Festivals & Events of all shapes and sizes are held in towns and villages across the county and play an important role in attracting thousands of visitors to Cork annually, which in turn generates a substantial economic return for the Cork region. Cork County Council, as a significant financial contributor to festivals/events throughout the county, are organising this Workshop (in conjunction with AOIFE), with a view to helping support festivals to maximise their growth potential and gain valuable industry insights.
Prior to the Festival & Events Workshop, The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Patrick Gerard Murphy will formally launch Cork County Council’s Updated ‘Festival / Events Guidelines and Policies for Cork County’ at 5.45 PM, which we invite you to attend.
To secure your place please contact Sharon Conroy by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 021 4285613.
We hope to see you there!
By Cork County Council
Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, 22nd January, 2019
5.00 pm Registration/Tea/Coffee and Sandwiches
5.45 pm Launch of Cork County Council’s Updated Festival /Events Guidelines and Policies for Cork County by The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Patrick Gerard Murphy
6.00 pm Brief overview of Workshop by Colm Croffy - Executive Director of the Association of Irish Festivals and Events (AOIFE)
6.10 pm Branding Advice on Fáilte Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East by Ms. Josephine O’Driscoll
6.30 pm Role of Cork County Council in the Support of Festivals in Cork by Rose Carroll, A/SEO, Tourism Cork County Council. Association Of Irish Festivals and Events – Colm Croffy
6.40 pm Identifying and building lasting partnerships with key stakeholders
7.05 pm Strengths/ Weaknesses/ Opportunities/ Threats of the Event & Organisation
7.30 pm Coffee/ Tea
7.45 pm The Event Scheduler & Some Regulatory Issues
8.10 pm Marketing – Graphic Design
8.35 pm PR & Photography
9.00 pm Volunteering
9.20 pm Evening Concludes