Esther Dugdale at Inaugural AVEA Conference 2018

Esther Dugdale, one of Event’s Creative Directors, spoke at the Inaugural Conference of the Association of Visitor Experience & Attractions (AVEA).

The Conference intends to bring together businesses in the Attractions and Experience sector that deliver a full Irish Visitor Experience. This year’s theme was Planning for Future Success and Esther spoke alongside Paddy Matthews, Head of Attractions at Fáilte Ireland and Nick Varney, CEO if Merlin Entertainments.

Event has always had a close relationship with Ireland and our Irish projects. Event Ireland was established in 1994, fulfilling a long-held ambition of Executive Chair and Founder Celestine Phelan to have an office in her native Dublin. Located at 8 Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Event Ireland offers an unrivalled understanding of the issues, expertise, resources and suppliers that must be integrated to create the unique response each project requires.

Irish projects include Fethard Horse Country Experience, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum – an exploration of the Irish Diaspora at Dublin CHQ, the award-winning Ireland Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015, Titanic Belfast, Sadler’s Wells Legacy Gallery at Coolmore, Athlone Castle, the GAA Museum in Croke Park, Guinness Storehouse, House of Waterford Crystal, Athlone Castle, Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre, Armagh Gaol, the Chester Beatty Library at Dublin Castle, the Book of Kells: Turning Darkness into Light Exhibition at Trinity College Dublin, Seanchai the Kerry Literary and Cultural Centre, the National 1798 Centre at Enniscorthy, Céol the Traditional Irish Music Centre and the County Museums of Kerry, Louth and Waterford.