05 March 2018 – The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has won an M&IT award for the eighth year running, picking up the Gold award for ‘Best Overseas Conference Centre’ at the 2017 UK Meetings & Incentive Travel (M&IT) Industry Awards in London on Friday 2 March. This is the sixth time the venue has won Gold, having featured highly in this category in the eight years since it opened in 2010.
“We are delighted to win this top award again and to be recognised by our clients in the UK market for an eighth year running,” said Stephen Meehan, CEO of The CCD. “We would like to sincerely thank everyone who voted for us. This means so much to the team here at The CCD and reflects their talent and passion in delivering exceptional customer service and excellence in event delivery for all our clients.”
The M&IT Industry Awards are voted for by readers of Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine and they recognise and reward excellence in the industry. The CCD was shortlisted against five major international convention centres – Bella Center, Copenhagen, CCIB (Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona), Fira Barcelona, Grimaldi Forum Monaco, and RAI Amsterdam.
The Gala Awards Dinner, hosted by television and radio presenter Kate Garraway, took place at the Battersea Evolution in front of almost 1,200 UK and international industry professionals. The CCD has now won an M&IT award every year since opening in September 2010, and this latest win brings the total number of industry awards the venue has received to 38.
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Head of Marketing & Communications
The Convention Centre Dublin
About The CCD
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) opened in September 2010 and is Ireland’s only purpose-built international convention centre. Located in the heart of Dublin city, just 15 minutes from Dublin Airport, The CCD has won a total of 38 industry awards since opening. For more information, please visit www.theccd.ie