Major corporate events ‘just not doable’ in Dublin

Dublin is missing a whole range of the kinds of larger events centres that most capital cities have

13th November, 2016
Des Doris, chief executive of Alchemy Event Management PIc: Fergal Phillips

Lisbon played host to last week’s Web Summit, marking the first time that the conference was held somewhere other than Dublin since it was founded in 2009.

News of its departure was met with alarm last year – and taken by many as a sign that the capital just wasn’t equipped to play host to an event so large that its crowd control was used as a marketing tactic.

Regardless, Dublin is...

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