Event Services

University College Cork is a beautiful and prestigious venue located on a historic campus close to Cork City Centre. It is a premier venue for exhibitions, bespoke events, gala dinners, conferences. UCC offers organisers the flexibility and versatility to create a memorable event no matter how big or small.

UCC provides an extensive range of catering facilities, technical expertise, as well as the support and advice of the Conference UCC team who are always on hand to ensure a great event is created.

UCC is a venue which caters for a wide range of events. Whether you are organising a conference or a gala dinner, or a corporate meeting, an exhibition or a unique special event, UCC has the flexibility to meet your requirements.

Our Services

Event Management

Conference UCC provides event management services. The events team have in-depth knowledge of UCC as a venue. We work with you to create and deliver a quality and innovative event.
We will be responsible for the entire event management of your event or conference. We will create a comprehensive and detailed programme and running order and we will become part of the team and use our knowledge and experience to help you make your vision of the Conference a reality.
Our dedicated team is an extension of yours – providing a totally flexible, bespoke and professional delegate management solution for your event, whatever your requirements.

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To provide the best catering service possible for the variety of events that are held at the RDS venue, RDS Hospitality are the in-house service catering provider. Renowned for their restaurant standard cuisine, presentation and service in both a public and corporate environment, they are devoted to providing the best quality food using seasonal Irish locally sourced produce from a range of specialist suppliers, rare breed farmers and artisan producers.

Registration management

Conference UCC has recently invested in a new streamlined, intuitive and interactive registration system. Conference UCC can coordinate all phases of registration including pre-registration communications and planning, online and onsite registration support, badge creation, reporting and more.
Our Registration Management Services Includes secure, centralized database of stakeholders (sponsors, exhibitors, complementary registrants, speakers, groups, Individual customer IDs and passwords, group registrations, online registration, integration with event management

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Abstract management

UCC provides Abstract management service for conferences, this facilitates the call for academic papers and abstracts for peer review in advance of the conference. The abstract management tool that Conference UCC uses is interactive, adaptable and meets the demands of the conference delegate and organisers.

Venue management

UCC offers organisers countless opportunities to create the perfect space for your event no matter how big or small. Explore UCC numerous rooms to find the perfect location for your event.

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Sponsorship and exhibition management

Conference UCC can support you with your sponsorship and exhibition requirements. If required we can lead the recruitment of sponsorship and exhibition sales. Our conference service leads the coordination for these providers, from ascertaining space and logistics requirements to creating the exhibition floor plan and managing the exhibitors' requirements on site.
Conference UCC will also facilitate and coordinate poster displays as per the conference requirements.

The services we provide include:

  • Research, appoint and coordinate all third party suppliers
  • Speaker management 
  • Liaison with Local Organising Committee
  • Onsite management of all venue/services/catering
  • Website development and management
  • Abstract management
  • Bespoke conference App
  • Delegate registration and management
  • Speaker coordination
  • PR and communication planning and support 


Conference UCC

2.18 Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork, T12 XF62