view all news

Festival Tourism Going from Strength to Strength in 2018

18/03/2018

Festival

2018 promises to be a great year for Festivals and Events across Ireland due to a significant surge in visitor numbers to Ireland and the associated revenue generated from the sector.

Visitor figures for 2018 are expected to rise by 10% up to 11.71 Million, setting a new record for the tourism industry. What this means in monetary terms is that the tourism sector will see the revenue generated reach €6 Billion 2018, up 12.5% from 2017.

An essential component Irish tourism, our wonderful festivals and events held throughout the country have been identified as vitally important to the tourism product offering. Festivals provide opportunities to showcase culture, people and places, thereby greatly improving the visitor experience of Ireland. They also help improve the distribution of tourism revenue around the country.

As the recommended insurance partner for the Association of Irish Festivals and Events (AOIFE) we at Brady Insurance & Event Insure offer all members and non-members our expertise and advice in regards insurance requirements when planning, organising and delivering successful festivals and events throughout Ireland.

Festival

We are the specialist insurance partner for all forms of festivals and community events throughout Ireland with a lot of experience in this field.

Our specialist website www.eventinsure.ie allows you to access the best insurance products and rates for all your events and event types. Our experienced and dedicated insurance personnel assist organisers and committee members with step-by-step advice, right from the planning stages to implementation and event delivery.

Proud to serve all types of events we have been involved in insuring large events such as Dublin St Patricks Festival, Kilkenny Arts Festival and the Rose of Tralee to the community run heritage events that are the cornerstone of the Irish festival scene.

What Our Policyholders Are Saying

"EventInsure offer great service and affordable event insurance"

-Vantastival Festival

"We would have no hesitation in recommending EventInsure to anyone to in the events or arts sectors"

-Paul Cunningham - Slieve Aughty Mountain Run

"We use Event Insure for our Festival insurance needs; we would highly recommend the team at Event Insure"

-Tiina Ylönen - Dublin Dance Festival

"We have never been disappointed with the value or the quality of the products and services offered"

-Vincent Moran, Wilde Shamrock Touring Theatre and Seven Figure Films

"First class, professional service at a competitive price"

-Podium Events

"I have found dealing with Eventinsure very refreshing"

-Profile Events

"I find the online platform highly efficient"

-Murray Spellman

"Eventinsure have an experienced team and competitive rates"

-Dundrum Festival