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Why Choose Our Destination?

Over one billion pounds has been invested in Belfast over the past decade and the city has come alive as a vibrant, exciting new events destination. If you haven’t considered Belfast before, its time to take a fresh look. We’ve hosted world leaders at the G8 summit, threw the biggest ever party for the MTV European Music Awards and next year we’re gearing up for the prestigious Giro d’Italia cycling race. Maybe it’s no surprise then that we were recently voted the Best Conference and Incentive City destination in the UK by C&IT Magazine. From the architecturally stunning Assembly Buildings, the uniquely Belfast Hastings Hotel’s Group or the internationally renowned Hilton, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Belfast. And it’s easier and cheaper than you think to get here. We have over 33 UK and 41 International connections direct to Belfast, with fares often cheaper that mainland rail travel. Our partner Flybe is the most frequent flying airline to Belfast with over 16 routes from the city from Aberdeen to Southampton. Exciting plans are being progressed towards a new, innovative and eye-catching extension to the Belfast Waterfront, which the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC) has consistently ranked as one the world’s best conference venues”. The venue will be adding 4,000m2 state-of-the-art flexible exhibition and banqueting space to its award winning facilities in the heart of the city centre. Add all of this to our dedicated events team and genuine Belfast welcome, and we’ll help you to deliver an event that will be talked about for years to come. The Visit Belfast team can provide impartial advice and support with: Information on access into and within the city Organising site inspections & fam trips on behalf of key decision makers Suggestions for conference venue, social programme and pre and post conference tours Preparation of bid documents and presentations Literature for delegate packs Free on-line accommodation booking service For a free proposal and impartial advice on all aspects of hosting an event in Belfast, send us an RFP or contact the Visit Belfast team on +44 (0)28 9023 9026 or email at

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Distance from airport

  • George Best Belfast City Airport

    4.83 km from city center

  • Belfast International Airport

    30.58 km from city center

  • Dublin Airport

    157.72 km from city center


Local Attractions

St. Annes Cathedral

Historical landmark
1 mi. away
St Anne's Cathedral has stood for over 100 years as a place of Christian worship in the heart of the City of Belfast. It is a living place where day by day the cycle of worship is maintained and which welcomes visitors as tourists, pilgrims, regular worshippers, or merely those who seek a quiet place to ponder alone.
Talbot Street
Belfast, GB BT1 2AA

Botantic Gardens

1 mi. away
Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast's Victorian heritage and a popular meeting place for residents, students and tourists. It contains two important buildings, the Palm House and the Tropical Ravine, as well as a children's playground, a bowling green, walking routes, a rose garden and assorted tropical plants, mature trees and flower beds. The park is often used for events, as well as band recitals, concerts and opera performances.
College Park, Botanic Avenue
Belfast, GB BT7 1LP

Oh Yeah Music Centre

1 mi. away
The Oh Yeah Music Centre is a former bonded whiskey warehouse in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter. In a short space of time it has become a focus for music making and music enterprise in Northern Ireland. The aim of the centre is to encourage musicians and people who are keen to explore the industry. It is also a welcoming place for the music fan who wants to explore the story of music from this prolific part of the world.
15-21 Gordon Street
Belfast, GB BT1 2LG

Belfast Zoo

6 mi. away
As one of the oldest visitor attractions in Northern Ireland, many visitors have fond memories of visiting the gardens, which have been home to the animals since 1934. Belfast Zoo is now a leading and award winning visitor attraction in Northern Ireland, with more than 300,000 visitors a year. Belfast Zoological Gardens is located in North Belfast on the slopes of Cave Hill and and is home to more than 1000 animals and 150 species
Antrim Road
Belfast, GB BT36 7PN

Titanic Dock & Pump House

Historical landmark
2 mi. away
Nowhere else on earth can bring you this close to Titanic – the world’s most famous liner, built here in Belfast. She sat here in this very dry dock on the eve of her first and last voyage in April of 1912. Here, in the shipyard where she came to life, you can still see the remnants of engineering brilliance that brought Titanic into being
Northern Ireland Science Park, Queens Rd
Belfast, GB BT3 9DT

Victoria Square

1 mi. away
Belfast’s number one shopping destination, anchored by House of Fraser department store. Fantastic shops are split over four levels (including 2 levels of food operators) with covered, pedestrianised streets and topped by an iconic dome, with panoramic views across the city, the river Lagan and even to the Mournes beyond. Also housed within the centre is Odeon Belfast.
1 Victoria Square
Belfast, GB BT1 4QG

Belfast Barge

Historical landmark
1 mi. away
Owned and operated by Lagan Legacy, this unique attraction, afloat on the beautiful banks of the River Lagan behind Belfast Waterfront, brings the past and present together in its stunning museum, multi-use venue space and cafe.
1 Lanyon Quay
Belfast, GB BT1 3LG

St George's Market

1 mi. away
St George’s Market is one of Belfast’s oldest attractions. It was built between 1890 and 1896 and is one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland. It has been selected for numerous local and national titles and awards for its fresh, local produce and great atmosphere. It holds a weekly Friday Variety Market, the City Food and Craft Market on Saturdays and the Sunday Market. It also hosts a range of events throughout the year.
12-20 E Bridge St
Belfast, GB BT1 3NQ


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