Member’s profile: Visit Belfast
If you haven’t considered Belfast before, then now is the perfect time. Over one billion pounds has been invested over the past decade to transform Belfast into a vibrant, innovative and inspirational city.
Visit Belfast’s business tourism team are your local experts specialising in all that the city has to offer. We provide free and impartial support and advice on all aspects of holding an event in the city. Visit Belfast will source your perfect venue and accommodation at preferential rates, we will arrange site inspections, develop unique itineraries and social programmes, and offer secondary marketing support, city branding, literature, discounts for delegates and even a conference iphone app!.
Belfast has the perfect ingredients for your next conference- Award winning venues, a wide range of superb quality accommodation and unique Gala dinner venues. From Baronial Castles to Victorian Prisons, Russell Group Universities to the slipways where the RMS Titanic was built, Belfast can cater for every taste.
We are a compact and walkable city with superb access to our two airports. With 19 UK and 41 International destinations serviced, and 35 flights a day to London at peak times, it’s no surprise that getting to Belfast is often cheaper than UK return rail prices. We’re famous for our hospitality and sense of fun so our social programmes will be remembered long after the event has finished. From whiskey tasting, cookery schools, sea safaris, titanic themed evenings, and some of the best golf courses in the world, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Crucially, your budget can go further in Belfast. We’re affordable and also offer a range of incentives to help manage the costs of your event including – subvention funding of up to £25,000, free venue hire at stunning civic venues as well as discounts on accommodation and attractions for delegates.
From cabin crew and taxi drivers, to hotel managers, venue staff and restaurateurs, all will be ready to welcome your delegates with their best Belfast welcome.
The Financial Times recently listed Belfast as one of the Top 10 places in the world to host a conference and the Lonely Planet says ‘Get here early and enjoy it before the rest of the world arrives’
We look forward to welcoming you to our city!