Events - Trade ShowsFood and Wine Magazine Christmas Showhttp://www.visitdublin.com/event/Food_and_Wine_Magazine_Christmas_ShowA three-day food and drink extravaganza, that will show you how to recreate world class dishes in the comfort of your own home! The RDS Main Hall in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 will be transformed into a winter wonderland for the weekend. Santa will be there all weekend as our guest of honour with gifts for all! (ALL FOR FREE!!) The Chef’s Kitchen which will be the heart of the show featuring Ireland’s top chefs.  Learn from the masters and recreate some of their favourite Christmas dishes at home with fabulous produce available in our Artisan Village.  The Drinks Zone is also ideal for wine enthusiasts and experts who want to learn more about wine matches, tasting, grape varietals and even how to pull a cork with flair! Between demos on the chef’s stage, there are a host of fantastic free masterclasses to enjoy.  Inspired by Ireland’s top FOOD&WINE Magazine experts in our FREE Master classes, which will cover topics such as Wine & Champagne tasting, Cocktail-making, Cheeses and Chocolates and much more! Click here for bookings and information   World Youth & Student Travel Conferencehttp://www.visitdublin.com/event/WYSTC_2014The World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) 2014 comes to the Convention Centre Dublin from 23rd-26th September and looks set to be the biggest business-to-business event yet for the thriving youth and student travel industry. Celebrating the 23rd year of the annual conference, more than 700 travel professionals from over 450 businesses globally will gather in the capital for four days of trading, seminars and workshops, networking, industry think tanks and much more. The annual event of WYSE Travel Confederation, WYSTC provides an unrivalled opportunity to pursue innovative partnerships with key decision makers, develop creative marketing and distribution channels, and access new markets. With fascinating talks like the J-1 visa session featuring US State Senate representatives, and a host of top speakers including Gina Baillie, Peter de Jong, Brian Mulligan, Minister for Tourism Paschal Donohue, and a keynote closing address from the world’s greatest living explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes; this year’s conference looks set to be more than a memorable one. Registration costs vary, please see www.wystc.org for more details.