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Above and Beyond

Why Belfast and NI

Belfast welcomes One Young World summit attendees!

We’ve pulled together the top sights and things to see and do in Belfast during your stay, from visiting our top attractions, sampling our food and having a great night out at our iconic pubs and bars. Make the most of your stay and have an unforgettable trip.

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Best Conference Destination in the World

As C&IT’s Best Conference Destination 21 & 22, Belfast is a destination that confounds expectations and rewards curiosity. We are an award-winning, ambitious, capital city on the rise and one that looks after our event organisers and delegates like family.

Why Belfast


Conference & meeting venues



Beyond the Ordinary

“The People of Northern Ireland are the biggest reason why we felt we had to bring #OYW2023 to Belfast. Everywhere we went everyone was so welcoming, so warm and so funny, we felt we had to give the world an opportunity to get to know NI”

Ella Robertson McKay
Managing Director
One Young World

Industry Awards & Accolades

Destination Support

As the city’s official Destination Marketing and Management organisation we provide free & impartial support acting as a single point of contact for everything you need to know about Belfast and Northern Ireland.

Financial & City Support


We are home to over 60 amazing venues from the iconic Titanic Belfast to the award winning ICC Belfast and one-of-a-kind, unique venues such as Banana Block, Hillsborough Castle and everything else in between.



Belfast is ranked 8th globally in the GDS (Global Destinations Sustainability Index), meet in one of the most sustainable destinations in the world.


Get in touch

Would you like a call back or assistance from a member of our team? Please leave your name, contact details and a brief overview of your enquiry at the link below.

Contact the Team

Bid Support

At Visit Belfast, our experienced business tourism team can offer extensive bid support when Belfast and Northern Ireland is being considered a potential host destination.

Bid Support

Planners Toolkit

Brochures, images and delegate offers – find the key information you need to host your Belfast event.

Planners Toolkit