In addition to its strategic location, Laois boasts an enabling infrastructure to support and drive business in the county. With access to six international ports and three major airports, all serviced by major motorways, along with an extensive rail network and bus service, Laois is linked to all
major cities. Because of its strategic location, Laois is developing rapidly as a national conference centre. There are seven hotels which have state-of-the-art conference facilities, offering perfect space for small business meetings or facilities for conferences for up to 2,000 delegates.