The Red Carpet Treatment
Financial Support & Civic Hospitality
We understand that cost and value for money are key considerations when planning your conference or event. Belfast is an affordable city where a fantastic venue, excellent accommodation and a really memorable social programme can be secured within a budget that compares very favourably with other cities.
Belfast was announced as the Best Value UK City for tourists in 2011 by TripAdvisor, so your delegates can experience the best of what our city has to offer at a reasonable price.
The Belfast welcome is legendary. Our Lord Mayor and Ministers can meet your delegates or host an event in one of our exclusive and historic venues such as Belfast City Hall, Stormont Parliament Buildings and Hillsborough Castle. Venue hire is usually offered complimentary and requests can be made via the convention bureau team on your behalf.
Subject to application, Belfast City Council will normally grant the use of the Belfast City Hall and the provision of hospitality in the form of a wine reception (worth up to £500) for conferences coming to the city. There is no charge for use of City Hall, and transport to the venue isn’t necessary as it's within 5 minutes walking distance of the majority of city centre hotels.
Our character, warm welcome, hospitality and sense of fun is what makes Belfast... Read More ›
The convention bureau team offers free and impartial advice on all aspects of holding... Read More ›