38th Annual Conference: Creative Regions – Creative Economy

26th and 27th May 2022, Galway, Ireland

Failte Creative 690

Our 38th Annual Conference of CIRCOM Regional will be hosted by TG4, national television channel, broadcasting in Irish. TG4 look forward to hosting CIRCOM's Annual Conference as a live event in Galway City on the West coast of Ireland in May 2022. The conference and the Prix CIRCOM Gala will be held in the Galmont Hotel, Galway and will follow strict Covid guidelines. The conference sessions will also be available to view online on the CIRCOM website for those who are unable to travel to Galway.

The theme of the Conference is Creative Regions – Creative Economy. We will explore the role regional public service broadcasters can play in influencing the cultural and economic vibrancy in the region. The conference will also centre around the value of Public Service Broadcasting and its role in promoting the diversity of culture and how we can promote better region-to-region cooperation between media in Europe.

Key conference topics include:

  • Sustainability of Journalism
  • Creative Regions: Creative Economies
  • Digital Transformation
  • Reaching Young Audiences
  • PBS Prominence

 

Accomodation

As Galway is a busy tourist destination, we suggest booking accommodation early to ensure availability. The conference and the Prix CIRCOM Gala will be held in the Galmont Hotel, Galway. Other available hotels are listed below. In addition, delegates may source independent options on Air B&B or on other online booking websites also.

  • Galmont Hotel - conference hotel 
    €155.00 (single room), €165.00 (double room)

  • Dean Hotel - 5 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    €165.00 (single room), €180.00 (double room)

  • Hardiman Hotel - 5 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    €149.00 (single room), €159.00 (double room)

  • Forster Court Hotel - 5 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    €130.00 (single room), €140.00 (double room)

  • The Lane Hotel - rooms only, 5 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    Tue to Thurs: €105.00 (single room), €148.50 (double room)
    Fri rate: €135.00 (single room), €135.00 (double room)

  • Harbour Hotel - 7 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    €155.00 (single room), €165.00 (double room)

  • Imperial Hotel - 8 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    €109.00 (single room), €123.00 (double room)

  • Maldron Hotel - 23 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    Tue to Thurs: €105.00 (single room), €115.00 (double room)
    Fri rate: €130.00 (single room), €130.00 (double room)

  • Nox Hotel - 27 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    Tue to Thurs: €99.00 (single room), €119.00 (double room)
    Fri rate: €129.00 (single room), €149.00 (double room)

  • Menlo Park Hotel - 28 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    prices: €88.00 (single room), €155.00 (double room)

  • Gold Crest NUIG student accommodation - 36 minutes walk to Galmont hotel
    prices: €72.00 (single room), €118.50 (double room)

 

Transfer

Frequent and direct bus travel from Dublin Airport to Galway City: https://www.citylink.ie/ and https://www.gobus.ie/