What a better way to start 2018 with the outstanding news that the CRPS Cork 2017 Conference hosted in August 2017 was awarded "Best international Association Conference 2017" by the Cork Convention Bureau (CCB) and “Meet in Ireland”, Failte Ireland.
The award was presented to Dr. Hegarty as Chairman of the Local Organising Committee. Over 150 dignitaries’ attended the celebration and include Lord Mayor of Cork City Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald, County Lord Mayor Cllr Declan Hurley and many leaders in the hospitality and business industry.
Not only that but Dr. Dominic Hegarty was recognised for his leadership as a leading conference ambassador for CCB and Failte Ireland and gave a keynote speech at the annual awards conference.
The CRSP conference was recognised because it was the first time an international Pain Medicine Conference was hosted in the city. It attracted the highest number of delegates ever to attended the conference (240) from 20 different countries. By integrating technology, industry and clinical academia and networking opportunity it delivered a fantastic 2-day conference. It is estimated that the conference generated €350-400,000 euro for the local economy.
Pain Relief Ireland was pleased to be a partner with CRPS Cork 2017 supporting the novel "Wellness Centre Program " and we congratulate the Local Committee of Annette O’Driscoll, Aileen Wood, Aileen Ryan, Joanne Goold, Michael O’Brien, Dominic Hegarty on fabulous achievement.