2017 Attendee Info


Why You Must Attend – Get Inspired, Get Connected, Get Ahead.

This year’s Irish Sponsorship Summit features 8 international keynotes sharing the latest developments and insights in sponsorship globally.


300 Attendees & Dedicated Networking Time

Gathering over 300 of the industry’s most influential people to share insights and spark discussions that will help shape the future of sponsorship in Ireland

Whether you represent a start-up or global brand, a non-profit agency, sports, culture or agency, we guarantee your time at ISS will not be time spent away from business, but rather time invested in the business of creating a better future for you and your organization.


Past Attendees

Rightsholders: ERC, Paralympics Ireland, FAI, Ulster Rugby, MCI Dublin, Connacht Rugby, Irish Concern, Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, RTE, Volvo Ocean Race, IRFU, Dublin City Marathon, Horse Racing Ireland, RDS, Newstalk, Aiken Promotions, Dublin City Council and others.

Not For Profit: Sproai Festival, Dublin Theatre Festival, Galway Arts Festival, Temple Street Hospital, Marie Keating Foundation, National Concert Hall, St. Vincent de Paul.

Sponsors: SKY, Heineken, Laya Healthcare, BT Ireland, Bank of Ireland, Today FM, Vodafone, Mazda Diageo, O2, Fujitsu, Coca-Cola, An Post, Cadburys, Toyota, Bord Gáis Energy, ESB, Glanbia, eircom, Bulmers, AVIVA, Meteor, Ulster Bank, Topaz Energy, Irish Rail, Failte Ireland, Musgrave Retail Partners, 3 Mobile, and others.

Agencies: Core Media, PSG, Fleishman Hillard, Atomic Sport, Thinkhouse, Murray Consultants Limited, JCDecaux, William Fry,  Mindshare, WHPR, Cybercom, ByrneConroy, Verve and others.

Register today as space is limited!


Maximize Your Summit ROI By: 

Setting summit goals, what you want to learn about or skills you wish to acquire, or contacts you wish to make. Are there areas of sponsorship where you face obstacles? Share these goals with your team, and commit to a post-summit briefing where you will share your learnings.



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Conference Hotel Info

Our fabulous conference hotel is directly across the street from the conference.

Rates offered:

€115 for single occupancy rooms
€135 for double and are inclusive of full breakfast and VAT.

The rates above include Vat @ 9%, full breakfast & complimentary car parking & WIFI.

To access the rates below, please email:

or call +353 1 8714550,
quoting reference BOOK150217.

The Croke Park Hotel 
The No. 1 GAA Hotel
Jones Road,
Dublin 3
Tel + 353 1 8714550



" The Irish Sponsorship Summit is a must attend event in my calendar. This is the premier occasion when Ireland's sponsorship professionals are all together under the same roof. The day always provides great insights across the sponsorship spectrum, both from the rightsholders perspective and from the client/supplier side" 

Dermot Rigley
Commercial Manager
RTE Sport

" For a charity it’s great to get an insight into what sponsors are looking for, and what we need to deliver from a fan engagement perspective. " 

Ann Cooney
Corp. Partnership Mgr.
Temple St Hosp.

"You go away with so many ideas and tips to take back to your business… " 

Sharon Walsh
Marketing Director
Heineken Ireland

" It’s great to learn something new, see what’s out there in the market, and hopefully come away with some fresh ideas. " 

Gina Kelly
PR & Sponsorship Mgr.
BT Ireland

" ISS allows you to take a day – think a little differently about your property, hear from some people you may not have known, and pick up some nuances that are very very important. Sometimes it’s not what you learn, but what you reinforce…. "

Rick Jones
Fishbait Marketing

" Just a quick note to say a sincere 'thank you for yesterday'. I thought the whole day was excellently organised, very professional, very interesting and I picked up a few new ideas which is what it is all about – and I also made a few useful contacts. "

Patricia Oliver
Director Environmental Education Unit - An Taisce - The National Trust for Ireland

" Well done on hosting a mighty "Summit" yesterday. Great speaker lineup/content and structure to the day. Well done on hosting such a quality event in these challenging times!! It was a top effort from a very focused/effective team! "

Russell Murphy
BSI Entertainment Ltd.