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Galway 2020 Business Club

31.10.2019

KPMG and The Galmont Hotel among First to Join New Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture Business Club Programme.

Would you like to give something back to your county, and show the rest of the world what this small region on the edge of Europe is capable of? Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture will bring nearly 2,000 events to the city and county across 154 projects, involving 170 cultural partners (local and international) from over 30 different countries. The Business Club is a tiered membership programme offering a range of opportunities for small to medium sized businesses to support this wonderful county during its year under the global cultural spotlight. In exchange, members receive exclusive benefits and rights throughout 2020. For businesses looking to create a legacy that is both fruitful and meaningful, this is a perfect opportunity.

The Business Club offers increased brand profile and visibility to its members, as well as invitations to key project and events, B2B networking opportunities and year-round support from the Galway 2020 Development team. Three levels of support are available: Club member (€2,020 + VAT) Gold member (€5,000 + VAT) and Platinum member (€10,000+ VAT).

Among the first Platinum members of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture Business Club are: KPMG, Connacht Hospitality Group, The Galmont Hotel, Harbour Hotel, Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate and The Kings Head. Gold members include: Ard-Bia at Nimmos, Snap Printers, Galway Technology Centre, Busker Brownes, LK Shields, Port of Galway, Clayton Hotel, Maldron Hotel Sandy Road and Maldron Hotel Oranmore.

“This is a once-in-a-generation moment for companies and the business community as a whole to demonstrate their investment in and commitment to Galway – and to help ensure that next year is a phenomenal success for the people of Ireland.”

The Business Club also counts among its members: The Ardilaun Hotel, Cantec Galway, Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Computer Troubleshooters, Grant Thornton, McSwiggans Restaurant and Bar, Power Property, Renvyle House Hotel, Salthill Hotel, Western Hygiene, The Imperial Hotel, Fahy Coaches, O’Reilly’s Bar and Kitchen and The Skeff Bar.

CEO of Galway 2020 Patricia Philbin says, “We want to thank all the companies who have already signed up to the Business Club Membership Programme, their support is very important because an investment in Galway 2020 is an investment in the future of the region. The national and Galway based business community has a critical role to play in Galway 2020, and much to gain through its involvement. This is a once-in-a-generation moment for companies and the business community as a whole to demonstrate their investment in and commitment to Galway – and to help ensure that next year is a phenomenal success for the people of Ireland.”

Business Club member Paul Grealish of the Kings Head says, “We decided to come on board as a Business Club Member to show our support for Galway 2020 and to help it achieve success. 2020 is going to be a huge year for Galway. We see Galway 2020  as a ‘once in a lifetime’ event when all eyes will be on Galway City and County. The Kings Head is a long-standing supporter of the Arts so it makes total sense for us to support Galway 2020.”

 


To find out more about the Galway 2020 Business Club and how your business can get involved and support Galway 2020, please contact:

 

IAN BURKE, DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

+353 (0) 87 1698960
ian@Galway2020.ie

SARAH COOP, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

+353 (0) 91 41 2726
sarah.coop@galway2020.ie