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Why Belfast and Northern Ireland should be the Top choice for your next Conference Destination

Belfast is a compact city, perfect for events and walkable anywhere in 15 minutes. We are home to over 80+ amazing venues from the iconic Titanic Belfast, ICC Belfast and Queen’s University

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Meet one of the most sustainable destinations in the world: Belfast

Discover how the Visit Belfast team can help you host sustainable events in a city dedicated to a net zero carbon future.

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Watch this space: NI soaring to new heights in the space sector

The UK Space Conference held at the ICC Belfast from the 21st to the 23rd of November 2023 marked a transformative moment for the city and its trajectory in the global space industry. This three-day event brought together visionaries, experts, and innovators from across the globe, converging on Belfast to explore the frontiers of space exploration and technology.

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British Society of Soil Science holding conference on soil management and monitoring to mark World Soil Day

The British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) and the Soil Science Society of Ireland (SSSI) come together for a packed two-day event, set in the historic Assembly Buildings Conference Centre in the heart of Belfast.

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Visit Belfast kicks off new tourism partnership with Irish Football Association

IFA and Visit Belfast tie up in major drive to promote sports tourism, women’s football and business events.  The Irish Football Association and Visit Belfast, the city region’s destination marketing and management organisation, have joined forces in a significant strategic partnership designed to maximise the opportunities for sports tourism.

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Belfast lands ‘world’s best conference destination’ for a third consecutive year

Belfast now recognised as the world’s best conference and events destination at the annual C&IT Awards gala for five out of the last six years

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Killeavy Castle Estate wins AA Hotel of the Year

Killeavy Castle Estate, a four-star luxury retreat nestled in the heart of County Armagh has been named AA Hotel of the Year Northern Ireland at the prestigious AA Hospitality Awards 2023. 

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Belfast’s hotels go green in major sustainability shift

Following a groundbreaking partnership led by Visit Belfast, Belfast City Council and Green Tourism in 2021, hoteliers across Belfast are ramping up their green credentials at a record rate. Seventy five percent of the city region’s 4,800 hotel rooms are now officially accredited by Green Tourism, the global body which promotes sustainable and environmental standards across the sector.

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Belfast hosts Europe’s largest archaeology conference with more than 3,000 delegates

Belfast will this month host Europe’s largest annual gathering of archaeologists when the city will welcome more than 3,000 delegates to Queen’s University and to a variety of venues across the city for four full days.

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Belfast enters top 100 worldwide ICCA ranking.

Belfast now ranks in the top 100 in the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) worldwide Country and City Rankings for the first time.

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