Meet the Media is a one-day networking event for domestic and international travel trade and travel media. Meet the Media 2024 will be held on Wednesday, February 7th 2024 and will use the same online appointment system as previous years. This unique event will connect media from all over Ireland and the UK (print, broadcast, online, digital, bloggers, influencers) with worldwide travel suppliers including airlines, hoteliers, tourist boards and tour operators. The 2023 event saw 42 international suppliers attend and almost 1000 appointments made across the day.

Date: Wednesday, February 7th 2024

Time: 11am – 6pm plus after party

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin city centre.


I’m media – why should I attend?

  • Connect with over 50 quality travel suppliers and companies in the one day.
  • Arrange press trips and discuss possible collaborations
  • Update suppliers on your latest news
  • Extended meeting times – meetings can be arranged from 11am – 6pm on the day, giving you even more flexibility

If you are a member of the media and would like to sign up for this exciting event then please email

I’m travel trade – why should I sign up?

  • Meet over 100 members of the UK and Irish media in one day
  • 10-minute appointments – efficient meetings
  • Online appointment system – only meet the media you want
  • Brief media on your latest product/destination news
  • Extended meeting times – meetings can be arranged from 11am – 6pm on the day, giving you even more flexibility
  • Read event testimonials here

If you are a member of the travel trade and would like to sign up for this exciting event then please email


‘I just wanted to thank you all once again for the wonderful event organized yesterday. I believe it was a great success and we have made very good contacts for future press trips to Madeira.

Martim Noronha, Public Relations Assistant, Madeira Promotion Bureau


It was my first time at Meet The Media, the event was valuable on so many levels, it was great! Looking forward to come back next year.

-Emmanuelle Châtel, UK/Ireland Press Officer for Normandy 


Have a look at our review video below.


Anticipate a rewarding experience at this year’s Meet the Media event, showcasing a thoughtfully curated lineup of diverse talks and workshops. Renowned speakers will explore a variety of narratives, delivering cutting-edge insights that promise to inspire, inform, and foster insightful discussions within the travel industry.

We’re thrilled to continue this integral element at Meet the Media, providing attendees with an exceptional opportunity to engage with industry leaders, gaining fresh perspectives on the latest trends.

Speakers 2024

Marion Payr : How to travel solo as a woman, shoot professional images and not scare your Mom while doing so

Meet Marion Payr, a visionary travel photographer whose journey began over a decade ago with the advent of Instagram. Little did she know that this platform would be the catalyst for a profound love affair with photography and the discovery of a like-minded creative community. As Marion takes the stage at this year’s Meet the Media event, her story unfolds, revealing not just a photographer, but a passionate advocate for female empowerment. Read More…

Ian Cleary:’AI Powered Tourism – 15 Practical Tools, Tips, and Techniques to Immediately Action,’

Meet the Media 2024 is set to host Ian Cleary, a distinguished Social Media & Digital Marketing Expert and the founder of Razor Social, as a key speaker. With two decades of experience in technology and digital marketing, Ian is recognized globally as a top content marketer and media professional.

Ian’s upcoming talk, ‘AI Powered Tourism – 15 Practical Tools, Tips, and Techniques to Immediately Action,’ promises to shed light on the transformative role of artificial intelligence in the tourism sector. Drawing from his extensive background, Ian is uniquely positioned to discuss this topic, given his hands-on experience in digitally transforming Ireland’s activity and attraction sector. Read More…..

Discover how disruptive technology will be for media, and tourism over the next decade

In a world that seems to straddle the boundaries of magic and reality, where the digital and physical coexist, we find our final speaker for this year’s Meet the Media event. We are thrilled to present Massimo Marchiori, currently serving as a Professor at the University of Padua and the Technical Director of the European Institute for Science, Media, and Democracy. Massimo’s remarkable journey has left an indelible mark on web privacy, search engines, and the very fabric of the internet itself.

Unlocking the Nexus with Massimo Marchiori: A Quest into Tech, Media, and the Travel Frontier.” Read More….

2023 Suppliers

1. Air Transat
2. Atout France
3. Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc
4. Basque Region
5. Cascais Tourism Board
6. Catalan Tourist Board
7. Costa Duarada
8. Cotentin
9. Croatian National Tourist Board
10. Greek National Tourism Organisation
11. Ireland’s Blue Book
12. Jamaican Tourist Board
13. Le Voyage a Nantes
14. Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava
16. Madeira Tourism Bureau
17. New Jersey
18. New Smyrna Beach, Florida
19. Normandy
20. One Foot Abroad
21. Follow the Camino
22. Pays de la Loire
23. Philadelphia
24. Portaventura
25. Salou
26. Seaworld
27. Solar Alvura Health Hotel, Portugal
28. Stenaline
29. Swiss Travel Systems STS
30. Switzerland Tourist Board
31. Tenerife Tourism Corporation
32. Titanic Belfast
33. TMB
34. Tourism Nova Scotia, Canada
35. USIT
36. Vendée
37. Visit Flanders
38. Visit Portugal
39. Visit Seattle
40. Visit Tampa Bay
41. Visit Wales