A thriving cosmopolitan city steeped in history and culture, Dublin will provide the perfect backdrop to any event you are planning to hold. There are numerous venues located throughout the region and the friendliness and warmth that Dublin is famous for will get an enthusiastic response from your delegates. Dublin’s easy to get to, offers quality hotel accommodation and conference spaces, and has a lively atmosphere: just the right mix for your temporary home during the conference.
The Convention Centre Dublin
The Convention Centre Dublin was developed to provide a world-class conference venue in the heart of Ireland’s 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. Since The CCD opened in September 2010, they have hosted over 1,400 events. As business tourists spend money on hotels, taxis, dining out, entertainment, shopping, cultural experiences and tourist attractions, events held at The CCD help to generate significant revenue for the Irish economy.
The Dublin Convention Bureau offers free and impartial venue finding services and expert local advice to meeting planners, associations and incentive organisers. Our goal is to streamline your efforts and ensure that you deliver an unsurpassed meeting or event experience for your delegates in Dublin. We offer a free venue search, expert local advice, assistance with site inspections, and liaison with suppliers, promotional support, marketing assistance & much more!
Ireland, as you may or may not be aware, is an island off the west coast of Europe with Dublin sitting about midway up the east coast. So your options are:
By air and sea
If you’re looking to get here from abroad, you’ve got two options, by air or by sea. Dublin Airport is located 10km north of the city with two ports, Dublin Port located 4km east at the mouth of the River Liffey and Dún Laoghaire located 12km south of the city. There are many options for flying, sailing or cruising in so check out VisitDublin for more information. You may also want to have a read of our V
Dublin is an ideal base for a short break and we’d be more than delighted to have you visit. There’s so much to see and do with the city, sea and mountains all within easy reach. Of course there’s a lot of different options for accommodation from hotels to hostels to Air B’n’B and more. We’ve linked to the best listings from around the web to make things a bit easier. If you’re already in the city, the symbol to look out for is ‘Follow the Shamrock’ which is Fáilte Ireland’s seal of approval. Oh, and the average price of a hotel room is €129 as of March 2016.
Dublin is a compact city but has a wealth of attractions for people visiting or those who already live here. There’s a book (of Kells), a zoo, gardens, cathedrals, a gaol, a brew house, a castle and plenty more. Suppose we better start listing them out so: