ETC is a multi-award winning agency that specialises in
Event Management, Tourism Development & Communications.
We help businesses, destinations and events to connect, engage and grow by telling and sharing their story in a memorable way. We create campaigns that drive demand and generate sales. And we produce and promote memorable festivals and events.
“If you always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you always got”
We programme, organise and promote events, festivals, conferences, and experiences.
We have decades of experience in tourism development, from the creation of destination strategies, to the promotion of regions, attractions and the hospitality industry.
Our team tells powerful stories and creates strategic and impactful public relations, social media and marketing campaigns.
What we’ve been up to
What They’re Saying
“ETC managed all marketing activity and our flagship events for the complicated nine-week Space Studies Programme with the upmost professionalism. They understood what we as hosts needed and what our visitors from 26 countries needed. They ensured a legacy of impact way beyond the programme itself. In a word - brilliant!”Niall SmithInternational Space University Ambassador/ MTU
“Having developed an excellent working relationship with Niamh during my time at Fáilte Ireland, Niamh and her team at ETC were a natural fit as I looked to develop a PR strategy for the GAA Museum & Tours at Croke Park. Since 2016 I’ve worked collaboratively with Niamh and her team to grow and consistently deliver strong PR results across as broad spectrum of GAA Museum events and activities. Working with Niamh means you benefit directly from her expertise and insight. She is extremely hardworking, resourceful and committed to delivering effective campaigns and impressive results for the brand she works with.”Theresa ByrneMarketing Manager, GAA & Croke Park
“Visit Cork has worked with Niamh and her team at ETC on a number of PR, marketing and event initiatives and they managed each one to perfection! They understand tourism and our business model and are never afraid to advise us when we are heading in the wrong direction. The team at ETC have, on all occasions, landed our message/story on the right desk of the right media platforms and for us this is of paramount importance. The ETC team never fails to impress us whether it is for our leisure brand at Pure Cork, or our MICE brand Cork Convention Bureau.”Seamus HeaneyHead of Visit Cork
“We outsourced the marketing for Kilkenny Group to ETC for a year while recruiting, and thereafter they managed our PR. We found Niamh and her team to be extremely efficient and responsive to the business needs. Her creativity and energy was evident through the many successful campaigns she worked with us on and her work contributed greatly to our business. I would have no hesitation in recommending Niamh and her team to anyone”Marian O GormanCEO, Kilkenny Group
“We have worked with ETC on the organisation, event management and publicity of the national TG4 Season Launch and Conference and for Gradam Ceoil TG4 for a number of years. The team have been utterly professional in their approach to, execution of and delivery of the above services. I would have no hesitation in recommending them for any business seeking the services of an events and communications agency that will present their brand in an effective, professional and creative manner.”Pádraic O RáighneMarketing and Events Manager, TG4
“We outsourced the marketing function for Iceskating.ie (Ice Skating Blanchardstown, Winterval on Ice, Cork on Ice, Ice Skating Castlebar, Mullingar on Ice) to ETC for a number of years. The team never give us less than 100% commitment and blend seamlessly into our management team. Their input and advice are key to the success of the events.”Bill CreminCool Running Events, Iceskating.ie
“Niamh and her team managed all marketing for The Nightmare Realm for a number of years in Dublin and Cork. Their work for us has received huge acclaim and I would recommend ETC to work on any marketing or creative project where creativity, enthusiasm and hard work are required. My business will be working with Niamh again and I recommend you to do also.”Karl O'ConnorThe Nightmare Realm creator
“ETC has always ensured the Cork International Choral Festival's profiling objectives are met from the beginning right throughout the process. ETC will continue to have our business as we pride ourselves on achieving KPI's, which is made easy with a partner like ETC. Would highly recommend this company for all your PR and marketing needs.”Elaine FitzGeraldFestival Manager, Cork International Choral Festival
“ETC is an excellent agency to work with – I have always found them to be prompt, professional and responsive but what stands out above all else is their dedication to the delivery of work to the highest standard. ETC understood our brand from the get go and have been instrumental in growing our business both locally and nationally. No matter what the request, they consistently exceed my expectations and it’s a pleasure working them.”Brian BowlerGeneral Manager, The Montenotte hotel
“Niamh's expertise, enthusiasm, commitment and incredible attention to detail ensures she consistently delivers results on time, within budget and beyond expectations. She is highly professional and has the ability to work with people at all levels of an organisation. If you require someone who has the capability and passion for undertaking a project as her own from inception to conclusion then you need look no further”Lawrence OwensEntrepreneur
“We were delighted to partner with ETC on the virtual CBA Dinner At Home & Cork Business of the Year Awards in 2021. Niamh and her team did an impeccable job with a very challenging brief, and the whole city has been talking about the professionalism and innovation of the event since. In fact, it has been flagged as one of the most successful virtual events to take place during the pandemic.”Eoin O'SullivanPresident, Cork Business Association
“ETC are professional, flexible, creative and innovative. They listen, engage and interact to deliver dynamic, fresh, strategic, world class thinking, that delivers.”Michael MagnerOwner, Vienna Woods Hotel
“ETC has managed a number of projects for the Cork Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation and also for us personally at Trigon Hotels and during this time we found them to be excellent to deal with. Their attention to detail is second to none. They have a huge amount of experience in tourism and marketing and would be an asset to anyone in the industry looking for expert advice and assistance.”Aaron MansworthChairman IHF Cork Branch, Group GM & Director of Trigon Hotels
“It has been an absolute pleasure to have worked with Niamh as Editor of Go Wild Tourism magazines. Go Wild magazines have gone from strength to strength under her guidance and she is the best person for creative ideas and creative inspiration. She opens opportunities in business and PR that other people cannot see.”Bobby PowerPublisher Go Wild Magazines
“When looking to launch a tricentenary celebratory programme for our club, the oldest yacht club in the world, we set out to work with an agency that were as passionate as we were about our plans. From their initial pitch to planning and execution, Niamh and her team have continued to exceed our expectations with their professionalism, creative ideas and eye for detail.”Colin MoreheadAdmiral RCYC Chair Cork300
“I was delighted with the professional service delivered by ETC during our Wind Energy Science Conference. They listened to our story and expertly packaged it in a media friendly manner. They then generated enormous interest and guided me through the many resulting interviews and engagements with local and national media.
It was fantastic to have access to ETC's experience and support during what could otherwise have been a very stressful time.”Cian DesmondMaREI/UCC