Why Ireland?

  • Easy access from major airports
  • Strong cultural links & heritage
  • Castle & stately manor hotels of exceptional quality
  • Beautiful historic gala dinner venues
  • Stunning natural beauty
  • Warm & friendly people
  • One of the safest countries in the world
  • Farm to fork
  • Funding opportunities
  • US emigration pre-clearance at Irish airports

Ovation Ireland DMC has been creating incentive experiences since 1993 – we create bespoke programmes to meet and surpass our clients’ expectations. With our in-house production team, we help create “once in a lifetime” events.

Winner of 7 Site Crystal Awards for our creativity, our highly experienced team is comprised of destination experts who understand intimately the unique power of meetings, incentives, conferences, and events to deliver on corporate objectives. They boast an enviable track record in offering clients consistently outstanding itineraries to meet their ever-changing needs.

We put together bespoke programs for our guests to create a magical experience. We work with the Top Chefs, Sommeliers, Storytellers, Farmers, Aristocrats, Socialites, Artisans, and Craftspeople who we can call upon to enhance and personalise your visit to Ireland.

Our strong supplier relationships, extensive experience in operations, and complex logistics ensure seamless delivery every time to make your Ireland event one to remember.

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"We would like to thank you and the team at Ovation Ireland for the ideas, work and time spent handling the Leaders Conference. We want to acknowledge and let you know we appreciated your focused attention along the way, your flexibility onsite and the graciousness showe to our participants, helping with anything and everything".

Sherri Wiseman | Pacific Life

“I would be happy to be a reference for Ovation. It was truly one of the best experiences we have had with a DMC partner. A very successful trip for sure.”

Heidi Carlisle | Aflac

"Honestly I am just blown away by how hard working you are. You are true professionals who treated our group for the CSB Incentive as if they were your own. From the initial site visit, through the planning stage and the on-site execution, I had absolute trust in you as a team and knew that you would help me pull this program off flawlessly and you did not disappoint."

Emily Anton | CIGNA

"You guys gave your absolute very best to make this trip a top-notch experience. I am so happy that I chose Ovation to run the operation for this program. In all my years of producing programs out of the country, I have never found a better onsite DMC match."

Sarah Moss | Creative Incentives & Events

"Nothing could be improved. This was just a phenomenal planning experience all the way around. I can't say enough good things about the Ovation team! Well done and thank you!"

Holly Swanzy | Brightspot

Take a look at our sample programmes to find out how you can make the most of your trip to the Emerald Isle.

Our Team

Jessica Collins | Senior Project Manager

Now a Senior Project Manager specialising in the incentive market, Jessica prides herself on her client relationships. Jessica believes it’s that vital connection to her clients that brings the best out in the programmes delivered, ensuring she can exceed all client’s expectations at every turn.

Rob Allidine | Managing Director

Rob has been a front-runner in the MICE Industry in Ireland for over 25 years. He loves nothing more than creating that spectacular farewell evening for your Incentive and has many Site Crystal awards under his belt to prove this. He has created events in some of Irelands most spectacular venues, and his longevity in the industry ensures we get it right every time.

Jane Crinion | Senior Project Manager

Our resident DMC expert, Jane has over 10 years experience in planning and executing world class, award winning programmes and events. With a background in tourism management, her passion for Ireland shines through in each of her bespoke programmes. Maintaining a close relationship with clients from start to finish and beyond, Jane’s commitment to client satisfaction and programme excellence are what make her one of the best in the industry. You can be sure that your next programme will be a big success with Jane by your side!

Deirdre Quinn | Senior Project Manager

Deirdre joins Ovation with a wealth of experience within the hospitality and tourism sector and has worked in both sales & operations for exhibitions, events, launches, conferences & meetings, in Ireland and overseas. She is passionate about the industry and loves meeting peoples and travelling to new places. Deirdre enjoys wild swimming which she started during the lockdown and tries to get into the sea at least once a week!

Carmen Gonzalez | Senior Creative Manager

Carmen is a friendly and experienced event planner from Spain who has worked in several countries throughout her career. Carmen has a passion for creating unforgettable experiences that bring people together and believes that events are not just about logistics but about crafting happy memories that last a lifetime. When she’s not planning events, Carmen enjoys exploring new places, learning new languages, and spending quality time with her loved ones.

Contact Ireland

Rob Allidine | Managing Director

7 Priory Office Park Stillorgan Road Blackrock Co Dublin A94 FN26


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