Managing Partner at SoolNua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE
Pádraic currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer at the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE). He’s also Managing Partner at SoolNua, a specialist agency helping destinations, hotels and venues with marketing, strategy and training for the MICE marketplace.
Prior to his work with SoolNua & SITE , Gilligan was Vice President of Ovation Global DMC, MCI’s global DMC network and Vice President of Industry Relations at MCI.
In 2008 he served as international president of SITE. He has spoken all over the world at industry events and won many MICE industry awards including SITE Member of the Year (2001), DMC Professional of the Year (2014), MeetingsNet Changemaker (2015), Ireland’s Event Industry Awards Event of the Year (2018 for “Event of the Future at Croke Park, Dublin). He is constantly ranked globally as a MICE influencer on Twitter and his blog, Padraicino, is widely read.