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 Céilí, 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 Céilí, 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, Kilkeney Tour, Newgrange, Castle 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 & Ashford 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 & Ashford 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
  • Commission of Artist to Write and Perform a piece of music dedicated to a retiring Chairman of a Board of Directors.

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
  • Commission of Artist to Write and Perform a piece of music dedicated to a retiring Chairman of a Board of Directors.

Diageo

Multiple Incentives – East & West/East & Southwest/North of Ireland – Client of over 20 years

BEM Ireland have been dealing with the end client, one of the world’s largest drinks distributors, for over 20 years, running multiple incentive programmes each year, for groups of 5-200 people.
Events and activities have included:

  • Arthur’s Day celebration
  • Golf at all of Ireland’s top golf courses
  • Dine Arounds
  • Walking Tours
  • Outdoor activities such as Fishing & Shooting
  • Gala Dinners
  • Visits to attractions with special guests
  • Helicopter Transfers
  • Special Events for some of the most high-profile drinks distributors in the world and their owners/top executives
  • Pub Crawls

 

Diageo

Multiple Incentives – East & West/East & Southwest/North of Ireland – Client of over 20 years

BEM Ireland have been dealing with the end client, one of the world’s largest drinks distributors, for over 20 years, running multiple incentive programmes each year, for groups of 5-200 people.
Events and activities have included:

  • Arthur’s Day celebration
  • Golf at all of Ireland’s top golf courses
  • Dine Arounds
  • Walking Tours
  • Outdoor activities such as Fishing & Shooting
  • Gala Dinners
  • Visits to attractions with special guests
  • Helicopter Transfers
  • Special Events for some of the most high-profile drinks distributors in the world and their owners/top executives
  • Pub Crawls

Meetings & Conferences
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Meetings & Conferences
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National Golf Tourism Conference

BEM Ireland are the Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) for the IGTOA since 2015. BEM provides a full association management services to the IGTOA including membership subscription management, administration and communications, financial management and all conference and event planning. he 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

In 2020 this event went digital for the first time.

National Golf Tourism Conference

BEM Ireland are the Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) for the IGTOA since 2015. BEM provides a full association management services to the IGTOA including membership subscription management, administration and communications, financial management and all conference and event planning. he 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

In 2020 this event went digital for the first time.

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
NAD+ Metabolism and Signaling Conference

The NAD+ Metabolism and Signaling Conference, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

In January 2019 BEM were contacted by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biologies, as their local professional conference organiser ( PCO ) to organise an association conference in Dublin for June 2019. Trinity College Dublin was sourced as the venue and BEM Ireland were contracted to manage all arrangements for accommodation, conference meeting rooms, posterboards, local support and registration staff, all food and beverage and off site events.

The NAD+ Metabolism and Signaling Conference, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

In January 2019 BEM were contacted by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biologies, as their local professional conference organiser ( PCO ) to organise an association conference in Dublin for June 2019. Trinity College Dublin was sourced as the venue and BEM Ireland were contracted to manage all arrangements for accommodation, conference meeting rooms, posterboards, local support and registration staff, all food and beverage and off site events.

NAD+ Metabolism and Signaling Conference

Zimmer Biomet, International Skills Enhancement Interactive Meeting

BEM Ireland were contacted by a medical device company to provide on site local services to manage an International Conference. The Services provided included Airport Meet and Greet, On Site Staffing, Transportation Logistics for Multiple European Destination Arrivals and Departures, Food and Beverage, Marquee Sourcing and Equipment Hire.

The highlight of the programme was an onsite factory tour where the skills and capability of the world class manufacturing facility were showcased to the delegates. This was followed with a dinner onsite at the plant in a marquee which was erected internally on the factory floor. A memorable experience was created to showcase the brand and build client loyalty.

Zimmer

Zimmer Biomet, International Skills Enhancement Interactive Meeting

BEM Ireland were contacted by a medical device company to provide on site local services to manage an International Conference. The Services provided included Airport Meet and Greet, On Site Staffing, Transportation Logistics for Multiple European Destination Arrivals and Departures, Food and Beverage, Marquee Sourcing and Equipment Hire.

The highlight of the programme was an onsite factory tour where the skills and capability of the world class manufacturing facility were showcased to the delegates. This was followed with a dinner onsite at the plant in a marquee which was erected internally on the factory floor. A memorable experience was created to showcase the brand and build client loyalty.

Zimmer

Events
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Events
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Thermo King

Multiple Customer Visits & Events – All of the Republic of Ireland – Client of over 10 years

BEM Ireland have been dealing with the end client, one of the worlds largest climate control and transport companies, for over 10 years, managing their customer visits and events, with clients attending from all over the world and about 30-35 events and customer visits per year.
This has included:

  • New Product Launches
  • The Volvo Ocean Race
  • Personal greeting service for arriving guests
  • Accommodation and transportation
    Arrangement of dining, entertainment, and gifts
  • Menu management for multiple cultural dietary requirements
  • Touring and cultural experiences
  • Translation services
  • Full on-site tour management
  • Single invoicing

Multiple Customer Visits & Events – All of the Republic of Ireland – Client of over 10 years

BEM Ireland have been dealing with the end client, one of the worlds largest climate control and transport companies, for over 10 years, managing their customer visits and events, with clients attending from all over the world and about 30-35 events and customer visits per year.
This has included:

  • New Product Launches
  • The Volvo Ocean Race
  • Personal greeting service for arriving guests
  • Accommodation and transportation
    Arrangement of dining, entertainment, and gifts
  • Menu management for multiple cultural dietary requirements
  • Touring and cultural experiences
  • Translation services
  • Full on-site tour management
  • Single invoicing
Thermo King

Metlife Global Technology Hub Launch

BEM Ireland we conted by Senor Management of the Metlife Global Events Team to assist with the Launch of their Global Technology Hub in Galway. Services included All Airport Meet and Greet and Transportation logistics to senior management and VIPS, Venue Finding and Contracting for all Accommodation and off site events, Onsite catering and equipment hire, AV contracting and all onsite staffing. This was an extremely high profile flagship event which was streamed Globally and attended by local VIP’s, Press and Government representatives.

Met Life

Metlife Global Technology Hub Launch

BEM Ireland we conted by Senor Management of the Metlife Global Events Team to assist with the Launch of their Global Technology Hub in Galway. Services included All Airport Meet and Greet and Transportation logistics to senior management and VIPS, Venue Finding and Contracting for all Accommodation and off site events, Onsite catering and equipment hire, AV contracting and all onsite staffing. This was an extremely high profile flagship event which was streamed Globally and attended by local VIP’s, Press and Government representatives.

Met Life

Gamerfest 2017-2019

BEM Ireland have collaborated with Front Door Events to stage 6 GAMERFEST events nationally since 2017. Services include venue finding, staffing including staff training and security, event set up and teardown, equipment hire, food and beverage management, print and design.

Gamerfest 2017-2019

BEM Ireland have collaborated with Front Door Events to stage 6 GAMERFEST events nationally since 2017. Services include venue finding, staffing including staff training and security, event set up and teardown, equipment hire, food and beverage management, print and design.

25 Years of Creativity and Project Management

For over 25 years BEM Ireland have been creating, staging and managing an incredible array of amazing events all over the Island of Ireland – way too many to list. We have loved every minute we have spent collaborating with our clients to create these wonderful experiences. From the seriously VIP corporate events to the fun an fabulous celebrations – here is a list of just some of the events we have created since we started on this wonderful journey.

  • Silver and Golden Anniversary Corporate Events
  • Employee Events and Activity Days
  • Team Building Events
  • Corporate Hospitality Packages to Include attendance at:: The Masters at Augusta National, The Open Championship, The Ryder Cup, The Budwiser Derby, The Volvo Ocean Race, The Galway Races, The Galway International Oyster Festival
  • VIP Board Meetings for Corporate Clients
  • Company and Product Launches
  • Press Events

We create, we manage, we deliver. Join us as we continue to develop and innovate.

25 Years of Creativity and Project Management

For over 25 years BEM Ireland have been creating, staging and managing an incredible array of amazing events all over the Island of Ireland – way too many to list. We have loved every minute we have spent collaborating with our clients to create these wonderful experiences. From the seriously VIP corporate events to the fun an fabulous celebrations – here is a list of just some of the events we have created since we started on this wonderful journey.

  • Silver and Golden Anniversary Corporate Events
  • Employee Events and Activity Days
  • Team Building Events
  • Corporate Hospitality Packages to Include attendance at:: The Masters at Augusta National, The Open Championship, The Ryder Cup, The Budwiser Derby, The Volvo Ocean Race, The Galway Races, The Galway International Oyster Festival
  • VIP Board Meetings for Corporate Clients
  • Company and Product Launches
  • Press Events

We create, we manage, we deliver. Join us as we continue to develop and innovate.

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