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FEXCO is the Main Sponsor for the Asian Gaelic Games

FEXCO is Ireland’s most successful multinational payments, financial and business solutions provider, with operations in 29 countries worldwide. Founded and headquartered in Ireland in 1981, FEXCO employs more than 2,300 people across Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, North America and Latin America.

FEXCO serves some of the world’s biggest brands across multiple industries through a wide range of innovative products and services including; Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC), Multi Currency Pricing (MCP), Tax Free Shopping and Retail FX. FEXCO also offers bespoke Managed Business Solutions and Outsourcing services as well as a full suite of payment management solutions through its Corporate Payments business.

For 36 years FEXCO has been driven by an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. This ethos has brought the company to new regions and industries of growth, connecting customers with exciting new opportunities. Through its commitment to partnership and innovation, the company has built an international network of customers. To find out more visit www.fexco.com

KX Systems is a Platinum Sponsor of the ACB and AGG

KX SYSTEMS is a division of First Derivatives, a global technology provider with 20 years of experience working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology, retail, pharma, manufacturing and energy institutions. Kx technology, incorporating the kdb+ time-series database, is a leader in high-performance, in-memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence. Kx delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries. The Group operates from 14 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, including its headquarters in Newry, and employs more than 1,800 people worldwide.

MFE is a Gold Sponsor of the ACB and AGG

MFE Formwork Technology is a revolutionary aluminium formwork construction system, which has been successfully used and developed over 20 years, for forming cast in place reinforced concrete building structures. Using this unique system, all walls, floor slabs, columns, beams, stairs, balconies, together with door and window openings are cast in place in a single site based operation. The resulting building structure is very strong, accurate in dimensions and tolerances, with a high quality of finished concrete surface and yet at the same time the MFE Formwork Technology is fast, adaptable and very cost effective.

Kerry is a Gold Sponsor of the ACB AND AGG

Kerry is one of the largest and most technologically advanced ingredients companies in the world, producing thousands of application specific ingredients for the world’s leading food manufacturers and foodservice companies. With our world class manufacturing facilities and dedicated sales offices, we have a strong presence in Asia. Our product development teams specialise in application specific ingredients designed to meet the needs of our customers.

SILVER HILL is a Gold Sponsor of the ACB and AGG

SILVER HILL has grown to become the largest producer of duck in the world, exporting to 24 countries worldwide. The success and reputation of our branded duck in Ireland, the UK, Singapore & Hong Kong is stimulating further sales leads in new overseas markets across Asia, a further testament to our growing global ambition.

O'NEILLS is the official Merchandise Partner of the Asian County Board

O'Niells was founded in 1918 as a manufacturer of Gaelic footballs and it is now the largest sportswear manufacturing company in Ireland. We are a 100% Irish owned company, proud of our Irish heritage, employing over 700 people in Ireland. We have extensive manufacturing plants in Strabane, Co. Tyrone and in Walkinstown Avenue, Dublin.

ETIHAD is the official Airline Partner of the Asian County Board

ETIHAD was established by Royal (Emiri) Decree in July 2003 and is wholly owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi with a mandate to operate safely, commercially and profitably. Etihad's guests are at the heart of everything it does. The airline is in a perfect geographical position and offers its guests a network of over 110 passenger and cargo destinations across six continents, with a young and environmentally friendly fleet of more than 120 aircraft. Etihad is also one of five key business divisions of the Etihad Aviation Group (EAG). The diversified global aviation and travel group also includes Etihad Airways Engineering, Etihad Airport Services, Hala Group and Airline Equity Partners.

GAAGO is a Media Partner of the Asian County Board

GAAGO is the official streaming service for Gaelic Games outside of Ireland

DHL is the official Logistics Partner of the Asian County Board

DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world. With a workforce exceeding 350,000 employees, we provide solutions for an almost infinite number of logistics needs. DHL is part of the world’s leading postal and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group, and encompasses the business units DHL Express, DHL Parcel, DHL eCommerce, DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Freight and DHL Supply Chain.

apibf

The Asia Pacific Ireland Business Forum is a unique construction focussed on building connections between & with the GAA Clubs & business groups based in the Asia-Pacific & Gulf Regions. Introduced formally in 2007, the APIBF events bring together Irish business people, people doing business with Ireland & Friends of Ireland in the dynamic Asia-Pacific & Gulf Regions.

Connacht Council is the official twinning partner of the Asian County Board

The Connacht Council is a Provincial council of the Gaelic Athletic Association sports of hurling, Gaelic football, camogie, rounders and handball in the province of Connacht. The Connacht Council has been partnered with the New York and London County Boards to help develop Gaelic Games internationally. Connacht Council's main contribution to this goal is the provision of resources such coaching and referees.

The GAA is a Governing Body Partner of the ACB

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is Ireland’s largest sporting organisation. It is celebrated as one of the great amateur sporting associations in the world. It is part of the Irish consciousness and plays an influentialrole in Irish society that extends far beyond the basic aim of promoting Gaelic games.

It was founded on November 1 1884 at a meeting in Thurles, Co. Tipperary, by a group of spirited Irishmen who had the foresight to realise the importance of establishing a national organisation to make athletics more accessible to the masses and to revive and nurture traditional,indigenous sports and pastimes.

The Association today promotes Gaelic games such as Hurling, Football, Handball and Rounders and works with sister organisations to promote Ladies Football and Camogie. The Association also promotes Irish music, song and dance and the Irish language as an integral part of its objectives. The GAA has remained an amateur Association since its founding.

 

The LGFA is a Governing Body partner of the ACB

Founded in 1974, Ladies Gaelic Football is still recognised as one of the fastest growing female sports in Europe. With over 1000 clubs in Ireland and membership growing by the day, Ladies Gaelic is reaching women and girls from all over the country. Not stopping there however, the Ladies Gaelic Football Association has many overseas clubs, one of the latest additions coming from Cape Town in South Africa.

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association provides a social outlet and a healthy activity for thousands of people around the world. Starting with club football for primary schools girls, an individual can keep playing Ladies Gaelic for as long as she wants, especially now with our Gaelic4Mothers&Others initiative for those adults interested in recreational or non-competitive participation.

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association strives to be a modern, innovative and well run organisation that provides a quality service and support system for all members, from an 8 year old girl kicking her first ball in her local club to an elite athlete scoring her first point in Croke Park.

The Camogie Association is a Governing Body Partner of the ACB

Camogie, as part of the family of Gaelic games, makes a significant contribution to Irish culture. The Camogie Association, the GAA and Ladies Gaelic Football Associations differ in origin and resources, our common ethos creates a ‘bond’ and an affinity between us.

The shared ethos of the three Associations includes:

  • Promoting Irish culture through our games
  • A commitment to the amateur status of our players
  • A commitment to voluntarism
  • A commitment to our community and family base

Within the Gaelic Games family, Camogie is a natural extension of the hurling community. The GAA, as the governing body for men’s Gaelic Games and as the community base of Gaelic Games, is of huge importance to Camogie, from club to national level. Its ongoing support, through the generous provision of facilities, finance and other resources, is key to the well being of Camogie.

Croke Park

Croke Park has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over a hundred years. Boasting a capacity for 82,300 people, the stadium is the home of Gaelic games and the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).

The stadium is one of the largest in Europe, with a capacity of 82,300 and can accommodate all types of events - from field sports to concerts, meetings to tradeshows and bespoke banqueting.