The CCD wins two awards in 24 hours!

It was a memorable 24 hours for The CCD as the venue picked up Best Overseas Conference Centre at the 2022 Meetings & Incentive Travel Industry Awards (M&IT) on Friday last and Company of the Year SME at the KeepWell awards on Thursday 08 September.


The CCD was recognised as Company of the Year SME at the KeepWell Awards in Dublin on Thursday night. These awards celebrate the efforts an organisation makes to improve the health and wellbeing of their employees at work. This is the first year that The CCD has received this award having achieved the KeepWell Mark in December 2021. The announcement was made at the black-tie event which took place in the Round Room at the Mansion House Dublin.

The next evening, The CCD also took home the Gold award for Best Overseas Conference Centre for the tenth time at this year’s M&IT Awards, which took place on Friday 09 September at Evolution London.

Speaking about the double win, Stephen Meehan, CEO of The CCD said, “We are very proud to take home not one but two awards this weekend. To win Best Overseas Conference Centre – Gold at the M&IT awards for the tenth time is a great achievement. As it’s voted for by our clients and UK event organisers, it is a true recognition of our team’s hard work and passion.”

“People are at the heartbeat of The CCD”, he continued, “And so we are also thrilled to be recognised for how we have integrated wellbeing at work, winning Company of the Year SME at the Ibec KeepWell awards’’.

Debbie Low, Director of People and Culture at The CCD, who attended the KeepWell awards on the night, commented, “The CCD is committed to sustaining an engaged and healthy workforce. We support all members of our team to take responsibility for their health and wellbeing to enable them to reach their full potential in the workplace and live happy, healthy, balanced lives”.

These latest awards for ‘Best Overseas Conference Centre 2022’ at the M&IT Industry Awards and Company of the Year SME in the KeepWell awards bring the total number of awards the venue has achieved since opening to 58.

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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 2,000 events and won a total of 58 industry awards since opening. For more information, please visit

About The M&IT Awards
The annual M&IT Awards are voted for by recognised UK event organisers and all entries are audited by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC). Organised by Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine, the awards bring together various sectors of the business to measure market reaction in rewarding excellence of service and product.

About the KeepWell Awards

This year's awards recognise the class of 2021/22 under the following categories:

·   Best in Class Leadership Award

·   Best in Class Nutrition Award

·   Best in Class Physical Activity Award

·   Best in Class Mental Health Award

·   Company of the Year Award: SME

·   Company of the Year Award: Large