The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD)

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Dublin Convention center
ChainIndependent / Other
Total meeting space11,000 sq. m
Guest rooms
Spencer Dock
North Wall Quay
Dublin D1

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD)

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Dublin Convention center


Winners of 43 industry awards including: • World's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre, World Travel Awards, 2019 and 2017 • Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre, World Travel Awards, 2019, 2018 and 2017 • Silver Healthy Venue accreditation, World Obesity Federation, 2017 • Best Overseas Conference Centre, UK M&IT Awards, from 2012 - 2019 • Best Overseas Conference Venue, UK C&IT Excellence Awards, 2015 and 2013 • AIPC Apex Awards, World’s Best Convention Centre, Runner-up 2012


Room features and guest services

  • Internet access
  • Luggage storage
  • View (Mountain)
  • View (Ocean or water)
  • View (Urban)


  • All inclusive
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite security
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference

Venue accessibility

  • Bus
  • Subway
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Portable walls
  • Staging area

Photo Gallery


Meeting Space

Total meeting space11,000 sq. m
Meeting rooms32
Largest room2,721 sq. m
Second largest room1,650 sq. m
Space (Private)39,567 sq. m
Exhibit Space4,500 sq. m


Local Attractions

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

8 minutes away
The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is a performing arts venue, located in the Docklands of Dublin, Ireland. It is Ireland's largest fixed-seat theatre. The theatre endeavours to present a diverse programme of world-class entertainment and an unparalleled theatrical experience in an architecturally majestic setting. The theatre offers the best of Broadway and the West End alongside new, niche and local productions to as wide an audience as possible.
Grand Canal Square
Dublin, IE

St Stephen’s Green Park

2 km away
St Stephen’s Green Park is a historical park and garden, located in the centre of Dublin city. Cared for by the Office of Public Works, the park is an important public resource in the area, and provides an oasis of green calm in the middle of a bustling city. The park itself hosts a large number of important sculptural monuments to Irish history. Many species of birds and plants also call the park their home.
St Stephen’s Green Square
Dublin 2, IE

Trinity College Dublin

2 km away
Located in a beautiful campus in the heart of Dublin’s city centre, Trinity is Ireland’s highest ranked university. It is home to 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students across all the major disciplines in the arts and humanities, and in business, law, engineering, science, and health sciences. The college proper occupies 47 acres, with many of its buildings ranged around large quadrangles (known as 'squares') and two playing fields.
Trinity College Dublin
College Green
Dublin 2, IE

Temple Bar

2 km away
Temple bar is located on the Southbank of the River Liffey. It is one of the oldest areas in Dublin and is home to one of Europe’s oldest built theatres (Smock Alley Theatre). Over the years it has maintained its medieval street exterior with narrow cobbled streets. It is famed as being the cultural quarter of Dublin with a number of cultural organisations, artists and creative professionals based in the area. It is well known for its lively nightlife and attracts a number of tourists with its large variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.
Temple Bar
Dublin 2, IE

Brown Thomas

2 km away
Brown Thomas Dublin is a landmark store on Grafton Street, at the heart of the capital's shopping district. Home to an unparalleled range of designer brands - in menswear, womenswear, accessories, beauty and homewares. Brown Thomas is one of Ireland's most beautiful lifestyle store, loved as much at home as it is by international visitors.
88 - 95 Grafton Street
Dublin, IE

Natural History Museum

2 km away
Find unique objects and fascinating specimens throughout National Museum of Ireland - Natural History. Also known as 'The Dead Zoo', the Museum's 10,000 exhibits provide a glimpse of the natural world that has delighted generations of visitors since the doors opened in 1857. The building is a ‘cabinet-style’ museum designed to showcase a wide-ranging and comprehensive zoological collection and has changed little in over a century.
Merrion St Upper
Dublin 2, IE

The Phoenix Park

6 km away
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed as a royal hunting Park in the 1660s and opened to the public in 1747. A large herd of fallow deer still remain to this day. The Park is also home to the Zoological Gardens, Áras an Uachtaráin, and Victorian flower gardens.
Pheonix Park
Dublin 8, IE

Dublin Castle

Historical landmark
2 km away
Erected in the early thirteenth century on the site of a Viking settlement, Dublin Castle served for centuries as the headquarters of English, and later British, administration in Ireland. In 1922, following Ireland’s independence, Dublin Castle was handed over to the new Irish government. It is now a major government complex and a key tourist attraction.
Dame Street
Dublin 2, IE

Getting Here

Dublin is highly accessible for delegates travelling from the UK, Europe, the US, and beyond. Dublin Airport is just 15 minutes from The Convention Centre Dublin via the Port Tunnel and serves over 180 routes – including direct flights to all major UK and European cities and daily flights to the Emirates and several North American cities. For your journey to The CCD, the Airlink airport shuttle bus stops directly outside the building, while taxi and car hire services are also easily available.


  • Complimentary parking
  • Paid parking
  • Bus parking

Distance from airport

  • 13 km from venue


The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) is an inspirational setting for meetings with fantastic views of the city. Winners of 45 industry awards, including 'World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2019 and 2017' and 'Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2017, 2018 and 2019' at the World Travel Awards, the venue has 22 multi-functional, flexible rooms, suitable for meetings, conferences and exhibitions of up to 8,000 delegates. It boasts a 1,995 seat auditorium, 4,500 square meters of exhibition space, banqueting for up to 3,000 guests and six foyer spaces. With panoramic views of the city, the bay and surrounding mountains, these unique foyer spaces flood the venue with natural light and offer the perfect setting for registration and hospitality. The CCD is one of the most technologically sophisticated venues in the world, with state of the art equipment in every room, complimentary Wi-Fi for 22,000 devices and advanced communications, lighting, sound, rigging and IT solutions to enhance every event. The venue is close to Dublin’s top cultural and tourist attractions and 20,000 competitively priced hotel rooms are within easy reach.