Social Programme

You can book tickets for the social events when registering for the Summit. To register for the Summit online, please visit the registration page.


Welcome Reception, sponsored by Invest NI

Sunday 29th October 2017: 18:30 – 20:30

The Welcome Reception will take place in the multi-award winning Titanic Belfast on Sunday 29 October. Voted the Best Attraction in Europe at the World Travel Awards 2016, the Titanic Museum with its many exhibits, including a recreation of the famous staircase, will play host to the official Welcome Reception on Sunday where our exclusive use VIP access will provide the opportunity for exploration.


Farmers’ Dinner, sponsored by Dale Farm

Tuesday 31st October 2017: 19:30 – 23:00 

The Farmers’ Dinner will take place in the opulent surroundings of Belfast City Hall. This dinner is a great networking opportunity, and a chance to experience this unique venue.



Gala Dinner, supported by Dale Farm

Wednesday 1st November 2017: 19:00 – Late

The highlight of the Social event, the Gala Dinner, will take place on Wednesday 1st November in the Belfast Waterfront. Join us for a wonderful evening of great food and entertainment with your friends and colleagues!

Build Awareness with our Partnership Programmes

The conference has a very competitive sponsorship programme to suit your requirements. Please download our brochure.

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One Vibrant City

Belfast is the host city for IDFWDS2017, Accolades include being voted one of the world’s top destinations by National Geographic Traveller

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An Award-Winning Conference Centre.

Belfast Waterfront is an award-winning conference, arts and entertainment centre. It holds a range of events including concerts, exhibitions and conferences.

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Special thanks to our partners

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