteenth and
                                               nineteenth centuries, bringing to life the
                                               various aspects of the emigrant’s tale
                                               on both sides of the Atlantic.

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                        Regional Venue

Venue Name                 Tel No.               Email address                      Web address                      Business facilities


Clarion Hotel             +44 (0)28 9336 4556              8-600 delegates

Coast Road Hotel          +44 (0)28 9335 1021          30-100 delegates

Knockagh Lodge            +44 (0)28 9086 1444                20-350 delegates
Premier Inn               +44 (0)28 9335 6420                                            -

Corrs Corner Hotel        +44 (0)28 9084 9221                    20-200 delegates

Chimney Corner Hotel      +44 (0)28 9084 4925            up to 250 delegates
Meet at the Mill          +44 (0)28 9034 0205                                             10-175 delegates

Balmoral Hotel            +44 (0)28 9030 1234   10-400 delegates

Ballymac Hotel            +44 (0)28 9264 8313                   2-200 delegates

Beechlawn Hotel           +44 (0)28 9060 2010              10-450 delegates

Premier Inn Hotel         0870 111 2894               20 delegates

North Down

Clandeboye Lodge Hotel    +44 (0)28 9185 2500          5-450 delegates

Culloden Estate and Spa   +44 (0)28 9039 3010           10-600 delegates

Marine Court Hotel        +44 (0)28 9145 1100          2-300 delegates

The Old Inn               +44 (0)28 9185 3255                        8-120 delegates

Royal Hotel               +44 (0)28 9127 1866           2-150 delegates

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Services Directory

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Company                           Tel No.              Web address                        Email

Academic Venue

Queen’s University               +44 (0)28 9033 5005            

Stranmillis University College   +44 (0)28 9038 4251       

Activity Provider
                                 +44 (0)28 9185 2111
Ireland Off Road Experience                  
                                 +44 (0)870 264 4457
The Life HQ                      +44 (0)844 770 5477

Peak Discovery Group             +44 (0)28 4372 3933     

Arts/ Entertainment Venue

An Droichead                     +44 (0)28 9028 8818      

Belfast Print Workshop           +44 (0)28 9023 1323

Black Box                        +44 (0)28 9024 4400  

Crescent Arts Centre             +44 (0)28 9024 2338     

Grand Opera House                +44 (0)28 9024 0411            

Lyric Theatre                    +44 (0)28 9038 1081   

Movie House Cinemas              +44 (0)28 9024 5700     

Moving on Music Ltd              +44 (0)28 9024 8818  

Odeon Belfast                    +44 (0)28 9033 3423          

Old Museum Arts Centre           +44 (0)28 9023 5053

Ormeau Baths Gallery             +44 (0)28 9032 1402    

QUB Culture and Arts Division    +44 (0)28 9097 1345  

Company                         Tel No.              Web address                   Email

Arts/ Entertainment Venue continued

Queen's Film Theatre (QFT)     +44 (0)28 9097 1345

Storm Cinemas                  +44 (0)28 9073 9134

Ulster Hall                    +44 (0)28 9032 3900

Audio Visual

Corporate AV Hire              +44 (0)845 643 0365

Focus Audio Visual             +44 (0)787 400 6777   

NIAVAC LTD                     +44 (0)28 9079 3000      

Saville Audio Visual           +44 (0)28 9077 2772  

Car/Taxi/Coach/Cycle Hire

1st Klass Family Fun           +44 (0)28 9442 1954

Airporter                      +44 (0)28 7126 9996 

Argus Car Hire                 +44 (0)870 625 1234

Avis Rent-A-Car                +44 (0)28 9024 0404      

Chambers Coach Hire            +44 (0)28 8674 8152

Citi Cabs NI                   +44 (0)28 9066 5566  

Enterprise Rent A Car          +44 (0)28 9084 3749  

Fonacab                        +44 (0)28 9033 3333     

McConvey Cycles                +44 (0)28 9033 0322

Value Cabs                     +44 (0)28 9080 9080 

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Company                            Tel No.                Web address                    Email

Design and Display

Blacksheep                        +44 (0)28 9065 7404/7 

Designco                          +44 (0)28 9059 0898  

Excite, Exhibition and Display    +44 (0)28 9267 3030

Parker Butler Ltd                 +44 (0)28 9070 5678

Warwick Corporate Clients Ltd     +44 (0)845 351 0392        

Destination Management

Ameli Events                      +44 (0)774 997 1415  


Ulster Orchestra                  +44 (0)28 9023 9900

Event Insurance

Hiscox Event Insurance            +44 (0)845 213 8448

Event Management

Aurora Events                     +44 (0)28 9064 2360

MCI Group - Belfast               +44 (0)28 9045 6451    

Northern Networking Events Ltd    +44 (0)135 524 4966

Podiem                            +44 (0)780 114 0890       

Stakeholder Communications        +44 (0)28 9033 9949


Belfast Film Festival             +44 (0)28 9032 5913

Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival   +44 (0)28 9023 2403         

Company                          Tel No.              Web address                       Email

Festivals continued

Cinemagic                       +44 (0)28 9031 1900    

Feile an Phobail                +44 (0)28 9031 3440    

Open House Festival             +44 (0)28 9145 4754

5 Star Hotels

Culloden Estate and Spa         +44 (0)28 9042 1066  
The Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast
                                +44 (0)28 9044 2080
(awaiting classification)
Hilton Belfast                  +44 (0)28 9027 7000

Lough Erne Resort               +44 (0)28 6632 0613

The Merchant Hotel              +44 (0)28 9023 4888

4 Star Hotels
Best Western Wellington
                                +44 (0)28 9038 1111
Park Hotel
Clandeboye Lodge Hotel          +44 (0)28 9182 2500 

Dukes at Queens                 +44 (0)28 9023 6666   

Dunadry Hotel & Country Club    +44 (0)28 9443 4343

Europa Belfast                  +44 (0)28 9027 1066  

Galgorm Resort & Spa            +44 (0)28 2588 1001         
Hilton Templepatrick Hotel &
                                +44 (0)28 9443 5500
Country Club
Holiday Inn Belfast             +44 (0)871 942 9005

La Mon Country House Hotel      +44 (0)28 9044 8631         

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Company                              Tel No.                Web address                  Email

4 Star Hotels continued

Malone Lodge Hotel                  +44 (0)28 9038 8000

The Old Inn                         +44 (0)28 9185 3255  

Park Avenue Hotel                   +44 (0)28 9065 6520

Park Plaza Hotel                    +44 (0)28 9445 7000

Radisson Blu                        +44 (0)28 9043 4065

Ramada Belfast                      +44 (0)28 9092 3500

Stormont Hotel                      +44 (0)28 9065 1066

Ten Square Boutique Hotel           +44 (0)28 9024 1001

3 Star Hotels

Beechlawn House Hotel               +44 (0)28 9060 2010

Benedicts                           +44 (0)28 9059 1999

Clarion Hotel                       +44 (0)28 9336 4556

Corr's Corner                       +44 (0)28 9084 9221

Crescent Town House                 +44 (0)28 9032 3349

Days Hotel Belfast City             +44 (0)28 9024 2494

Dunsilly Hotel                      +44 (0)28 9446 2929

Express by Holiday Inn              +44 (0)28 9031 1909

Express By Holiday Inn Antrim       +44 (0)870 890 9977
Hotel Ibis Belfast City Centre      +44 (0)28 9023 8888 /
(awaiting classification)           +44 (0)870 609 0963
Hotel Ibis Belfast Queen's          +44 (0)28 9023 8888 /
Quarter (awaiting classification)   +44 (0)870 609 0963

Company                      Tel No.              Web address                    Email

3 Star Hotels continued

Jurys Belfast               +44 (0)28 9053 3500    

Lansdowne Hotel             +44 (0)28 9077 3317

Madison's Hotel             +44 (0)28 9050 9800

Malmaison Belfast           +44 (0)28 9022 0200    

Marine Court Hotel          +44 (0)28 9145 1100
Park Inn Belfast
                            +44 (0)800 056 0591
(awaiting classification)
Premier Inn Alfred Street
                            +44 (0)870 850 6316   
(awaiting classification)
Premier Inn Lisburn         +44 (0)870 111 2894   
Premier Inn Waring Street
                            +44 (0)870 423 6492   
(awaiting classification)
Ramada Encore Belfast
                            +44 (0)844 801 0331
(awaiting classification)
Strangford Arms Hotel       +44 (0)28 9181 4141

Templeton Hotel             +44 (0)28 9443 2984

2 Star Hotels

The Ballymac Hotel          +44 (0)28 9264 8313   

Balmoral Hotel              +44 (0)28 9030 1234

Belfast City Travelodge     +44 (0)28 9033 3555    

The Salty Dog               +44 (0)28 9127 0696

1 Star Hotel

Coast Road Hotel            +44 (0)28 9335 1021

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Company                          Tel No.              Web address                     Email

Professional Conference Organisers

Creative Events (NI) Ltd        +44 (0)28 9023 5001

Event-ful                       +44 (0)28 9043 4320   

Happening                       +44 (0)28 9066 4020      

Morrow Communications           +44 (0)28 9039 3837

Odyssey Convention Ireland      + 353 (1) 497 4866    

Ultimate Communications         +44 (0)28 9066 1086   

Purpose Built Venues

Belfast Waterfront Hall         +44 (0)28 9033 4400  

Grosvenor House                 +44 (0)28 9024 1917
King’s Hall Exhibition
                                +44 (0)28 9066 5225   
& Conference Ctr.
Lagan Valley Island             +44 (0)28 9250 9292

Northern Ireland Science Park   +44 (0)28 9073 7800        

Odyssey Arena                   +44 (0)28 9073 9074  

SIGNAL Business Growth Centre   +44 (0)28 9147 3788  

Spectrum Centre                 +44 (0)28 9050 4555
Spires Conference &
                                +44 (0)28 9032 2284
Exhibition Centre
Sound and Lighting

Moonlighting                    +44 (0)28 9269 3122

Sports Venues

Ardglass Golf Club              +44 (0)28 4484 1219

Company                             Tel No.              Web address                       Email

Sports Venues continued

Castlereagh Hills Golf Club        +44 (0)28 9044 8477

Citigolf                           +44 (0)28 9023 2232 

Clearsky Adventure Centre          +44 (0)28 4372 3933

Down Royal Golf Course             +44 (0)28 9060 4646
Drumbo Park
                                   +44 (0)28 9061 0070      
Greyhound Stadium
Dundonald International Ice Bowl   +44 (0)28 9080 9100      
Frames American Pool
                                   +44 (0)28 9023 7214   
and Snooker
Lagan Valley Lisburn Leisureplex   +44 (0)28 9267 2121                           
Malone Golf Club                   +44 (0)28 9061 2758

Odyssey Bowl                       +44 (0)28 9046 7030     
Outdoor Laser Quest
                                   +44 (0)782 847 6306     
and Paintball
                                   +44 (0)28 9048 0220
Pirates Adventure Golf Belfast                 
                                   (ticket office)
Rockmount Golf Club                +44 (0)28 9081 2279

Royal Belfast Golf Club            +44 (0)28 9042 8165    

Xtreme Bowling                     +44 (0)28 9080 9100

Tour Operators/Ground Handlers
                                   +44 (0)28 9087 8595
A Belfast Cab Tour                              
                                   +44 (0)782 829 9017
Allens Tours                       +44 (0)28 9091 5613   

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Tour Operators/Ground Handlers continued

Belfast Best Travel              +44 (0)784 328 6509

Belfast Black Taxi Tours         +44 (0)776 293 6704   
                                 +44 (0)28 9030 1832 /
Belfast City Black Taxis Tours                 
                                 +44 (0)771 267 3178
Belfast City Sightseeing         +44 (0)28 9045 9035

Belfast Duck Tours               +44 (0)28 9032 1321

Belfast Free Tours               +44 (0)777 164 0746

Bespoke Tours                    +44 (0)791 229 0935  

The Black Cab Tour               +44 (0)779 860 2401                            

Black Cab Tours NI               +44 (0)775 409 5736

City Sightseeing Walking Tours   +44 (0)28 9045 9035

Coiste Belfast Political Tours   +44 (0)28 9020 0770          

CS Lewis Tour                    +44 (0)28 9024 6609    

Dial-A-Bus                       +44 (0)28 9031 4151   

Europa Travel                    +44 (0)28 9062 3211   

Eyes on Northern Ireland         +44 (0)773 729 8032       

Ghost Walk Belfast               +44 (0)790 7251 414
                                 +44 (0)760 804 9286
Go Global Travel Group, Inc                    
                                 +44 (0)28 9074 2711
Harpers Taxi Tours               +44 (0)771 175 7178
                                 +44 (0)28 9067 3457
Ireland Luxury Tours                           
                                 +44 (0)785 546 2558

Company                            Tel No.               Web address                        Email

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KM Tour Guiding Service           +44 (0)28 3884 0054          
McCombs Executive Travel
                                  +44 (0)28 9077 7440    
& Tours
Historical Pub Tours of Belfast   +44 (0)28 9268 3665  
                                  +44 (0)28 9028 0925
N.I. Tour Guide Association                     
                                  +44 (0)7866 544058
NI Taxi Tours                     +44 (0) 777 581 3544      

Northern Walking Partnership      +44 (0)770 799 4600  

The Original Black Taxi Tour      +44 (0)775 156 5359                             

Paddywagon Tours                  +44 (0)800 783 4191  

Sperrin Mountain Goat Tours       +44 (0)28 8775 7800

Titanic Tours Belfast             +44 (0)785 271 6655

Titanic Walking Tour              +44 (0)790 435 0339      

TourUlster                        +44 (0)28 9079 8551       

Travel Ireland Coach Tours Ltd    +44 (0)28 9077 2180

West Belfast Taxi Association     +44 (0)28 9031 5777         


FLEX                              +44 (0)28 9036 6546   

Transport Carriers

Aer Lingus                        + 353 (1) 886 2222        

Belfast International Airport     +44 (0)28 9448 4848   

bmi British Midland               +44 (0)28 9024 1188           

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Company                             Tel No.              Web address                   Email

Transport Carriers continued

flyBE                              +44 (0)28 9073 8890       

George Best Belfast City Airport   +44 (0)28 9093 9093

Norfolkline                        +44 (0)28 9077 9090

P&O Irish Sea                      +44 (0)871 664 4888  

Port of Belfast                    +44 (0)28 9055 4422

Stena Line                         +44 (0)28 9088 4040   

Translink                          +44 (0)28 9066 6630 

Unique and Unusual Venues

Ballywalter Park                   +44 (0)28 4275 8264

Belfast Castle                     +44 (0)28 9077 6925

Belmont Tower                      +44 (0)28 9065 3338

The Edge                           +44 (0)28 9032 2000

Malone House                       +44 (0)28 9068 1246

S.S. Nomadic                       +44 (0)28 9027 7651

The Presidents' Club               +44 (0)28 9082 3600

Visitor Attractions

The Argory                         +44 (0)28 8778 4753     

Armagh County Museum               +44 (0)845 608 0000        

Armagh Planetarium                 +44 (0)28 3752 3689

Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory        +44 (0)28 9073 2868

Company                              Tel No.              Web address                   Email

Visitor Attractions continued

Belfast Zoo                         +44 (0)28 9077 6277

Castle Ward                         +44 (0)28 4488 1204     

Clifton House Conference Centre     +44 (0)28 9033 4201

Clonard Monastery                   +44 (0)28 9044 5950     

Crumlin Road Gaol                   +44 (0)28 9035 8100                       

Cultúrlann Mac Adam Ó Fiaich        +44 (0)28 9096 4180   

Down Royal Racecourse               +44 (0)28 9262 1256   

Exploris Aquarium                   +44 (0)28 4272 8062 
Giants Causeway/
                                    +44 (0)28 2073 1582     
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Glenarm Estates Company             +44 (0)28 2884 1203

Island Turf Crafts Visitor Centre   +44 (0)28 8774 9041

Lagan Boat Company                  +44 (0)28 9033 0844

Linen Hall Library                  +44 (0)28 9032 1707   

Mount Stewart                       +44 (0)28 4278 8387     

The National Trust                  +44 (0)28 9751 0721     

Patterson's Spade Mill              +44 (0)28 9443 3619     

Queen's Welcome Centre              +44 (0)28 9097 5252

Rowallane Garden                    +44 (0)28 9751 0131     

Saint Patrick Centre                +44 (0)28 4461 9000

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Company                           Tel No.              Web address                     Email

Visitor Attractions continued

Schomberg House                  +44 (0)28 9070 1122
Springhill House &
                                 +44 (0)28 8674 8210       
Costume Collection
St Anne’s Cathedral              +44 (0)28 9032 8332

Steam Trains Ireland                         

Streamvale Farm                  +44 (0)28 9048 3244    

Ulster American Folk Park        +44 (0)845 608 0000          

Ulster Folk & Transport Museum   +44 (0)845 608 0000          

Ulster Historical Foundation     +44 (0)28 9033 2288

Ulster Museum                    +44 (0)845 608 0000          

W5                               +44 (0)28 9046 7700    

WWT Castle Espie                 +44 (0)28 9187 4146        

Youth Hostel

Arnies Backpackers               +44 (0)28 9024 2867

Belfast International Hostel     +44 (0)28 9032 4733       

Belfast Palace Hostel            +44 (0)28 9033 3367  

Farset International Hostel      +44 (0)28 90899833

Linenhouse Hostel                +44 (0)28 9058 6400 

Vagabonds Belfast                +44 (0)28 9543 8772

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Getting to Belfast                                                                                             Inverness

George Best Belfast City Airport                                                                               Glasgow

Situated just three miles from the city centre.

The Airport Express 600 bus service runs from
                                                                                                                Blackpool       Leeds
the Airport terminal to Belfast city centre every                                                  Dublin
20 minutes (06.00 - 22.05) Monday to Friday.

Please check the timetable for services on                                                 Cork
Saturdays and Sundays.                                                                                                                  London

A shuttle bus service operates between the
Airport Terminal and the adjacent rail halt at                               
Sydenham. A rail service operates every 30
minutes (06.00 - 23.00) Monday to Friday, to
Central and Victoria Street Stations. Please                                                   
check the timetable for services on Saturdays                                                            

and Sundays.

Belfast International Airport
Belfast International Airport at Aldergrove is
30 minutes drive via the M2 Motorway. The
Airbus service now operates a 24 hour service
between the Airport and Belfast city centre
with buses departing every 15 minutes for the
majority of the day on weekdays. Please             BY RAIL                                          BY BUS
check the timetable for services during off         Enterprise service                               Dublin Airport Express
peak times and weekends.                            An Enterprise service runs 8 times daily         Coach Service
                                                    (5 on Sundays) from Belfast to Dublin.           Dublin Airport is approximately
BY SEA                                              The journey time is approximately 2              2 hours by road and an Express
Belfast is easily accessed by sea crossing          hours.                                           Coach service operates.
from both Scotland and England. Travel by           Tel: +44 (0)28 9066 6630                         Tel: +44 (0)28 9066 6630
high-speed catamaran or by traditional ferry        Enterprise Ticket and Seat Reservations
with impressive journey times from just 105         Tel: +44 (0)28 9089 9409


George Best Belfast          Ryanair                    Belfast International
City Airport                   Airport         
+44 (0)28 9093 9093          London Stansted            +44 (0)28 9448 4848       Blackpool   East Midlands        Chambery
                             Glasgow (Prestwick)                                  Ibiza
Flybe                        Liverpool                  Easyjet                   Jersey                Bristol                     Leeds Bradford
Aberdeen                                                Alicante                  Menorca (Mahon)
Birmingham                   Aer Arann                  Amsterdam                 Murcia
Cardiff                       Barcelona                 Newquay
Doncaster Sheffield          Cork                       Bristol                   Palma Majorca
Dundee                                                  Edinburgh                 Pisa
Edinburgh                    Bmi                        Faro                      Tenerife
Exeter                          Geneva                    Toulouse
Glasgow                      London Heathrow            Glasgow
Inverness                                               Ibiza                     Aer Lingus
Jersey                       Manx2                      Krakow          
Leeds/Bradford                   Liverpool                 Barcelona
London Gatwick               Isle of Man                London Gatwick            Faro
Manchester                                              London Luton              Lanzarote (Arrecife)
Newcastle                                               London Stansted           London Heathrow
Rennes, Brittany                                        Malaga                    Malaga
(summer only)                                           Newcastle                 Munich
Southampton                                             Nice                      Paris Charles de
Isle of Man/Blackpool                                   Palma (Majorca)           Gaulle - (seasonal)
                                                        Paris Charles de Gaulle   Rome
                                                        Manchester                New York/ Newark
                                                        Prague                    Manx2
                                                                                  Isle of Man

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Northern Ireland Tourist Board and
Tourism Ireland Offices
Northern Ireland Tourist Board           Market Offices                                   Great Britain - Glasgow
Head Office                                                                               James Millar House, 7th Floor,
St Anne’s Court                                                                           98 West George Street,
                                         Level 5, 36 Carrington Street,
59 North Street                                                                           Glasgow, Great Britain
                                         Sydney, Australia, NSW 2000
Belfast BT1 1NB                                                                           Tel: +44 141 572 4030
                                         Tel: +61 292996177
Tel: +44(0) 2890 441676                                                                   Fax: +44 141 572 4033
                                         Fax: +61 292996323
Fax: +44(0) 2890 240960                                                                   E:
E:                                                               W:
                                                                                          Great Britain - London
convention                               Belgium                                          103 Wigmore St, London,
                                         Louizalaan 66 Avenue Louise,                     Great Britain, W1U 1QS
Northern Ireland Tourist Board           1050 Brussels, Brussels, Belgium                 Tel: +44 207 518 0800
Dublin Office                            Tel: +32 2 643 21 21                             Fax: +44 207 493 9065
16 Nassau Street,                        Fax: +32 2 642 98 51                             E:
Dublin 2                                 E:          W:
Tel: +353 1 679 1851                     W:
Fax: +353 1 679 1863                                                                      Italy
E:              Canada                                           Turismo Irlandese,
W:      2 Bloor Street West, Suite 3403,                 Piazza Cantore 4,
convention                               Toronto, Canada, ON M4W 3E2                      Milano, Italy, 20123
                                         Tel: +1 416 925 6368                             Tel: +39 02 58 17 73 11
Tourism Ireland Head Office              Fax: +1 416 925 6033                             Fax: +39 02 58 17 73 09
5th Floor,                               E: W:        E:
Bishop’s Square,                                   W:
Redmond’s Hill,                          France
Dublin 2, Ireland                                                                         Netherlands
                                         33 rue de Miromesnil,
Tel: +353 1 476 3400                                                                      Spuistraat 104, 1012 VA,
                                         Paris, France, 75008
Fax: +353 1 476 3666                                                                      Amsterdam, Netherlands
                                         Tel: +33 1 53 43 12 35
E:                                                    Tel: +31206206050
                                         Fax: +33 1 47 42 01 64
W:                                                                Fax: +31206208089
                                         E:           E:
                                         W:                       W:
                                         Germany                                          Nordic Region - Copenhagen
                                         Gutleutstrasse 32, 60329 Frankfurt, Frankfurt,   Nyhavn 16, 3rd Floor,
                                         Germany                                          Copenhagen K, Denmark, DK1051
                                         Tel: +49 69-92 31 85 0                           Tel: +45 33 15 80 45
                                         Fax: +49 69 92318588                             E:
                                         E:          W:

                                                                 The international marketing body for the island
                                                                 of Ireland covering the Republic of Ireland and
                                                                 Northern Ireland is Tourism Ireland.

Spain                                   India                                       New Zealand
Pº de la Castellana, 46 -3ª Planta,     Tourism Ireland, Beautiful Planet,          Level 7, Citibank Building,
28046 Madrid, Madrid, Spain             Grants Building Annexure,                   23 Customs St East, Auckland 1010,
Tel: +34 91 5775458                     Office No. 46, 1st Floor,                   New Zealand
Fax: +34 91 5776934                     Opposite Strand Cinema, Colaba,             Tel: +649 977 2255
E:   Mumbai, India, 400 005                      Fax: +649 977 2256
W:              Tel: + 91 22 32961624                       E:
                                        Fax: + 91 22 22180489                       W:
USA                                     E:
345 Park Avenue, 17th Floor,                                                        Poland
New York, USA, NY 10154                                                             Kramarska 1/7,
Tel: +1 212 418 0800                    Israel                                      61-765 Poznan, Poland
Fax: +212 371 9052                      Manager - Tourism Department,               Telephone: 0048 61 8 55 32 26
E:     Embassy of Ireland,                         Fax: 0048 61 510 067 325
W:          3 Daniel Frisch Street,                     E:
                                        Tel Aviv, Israel, 64731
                                                                                    South Africa
                                        Tel: 00972 3 6951827
                                                                                    Development Promotions,
Market Agents                           Fax: 00972 3 6964160
                                                                                    62 Hume Road, Dunkeld,
Austria                                                                             P.O. Box 30615, Braamfontein 2017,
Simone Korb,                                                                        Johannesberg, South Africa.
Tourism Ireland, Argentinierstr. 2/4,   Japan                                       Tel: +27 11 442 0824
1040 Wien, Austria                      International Place,                        Fax: +27 11 442 0821
Tel: +43 1 581 8922 70                  26-3, Sanei-cho, Shinjuku-ku,               E:
Fax: +43 1 585 36 30 88                 Tokyo, Japan, 160-0008                      W:
E:             Tel: +81 3 5367 6525
W:                Fax: +81 3 5363 1118
                                                                                    Tourism Ireland,
China                                                                               Badenerstrasse 15, CH-8004 Zurich.
Tourism Ireland, China,                                                             Tel: +41 44 286 99 14
Suite 728, Shanghai Centre,             GCC                                         Fax: +41 44 286 99 37
1376 Nanjing Road West, China,          Gulf Reps Ltd, Mezzanine Level,             E:
Shanghai 200040, P.R China              Dnata Travel Centre Building,               W:
Tel: +86 21 62798788                    Sh Zayed Road, PO. Box 75142,
Fax: +86 21 62798799                    Dubai, U.A.E
E:               Tel: +9714 3166170
W:              Fax: +9714 3166565




Belfast Visitor & Convention Bureau
47 Donegall Place,
Belfast BT1 5AD
Northern Ireland

Tel: +44 (0)28 9023 9026
Fax: +44 (0)28 9024 9026

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