Conference Ambassador Programme

Apr 2, 2020

Dublin is one of the centres of European commerce and a prime location for both national and international conferences. We have a great selection of conference venues across the country, including one of the most flexible and uniquely historical Dublin events venues – DCU campus. The Conference Ambassador Programme aims to offer support to those who want to bring major conferences and events to Ireland. DCU are proud to support individuals, businesses and organisations every step of the way to ensure your bid is successful and your conference is as flawless as you envisioned.

What does the Conference Ambassador Programme offer?

The programme was developed to support individuals who are experts in their field and would like to host an international conference in Ireland. The aim is to encourage more global conferences and events to take place here boosting our relationships, our reputation and our economy. It was originally designed by Meet in Ireland, through which half of all confirmed conferences in Ireland each year are secured. Meet in Ireland has teamed with top thinkers, innovators and researchers at home and overseas to deliver successful conferences and provide unique experiences for delegates. The programme provides intellectual and financial assistance at every stage of the event, from the concept & initial bid to execution and throughout the event.

Who are Conference Ambassadors?

Conference Ambassadors are industry leaders or influencers in their field and represent Ireland to international organisations. They are passionate about Ireland and the benefits of holding a large-scale conference or event here. Since its establishment in 2009, the Conference Ambassador Programme has motivated over 1,000 experts to bid for and host international conferences. Conference topics range from academia and medical science to tech companies and special interest groups.
The conference itself and its organisation give you many opportunities to network with relevant professionals and peers from your industry, strengthening your personal and professional network. It’s also a chance to showcase the successes of your field and company, to demonstrate the famous Irish welcome and the amazing amenities the country offers, encouraging further positive word of mouth and returning events. It’s also a chance to create a unique and fun gathering for colleagues and peers, establishing yourself as an influencer in your own right.

DCU & Conference Ambassador Programme

DCU Campus is one of the most flexible and unique events venues in Dublin and our experienced team work hard alongside Meet in Ireland to support Conference Ambassadors to deliver memorable Dublin events. Since 2009, DCU has successfully worked with over 50 conference ambassadors to bring unique and bespoke meetings and events to Ireland and host them at Dublin City University. Conferences have taken place in DCU from 50 to 2500 delegates in many different areas of study including tech, sports, pharma, medical science and different areas of academia.

Why Meet in DCU?

If you’re looking for a true stand-out venue in Dublin to host your event, DCU has everything you need. Our location on the edge of Dublin city is ideal for travellers from all over Ireland and is a short trip from Dublin Airport for overseas delegates. We offer conference and event space across our 3 campuses in Glasnevin, All Hallows and St Patricks and our historic locations make a wonderful backdrop for your meeting. We offer flexible conference and meeting spaces which can be customised to suit the unique needs of your conference. We also have a great selection of on-campus facilities ranging from a fitness centre and restaurant to a convenience store and pharmacy on-site.

How do I become and DCU Conference Ambassador?

Your first step is to get in touch. Our events team is waiting for your call to learn more about your idea and the type of event you would like to host, the theme of the event and how we can help to make your event stand out from the crowd. Contact our conference and events manager Lisa by filling out our online form and we will be delighted to meet you and go through all the options that are available. Alternatively, you can contact us by phone and arrange to come to DCU and see the fantastic conference facilities for yourself.

Contact our experienced team today to discuss your options or to learn more about how DCU supports the Conference Ambassador Programme.

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