Our Strategic Partners

The Convention Centre Dublin is part of Team Ireland, which is a group of organisations with the same mission – to increase business tourism for Ireland.

Team Ireland

Fly low fare with Aer Lingus from Britain, Europe & the USA to Ireland. Experience award winning in-flight service, 3 check-in options (all free), generous luggage allowance and allocated seating. As a business passenger you can also choose to purchase a Flexi-Fare ticket, allowing you to change the date and time of your flight up to two hours before departure for no extra fee. It also includes lounge access, two free checked in bags and is fully refundable.

The Association of Irish Professional Conference Organisers (AIPCO) was established in February 1999 to give a voice to and maintain standards in this specialised sector of the meetings market. It is recognised as an important organisation by the government and the industry in Ireland and abroad.

Full members include:

Associate members include:

Dublin Convention Bureau (DCB) is the business tourism unit of Dublin Tourism funded by the trade, local authorities and Failte Ireland. It is a not-for-profit (non-commercial) organisation and all of its funds are directed at the marketing of Dublin. The role of DCB is to promote Dublin as a world-class business destination and to act as a critical point of contact for any international conference or meeting planner who is considering Dublin for business. DCB works in partnership with a team of experienced venues, hotels, PCOs and DMCs to help tailor events to suit the client’s every need. Find out more about the range of support and incentives available to help you bring your event to Dublin.

Visit Dublin, the Regional Tourism Authority, is the state appointed, commercial agency with a strategic partnership of key industry stakeholders in the Dublin Region. Its principal mission is to enhance Dublin’s economy through tourism development and promote Dublin as a premier destination for the business and leisure traveller. Visit Dublin also operates walk-in Tourist Information and Reservations Centres.

Fáilte Ireland provides strategic and practical support to develop and sustain Ireland as a high-quality and competitive tourist destination. Fáilte Ireland works with the tourism industry in areas including business support, enterprise development, training and education, research, marketing and regional development.

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) is the national organisation of the hotel and guesthouse industry in Ireland. In 2008, the Irish Hotels Federation established the Housing Bureau to facilitate and centralise requests for hotel rooms for large conferences, events and exhibitions in Dublin. For booking hotels for a large groups, the best rates are guaranteed by contacting IHF directly.

Tourism Ireland is responsible for marketing the island of Ireland overseas as a holiday destination. With offices in key source markets, such as Great Britain, USA, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and Australia, it has recently extended its reach to include emerging tourist markets, such as Japan, South Africa, New Zealand, China, India, Poland, Israel, Asia and the Middle East. Tourism Ireland works closely with the two tourist boards in Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.

Dublin Airport Authority is responsible for operating Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports. Headquartered at Dublin Airport, the DAA's principal activities include airport management, operation and development, domestic and international airport retail management, and airport investment.

Guinness Storehouse offers the Irish and International business community an unparalleled range of unique event spaces at the "Home of Guinness". Located in the heart of the world-famous St James’s Gate Brewery, Guinness Storehouse is capable of hosting corporate meetings, conferences and private events of up to 2,000 people. As an added bonus, all event clients at Guinness Storehouse get to enjoy the visitor experience tour, Ireland’s number one visitor attraction and of course enjoy a complimentary pint of the "Black Stuff" in the spectacular surroundings of Gravity Bar.