Convention Centre Dublin
The Convention Centre Dublin - Inspiring Events
Welcome to Ireland's world-class conference venue - right on your doorstep!
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has already established an international reputation for hosting and delivering world-class events.
Since opening in September 2010, we have hosted over 590 events and received 17 industry awards, including 'Best Overseas Conference Venue' at the UK Meetings and Incentive Travel Awards 2012, and most recently the coveted accolade of one of three runner up awards for 'World's Best Convention Centre' from the International Association - AIPC at their Apex Awards 2012.
Our clients include a prestigious range of international associations and corporations, as well as Ireland's best brands and organisations. We can facilitate a variety of events, from intimate meetings, to large conferences, banquets and entertainment events.
The CCD is an iconic building on the Dublin skyline, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Irish architect Kevin Roche. The entire venue is finished to the highest specifications and incorporates spectacular technology throughout.
The CCD fast facts
- 22 purpose-built meeting rooms
- 2,000 seat Auditorium with full theatrical stage and fly tower
- 4,500 square metres of exhibition space
- Theatre capacity for 3,000 delegates in The Forum
- Banqueting facilities for up to 3,000 guests
- Intimate boardrooms, large and small halls and meeting rooms
- Cutting edge technology and wi-fi throughout
- Six spacious foyer areas
- Stunning views of Dublin city, bay and mountains on upper foyer levels
- Two large cargo lifts including a truck container lift
- Located beside the new ‘LUAS' tram line with its own station
- 5 minutes from Dublin Port Ferry Terminal
- Only 20 minutes from Dublin Airport
- Within walking distance of many hotels, restaurants and attractions
The CCD is establishing new standards of catering and service in the hospitality industry in Ireland. Using the finest equipment, our chefs create innovative dishes full of flavour and nutrition at a consistently high-standard. You can customise our menus to your needs and dietary requirements - from breakfast meetings to banquets, wine receptions to buffets, finger food to themed-events - your event, your way.
Delivering World-Class Events
Our inclusive conference packages are one of the highest specifications in the conference and events industry. They include an extensive range of technical services such as AV, staging, sound, lighting, digital signage, PCs, presentation equipment, and technical expertise. Wi-fi is freely available throughout the venue.
The CCD is one of the most technically sophisticated convention centres in the world. Our highly trained Technical Production Managers will advise you and plan your technical requirements, using their unique venue knowledge and technical expertise. We offer a broad range of services, which can be tailored to suit your needs, including lighting, sound, rigging and vision mixing. We also offer the opportunity for you to enhance your conference package with our premium service options.
The CCD is recognised as the world's first constructed carbon neutral convention centre. The contemporary design meets the highest standards of environmental sustainability through unique energy systems and recycling practices. We are also committed to long-term sustainability and achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditation just 14 months after opening.