Convention Centre Dublin wins event contracts worth £9.4m

The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) has won contracts to host nine international association conferences, generating £9.4m for the local economy.

Convention Centre Dublin
Convention Centre Dublin

The successful bids were secured in association with the Dublin Convention Bureau, and the conferences will range in size from 600 to 2,200 delegates.  

Wins include the International Air Transport Association, which will host its 24th AVSEC World Conference in October 2015, in partnership with Airports Council International. The conference will last over three days and focus on aviation security, with around 600 security experts attending.

Nick Waight, CEO at The Convention Centre Dublin, said: "2015 is proving to be another very strong year for The CCD in terms of international association bookings, following on from an unprecedented run of wins in 2014.

"Key factors in this success include the venue’s flexibility and suitability for association meetings, Dublin’s accessibility and range of accommodation, excellent city support from Dublin Convention Bureau and, of course, consistently exceptional service from The CCD team.  We are committed to continually refining our product to adapt to the needs of associations, to enable Ireland to attract innovative and inspiring events from all across the globe."

Other wins include:

The British Elbow and Shoulder Society three day Annual Scientific Meeting in June 2016, which will be attended by more than 600 elbow and shoulder healthcare professionals.  

Localization World will host its 2016 LocWorld Conference at the CCD over three days in June, with around 600 delegates attending.

The International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences will take place over five days in October 2016, and is expected to attract 1,200 delegates. 

The Motor Neurone Disease Association will host its Annual International Symposium on ALS/MND over three days in December 2016, attracting over 900 medical and scientific professionals. 

The European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology will host its 2018 Annual Meeting over four days in June, bringing together 2,000 international delegates.

The International Association of Plant Biotechnology will take place at the CCD in August 2018 and is expected to attract up to 1,000 international scientists.

The Association of Anaesthetists of GB & Ireland Annual Congress is booked to take place in September 2018, with 1,000 trainee and consultant anaesthetists attending the three-day meeting.

More:

Convention Centre Dublin beats London and Ankara to secure combustion symposium

Convention Centre Dublin nets major conferences

Convention Centre Dublin launches app for event planners

• For more breaking news and in-depth features, sign up to C&IT Magazine's daily Newstracker here

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
License to chill: Follow in Bond's footsteps

License to chill: Follow in Bond's footsteps

With new details about the latest filming locations in Jamaica released, we look at some of 007's previous business trips.

There is an industry expectation for people to 'work for free' to get experience

There is an industry expectation for people to 'work for free' to get experience

A-List 2019: AOK Events' senior account manager Louise O'Keeffe.

Top 6 incentive travel destinations named by CR Worldwide

Top 6 incentive travel destinations named by CR Worldwide

Game of Thrones location, an island dubbed the new Ibiza and a landlocked land of gorillas have all been tipped by incentive experts.

'A lot of clients use agencies as bait to get cross quotes, which isn't a fair way of working'

'A lot of clients use agencies as bait to get cross quotes, which isn't a fair way of working'

A-List 2019: Stephen McIntosh, head of experiential at Audience.

How to use influencer marketing for B2B events

How to use influencer marketing for B2B events

There are five key things to consider if you want to use the medium to its full potential, says Mariska Kesteloo from Word of MICE.

Which European city has the most bars, cafes and restaurants?

Which European city has the most bars, cafes and restaurants?

Study reveals the top UK and European cities for those wanting to eat and drink their way round a destination.

Last chance for early-bird entries to C&IT Awards

Last chance for early-bird entries to C&IT Awards

The deadline to enter the C&IT Awards at the early-bird entry price is Thursday 13 June.

'I don't think event management degrees know enough about real-life events'

'I don't think event management degrees know enough about real-life events'

A-List 2019: Fiona Kelly, senior project manager, The Turner Agency.

Experience12 hires three new staff in account management

Experience12 hires three new staff in account management

Agency brings in two new account managers and an executive to boost the London-based team.

Voice-activated entertainment systems and first-class cabins with three beds

Voice-activated entertainment systems and first-class cabins with three beds

Case study: Hamburg hosted 20th edition of the Aircraft Interiors Expo in April, full of the latest aviation innovations.

LATEST JOBS