Northern Ireland Tourism Conference 2017
25 Jan

Northern Ireland Tourism Conference 2017

9:30

Pre-match warm up - Registration and refreshments

10:00

Kick off - Referee Stephen Watson introduces the line up

10:10

Review of Play - Tourism Northern Ireland team captain John McGrillen provides in-depth analysis on the past year's performance 

10:40

Locker Room Chats facilitated by Stephen Watson

Team Talk -  How do we get Northern Ireland match fit for international competition?  

Rugby international Paul O'Connell and Women's Ireland Rugby & Ulster player Claire McLaughlin are joined in the locker room by John McGrillen, Tourism NI and Niall Gibbons, Tourism Ireland.

 

Let's Talk Tactics - Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt talks tactics for success with John McGrillen and Niall Gibbons.

11:15

Rain stops play - Time for tea

11:35

Man of the Match - Rugby legend Paul O'Connell and current Head Coach Joe Schmidt talk about the pressures of international competition and the importance of team work

12:15

Q & A Session

12:30

Half time - Lunch

13:45

Raising Your Game  - Exploring Ireland's East & Wild Atlantic Way with Joan Crawford, Fáilte Ireland

 

14:05

The future for Team NI Tourism - John McGrillen

14:20

Picking the team - Time to play your part and put your skills and wits to the test against your NI team-mates 

15:00

Post-match analysis - John McGrillen

15:10

Early bath for those attending the NI Tourism Awards!