Fáilte Ireland are in Washington DC this week to target major conventions and business tourism events worth almost €20m as it promotes Ireland as a world-leading destination for conferences and meetings.
Pictured are Sam Johnston, Fáilte Ireland with Ambassador Daniel Mulhall, Ciara Gallagher, Fáilte Ireland and Ragnar Almqvist, Economic Counsellor.
The Fáilte Ireland team provided a special briefing on Ireland’s world-class capabilities as a premier convention destination to 13 international association buyers based in Washington DC, many of which represent leading science and finance associations in America. Through these buyers, Ireland could attract major association conferences with up to 12,000 delegates between 2022 and 2026, generating almost €20m for the economy.
As part of its trade mission to the US, Fáilte Ireland’s Meet in Ireland and Dublin Convention Bureau teams met with Ireland's Ambassador to the USA, Daniel Mulhall, to share ideas on how to bring more American conventions and business to Ireland.