26/07/2018

Events Industry Awards 2018


Croke Park Meetings & Events made it three in a row on Friday 19 July at Citywest picking up “Best In-House Event Team” for the 3rd year running. Awarded to the In-house Events Team that best “demonstrated extraordinary teamwork and examples of how they went the extra mile to wow their target audience”, the “Best Event Caterer” and “Best Conference” awards also went to Croke Park.


“We greatly value team work at Croke Park and strive to work with our partners as a single seamless service team supporting our clients’ requirements. To win “Best In-House Event Team” three years in a row is testimony to the success of our efforts.” said Peter McKenna, Stadium & Commercial Director.


“We’re particularly thrilled that our Catering Team, Aramark North Europe, was recognised as “Best Event Caterer” at this year’s awards. As our on-site food and beverage team, Aramark is tasked with delivering a crucial element in the entire meetings and events experience. Executive Chef Ruairi Boyce and his team are constantly innovating, constantly striving for excellence and this is acknowledged in the winning of this prestigious award” commented Mark Dorman, Head of Stadium Business.


Croke Park Meetings & Events also won “Best Conference” for “The Event of the Future”, a ground breaking new event created in partnership with consultants, SoolNua, and delivered internally by the Meetings & Events team supported by caterer, Aramark and AV partner, Avcom.  “’The Event of the Future’ was a perfect example of how we work here at Croke Park Meetings & Events. It was a real ‘co-creation’ between partners that allowed us to showcase the versatility of our facilities here as well as the wide ranging expertise of our team”, said Sinead Heneghan, Head of Sales.

 

The Event Industry Awards, now in their 10th year, recognise excellence in event creation, management and delivery across 25 different categories. Submissions are assessed by an international panel of judges under the co-ordination of Dublin Institute of Technology. Croke Park Meetings & Events are multi-award winners and this year were shortlisted in 5 categories.

"Best In-House Event Team" - Croke Park Meetings & Events
“Best Event Caterer” - Aramark North Europe
“Best Conference” - The Event of the Future