Case Studies

Case Studies

Incentive Travel Ireland Case Studies

Dublin Incentive Program

5 Nights at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin

The end client, a Midwest US based medical staffing firm, had previously only travelled to all-inclusive resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean. The trip took place February 19-23, 2020 and 111 attendees travelled. The group was primarily ages 28-35 and most were couples. Seventy-five percent of the group had never before travelled to Europe and 90% had never been to Ireland.

  • City Walking Tours with visit to The Book of Kell’s
  • Urban City iPad Challenge – Team Event
  • Guinness Store House Private Lunch with Pint Pulling, Guided Tours, Team Event Awards Ceremony
  • Day of Activities at Killruddery House & Gardens including house tours, falconry, Baileys Irish Whiskey Tasting, Irish Dancing, Lunch
  • Gala Dinner at Christchurch Cathedral with entertainment

Dublin Incentive Program

5 Nights at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin

The end client, a Midwest US based medical staffing firm, had previously only travelled to all-inclusive resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean. The trip took place February 19-23, 2020 and 111 attendees travelled. The group was primarily ages 28-35 and most were couples. Seventy-five percent of the group had never before travelled to Europe and 90% had never been to Ireland.

  • City Walking Tours with visit to The Book of Kell’s
  • Urban City iPad Challenge – Team Event
  • Guinness Store House Private Lunch with Pint Pulling, Guided Tours, Team Event Awards Ceremony
  • Day of Activities at Killruddery House & Gardens including house tours, falconry, Baileys Irish Whiskey Tasting, Irish Dancing, Lunch
  • Gala Dinner at Christchurch Cathedral with entertainment

Killarney & Dublin Split Program

4 nights in Killarney and 3 nights in Dublin

An International Pharmaceutical Company contracted BEM Ireland to design and implement a 5 star incentive programme for 220 executives and top sales performers from US, Canada and Brazil. The programme was named The Summit. This programme highlights our ability to deliver a creative and complex adventure-based programmes which included numerous tour excursions each day.

Social Events included: Welcome Barbeque with Entertainment, Irish Themed Night in The Europe Hotel Killarney with Electric Celi, Pub Crawl and quiz, Executive Dinners, Dine Around, Awards Ceremony at The Four Seasons featuring Anuna and Trad on The Prom, Farewell Night in The Guinness Storehouse featuring Rattle and Hum.

Day Tours Included: 6 am Sunrise Hikes (separate Easy and moderate levels), Dingle Peninsula Tour, Spa Packages, Golfing, fishing, Spa Day at the K Club including a hawk walk and Art Tour, Jaunting Car, Hiking & Biking through the Gap of Dunloe, Kilkenney Tour, Newgrange, Caste Tours, Whiskey Trail with tasting and more.

Over 43 options were offered through an online registration system and digital platform to promote the Summit club experience. BEM Ireland were Responsible for design, registration, implementation and logistics of all activities and tours including budget generation and full end-to-end on-site management.

Killarney & Dublin Split Program

4 nights in Killarney and 3 nights in Dublin

An International Pharmaceutical Company contracted BEM Ireland to design and implement a 5 star incentive programme for 220 executives and top sales performers from US, Canada and Brazil. The programme was named The Summit. This programme highlights our ability to deliver a creative and complex adventure-based programmes which included numerous tour excursions each day.

Social Events included: Welcome Barbeque with Entertainment, Irish Themed Night in The Europe Hotel Killarney with Electric Celi, Pub Crawl and quiz, Executive Dinners, Dine Around, Awards Ceremony at The Four Seasons featuring Anuna and Trad on The Prom, Farewell Night in The Guinness Storehouse featuring Rattle and Hum.

Day Tours Included: 6 am Sunrise Hikes (separate Easy and moderate levels), Dingle Peninsula Tour, Spa Packages, Golfing, fishing, Spa Day at the K Club including a hawk walk and Art Tour, Jaunting Car, Hiking & Biking through the Gap of Dunloe, Kilkenney Tour, Newgrange, Caste Tours, Whiskey Trail with tasting and more.

Over 43 options were offered through an online registration system and digital platform to promote the Summit club experience. BEM Ireland were Responsible for design, registration, implementation and logistics of all activities and tours including budget generation and full end-to-end on-site management.

Galway Incentive

5 Nights at Ashford Castle

A Manufacturing company contracted BEM Ireland for their Sales Incentive to Ireland. The programme took place in February over 5 nights. Activities included:

  • Aran Islands Trip by boat with Irish Pub Music Session and visit to Dún Aonghasa prehistoric hill fort
  • Connemara Tour with interactive farm visit
  • Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Region tour with Irish Whiskey Tasting
  • Galway City Pub Crawl with local entertainment
  • Local Gifts each evening
  • On Site Activities including Clay Pigeon Shooting and Falconry
  • Castle Gala Dinner with Entertainment

Galway Incentive

5 Nights at Ashford Castle

A Manufacturing company contracted BEM Ireland for their Sales Incentive to Ireland. The programme took place in February over 5 nights. Activities included:

  • Aran Islands Trip by boat with Irish Pub Music Session and visit to Dún Aonghasa prehistoric hill fort
  • Connemara Tour with interactive farm visit
  • Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Region tour with Irish Whiskey Tasting
  • Galway City Pub Crawl with local entertainment
  • Local Gifts each evening
  • On Site Activities including Clay Pigeon Shooting and Falconry
  • Castle Gala Dinner with Entertainment

West of Ireland Incentive Trip

4 Nights at Dromoland Castle & 3 nights at Trump Doonbeg

  • Themed Private Dinner at King John’s Castle
  • Meet the locals tour of the Killaloe lakes – visit to a privately own castle, meet the owners of a hunter’s Manor with a house tour and whiskey tasting in their private shebeen. Day included local artisan lunch and various local food tastings.
  • Visit to Cliffs of Moher and Aillwee Caves
  • Burren tour with interactive day at the Burren Perfumery
  • Golf Tournament
  • Gala Dinner at Knappogue Castle with Award Winning Irish Entertainment

West of Ireland Incentive Trip

4 Nights at Dromoland Castle & 3 nights at Trump Doonbeg

  • Themed Private Dinner at King John’s Castle
  • Meet the locals tour of the Killaloe lakes – visit to a privately own castle, meet the owners of a hunter’s Manor with a house tour and whiskey tasting in their private shebeen. Day included local artisan lunch and various local food tastings.
  • Visit to Cliffs of Moher and Aillwee Caves
  • Burren tour with interactive day at the Burren Perfumery
  • Golf Tournament
  • Gala Dinner at Knappogue Castle with Award Winning Irish Entertainment

Events & Conferences

National Golf Tourism Conference

The IGTOA Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association represents Ireland’s leading Golf Tour Operators and companies that form the Irish Golf Tourism Industry. The IGTOA National Golf Tourism Conference is the highlight of the golf tourism calendar in Ireland. BEM Ireland have managed this event annually since 2015.
The two-day event includes:

  • Networking Meetings
  • National Tourism Conference
  • Networking Buffet Dinner
  • The IGTOA Golf Classic Tournament
  • Non-golfer day tour
  • The Gala Irish Golf Awards

National Golf Tourism Conference

The IGTOA Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association represents Ireland’s leading Golf Tour Operators and companies that form the Irish Golf Tourism Industry. The IGTOA National Golf Tourism Conference is the highlight of the golf tourism calendar in Ireland. BEM Ireland have managed this event annually since 2015.
The two-day event includes:

  • Networking Meetings
  • National Tourism Conference
  • Networking Buffet Dinner
  • The IGTOA Golf Classic Tournament
  • Non-golfer day tour
  • The Gala Irish Golf Awards

IATA World Passenger Symposium

IATA’s annual World Passenger Symposium is a chance for senior aviation figures to get together and formalise industry positions and public policy issues. More than 700 representatives from The International Air Transport Association (IATA) member airlines, industry partners, manufacturers, suppliers, international and regional associations, and members of the government attended the 5 day event at The CCD.

BEM Ireland was the designated destination management company for the USA based organising team. BEM Ireland managed all staffing and logistics of the Conference at The Convention Centre Dublin, The Welcome Night at The Guinness Storehouse, and the design and management of the IATA Gala Dinner for over 450 VIPs and delegates at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

  • On Site Destination Management for the USA based Organising Team
  • All Logistical and transport Management
  • Delegate Packs and On Site Delegate Registration Management
  • Full Service Staffing
  • Welcome Night in the Guinness Storehouse
  • Farewell Gala Event at The Royal Hospital Kilmainham featuring Key Speaker An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and entertainment by Electric Céilí and Anúna
Dublin Convention Centre

IATA World Passenger Symposium

IATA’s annual World Passenger Symposium is a chance for senior aviation figures to get together and formalise industry positions and public policy issues. More than 700 representatives from The International Air Transport Association (IATA) member airlines, industry partners, manufacturers, suppliers, international and regional associations, and members of the government attended the 5 day event at The CCD.

BEM Ireland was the designated destination management company for the USA based organising team. BEM Ireland managed all staffing and logistics of the Conference at The Convention Centre Dublin, The Welcome Night at The Guinness Storehouse, and the design and management of the IATA Gala Dinner for over 450 VIPs and delegates at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

Dublin Convention Centre

What our clients have to say...

BEM Ireland is simply the best DMC that we have ever worked with. That sentiment is also echoed by my client “Simply the Best”. From the time our group landed until everyone had to say goodbye it was flawless. The whole group fell in love with all of the guides and bus drivers.

TOUR OPERATOR, USA

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