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Accommodation

Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone

Rooms have been reserved and special conference rates have been negotiated with the conference venue, The Radisson Blu Hotel, delegates can choose which accommodation type they would like to book on their registration form. Parking is complimentary for guests.

Conference Night Rates 10th, 11th & 12th September:

Single: €99 Bed & Breakfast for single occupancy per night
Double: €109 Bed & Breakfast for double occupancy per night

If you wish to come earlier on September 8th or 9th the following rates apply:

Saturday 8th September
Single: €165 Bed & Breakfast for single occupancy per night
Double: €175 Bed & Breakfast for double occupancy per night

Sunday 9th September
Single: €109 Bed & Breakfast for single occupancy per night
Double: €119 Bed & Breakfast for double occupancy per night

Sheraton Athlone

 

The Sheraton Hotel Athlone is a 4 Star Hotel superbly located in Athlone town and only a 6 minute walk from the conference venue, The Radisson Blu Hotel. It has a range of modern contemporary rooms, featuring floor-to- ceiling windows and provides complimentary parking for guests.

Single: €95 Bed & Breakfast for single occupancy per night
Double: €100 Bed & Breakfast per twin or double occupancy per night

For other accommodation options visit www.athlone.ie

Stay on a Boat

Self-drive hire boats for 2-12 people are available to rent before, during and after the conference. Please allow between 2 hours ( Carrick-Craft) and 5 hours (Silverline) to bring your boat from the base to Athlone and return it. Prices here for the most common 2, 4 or 6 people. For larger numbers contact the boat hire company.

Silverline Cruiser

  Luxurious boats with double and twin rooms some ensuite. Price is for the boat, not per person. Prices also available for 6-12 berth options. Mooring on Waterways Ireland moorings and harbours is free. Athlone Town Mooring is a full service marina owned and managed by Westmeath County Council and is located in front of the conference hotel. It costs €12 per night. By special arrangement 10 berths are being held for international visitors. Apply for one of the international berths by completing this form and sending it to the organisers. All other berths on the marina are ‘pay and display’ and cannot be pre-booked. For further information on the boat, facilities and services please visit silverlinecruisers.com  

9th 13th  September

8th  -13th

8-15th

10 /11 days for 7

Stream (2 berth)

€ 450

€ 510

€ 560

€ 700

River (4 berth)

€ 600

€ 690

€ 760

€950

Spray (6 berth)

€ 1,250

€ 1,390

€ 1,440

€ 1,800

 

 

Carrick Craft

  Luxurious boats with double and twin rooms some ensuite. Price is for the boat, not per person. Prices also available for 6-12 berth options. Mooring on Waterways Ireland moorings and harbours is free. Athlone Town Mooring is a full service marina owned and managed by Westmeath County Council and is located in front of the conference hotel. It costs €12 per night. By special arrangement 10 berths are being held for international visitors. Apply for one of the international berths by completing this form and sending it to the organisers. All other berths on the marina are ‘pay and display’ and cannot be pre-booked. For further information on the boat, facilities and services please visit www.carrickcraft.com

 

9th – 13th  September

9th -15th September

1st – 13th September

13th – 15th September

WaveDuke (2 berth)

€562

€690

€1074

€524

Kilkenny (4+2 berth)

€880

€1080

€1686

€817

Waterford (6+2 berth) 

€1165

€1431

€2230

€1083

 

 

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Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

If you would like to find out more information on becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact:
Colm O’Grady, Commerical Director
Conference Partners Ltd,
T: +353 1 296 7254
E: WCC2018Sponsorship@conferencepartners.ie

Further Information

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Conference Partners International
T: + 353 1 296 8688
E: WCC2018@conferencepartners.ie
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