Routes Europe 2017

The route development forum for Europe

Belfast, Northern Ireland
23 - 25 April 2017

Networking Events

We want to give you a real flavour of Belfast while you are at Routes Europe and our comprehensive hospitality programme has been specially designed with this in mind.

City Hall Belfast

Welcome Reception

23 April 2017, 17:30–19:30
Dress Code: Smart casual

The Welcome Reception on Sunday 23 April, will take place at the iconic Belfast City Hall. 

Belfast City Hall is located right in the heart of Belfast and dominates the city's skyline with its impressive grounds and eye-catching dome.

Built in 1906 the interior of this opulent Victorian building is breathtaking and a splendid setting for welcoming Routes conference delegates to the city.

In 1888 Belfast was awarded city status by Queen Victoria in recognition of the city’s rapid expansion and thriving linen, rope-making, shipbuilding and engineering industries. During this period Belfast briefly overtook Dublin as the most populous city in Ireland.


Titanic Belfast

Networking Evening

24 April 2017, 19:00–23:00
Dress Code: Smart casual

The Networking Evening, which will include the Routes Europe Marketing Awards, will take place in the Titanic Belfast. 

Recently awarded ‘Europe’s leading attraction 2016’ at the World Travel Awards, Titanic Belfast is the World’s largest Titanic visitor attraction. The architecturally stunning venue in the heart of Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, is an impressive location for the Networking Evening and the Routes Europe Marketing Awards. 

Offering a uniquely Belfast experience, Titanic Belfast offers visitors panoramic views over the slipways, the exact site where the giant structure of Titanic was built over 100 years ago. On the first four floors, visitors can enjoy Titanic Belfast’s nine interactive galleries using state-of-the-art technology and innovative design to tell Titanic’s story from conception to construction and launch, to its maiden voyage and subsequent place in history.

The exclusive Titanic Suite located at the top of the building boasts opulent décor and is themed on the interiors of Titanic herself, including a magnificent replica of the liners Grand Staircase. 

View the full event programme