National and International Partners
As the leading DMC in Ireland, specialising in incentive travel, members of our senior management team are actively involved with highly acclaimed national and international tourism associations and networks. Wallace Travel Group has paid valuable contributions to the Tourism Industry in general throughout the years.
PARTNERS IN IRELAND:
Meet in Ireland
As the first point of contact for many global business tourism operators, we’re responsible for helping meeting planners organise successful international MICE events in Ireland, a world-class destination for meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE). This unique country offers so many exciting opportunities and we’re dedicated to making them available to our international network.
Meet in Ireland is the official MICE brand for the island of Ireland, where the three tourism agencies, Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland and Tourism Northern Ireland partner to promote the island as a world-class MICE destination. We work with more than 500 Irish organisations and suppliers, and can connect you with amazing local resources.
Dublin Convention Bureau
Dublin Convention Bureau (DCB) is the official organisation for business tourism in Dublin. The DCB offers a free and impartial venue search, marketing assistance and expert local knowledge to anyone planning a conference, meeting or event in Dublin.
Tourism Ireland is the official Irish Tourist Board and responsible for marketing the island of Ireland overseas as a destination.
Fáilte Ireland is a government body that work with the tourism industry in areas including business support, enterprise development, training and education, research, marketing and regional development. Fáilte Ireland has a scheme for site inspections in place. Please contact Roisín Carolan Roisin@wtg.ie for more information
Irish Tour Operators Association (ITOA)
The Incoming Tour Operators Association (ITOA) is the representative association of Ireland’s premier inbound tour operators. Our members design creative programs and itineraries for escorted tour groups, individual holiday makers and business tourists including incentive, corporate meetings and conferences.
For over 40 years, the ITOA has supported its members who manage successful profitable businesses, and who work with every type of tourism business on the island of Ireland. We represent a diverse range of members and you can be assured of the highest professional service when you choose to work with ITOA members.
Platinum DMC Collection
Colleen Abernethy & Brad Williams are Managing Partners at Platinum DMC Collection based in Minneapolis but with national reach and strength.
Platinum DMC Collection are our lead US sales and marketing representatives in the incentive and special interest group markets for many years. For all your group
needs in Ireland from bright ideas & suggestions, to creative concepts and competitive costings please contact colleen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Prestige Destinations & Resorts
Meet Prestige boast a nationwide sales force targeting corporate meetings & events, trade shows ands kick-off conferences. Our experience and
expertise in this area can be easily tapped by calling Deanna Sandstrom at email@example.com
Are you based in the US or Canada and planning an incentive travel event or meetings & conferences in Ireland? Contact Derek@wtg.ie
destinations UNLIMITED (dU) have represented us in the critical UK meetings and events market for very many years and you can reach us directly or call Nikki Buse at firstname.lastname@example.org
The important BeNeLux markets are covered by Sigrid Scheffer at TRVL Marketing. TravelMarketing is our representation company in The BeNeLux Region. With over 20 years experience in the international aviation industry as well as the global incentive MICE market, TravelMarketing have positioned themselves at the forefront of MICE connections in the BeNeLux region. Contact Sigrid at email@example.com
Are you based in the UK or Europe and planning an incentive travel event ior meetings & conferences in Ireland? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a proud member of SITEIncentive travel, the “I” in MICE, is the fastest growing sector of the Business Events industry with the highest per capita spend and the widest supply chain. Accounting for about 7% of all Business Events activities, the Events Industry Council’s Global Economic Impact study (2018) estimates the incentive travel industry to be worth around $75 billion globally.
The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) is the only Business Events association dedicated exclusively to the global incentive travel industry.Founded in 1973, we are a professional association of 2,500 members located in 90 countries, working in corporations, agencies, airlines, cruise companies and across the entire destination supply chain.