Week in Pictures: Belfast Waterfront Conference, FAM trip to Dublin and Unicorn party

Industry events this week include a conference at the Waterfront in Belfast, a Dublin FAM and Unicorn's client party.

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Belfast Waterfront Conference 

Belfast’s Evolve or Die conference (16 March) saw over 100 delegates, including events planners, gather at Belfast Waterfront.

The event was held so that guests could experience the best the city has to offer business travellers. Belfast Waterfront in partnership with Tourism Northern Ireland and other key city providers delivered a one day programme that combined the perfect mix of business and city experience.

The morning session titled ‘Evolve or Die’ kicked off with ground breaking business thinkers Dr Deep Parekh and Polo Looser discussing the key tools today’s businesses need to manage change. Delegates took a tour of the Belfast, which included a visit to Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience and Belfast's political and historical sites, including the infamous Crumlin Road Gaol.

Dublin FAM trip

Event planners and press were invited to spend St. Patrick’s Day (17 March) in Dublin, with hospitality provided by Croke Park Stadium.

The trip began with oysters, champagne and seafood at the Cliff Townhouse followed by an overnight stay in the Croke Park Hotel owned by The Doyle Collection. The next day, guests were taken on a site visit of Croke Park including a skyline tour of the Stadium. A visit to the Jameson distillery on Bow Street provided the opportunity to taste the famous whiskey, which was followed by lunch in a private room at Croke Park while watching the hurling.

 

Unicorn client party

Last night (23 March) Unicorn Events celebrated both its first birthday and partnership with Headbox with an exclusive party. Selected clients and press were treated to a prosecco reception on the 38th floor of the Gherkin in a private party room. Guests enjoyed free flowing wine and a selection of meats and cheeses while enjoying views across London from a viewing deck.

Following a speech by managing director Hannah Luffman on all things Unicorn related, she then cut a special rainbow cake decorated with a unicorn’s horn.

 

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