Event Overview

ExploreGB & Northern Ireland is VisitBritain’s flagship event providing British & Irish tourism suppliers and destinations with an invaluable opportunity to meet and do business with over 200 hosted international travel buyers from 30+ countries.

ExploreGB & Northern Ireland will consist of a two-day workshop filled with pre-scheduled, 1-2-1 appointments. Participation includes an evening networking dinner on the Tuesday night.

As part of the hosted buyers programme, international delegates will also be invited to attend large-scale educational trips around Great Britain to showcase the wide range of product we have to offer.

Draft Agenda


Please note the following agenda is provisional and subject to change.

Day One

Monday 18th May

All day: Buyer and supplier arrival

18.00-21.00: Dine arounds for buyers and media

Day Two

Tuesday 19th May

08.30-09.15: Supplier Registration and desk set up

08.45-09.15: Buyer registration

09.30-09.50: Opening / welcome

10.00-18:00: All day workshop – Appointments, lunch, seminar

Evening: Networking evening

Day Three

Wednesday 20th May

09.00-15:30: Appointments, lunch, seminar

Getting Here

ICC Belfast is conveniently located within a 10-minute walk of the city centre.

The entrance to ICC Belfast is located beside the river Lagan, overlooking picturesque views of the river, this entrance is aptly named the Riverside Entrance.


ICC Belfast

2 Lanyon Place, Belfast, BT1 3WH


ICC Belfast is located within the heart of the City Centre which offers visitors access to a wide range of car parking facilities within walking distance to the Convention Centre.

Belfast City Car Parking

APCOA Parking Lanyon Place – The car park is surrounded by shopping centres, places to eat and located just 100 metres from ICC Belfast.

The Hilton Belfast – The Hilton Belfast multi-storey car park is just a 4-minute walk to ICC Belfast.

Belfast Car Parking Rates

The current hourly rate for the car parks within Lanyon Place and the Hilton is £2.50.

Special rates are available for evening parking in both Lanyon Place and Hilton car parks. Park between 5.30pm and midnight and pre-pay £7.50 for your stay.


ICC Belfast is in the heart of the City Centre and is easily accessed by car, taxi and public transport. We continually strive to provide an inclusive environment for visitors, contractors and employees and address the needs of all visitors of the venue.

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