The CCD wins Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2023 at the 30th  annual World Travel Awards. 


This is The CCD’s seventh time to win Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre and their second award win in the last month. The announcement was made by the World Travel Awards at an event held in Batumi Georgia on Friday 29 of September 2023. The venue triumphed over strong competition from various venues across Europe, including Austria Center ViennaFira Barcelona, SpainExCel London, England, MiCo Milano Convention Centre, Italy and Berlin ExpoCenter City, Germany.

It was a successful weekend for Ireland with other Irish winners on the night including Guinness Store House, Luttrellstown Castle Resort and Jameson Distillery Bow St.

Stephen Meehan, CEO at The CCD, said “It is a delight to win this award again and we are very pleased to celebrate the achievement with our colleagues and peers in the travel and tourism industry.  Thank you to everyone who voted for us.’’

Commenting on Ireland as a tourism destination, he added, “Ireland competes on the world stage as a top business tourism destination, as we can see from the many Irish wins tonight. Our international success can be attributed to the authenticity of the experiences delivered, as well as the great support we receive from our strategic partners in hosting events business in Dublin.”

The World Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals and business and leisure travel consumers worldwide and this accolade recognises the commitment to excellence that The CCD has demonstrated in the last twelve months.

The CCD now goes on to compete in the World Travel Awards for ‘World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2023’ later in the year.

This latest award for Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre brings the total number of awards the venue has achieved since opening to 62.



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The Convention Centre Dublin


About The CCD
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) opened in September 2010 and is Ireland’s first purpose-built international convention centre. Located in the heart of Dublin city, just 15 minutes from Dublin Airport, The CCD has hosted over 2,200 events and won a total of 62 industry awards since opening. For more information, please visit


About World Travel Awards
The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. The brand aims to celebrate those organisations who push the boundaries of industry excellence.