By Bryan T. Smyth
International Conferences were worth more than 7-point-2 million euro
to Cork last year.
The figure comes from the first annual report of the “Cork Convention
The Bureau is a public-private partnership which promotes Leeside
as a destination for business meetings and conferences.
By working with organisers the Bureau brought more than 30 large
events and 8,100 delegates to Cork last year.
They estimate that a single high-end delegate is worth more than 1,400 euro
to the regional economy.
Evelyn O’Sullivan – manager of Cork Convention Bureau – says
they would be delighted to hear from anyone who is considering running a
large event in Cork