Guide

Organising events in Northern Ireland

Introduction

In recent years, Northern Ireland has hosted many high profile events such as the Giro d’Italia and the Irish Open. Local music, culture and food events play an important part of the region’s tourism offering.

Organising an event such as a festival, concert or conference takes careful planning. You will need to consider any licences you may need and plan how you will promote your event.

This guide outlines types of events and discusses how to plan and organise an event. It gives advice for organising a successful event and highlights the support available.