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The City: Dublin

Welcome to Dublin, a lively capital city that’s as intimate as a village and as friendly as your local Irish pub. With its seamless blend of classic visitor sights, excellent social scene and the natural playgrounds of Dublin Bay and the Dublin Mountains framing it on all sides, this laidback city is an adventure in itself.

The Venue: CCD

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.

To date, the CCD has won 42 industry awards, and continues to position Ireland on the world stage for international conferences, congresses and events. The CCD team strives to offer a truly world-class venue in every sense, from the quality of the facility, through to every aspect of their service. Their aim is to offer conference and event organisers, as well as conference delegates, an unrivalled event experience.

How to reach the venue

Visit the CCD website

How to reach Dublin

  • Dublin airport is highly accessible for delegates travelling from the UK, Europe, the US, and beyond.

    This page will help you to plan your flights.


  • Want to bring your car or campervan to Dublin? Simply prefer the comfort, convenience and baggage freedom of ferry travel? Or perhaps you are arriving on a cruise liner? Dozens of routes serve two ports in the city.

    This page will help you to plan your ferry.


Nearby hotels



Please note that we do not have special rates negotiated with any of those hotels. We recommend you check their website directly, or use to find the best rates.



Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House

Explore the city from our family-friendly Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House hotel, just a 10-minute walk from the city center. Located on the River Liffey, near to Dublin’s 3 Arena, Bord Gais theatre, EPIC Ireland and a five-minute walk to the shopping district.

500m from CCD

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The Spencer

Set up in 2001, The Spencer Hotel was designed with a specific focus on a boutique style. The award winning hotel has made its mark in Dublin with its spectacular, bespoke design style reflecting the history of the River Liffey Docks with a location that could not be more accessible.

300m from CCD

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The Marker Hotel

The Marker Hotel is Dublin’s newest, luxury design hotel located on Grand Canal Square in the heart of the city’s most vibrant new business and cultural quarter. The Marker, is part of the Leading Hotels of the World®

600m from CCD

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Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane

Located in the heart of the docklands, opposite Bord Gais Energy Theatre, this 4-star hotel is walking distance from Dublin city centre shopping and iconic venues including the CCD, 3Arena, Croke Park and Aviva Stadium. It is also within easy access of the airport and main bus & rail stations and a few minutes’ walk from the Spencer Dock LUAS stop, over the Samuel Beckett Bridge.

500m from CCD

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The Ferryman Townhouse

Comprised of 2 restored listed Georgian buildings, The Ferryman Townhouse overlooks the River Liffey. Great-value rooms and a lively pub and restaurant are just a mile from Dublin’s centre. Each room is well-equipped with modern facilities including a TV and tea/coffee maker. Ensuite bathroom are available to all rooms, and free WIFI is available throughout.

400m from CCD

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