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CWT Acquires AC Events in Ireland

Thierry Duguet, CWT Meetings & Events.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has acquired AC Events International Limited (AC Events) through its U.K. subsidiary, Carlson Wagonlit UK Limited.

Based in Dublin, Ireland, AC Events has provided meetings and event-management services to corporations since 2005 and has been working in association with CWT since 2008.

With this acquisition, CWT further expands its meetings and events activities and strengthens its business presence in in the Irish market.

AC Events will be fully integrated into CWT Ireland’s operations. Aine Corrigan, former owner of AC Events, will remain in the company as director, CWT Meeting & Events Ireland, under the leadership of Lisa Whelan, country director, CWT Ireland.

“The meetings and events market represents a significant growth opportunity for CWT. With the acquisition of AC Events, CWT continues to reinforce its footprint in this key business and to provide the highest level of service to clients worldwide,” said Thierry Duguet, vice-president Europe, Middle East and Africa, CWT Meetings & Events.

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