DUBLIN – October 5, 2010 - The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) announced today it was selected to host TM Forum’s Management World Conference from May 23 to May 26, 2011. This annual event, now in its 12th year, is set to attract 3,000 senior executives across more than 700 companies from over 80 countries worldwide.

TM Forum’s Management World 2011 will deliver a unique blend of thought-leadership, real-world case studies and interactive debate. This event will help communications and digital service providers focus on growing revenue through new business models, increasing operational efficiency and cost reduction, whilst addressing the challenges of revenue assurance, customer experience and retention.

“Growing an event in today’s market requires you to be one step ahead – to keep it fresh, relevant and invigorating,” commented Nik Willetts, Senior Vice President, Communications, TM Forum. “Dublin and The CCD offer the ideal platform for Management World’s continued growth by bringing together the right people and tackling the important issues and opportunities facing the industry today. Widely regarded as the meeting place of the industry, Management World’s move will make networking and doing business even easier for our attendees.”

With a number of innovative features under development for the 2011 conference, its executive program will expand to provide a forum for senior executives from across the communications industry to network with their peers.

“We were delighted that TM Forum decided to move their conference from Nice to The Convention Centre Dublin and we look forward to hosting it in 2011,” said Nick Waight, CEO, The Convention Centre Dublin. “This is yet another endorsement of Dublin’s strong reputation as a successful European hub for global technology companies including IBM, Microsoft, Google, Facebook and eBay. Dublin is a popular destination as it is very accessible, cosmopolitan, friendly, cultural and historic, and it is also well-known for being easy to do business here.”

Providing a unique mix of networking, business and exclusive content, this event will include new TM Forum collaborative ‘Catalyst’ innovations, along with more than 10 TM Forum training courses to enable companies adopt TM Forum’s highly successful Frameworx standard.


About The Convention Centre Dublin

Developed by Treasury Holdings (, The Convention Centre Dublin is situated in Spencer Dock on the banks of the River Liffey. Ireland’s first purpose-built international conference and event venue is positioned to become the leading premium mid-sized convention centre in Europe. The venue is configured to accommodate conferences from 8 to 8,000 participants in 22 purpose-built meeting rooms. It includes a 2,000-seat auditorium, 4,500 square metres of exhibition space and banqueting facilities for up to 3,000 guests. The centre combines flexible and elegant conference halls and meeting spaces with an experienced management team and an extensive range of support services. Offering the latest technology, this sophisticated venue will include advanced audio-visual equipment and lighting systems as well as Wi-Fi enabled halls and meeting rooms. For more information, please visit

About TM Forum

With more than 700 corporate members in 195 countries, TM Forum is the world’s leading industry association focused on enabling best-in-class IT for service providers in the communications, media and cloud service markets. The Forum provides business-critical industry standards and expertise to enable the creation, delivery and monetization of digital services.

TM Forum brings together the world’s largest communications, technology and media companies, providing an innovative, industry-leading approach to collaborative R&D, along with wide range of support services including benchmarking, training and certification. The Forum produces the renowned international Management World conference series, as well as thought-leading industry research and publications.


Elaine Phillips,

Head of Marketing & Communications,

Convention Centre Dublin,

+353 1 818 4610.


Geoff Devlin

PR Director

TM Forum

Tel: +44 7894 300 280