The Convention Centre Dublin was developed to provide a world-class conference venue in the heart of Ireland’s vibrant, popular and historic capital city. Located just 15 minutes from the airport in Dublin’s Docklands, the finance and technology hub of the city, The CCD is ideally positioned to entice the international business tourism market. A convenient city centre location and excellent transport links, make The CCD easily accessible whether you are travelling from within Ireland, the UK, mainland Europe, or indeed anywhere in the world.
Served by over 20,000 competitively priced bedrooms within a 10km radius, including 6,000 within walking distance, delegates can choose from a range of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets. A host of facilities, including many of the city’s museums, galleries, the Guinness Storehouse and the famous Temple Bar area, are within walking distance or a short tram ride away. Our central location makes us the perfect choice for those who want to combine business and leisure, and get a taste of Dublin’s bars, restaurants and nightlife, during their stay.
The CCD offers six light-flooded foyers for networking and hospitality, offering stunning views of Dublin on the upper levels and the unique ability to light the building in your brand colours for your event!
The CCD has hosted events ranging from 5 to 5,500 delegates and offers 22 flexible halls, meeting rooms and boardrooms including a 2,000 seat auditorium. The entire venue is finished to the highest specifications, and incorporates the latest technology including wi-fi for up to 12,000 devices.
The most suitable areas for large-scale exhibitions are: the Forum and the Liffey. Medium-sized events are best hosted in the Wicklow Hall and the Liffey Hall.
Able to accommodate up to 3,000 for a conference and up to 2,000 for a banquet, the Forum can also be divided into a range of smaller spaces using heavy floor-to-ceiling drapes.
An 7-8m ceiling height complete with high-spec rigging equipment, under floor power access, data points and large vehicular access, makes the Forum one of our most versatile rooms. While state-of-the-art equipment and an AV control room, make it easy for our Technical Production Managers to create breathtaking technical productions.
The Liffey (divadable)
The Liffey is second largest hall and one of the most flexible spaces, where 1,650m² of flat floored space is surrounded by beautiful wood-panelled walls sourced from sustainable forests.
Two commercial vehicle lifts, capable of taking vans and 40ft trucks, allow all your production and exhibition equipment to be brought effortlessly into this first floor hall.
The Liffey’s flexibility is enhanced by an innovative Skyfold system that lowers a sound proof wall from the ceiling at the touch of a button, dividing the room into two halls - Liffey A 626m²) and Liffey B (). Its proximity to our meeting rooms and boardrooms for break-out sessions, makes The Liffey the perfect choice for plenary sessions at association and corporate conferences. It is also an ideal space for product launches, award ceremonies, exhibitions and banquets.
The Liffey Hall 1 & 2
Liffey Hall 1 offers 174m² and Liffey Hall 2 offers 224m² of flat-floored space. Finished to the highest standards, these halls come complete with their own AV control rooms and state-of-the-art equipment.
Two commercial vehicle lifts, capable of taking vans and 40ft trucks, allow all your production equipment and exhibition stands to be brought effortlessly into this first floor halls.
Perfect for smaller conferences, banquets, and exhibitions or even large board meetings, Liffey Hall 1 can welcome up to 230 delegates to a conference and 140 guests to a banquet and Liffey Hall 2 up to 300 delegates to a conference and 180 guests to a banquet.
Both halls are within close proximity to a range of boardrooms and meeting rooms.
The Wicklow Hall 1 & 2 (divadable)
Wicklow Hall 1 offers 187m² and Wicklow Hall 2 offers 425m² of flat-floored space. Adding to its flexibility, Wicklow Hall 2 can also divide into two smaller multi-functional spaces – Wicklow Hall 2a (222m²) and Wicklow Hall 2b (201m²). Finished to the highest standards, each hall comes complete with its own AV control room and state-of-the-art equipment.
Two commercial vehicle lifts, capable of taking vans and 40ft trucks, allow all your production equipment and exhibition stands to be brought effortlessly into these second floor halls.
Perfect for conferences, banquets, small exhibitions or large board meetings, Wicklow Hall 1 can welcome up to 230 delegates to a conference and 160 guests to a banquet and Wicklow Hall 2 up to 500 delegates to a conference and 350 guests to a banquet. Both Halls also open out onto a fabulous light-flooded foyer.