World PCO Alliance Shows Exceptional Growth and Takes the Lead in Market Developments

The World PCO Alliance has seen a total growth of 15% in 2013 compared to 2012. The Alliance members, consisting of 20 Professional Congress Organisers worldwide has handled over 500 congresses with over 450,000 delegates in 2013. Per Ankaer, from ICS – International Conference Services in Denmark, the President of the Alliance says: ”The constant development of sharing knowledge internationally among our memb

International Conference Bids

Keynote PCO have been working with clients for five international conference bids for Ireland during the year, for as far ahead as 2021! We are pleased that one has been successful so far and we look forward to hearing good news on the others in the near future. Please let us know if you or your colleagues are considering a bid to bring a conference to Ireland and we would be delighted to assist.  

50th International Eucharistic Congress

In 2012, Keynote PCO worked under the umbrella of Congress Support Services Ltd in delivering the registrations and accommodation bookings for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, which took place in the RDS from the 10th to the 17th of June 2012. On this project, both Siobhan O’Hare and Louise Crawford from Keynote were seconded full time to CSSL where we worked with former colleagues Jackie McGann (

World PCO Alliance Press Release – IMEX 2012

The World PCO Alliance is happy to announce its expansion, with the addition of a new member here at IMEX 2012. VIBO Congresos, Spain Managing Director  Mr. André Vietor The Alliance covers all 6 continents of the globe. Its Fourth Annual General Meeting was held on May 21st in Frankfurt. The Alliance’s President is Mr. Anthony Wong (AOS Conventions & Events, Malaysia), who continues in his post for the b

FECAVA EuroCongress 2013 to be held in Dublin, Ireland

Veterinary Ireland and the British Small Animal Veterinary Association are pleased to announce that they will be jointly hosting the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Association’s annual EuroCongress in Dublin in 2013. The new Convention Centre Dublin will be the venue for the congress in October 2013, with 1,500 participants expected from all parts of Europe and from North America. This is the

World PCO Alliance Press Release – IMEX 2011

The World PCO Alliance continues to grow, and will announce on July 29th its new members, which will effectively expand the alliance to all 6 continents of the globe. The World PCO Alliance was created to help associations organize effective meetings throughout the globe. Representing the leading PCOs in all six continents, this cohesive group aims to capitalize on the efficiency of consolidating conference and eve

IAPCO Chooses Dublin for 2013

The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) will hold its Annual Meeting in Dublin, 14th – 17th February 2013, bringing some of the industry’s leading lights to the shores of Ireland. The conference will be organised by Keynote PCO along with the two other Irish members of IAPCO, MCI Dublin and Conference Partners. The IAPCO General Meeting is held every year and the participants a

New Keynote Website

New Keynote PCO website launched. Keynote PCO’s exciting new website was launched in January 2011. Tell us what you think! Email us at

Event Industry Awards 2011

Keynote PCO are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for this year’s Event Industry Awards in the Best Professional Conference Organiser category. The Event Industry Awards now in their third year, aim to celebrate excellence and showcase the very highest standards in Ireland’s event industry. The winners will be announced at a prestigious Awards dinner on Thursday the 16th of June at the

50th International Eucharistic Congress

Keynote PCO and Conference Partners are pleased to announce their appointment as joint local agents for the provision of services to the 50th International Eucharistic Congress to be hosted in Dublin in 2012.   This esteemed event will attract 20,000 participants from all over the world. For more information please read our Press Release.