Corporate Events Manager
Royal College of Occupational Therapists
"The three best aspects of having the conference in Belfast was the easy access to a main conference venue in a city centre location with nearby accommodation; the quality of the welcome and the helpfulness of everyone from taxi drivers to retail, hotel and venue staff. "
Dr Thomas Kauffels
European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA)
"The city centre location and convenience to the region’s two airports have proven extremely beneficial to our international delegates – members can fly in and go straight to a meeting, hassle free."
Dr. Frank Amoneit
European Federation for the Science and Technology of Lipids
"I recommend Belfast warmly for international congresses. The city is perfectly walkable, friendly and interesting. If you like Irish pubs this is the place to be and there is no rain, just a 'few damp days' annually."
VWD Belfast 2018
"Belfast is a very vibrant city and our attendees thoroughly enjoyed roaming the city and visiting all the attractions it has to offer."
"I believe I speak for al al of Hosts Global when I say we could not be more excited to have Northern Ireland host our clients and members. Belfast has delivered a conference full of excellent education and experiences that we will never forget. We have felt the true spirit of the city from the very first introduction and I know that everyone here is going to fall in love before they go home!"
MCI UK Ltd (PCO)
"Throughout the entire congress project, Visit Belfast were friendly and supportive and made a very valuable contribution to the overall event experience."
Conference & Events Manager
Royal College of Nursing
"A huge thank you on behalf of all of us at the Royal College of Nursing... Visit Belfast’s hard work and effort in the run up to Congress and onsite played a massive role in making Congress 2018 such a success. Please pass on our heartfelt thanks to all of your colleagues for their amazing work, enthusiasm and positive approach which really helped make Congress happen."
"You delivered, you achieved, you wowed, you cared and above all left lasting memories to all delegates who I know will bring business to Belfast City which demonstrated is “Incentive Ready”. Congratulations and I sincerely hope the hotels will receive the recognition they deserve in pulling off such a flawless outstanding event."
Dr Jun Liu
Reader in Computer Science
Artificial Intelligence Research Group, School of Computing
"This is the first time that the FLINS/ISKE Network Conference has been brought to Belfast. Belfast is a city of great vibrancy - it is a city that is rich in culture, made up of people that are full of warmth and hospitality. It has interesting history and lots of exciting things to do."
Vice President, EMEA
"Belfast was a great location for our annual team meeting. There was a variety of venues available to match different aspects of our event and everyone we met was attentive, friendly and professional. We would highly recommend Belfast as a destination for your next meeting."
British Ecological Society
"Holding the conference in Belfast meant we were able to reach new audiences, especially those based in Universities in Dublin and Belfast, who hadn’t attended our Annual Meeting before, and are now likely to come again given it’s great success. Visit Belfast and ICC Belfast were incredible throughout, and I would highly recommend working with them to bring your conference to Belfast."
Dr Seamus Hoey
"The Visit Belfast team helped in venue choosing, restaurant choosing and facilitated price comparisons for the committee. Helped in organising visits to the venues helped a lot and really made the conference much easier to organise. Great service and great follow up. I would really recommend Belfast for any conference, small or large and with any budget. Fantastic experience."
President, ASiT 2019
Association of Surgeons in Training
"Utterly fantastic. Belfast turned it up to 11! I would come back in a heartbeat. The city is the perfect size, with everything easy to get to, beautiful scenery and architecture, interesting history and so much to do!"
Conference & Events Manager
"We ran our flagship 4-day meeting for approx 1,350 delegates in Belfast for the first time this year, which was a fantastic success.
Visit Belfast could not have been more supportive at all stages of the event planning. Their knowledge and advice on how to make best use the destination host city made a real difference to the event, which received record satisfaction scores from our delegates. See you in 2022"