Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau
Request for Proposal
The Shannon Region Conference & Sports Bureau is a public private partnership and the official events bureau for Ireland’s Shannon Region.
We offer free and impartial services and expert local knowledge to ensure a memorable event that exceeds your expectations – all in a region that makes an excellent destination for meetings, conferences, exhibitions, incentive travel, elite athlete training and sporting events.
We work in partnership with the Meet in Ireland team at Fáilte Ireland to offer you free support and expertise.
Meet in Ireland is the official business events bureau for Ireland and is a brand that is owned and managed by Fáilte Ireland, Ireland’s National Tourism Development Authority.
As the first point of contact for many global business tourism operators, Meet in Ireland is responsible for helping meeting planners organise successful international business events in Ireland, a world-class destination for meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE).
Ireland offers so many exciting opportunities and we’re dedicated to making them available to our international network.
What we offer
- Financial Support – Financial supports are available for conferences, corporate meetings and incentive programmes. We want to help you deliver exceptional unforgettable experiences, that’s why we offer a range of financial supports to enhance your programme, create unique experiences and exceed all your delegates’ expectations.
- Site Inspections – The Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau hosts site inspections for decision makers, covering conference and meeting venues, hotels, social options and attractions. We put together the itinerary for the clients and accompany them along the way to ensure they have all the information they need to aid in the decision-making process.
- Bid Support – We can help you customise your bidding strategy, provide you with a professional bid document including endorsements from key political, industry and tourism contacts for top events and financially support a bid.
- Point of Contact / Expert Local Knowledge – The Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau is the leading organisation for business tourism in the Shannon Region. We can provide you with impartial expert local knowledge.
- Free Venue Finding Assistance – We can recommend suitable venues and accommodation suppliers for your event.
- Free Social & Activity Programme Advice – We can provide free advice on social and partner programmes, with suggested pre and post-event options.
- Promotional / Marketing materials – Access to promotional materials including high resolution images and videos of the Shannon Region.
- Conference Organisation – We can connect you with Professional Conference Organisers, Destination Management Companies and Event Management Companies to assist with the coordination of the event. To view Fáilte Ireland’s official list of Professional Conference Organisers and Destination Management Companies, please visit Meet in Ireland.