Event Type: International Association Seven years in the making, the 68th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America took place as an in-person event in March at The CCD.
Event Type: Public Sector The CCD hosted Fáilte Ireland’s Industry Briefing in September 2021. The event was Ireland’s first in-person business conference since March 2020, marking the reopening of the meetings and conferences sector.
Event Type: National Association The Analytics Institute of Ireland brought their annual award ceremony online for the first time and live streamed it from The Convention Centre Dublin to an audience of over 1,500.
Event Type: Special Events CCT College Dublin held their first virtual College Graduation Ceremony in November 2020. CCT College was one of our first clients to use The CCD’s Hybrid Event Platform.
Event Type: Special Events During the COVID-19 pandemic, The CCD was called upon to host sittings of the Houses of the Oireachtas (the Irish Parliament), which temporarily moved from Leinster House to The CCD for the first time in almost 100 years.
Event Type: International Association The World Science Fiction Convention - Worldcon is the longest running science fiction convention in the world. In 2019, the first Irish Worldcon took place, bringing 5,737 delegates to Ireland’s shores.
Event Type: International Association Project Management Institute (PMI) chose The CCD to host their 50th anniversary in May 2019. This large scale event consisted of three back-to-back events rolled into one and included seminars, workshops, meetings and celebrations.
Event Type: European Association In late 2017, Ireland and The CCD was chosen to host the live televised UEFA EURO 2020 Qualifying Draw. The live televised one-hour draw took place on 02 December 2018, bringing attendees representing UEFA’s 55 national associations, delegates from participating countries, broadcasters and sponsors’ guests.
Event Type: Conference Having hosted Global Airfinance Conference since 2015, The CCD remained the host for the January 2018 20th Annual Global event. The purpose of this event is to connect market participants with executives from airlines, leasing companies, financial institutions and investment houses to facilitate deals and build business relationships.
Event Type: Launch Event The CCD hosted a launch event for one of the most widely recognised convenience store brands in the world, Circle K formerly Topaz with presence across 20 countries. This event was the companies unveiling of their new brand to employees, partners, suppliers and customers.
Event Type: Conference Excellent quality Wi-Fi connectivity was essential to the success of DrupalCon Dublin. The CCD met the demand for this connected conference with a five star Wi-Fi infrastructure and service. The Drupal Association even set some records for the amount of internet used.
Event Type: Conference and Exhibition The 29th World Buiatrics Congress (WBC) took place at The CCD over six days in July attracting more than 3,000 cattle specialists. It is the premier cattle congress in the world, exploring the study of cattle and their health.
Event Type: Conference The Airfinance Conference is the premium event for the aviation finance industry and it has made The CCD its home, holding its 2015 and 2016 conferences at the iconic venue with plans to return in 2017.
Event Type: Conference and Exhibition The Dscoop Open was the largest HP graphic arts conference for digital printers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) so far this year. Over 1,200 delegates from 47 countries attended HP demonstrations on an array of applications.
Event Type: Conference and Exhibition The four-day IAGG-ER Congress was officially opened by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD. The strength and appeal of the scientific programme brought 1,300 gerontology experts from 65 countries around the world to Dublin.
Event Type: Exhibition Marketplace 2015 organised by Bord Bia was the largest international food buyer event in Ireland to date, with over 500 food and drink trade buyers from around the world travelling to Dublin to do business with 200 Irish food and drink producers.
Event Type: Conference One Young World 2014 was hailed by organisers as the most successful in its five-year history, attracting 2,000 delegates aged 18-30 from 196 countries and high profile speakers such as UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan and Sir Bob Geldof.
Event Type: Conference ESPE 2014 attracted 3,500 scientists, clinicians, nurses, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers for a cutting-edge scientific programme.
Event Type: Conference The 22nd Congress of the EPP was one of the biggest events in the European political calendar, attracting 2,200 delegates from 39 countries, including European heads of state, party leaders, ministers and parliamentarians.
Event Type: Banquet Breast Cancer Ireland established the Strictly Against Breast Cancer event to raise vital funds for research into a cure for breast cancer. The glittering event was a huge success, attracting 850 guests and raising over €70,000.
Event Type: Conference The largest official conference of the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union to date, EuroNanoForm 2013 attracted a record-breaking 1,500 active members of the nantechnology community from 50 countries around the world.
Event Type: Conference eHealth Week is an annual pan-European conference and exhibition event. The 2013 event welcomed 2,300 delegates, 94 exhibitors, 70 supporting partners, and 89 press personnel.
Event Type: Exhibition Career Zoo is Ireland’s biggest event for professionals and graduates looking to advance their career in Ireland.
Event Type: Conference NetApp Insight 2012 decided to move from hotel venues to a convention centre for the first time. The event broke all previous NetApp EMEA event records attracting 2,100 delegates from 60 countries.
Event Type: Conference and Banquet The Iceland Management Conference is one of the biggest annual events in Iceland's diary, where Iceland's store and field managers gather for a briefing on propositions and advertising as well as a banquet with theatrical entertainment.
Event Type: Conference The IBA Annual Conference is the organisation's highest profile annual event, and is The CCD's largest event to date.
Event Type: Conference EAIE 2012 attracted higher education professionals from over 80 countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities in rethinking education and reshaping economies.
Event Type: Conference As Europe’s largest general science meeting, ESOF 2012 attracted the world’s most renowned scientists, 27 keynote speakers and five Nobel Laureates over five days.
Event Type: Conference The International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders is one of the largest events held at The CCD to date, attracting guests from over 80 countries around the world and providing outstanding feedback.
Event Type: Conference A forward-thinking global corporate leader in data warehousing, Teradata took advantage of the brand fit with The CCD by using its technology to maximum effect, including using the external facade projection capabilities to match its corporate orange.
Event Type: Banquet The event at The CCD was described as 'the talk of the town' and was arguably one of the most exciting, entertaining and enjoyable events hosted in Dublin in 2011.
Event Type: Banquet With 367,370 television viewers (29.94% of the national viewing public for that time slot), the production of the awards ceremony met the expectations of both the clients and RTE as it was well received by the guests in the Auditorium and the TV audience at home.
Event Type: Conference Delegates enjoyed the Dublin scene and noted that it was an 'amazing city' and the Irish pubs were 'the best in the world'.
Event Type: Conference TM Forum was deemed a large success as delegate numbers jumped 10% for 2011.
Event Type: Conference The CCD provided a venue which was accessible to Europe, flexible and capable of delivering Google's EMEA Sales Conference for 2,500 delegates.