Destination Cork for your next Conference
Cork is the largest county in southern Ireland and its capital Cork City is Ireland’s second city. Cork City is a vibrant city, renowned for its maritime history, universities, third level research, culture, heritage, and has a rich culinary association.
Cork is a top-class destination for your next conference, one where you will want to visit over and over again. Here are some of the top reasons why;
Cork has a dedicated Convention Bureau, who have a magnificent team of hardworking and professional personnel, who are on hand to assist conference ambassadors with initial bidding, assistance with supports and securing international conferences for Cork.
Cork is well accessible by air, rail and road network. Cork Airport located only a 10 minute journey from the city and our hotel, is very well connected with the United Kingdom and direct flights to most major European cities. Kent train station is within a 5-minute walk from the city centre and operates intercity services to Dublin, Limerick, Waterford and Tralee. Cork is also serviced by a good road network and connected by motorway to Dublin City in under 3 hours.
Cork is celebrated as being the Food Capital of Ireland. The county is famous for exemplary local produce, talented chefs, three Michelin starred restaurants and is home to one of the finest covered markets; The English Market.
Cork is a compact city steeped in history, lovely vistas, modern shopping, restaurants, art galleries and cultural landmarks. The city and county is brought alive by its people, who are open, warm and delighted to welcome delegates and visitors to Cork.
November 2018 saw Cork be included in a new sustainability ranking of leading international conference destinations, in connection with the Cork Convention Bureau. The local Cork Chamber has also initiated a sustainable Cork Programme, initiated across every component of Chamber activity.
Cork has a broad range of venues to host your corporate meeting and conference in, from starting your conference in our dedicated modern conference centre, to closing your conference with a gala dinner in one of the cities historical museums or civic venues.