18 Oct 2021

AVEA Annual Conference 2021

"Re-thinking the future:  towards sustainable recovery"

AVEA are delighted to open registration to attend their 4th AVEA Annual Conference! This landmark event is the highlight in the calendar for Visitor Experiences and Attractions, and wider tourism industry stakeholders, on the island of Ireland.AVEA Conference 2021.jpgAVEA, the representative voice for over 80 attractions, plays a key role in advocacy, networking, education and sustainability in our sector, and it is our pleasure to invite you to register free of charge for this Conference, which will be broadcast live from the Guinness Storehouse.  An exciting array of leading thinkers in tourism will bring wide-ranging discussions on how visitor attractions are 'Re-thinking the future: towards sustainable recovery.'

Special Guest:  Minister Catherine Martin, TD, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, the Gaeltacht, Sport and Media MC: Mary Kennedy

Keynote Speaker: David Harland, CEO, Eden Project

Leadership Panel: Niall Gibbons, CEO, Tourism Ireland, Paul Kelly, CEO, Fáilte Ireland, John McGrillen, CEO, Tourism Northern Ireland, Eoghan O'Mara Walsh, CEO, Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC)

International Panel: Kathryn Thomson, CEO, National Museums of Northern Ireland, Andrew Johnson, CEO, Camera Obscura & World of Illusions, Edinburgh, Catherine Toolan, MD, Guinness Brand Homes

Case Study - Visitor Attractions as Destination Drivers:  Michael Walsh, CEO, Waterford County Council, Richard Hurley, GM, Granville Hotel, Denise Brophy, Director, Dublinia and followthevikings.com

Streaming details will be forwarded to you closer to the time. Queries to cflanagan@avea.ie

To register for this event please click here for access to AVEA's sign up form.