Dublin Has Routes to Over 179 Destinations
Ireland is easily accessible for European and International delegates, with Dublin Airport serving over 179 routes worldwide and flying to over 100 airports in Europe. This includes some new destinations such as Halifax, Calgary and Dallas-Fort Worth which were added in Spring 2019.
Dublin Now Has over 160 Hotels
Dublin offers world class accommodation at competitive rates, including many international brands. There are rooms to suit every budget from five star to traditional bed and breakfast guest houses. Some new hotels set to open in 2019 include The Marlin, set to bring 300 bedrooms to Dublin city and Dublin's first Hyatt hotel.
Only English-Speaking Country in the Eurozone
Ireland is ranked as one the best countries for 'Ease of doing business' by Forbes. It is the only English-speaking country in the Eurozone. It is also an education and research hub, boasting a large range of third level institutions.
Ireland is Home to Many of the Top Tech Companies
Ireland is home to 9 out of the top 10 global software companies and 13 of the 15 top medical companies. Dublin has become a recognised centre of tech excellence, from Google to Facebook, the tech giants of the world have chosen Dublin as their European base.
You can Virtually Walk Through the Venue
With our Virtual Reality service, you can visualise how your event can look at The CCD. Not only can you see the design and layout, but now you can virtually walk through it and you don’t even need to be on site!
We have a State of the Art Wi-Fi Service
Our Wi-Fi service is fully monitored by our in-house ICT team and can support up to 22,000 devices across the venue with speeds of up to 2Gbps. We also offer a complementary Wi-Fi service for delegates checking emails and light browsing of the internet.
Create an App for Your Event
An event app can improve delegates’ experience while attending events. The app can showcase all speaker information, event details and event agendas in the one place. Using our trusted partner can reduce the time needed to build your own app. Let us do the hard work for you!
Promote Your Event with our Digital Solutions
We give clients the opportunity to promote their brand, sponsor brands or event information through our digital signage service, which gives the clients use of the digital screens throughout the building, Wi-Fi landing page or even a projection to the building offering a seamless brand experience.
We are a Silver Healthy Venue
As the second venue in Europe to receive a Healthy Venue accreditation from the World Obesity Federation, at The CCD we are committed to offering healthy food and beverage choices and providing opportunities for movement and physical activity in and around the venue.
Introducing The Food Dock
The Food Dock, launched in March, is our new cash catering service, which provides healthy and tasty catering options that comes in recyclable packaging. Delegates can purchase food with cash or card while attending events at The CCD.
We have Added Three New Awards to our Collection
Since 2018, we are delighted to add to our growing collection of awards, including ‘Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre’ at the 2018 World Travel Awards, ‘Best Conference Centre Facilities’ at the Public Sector Awards 2018, and ‘Best Overseas Conference Centre’ at the 2019 M&IT Awards.
We Can Cater for Large Scale Events
The CCD has confirmed events up to 2026, including the Biennial International Conference on Coordination Chemistry in July 2026. We can cater for events ranging from 5 to 5,500 delegates and can offer 22 flexible halls, meeting rooms and boardrooms including a 2,000-seat auditorium.