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ND Events is a fresh and innovative Events and Destination Management Company in Northern Ireland. We thrive on producing incredible events in Belfast and throughout Northern Ireland.

A young company, full of creativity and passion to deliver unforgettable experiences for our clients. We are deeply passionate about what we do, focusing on delivering and exceeding client objectives every time.

Clients that we work with include firmus energy, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Powerscreen/Terex, Coca-Cola HBC, Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council, Wella UK & Ireland, Institute of Hospitality NI, Ulster Tatler, Women In Business and The Royal British Legion. Visit our portfolio section for more information on the past events that we have organised for our excellent clients.


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ND Events Team

Neil Dalzell, Events Director

ND Events is led by Neil Dalzell. Having managed events of all shapes and sizes over the past 10 years, both from within a global agency and from an in house role with one of the world’s favourite brands, Coca-Cola, Neil has a respected and valued reputation within the industry in Northern Ireland.

Regardless of the event, Neil understands the needs of each client and strives to produce unique and impactful experiences.  Since starting ND Event in 2014, Neil has built a strong client list which includes, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Ulster Tatler, Coca-Cola, Wella UK & Ireland, Strategic Investment Board Northern Ireland, Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, The Royal British Legion, Tourism Northern Ireland, KIKO Milano, Western Health & Social Care Trust and firmus energy.

Kathryn Tweedie, Events Manager

Kathryn Tweedie is an Events Manger at ND Events.  Kathryn is an experienced International Event Executive working with a wide range of clients, including Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council, Institute of Hospitality of Northern Ireland, Powerscreen/Terex, Strategic Investment Board Northern Ireland, Tourism Northern Ireland, MTV/Viacom, Henderson Group, Ulster Bank, IBM and UBS to name a few. Kathryn not only provides an excellent support role but has the ability and initiative to manage events independently, having managed conferences single-handedly onsite and also facilitating over 20 events more recently. Kathryn is passionate about events particularly those which showcase Northern Ireland and has a particular skill for Destination Management.

Ashleigh McDowell, Events Coordinator

Ashleigh McDowell is an Events Coordinator at ND Events.

Services.

ND Events delivers events and live experiences for local and global companies.

We offer value for money, ensuring return on investment for our services. We also understand that some organisations prefer to manage certain aspects of their events internally and we can do as much or as little as you require to help you achieve your end result.

We have experience in organising a vast array of events including the following:

  • Conferences
  • Product launches
  • Press events
  • Exhibitions
  • Meet the buyer workshops
  • Corporate Hospitality

  • Award Ceremonies
  • Gala Dinners
  • Receptions
  • Fashion Shows
  • Family fun days
  • Summer BBQs

  • Inbound/outbound tour group management
  • Conference tour programmes
  • Golf days
  • Specialised tours
  • Charity fundraising events

We focus on three main areas of practice:

Some of our raving testimonials.

This year was our 22nd Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism where over 500 guests celebrated at Titanic Belfast all that is great about the hospitality industry in Northern Ireland. This is the second year that ND Events has worked with us from the very early stages embracing a detailed and complex brief. The awards are the most prestigious event in the hospitality calendar and they maintained the high standards that this event is renowned for from start to finish. Their attention to detail and expert knowledge was evident at every stage of the process. The launch of the nominations through to the delivering of 2 days of an independent judging process and their assistance with organising the awards night were crucial and ensured the resounding success of the event. A massive thank you to ND Events for everything.

Michael Cafolla, Chair of The Institute of Hospitality NI Branch

Working with ND Events was a pleasure and I look forward to working with them in the future. Neil and Kathryn always made me feel like Powerscreen were their only client, nothing was every too much trouble. The event was delivered on time and to budget. Neil and Kathryn quickly understood the audience of the event and tailored the event to their requirements. I would like to thank Neil and Kathryn for helping to make the Powerscreen 50th celebrations such a memorable success, we had lots of compliment’s from our global attendees.

Michelle Murphy, Marketing Manager, Powerscreen/Terex Group

Thank you for all your help and support with our awards this year. ND Events’ expertise and professionalism worked in collaboration with our team and delivered a very successful awards event. We look forward to working with you again in 2017.

Roseann Kelly, CEO Women in Business Northern Ireland

ND Events were fantastic in creating the first ever Food Heartland Awards in 2016. They were responsibly in creating the award categories, managing the judging process, securing sponsors and ultimately delivering a fantastic awards night that promoted the Food Heartland Region. They delivered every aspect of their responsibilities including exceeding expectations in the number of entries submitted, securing a title sponsor (NFU Mutual) and category sponsors and selling out the event. Much of the success of the event was down to ND Events’ enthusiasm and commitment.

Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council

I would like to thank you Neil for the outstanding work you did on the event management for the Lisburn City Business Awards.  So many people have commented on and agreed that this truly was a memorable occasion from the fantastic room decor, delicious menu and of course our surprise guest, Sam Bailey.  It was obvious to all who attended that you put great time and effort into making the Awards event the big success that it was and I have to say that your excellent organisation certainly paid off.  ND Events has certainly set a new standard for future events.

Alderman Allan Ewart, Chairman of Economic Development Committee, Lisburn City Council

Many thanks for all of your help – you and your team did an excellent job.  All the tours you proposed and managed on our behalf showcased Northern Ireland as a wonderful destination with all our guests commenting on how beautiful a country it is. The conference ran very smoothly and the social dinners were specular from the unique and unusual venues of the Transport Museum and SS Nomadic, to the elegant and historic Belfast City Hall and Hillsborough Castle. Our guests will return home with amazing memories thanks to your careful coordination of the programme.

Denise Mora, Radiology International

Neil, we have received excellent feedback on our conferences so far and this is due in no small part to your hard work and attention to detail. Thank you very much for all the work you put in at each conference and of course all the days beforehand, it was all very much appreciated. We look forward to working with ND Events again in the near future.

Zoe Cunningham, Communication Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Ireland & Northern Ireland

I have had the pleasure of working closely with Neil Dalzell since the beginning of 2012 on a number of key NITB events, including the NI tourism’s flagship event ‘Meet the Buyer’ for two years, for which the bar was considerably raised each year. Neil has always been professional, efficient and extremely organised. His meticulous attention to detail and his individual flair for production always helped us to ensure that each event was delivered effortlessly and flawlessly resulting in a series of exceptional and notable events.

Dawn Hewitt, Northern Ireland Tourist Board

I really would like to thank you Neil for the tremendous job you did in the run up to and also whilst we were in Belfast. It was all perfect, well organised, lots of pro-active thinking and nothing seems to be too much for you! Really enjoyed working with you and all went really well!! We had lots of compliments from clients and staff…and these compliments are for you!!

Madeline Hendrix, Viacom International Media Networks – Europe North

Neil Dalzell is a very talented and professional events manager. He has worked on our awards ceremony over the last seven years and has played a key role in making the event a success. He copes well under pressure and I would not hesitate in recommending him and his company for your event

Chris Sherry, Managing Director, Ulster Tatler Group

I just want to say a massive thank you for managing the party/office launch for JAM Media NI. Everything worked brilliantly.  The transformation of the empty office space to a lavish party space was excellent. My team and our invited guests certainly partied the night away! Thanks again.

David McGrath, Managing Director, JAM Media UK

Just a quick note to thank you Neil for managing the onsite logistics of the White Sapphire Ball. It was an amazing event which raised an amazing £72,000 for the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.

Seainin Brennan, Actress

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