Galway Company takes home gold at Event Industry Awards

Galway Daily business Go West Event Industry Awards

Go West, A Galway based company, have been named as the Best Professional Conference Organiser in 2019 at the Event Industry Awards.

Launched in 2009, the Event Industry Awards celebrate excellence and showcase the very highest standards in Ireland’s event industry.

The gala awards ceremony took place on Friday last, 19th July in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin was attended by hundreds of leading industry figures, and the past winners list includes a who’s who of Ireland’s event industry.

Established in 1995 by owner and directors Kerry O’Sullivan and Kathleen Mc Donagh, the Go West team have worked on hundreds of National and International conferences providing a full range of conference management services.

Go West is a member of the Association of Irish Professional Conference Organisers (AIPCO) and is one of a limited number of Companies approved by Fáilte Ireland as a Professional Conference Organiser.

Speaking on their award win Kathleen McDonagh commented, “We are absolutely thrilled to have won this award, it is such a testament to all the work that is happening in the west of Ireland.

“We are always working towards promoting the west of Ireland and this truly is something we love doing and each new year we have strived to continually ensure that each event and conference exceeds expectations.”

“Winning this award is a credit to all the team at Go West and all the external bodies, and businesses we work with.”

Go West employs a staff of six providing clients with conference and corporate event management solutions and support that save them resources and result in a better, more professional conference or event in Ireland.

 The company continually strive to attract international business into Ireland and to showcase the country as a truly exceptional place to hold meetings and to give delegates every opportunity to experience all that Ireland has to offer in terms of heritage, culture, and the arts.

Over the past 24 years the Directors of Go West have been heavily involved in promoting Ireland as a tourist destination and a destination for International Meeting and Events.