2022 Sponsors

About Virgin Media

Virgin Media is the leading connected entertainment cable and broadcast business in Ireland. Every day we deliver connections that really matter for thousands of consumers, with multi award-winning services including broadband, TV, mobile and home phone. Our Virgin Media Business division provides the fastest broadband speeds and connectivity solutions for Entrepreneurs, Businesses and the Public Sector.
Virgin Media Television, our broadcast division, is Ireland’s number one commercial broadcaster offering three free-to-air channels: Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two, Virgin Media Three, as well as the Virgin Media Player. We are a significant investor in home produced content, including news, current affairs and drama, as well as offering the best in international programming. Virgin Media Sport and our 6 Extra Sport channels offer extensive sports coverage across the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. Our advertising sales agency, Virgin Media Solutions, creates unique, innovative campaigns for our business and for third party clients across the UK and Ireland.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, one of the world’s leading converged video, broadband and communication companies with operations in six European countries.

Liberty Global is a founding member of the European Green Digital Coalition and is included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Following the challenges brought about the global pandemic, the power of connectivity to deliver positive, meaningful change to people’s lives has never been clearer. Our inclusion in these prestigious indices for the ninth year running attests to our long-standing commitment to the importance of sustainability and ensuring that we are strong corporate citizens as well as responsible stewards of the environment across the markets in which we operate.

Tadalafil Aus – wholesale seller of ed products in Australia.

AIB is a proud supporter of the Hospitality sector. The Sustainability agenda is a strategic priority for AIB and is a core tenet of our Corporate strategy. We continue to play our part to ensure a greener tomorrow by backing those building it today. AIB has made ambitious commitments to play a central role in supporting our customers, colleagues and many other stakeholders on this journey.Singapore Medic – online pharmacy in Singapore for men and women who need to treat erectile dysfunction.

Avvio, based in Limerick, have been pioneering innovation in hotel booking engine design and functionality since 2002.

In 2017 Avvio launched allora.ai; the world’s first hotel booking platform powered by AI.

allora.ai creates a personalised booking experience for every guest throughout their online journey, driving brand engagement and unparalleled guest acquisition on the direct channel.

As of January 2021, allora.ai has nurtured over 400m direct guest journeys across hundreds of hotels.

On average hotels see a 25% uplift in committed bookings.

Of course, your hotel would not be complete without a fabulous website designed by Avvio. Our web designers have been delivering engaging hotel websites and helping hotels stand out since 2004, and have developed more than 1000 hotel websites. Bringing a creative edge with a ruthless focus on driving booking conversions.

Our digital marketing team combines powerful data with extensive knowledge of the hotel industry and can devise a strategy which will make your hotel brand more powerful on line. We are a certified Google Premier Partner, an elite club of only 3% of global agencies.

To find out more, visit www.avvio.com

Tadalafil Aus – wholesale seller of ed products in Australia.

Barry’s Tea is a family-owned Irish company & continues to be the nation’s favourite tea brand.  Sustainability has remained core to the business this year which is evident in our successful change over in production to 100% biodegradable teabags across all lines. In 2022, we also launched three new products. Firstly, MasterBlend String, Tag & Envelope 200’s for the Foodservice market. A full-bodied and rich tasting tea for true tea connoisseurs, offering a premium tea experience on the go.

In June, we launched two new Infusions – Protect & Focus, to coincide with our current Infusions range.

Singapore Medic – online pharmacy in Singapore for men and women who need to treat erectile dysfunction.

BWG Foodservice  supplies ‘everything needed to run a foodservice business’, from gourmet food ingredients, chilled food, frozen food and ambient to alcohol and non-food products like catering supplies and catering disposables.

We have made some exciting additions to our BWG Foodservice offering with the acquisitions of Corrib Food Products and Heaney Meats who bring an additional level of expertise to our business.

We’re passionate about providing an industry-leading service while supporting local businesses and communities and delivering innovative food solutions.

We supply recruitment services to many well known hotel, hospitality and culinary clients. Our dedicated team of recruitment specialists have the expertise to understand you and your company’s objectives and help you secure your professional candidate

We know from our team’s vast experience and knowledge in this industry that the most important part of our role is to thoroughly understand our clients’ needs from the outset. Understanding their business and nourishing a long-term relationship in an efficient and cost-effective manner is key to our ongoing success. Our aim is to deliver a professional, honest and customer driven service to both clients and candidates. Career Vision Recruiters mission is to source top quality candidates who not only meet your company’s philosophy but have the skillset, commitment, interpersonal skills and work ethic required for the role.

With an established Client base, we offer candidates exciting job opportunities nationwide, strategic information on career development opportunities and introductions into Ireland’s top achieving hotel, hospitality and catering companies both privately owned, and group operated. As part of the recruitment process, we advise candidates on resume/ C.V content structure and interview techniques. Clients and candidates are guaranteed a very professional, discreet and personal service with regular updates and quantifiable results.

It’s been nearly two decades since we began our journey as Classic Drinks – driven by a desire to pair great wine with top-class service for our customers. And while so much has changed since then, we are still dedicated to supporting our customers in the hospitality sector whose passion for great service is recognised throughout the world.

We do this through our incredible curated range of drinks – one that’s made up of more than 700 wines and 1,200 spirits, beers and ciders, and is growing all the time. We do it by building close, personal relationships with our global network of producers, connecting our customers here in Ireland with access to the very best the world has to offer. We do it through our sales team, who share their unrivalled knowledge through staff training, menu creation, event planning, online ordering and after-sales care – all so our customers can deliver the very best for their guests.

Ultimately, we do it by putting the customer experience first in everything we do.

In 2019, we joined forces with Sysco – leveraging their global network and world-class technologies to provide a next generation level of customer service. All while retaining our personal touch, our boots-on-the-ground relationships, and the same team who made us who we are today.

At Classic Drinks, we’ve brewed up a storm, distilled what we do to a fine art, and aged like fine wine along the way. That’s because it’s never been a job to us.
It’s quite simply been a joy to serve.

Since 2002, Excel Recruitment have evolved into a multi-divisional organisation by providing a talented workforce to our clients and through preparing our candidates for future success in their roles. The world of work continues to change, and the success of our company is a reflection of the quality and capability of our people and how they adapt to our clients ever-changing needs. For many years, we have delivered expert advice, offering the best talent across a number of industries such as: Retail, Hotel & Catering, Industrial & Warehousing, Healthcare, and Transport & Logistics. While happy clients and candidates will always be our biggest achievements, we are proud to have collected some silverware through the years – including National Recruitment Federation’s Specialist Agency of the Year 2019, Checkout NRSA Recruitment Supplier of the Year 2015, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 2021, Gold Medal’s Ireland’s Innovative Supplier and NRF Recruitment Agency of the Year 2016.

The first release from istil 38 comes in three expressions: istil 38 Pot Still Irish Vodka, istil 38 Pot Still Pink Berries Vodka, and istil 38 Pot Still Vanilla Vodka, all hand-crafted in Ireland and designed to be enjoyed neat or mixed into long serves or cocktails.

Now more than ever, sustainability, supporting local businesses, and the sourcing of ingredients nearest to home is something more and more of us aspire to. And while vodka may not be the first spirit that comes to mind when one thinks of Ireland, it is among the most popular among Irish consumers. Today sees the launch of a premium, hand-crafted Irish vodka for those looking for a pure, delicious, and sustainable alternative to their usual choice of spirit.

The classic istil 38 Pot Still Irish Vodka is smooth and rich enough to enjoy neat but also works wonderfully mixed with soda and fresh lime. istil 38 Pot Still Pink Berries Vodka is flavoured with Irish berries to give it a fruity sweetness that pairs beautifully with citrus tonic waters. And istil 38 Pot Still Vanilla Vodka is crafted with Madagascan vanilla and its recipe was specifically formulated to be the ideal base for two of the world’s most popular cocktails – the Espresso Martini and the Pornstar Martini.

The classic istil 38 Pot Still Irish Vodka is smooth and rich enough to enjoy neat but also works wonderfully mixed with soda and fresh lime. istil 38 Pot Still Pink Berries Vodka is flavoured with Irish berries to give it a fruity sweetness that pairs beautifully with citrus tonic waters. And istil 38 Pot Still Vanilla Vodka is crafted with Madagascan vanilla and its recipe was specifically formulated to be the ideal base for two of the world’s most popular cocktails – the Espresso Martini and the Pornstar Martini.

Net Affinity simplifies the lives of hoteliers by delivering commercial success through direct bookings for Independent, Resort and Group hotels. Our platform uses the latest booking engine technology on the market, driving a rapid increase in direct business and enabling hoteliers to focus on creating the best guest experience there is for guests that will keep coming back forever.