gradireland nominated for Best Exhibition in the Event Industry Awards 2016

Last month, the gradireland team created a submission to enter the Graduate Careers Fair, which took place on 7th October 2015, as Best Exhibition in the Event Industry Awards. We are proud to announce that that we have be successful in getting shortlisted for Best Exhibition for the awards which will take place on Friday 15th July in the Burlington Hotel, Ballsbridge.

The Event Industry Awards celebrates excellence and showcases the very highest standards in Ireland’s event industry. The EIAs encourage teams and individuals to constantly raise the bar, to innovate and maintain their commitment to achieving excellence. It is the only awards programme to accolade this excellence and a superb opportunity for the Industry to come together and celebrate their achievements.


The Graduate Careers Fair took place on Wednesday 7th October in the RDS Simmonscourt Dublin and was our biggest fair to date. Throughout the course of the day, the gradireland team welcomed over 7,000 students and graduates to meet more than 130 of Ireland’s top graduate recruiters and further study providers.

The event was featured in both local and national media outlets throughout Ireland including The Irish Times, Irish Examiner, and Meath Chronicle, to name just a few. The event was also covered on RTE television and radio and on TV3 news.


Our team spent over a month collating information for the awards submission and were delighted to find out that our submission had been shortlisted. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who supported us over the past year, in particular all of the students and employers who attended last year’s Graduate Careers Fair.

The full list of shortlists for the Event Industry Awards is available here. To find out more about the gradireland Graduate Careers Fair contact us here.

Full gallery of imagery from the Graduate Careers Fair which was held on the 7th October 2015 in the RDS Dublin is available here.

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