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Monday 21 August 2017

Conference calendar set to give economic boost to Cork region

Colm Kelpie

Colm Kelpie

Conferences and meetings secured for Cork in the second half of this year will give a €5m boost to the local economy, the city's Convention Bureau has said.

Cork will host in excess of 3,500 delegates within Cork city and county from July to December.

Confirmed conferences and meetings range from 25-800 delegates and will cover a range of sectors including corporate meetings, academic and Association conferences.

Events include last month's International Association of Profit & Non-Profit Marketing Conferences; International Chromatography Symposium this month; EU commission Agricultural & Rural Development Conference Cork II, ECI (Advanced Membrane Technology) Conference in September; and the Barbershop Singers Association Convention in October.

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