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The 2022 IAAT Conference

IAAT will hold its Annual Conference in the Visit Mourne destination this November. Day 1 will be a day of adventure activities followed by a tourism showcase and networking. Day 2 will then feature talks, panel discussions and an inspirational keynote address. 

When

Wednesday & Thursday

23rd – 24th November, 2022

Location

Slieve Donard Hotel, Downs Rd, Newcastle BT33 0AH

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Why should you join this event?

Great Speakers

Be informed and inspired by industry leaders

Networking

Meet industry colleagues to share challenges and opportunities

Collaborations

Build long-term collaborations for long-term success

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Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle BT33 0AH10am - 4pm

Adventure Activity Day

Day one of the conference will offer delegates exciting local adventure activity options that showcase the world class experiences available within the Visit Mourne destination. Lunch will be included in all options.

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Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle BT33 0AH7pm - 9pm

Tourism Showcase & Networking Event

This event will showcase the best of what the Visit Mourne destination has to offer, and it's a brilliant opportunity to meet tour operators, activity providers, agents and other stakeholders from all over Ireland to discuss potential collaborations. There will also be live entertainment on the evening.

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Talks & Panel Discussions

<p>The second day will then feature a series of key insights from industry leaders through talks and panel discussions, with a focus on our theme – Sustainable Collaboration for Success!</p><p>Registration is open from 8 am. The schedule of speakers will appear here shortly.</p>

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Meet Our Speakers

John McGrillen CEO Tourism Northern Ireland
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John McGrillen

CEO, Tourism Northern Ireland
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Paul Kelly

CEO, Fáilte Ireland
Pol OConghaile Travel Writer Broadcaster
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Pól Ó Conghaile

Travel Editor - Irish Independant
Louise Finnegan Head of Business Partnership Tourism Ireland
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Louise Finnegan

Head of Business Partnership, Tourism Ireland
Rob Rankin Managing Director Vagabond Tour
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Rob Rankin

Managing Director, Vagabond Tours
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Michael Savage

Chair Newry Mourne & Down Council
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