Visit Belfast has an experienced team of business tourism professionals who offer free and impartial advice and support on all aspects of organising your conference, meeting or event in Belfast.
We are the official destination marketing organisation for the city with excellent relationships with the venues, hotels, attractions, bars, restaurants, suppliers and transport providers across Belfast and Northern Ireland.
We provide a single point of contact for everything you need to know about the city and we co-ordinate ‘Team Belfast’ to make sure that the city delivers an exceptional experience for your delegates.
Visit Belfast and city support includes:
- Free venue and accommodation search with preferential Visit Belfast rates
- Presentation of a detailed Belfast proposal detailing how your conference and event could work in Belfast including costs, city support, access/travel information, social programme and pre/post tour options
- An experienced account manager to support you in the planning stages of your event
- Funded site inspections and familiarisation trips to Belfast
- Appointment of a local Professional Conference Organiser, event management agency or local DMC to support your event if required
- Sourcing event services such as AV and transport
- Destination marketing support for your conference and event to maximise delegate attendance
- Sourcing a local business, academic or medical leader in Belfast who can act as a local ambassador within your sector to support your meeting in Belfast
- Advice on local organisations that may be interested in partnering with you to support delegate attendance, exhibition or sponsorship of your event in Belfast
- Free, online accommodation booking service for eligible conferences
- Conference financial support fund for eligible, not-for-profit associations with up to £75,000 funding available for major conventions, subject to application
- Civic hospitality and securing city leaders to welcome your delegates to Belfast
- Special offers and discounts for delegates through the Visit Belfast app
- Official tourist information support and welcome branding options