CWT acquires Irish events company

Carlson Wagonlit UK has acquired Dublin-based AC Events International (AC Events).

CWT acquires Irish events company
CWT acquires Irish events company

The Dublin-based event management company, established in 2005, has been working with CWT since 2008. The company will be integrated into CWT Ireland’s operations.

Aine Corrigan, former owner of AC Events, will become a director of CWT Meeting & Events Ireland under the leadership of Lisa Whelan, country director, CWT Ireland.

"This acquisition will strengthen CWT’s presence in Ireland and will help to broaden CWT’s offering to its Irish customers. Aine Corrigan’s strong experience of the meetings and events business will allow her to bring additional insight and help further drive our meetings and events activities," said Whelan.

Thierry Duguet (pictured), vice president Europe, Middle East and Africa, CWT Meetings & Events, added: "The meetings and events market represents a significant growth opportunity for CWT, with the acquisition of AC Events, CWT continues to reinforce its footprint in this key business and to provide the highest level of service to clients worldwide."  

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