Motivational Service Excellence Keynote Speaker in Dublin, Ireland

Ron Kaufman is one of the world’s leading motivational keynote speakers on the topics of achieving service excellence, increasing customer satisfaction, retaining loyal customers, and building sustainable service cultures. Rated one of the “Top 25 Who’s Hot” speakers by Speaker magazine, Ron presents powerful insights and global best practices from working with clients in every industry and on every continent for more than thirty years. His energetic keynote speeches have inspired millions, frequently earning standing ovations from audiences of all ages. In 2018, GlobalGurus rated Ron the #1 customer service guru in the world. Ron travels worldwide to speak at company meetings, industry conferences, and assocation events throughout the year.

Ron is author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller, “Uplifting Service! The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues and Everyone Else You Meet” and 14 other books on service, business and inspiration. He is the founder of UP! Your Service, a global education and consulting company that enables leaders and organizations to build sustainable cultures that win the hearts and minds of customers, colleagues, and partners.


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General Information

General Information about Dublin for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals

The capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin, is a coastal town located on the eastern side of the island. Often regarded as the youngest city in Europe due to the fact that approximately 50-percent of its population has less than 25 years of age, Dublin is a vibrant city, rich in cultural events, festivals and pubs. According to the GaWC Research Bulletin, the city is considered one of the world’s top alfa-cities and is the economic, financial, commercial, administrative, educational and political center of Ireland. In 2009, it was rated the 4th richest city in the world by purchasing power, and the 10th richest by personal income. Many well-known multinational companies have their headquarters in Dublin (more than in any other European city), including Amazon, Paypal, Microsoft, eBay, Google, Facebook, Tweeter, Pfizer or Yahoo. Dublin is also famous for its many historical sites and landmarks including the Dublin Castle (13th century), the Dublin Cathedral (12th century) or the St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and for its renowned colleges and universities such as the Trinity College Dublin, the University College Dublin or the Dublin Institute of Technology. Famous former citizens of Dublin include Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, Jonathan Swift, and Bram Stoker.

Dublin as a Conference Destination

Dublin hosts a large number of international conferences and conventions. The opening in 2010 of the new imposing Convention Centre Dublin, a world-class conference venue in the heart of the city, has facilitated the organization of many major events on technological advances, economics and business. Among these, relevant events include: the UXDX, a conference dedicated to user experience, developer experience, and experience design, the Uprise Festival Europe, an important technology festival with over 2,000 attendants, or FutureScope, a conference dealing with ways of facilitating interactions between multinational companies. Other important conferences held in Dublin include the Customer Success Unplugged 2018 and the annual Dublin Tech Summit.

Dublin Food Options for Conference Delegates

There is a huge variety of amazing restaurants that you can visit while attending your business convention in Dublin, Ireland. For fans of Irish cuisine we recommend the contemporary Greenhouse Restaurant on Dawson Street (Phone: +353 1 676 7015) and the stylish and intimate restaurant Bloom Brasserie on Baggot Street Upper (Phone +353 1 668 7170). If you are in mood a larger variety of European dishes, you should visit I Monelli on Portobello Rd. (Phone: +353 1 454 6057) for tasty authentic Italian food or La Maison on 15 Castle Market (Phone: +353 1 672 7258) for amazing classical French dishes and wine.

Dublin Attractions for Convention Attendees

After your inspiring business conference in Dublin, Ireland you can have a walk through the city and discover some of its beautiful landmarks. Located right in the heart of the city, the Christ Church Cathedral (or, more formally, The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity), dating from the 12th century, is the oldest cathedral in Dublin and a must-see architectural gem. If you would like to know more about Irish history, art, culture and archaeology, you could visit The National Museum of Ireland on Kildare St. Other important landmarks include the Dublin Castle, one of the most important buildings in Irish history and the Guinness Storehouse, a perfect place for beer lovers, where they can learn everything about the history of beer through interactive exhibitions.

Conference Center Venues

Dublin, Ireland has a large number of great conference centers and facilities, such as:

Convention Centre Dublin (Location: Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay)
Citywest Hotel (Location: Garters Lane)
Griffith Conference Centre at the Griffith College (Location: S Circular Road)
Marino Conference Centre at the Marino Institute of Education (Location: Griffith Avenue)
National Show Centre on Stockhole Lane
The Conference and Events Venue at the Mansion House (Location: Dawson Street)