Convention Centre Dublin

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Spencer Dock
North Wall Quay
Dublin 1

Phone: +353 1 856 0000
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The Convention Centre Dublin - Inspiring Events 

Welcome to Ireland's world-class conference venue - right on your doorstep!

The Venue

Since opening in 2010, The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has established an international reputation for hosting and delivering world-class events. So far, we have received over 35 industry awards, including 'World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2017’ at the annual World Travel Awards, and 'Best Overseas Conference Venue' at the UK Meetings and Incentive Travel Awards for five years in a row.

Our clients include a prestigious range of international associations and corporations, as well as Ireland's best brands and organisations.  We can facilitate a variety of events, from intimate meetings to large conferences, banquets and entertainment events.

The CCD is an iconic building on the Dublin skyline, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Irish architect Kevin Roche. The entire venue is finished to the highest specifications and incorporates spectacular technology throughout.

The CCD fast facts

  • Cutting edge technology and complimentary wi-fi for up to 22,000 devices
  • 22 purpose-built meeting rooms
  • 2,000 seat Auditorium with full theatrical stage and fly tower
  • 4,500 square metres of exhibition space
  • Theatre capacity for 3,000 delegates in The Forum
  • Banqueting facilities for up to 3,000 guests
  • Intimate boardrooms, large and small halls and meeting rooms
  • Six spacious foyer areas
  • Stunning views of Dublin city, bay and mountains on upper foyer levels 
  • Two large cargo lifts including a truck container lift
  • Located beside the red ‘LUAS' tram line with its own station
  • Just 5 minutes from Dublin Port Ferry Terminal
  • Only 15 minutes from Dublin Airport
  • Within walking distance of many hotels, restaurants and attractions

Premium Hospitality

The CCD is establishing new standards of catering and service in the hospitality industry in Ireland. Using the finest equipment, our chefs create innovative dishes full of flavour and nutrition at a consistently high standard. You can customise our menus to your needs and dietary requirements - from breakfast meetings to banquets, wine receptions to buffets, finger food to themed-events - your event, your way!

Delivering World-Class Events

Our inclusive conference packages are one of the highest specifications in the conference and events industry. They include an extensive range of technical services such as AV, staging, sound, lighting, digital signage, PCs, presentation equipment, and technical expertise. Wi-fi for up to 22,000 devices is also freely available throughout the venue.

The CCD is one of the most technically sophisticated convention centres in the world. Our highly trained Technical Production Managers will advise you and plan your technical requirements, using their unique venue knowledge and technical expertise. We offer a broad range of services, which can be tailored to suit your needs, including lighting, sound, rigging and vision mixing. We also offer the opportunity for you to enhance your conference package with our premium service options.

Sustainable Innovation

The CCD is recognised as the first carbon neutral constructed convention centre in the world. The contemporary design meets the highest standards of environmental sustainability through unique energy systems and recycling practices. We are also committed to long-term sustainability and achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditation just 14 months after opening.

Award Highlights

• World's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre, World Travel Awards, 2017
• Silver Healthy Venue accreditation, World Obesity Federation, 2017
• Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre, World Travel Awards, 2017
• Best Overseas Conference Centre, UK M&IT Awards, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
• Best Overseas Conference Venue, UK C&IT Excellence Awards, 2015, 2013
• AIPC Apex Awards, World’s Best Convention Centre, Runner-up 2012

If you're looking for a unique and inspirational setting for your next event, contact us today.

Executive Profiles


The CCD competes for ‘Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre’ title
The Convention Centre Dublin flies the flag for Ireland
The Convention Centre Dublin competes for major world title
The Convention Centre Dublin wins top award
The Convention Centre Dublin credits its Ambassador Programme for Dublin’s rise to 13th place in world ICCA city rankings
CCD extends partnership with Fitzers Catering
The Convention Centre Dublin wins its first award of 2017 at the UK M&IT Awards
The Convention Centre Dublin Confirms 90 Events in 6 Months
The Convention Centre Dublin announces the appointment of new Board member
Medical and Scientific Conferences Dominate New Business for The Convention Centre Dublin
CCD Confirms First Conference for 2021
Fitzers Catering named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ Companies for the fourth time!
The Convention Centre Dublin to host UEFA 2020 draw
CCD to welcome 10,000 international delegates as part of the Dublin Tech Summit
The Convention Centre Dublin scoops top prize at the UK M&IT Awards
DrupalCon 2016 and INQUA 2019 Confirmed for The Convention Centre Dublin
The CCD Confirms Five International Association Conferences
The Convention Centre Dublin Secures 120 Events in 6 Months
The Convention Centre Dublin Scores a Hat-Trick at M&IT Awards

Press Releases

The Convention Centre Dublin kick starts 2018 with its 38th industry award
The Convention Centre Dublin Confirms Nine International Association Conferences
The Convention Centre Dublin to Host ICANN 54
The CCD Launches Six New Translated Sub-sites

Opening Hours

Monday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm