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Get ready for The Open golf championship

31 October 2018

Events to help your business get ready for The 148th Open 

The Open will return to Northern Ireland for the first time in almost 70 years in 2019. Tourism NI and local councils are running events help you get ready maximise business opportunities from the 148th Open.

The 148th Open, Royal Portrush is the fastest-selling Championship in the history of The Open.  All four Championship days are sold out.

Event content 
These sessions will aim to provide insights on the following:

  • the 148th Open Toolkit – top 10 tips for businesses
  • logistics update for the 148th Open
  • initial key traffic and transport arrangements
  • volunteering opportunities
  • tips for accommodation providers
  • WorldHost customer service training

Event details
There are several sessions taking place across Northern Ireland: 

Causeway Coast & Glens

Date: 29 October 2018
Venue: Portrush Town Hall
Time: 14:00- 15:00 and 19:00 - 20:00

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Date: 8 November 2018
Venue: Everglades Hotel
Time: 10:00 - 13:00

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Newry, Mourne & Down

Date: 20 November 2018
Venue: Slieve Donard Resort & Spa
Time: 09:30 - 16:00

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Date: 22 January 2018
Venue: Culloden Estate & Spa
Time: 10:00 - 13:00

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