The Shannon Airport European Sport Tourism Summit is the largest sport tourism event in Europe. CEOs, directors and key decision makers from the world of sport and tourism will provide insights into what works for sport, sports bodies, events and destinations in creating a sustainable approach to the fastest growing global tourism sector.
The Shannon Airport European Sport Tourism Summit 2015 is being held in Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th May 2015; a city synonymous with sport tourism as European City of Sport 2011 and National City of Culture 2014. The 2 day event has a share of international speakers, expert practical and technical sessions, an international academic conference, VIP Sports Lounge, networking and the 1st European Sport Tourism Awards.
Among the line-up of speakers includes;
Major Events: Ryder Cup, Commonwealth Games, 2015 Rugby World Cup, UEFA, Grand Depart Tour de France
Event Development & Marketing: IMG, Manchester City, London 2012, Social Media Experts
Industry Development: Sport UK, SportCal, International Triathlon Union, Event Ireland
Tourism Development: Sport Event Denmark, Visit Flanders, Tourism Ireland, Failte Ireland, Visit England
Who should attend;
The event will attract delegates from sport tourism, international and regional events, sport organisations, sport marketing & sponsorship, tourism industry, tourism marketing, local authorities and national destination marketing companies.
Thursday 14 May
9.30am Shannon Airport European Sport Tourism Summit, Thomond Park Stadium
7.30am Shannon Group European Sport Tourism Awards, King Johns Castle
Friday 15th May
9.30am Shannon Airport Industry Expert Sessions, Thomond Park Stadium
9.30am Shannon Airport Academic Conference, UL SPORT