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Virgin Media is the leading connected entertainment cable and broadcast business in Ireland. Every day we deliver connections that really matter for thousands of people n, with multi award-winning services including superfast broadband, TV, mobile and home phone. Our Virgin Media Business division provides the fastest broadband speeds and connectivity solutions for entrepreneurs, businesses and the public sector.

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Action Recruitment is one of the longest-established Hospitality Recruitment Agencies in Ireland and we are proud to celebrate 49 years in business this year. It takes a lot to weather all the changes through the years but we are living proof that building genuine, lasting relationships matters.
As a trusted partner to the international hospitality industry, Bookassist drives sustainable profitability across the customer journey by combining expertise, strategy, data and technology. We believe that direct business is the heart of every hotel’s strategy and we ensure our clients achieve the best from their direct business by delivering constant innovation through our people and our technology.

At BWG Foodservice we’re passionate about quality, service and great value for money. Through our offering and expertise, along with our commitment to outstanding service, we aim to exceed customer expectations. One of our key strengths is our local presence around the country meaning we are always close to you, no matter where your business is. Our unique position in the Irish marketplace is led by our local workforce of passionate foodservice experts who take great pride in serving our customers and are supported by one of the largest sales teams in the industry.

It’s been nearly two decades since we began our journey as Classic Drinks – driven by a desire to pair great wine with top-class service for our customers. And while so much has changed since then, we are still dedicated to supporting our customers in the hospitality sector whose passion for great service is recognised throughout the world.

Excel is an award-winning and leading recruitment agency which holds a database of over 1,500 clients, 100,000 candidates and a team of over 110 expert recruiters. With five offices located in Dublin, Kildare, Cork, Galway and Belfast, Excel has rapidly become the largest hospitality recruitment firm in Ireland. Operating in the areas of both temporary and permanent employment, we can recruit chefs, bar, and waiting staff across the island of Ireland. Our team of highly skilled consultants have a wealth of experience from years of working in a variety of diverse hospitality professions. All of our recruiters come from the industries in which they specialise, and we conduct a number of hospitality upskilling courses which are available through our sister companies Future Proof Training and the Irish Barista Academy. These courses provide the highest level of in-depth training based on decades of experience in the hospitality sector. Our professional service team can hire & train your staff to the highest standards based on the needs and style of your establishment. The success of our company is a reflection of the quality and capability of our people and how they adapt to our clients ever-changing needs. Ultimately, Our role is to help you excel.

Net Affinity simplifies the lives of hoteliers by delivering commercial success through direct bookings for Independent, Resort and Group hotels. Our platform uses the latest booking engine technology on the market, driving a rapid increase in direct business and enabling hoteliers to focus on creating the best guest experience there is for guests that will keep coming back forever.

O’Driscoll’s Irish Whiskey is a Pitch Perfect Irish whiskey, for people who always seek the best.

O’Driscoll’s is a beautifully blended Irish Whiskey and is currently the only Irish owned Irish Whiskey in the standard blend category. Inspired by Michael Stafford’s Grandfather Diarmuid O’Driscoll the O’Driscoll’s were a famous pirate clan from Baltimore, West Cork.

As the market-leading hospitality recruitment agency, we specialise in finding the top talent for leadership roles. Over the last two decades, we have helped Ireland’s hotels, restaurants, caterers and events companies fill thousands of positions, delivering the perfect candidate for crucial roles in general management, food and beverage, revenue, sales, marketing, and at senior chef levels. Talk to us today to find out how we can deliver the future leaders for your business.

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Founded in 1702 in Kilkenny and at its height in the late 1800’s Sullivan’s was exporting to USA, Australia, and across Europe. Having fallen on troubled times in 1918 due to a sizeable lost horse bet in Douville France, the brewery & trademarks were acquired by James Smithwick in 1919, the brand being dormant ever since.

Sound to Light is Ireland’s industry leading supplier of Audio, Lighting, LED Screens & Video Walls.

Among professional event organisers, we are known as the foremost event production company and AV supplier.

We support a wide range of events including conferences, corporate and private events nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of service whilst also being extremely competitive on price.