Google and IBM boost The Convention Centre Dublin's first year figures

The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) hosted more than 300 events in its first year - for corporates including Google, IBM and Alcatel - and welcomed 170,000 visitors.

Google and IBM events boost The Convention Centre Dublin's first year figures
Google and IBM events boost The Convention Centre Dublin's first year figures

Events hosted to date at the venue include the 39th European Dialysis & Transplant Nurses Association Conference, European Union of Geriatric Medicine Society Conference (EUGMS), UK Fertilities Conference 2011, Google EMEA Sales Conference, Alcatel-Lucent event, IBM conference and X-Factor Live Auditions.

CCD chief executive Nick Waight said: "Our customer feedback has been overwhelmingly positive with special praise given to our attention to detail, our committed team and our friendly Irish atmosphere. Our goal is to be the best conference centre in Europe by 2014 and I’m delighted to share that we are well on our way to reaching this target."

For the remainder of 2011, the CCD will hold events including the European Society of Biomaterials Conference, British Orthopaedic Association Conference, European Society for Clinical Cell Analysis (ESCCA) 2011, European Seating Symposium, 9/11 Ireland Remembers Concert, Instruments of Peace – an international Peace Conference.

The centre also has conferences booked up until 2015, including International Water Association (IWA) World Congress, 35th European Cystic Fibrosis, 16th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, International Congress on Accident & Emergency Medicine.

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