The CCD named Best Large Event Venue at Event Industry Awards

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has picked up the Best Large Event Venue across Ireland Award at the Ireland-based Event Industry Awards 2011. 

Presented at a gala award ceremony in Dublin (10 June), the industry award winners were based on the votes from a judging panel of events industry experts in Ireland.

The event was attended by 400 Irish meeting professionals and 116 finalists across 23 categories.

“Winning our second industry award in our first yearof opening is a real honour,” said Nick Waight, CEO of The CCD. “When we opened, we set ourselves a goal of being the best conference and event venue in Europe by 2014.”

The full list of winners:

Best Event – Electric Picnic Music Festival

Outstanding Contribution to the Events Industry – Lord Henry Mount Charles

Best Event Management Company – Verve Marketing

Best Professional Conference Organiser – Conference Partners

Best Exhibition Organisers – Event Partners & Huggy Bloom Enterprises

Best Live Music or Entertainment Event – Electric Picnic Music Festival

Best Corporate Entertainer – Electric CéilÃ?­ Music

Best Awards Ceremony – An Post Direct Marketing Awards 2011

Best Exhibition – Taste of Dublin

Best In-house Event Team – Punchestown Racecourse & Event Centre

Best Event Sponsorship – Guinness Area 22

Best Large Events Venue – The Convention Centre Dublin

Best Conference Events Venue – Croke Park Conference Centre

Best Corporate Hospitality Company – The Hospitality Partnership

Best Event Infrastructure Provider – Hireall

Best Event Caterer – Fitzers Catering

Best Display Contractor – 53 Degrees Design

Best Event Design – Nissan Micra Launch

Best Product Launch – The Aviva Stadium

Best Use of Technology – Claiming Our Future

Best Green Event – Renault Zero Emission Roadshow

Best AV Company – Pearl AV

Best Lighting Company – High Res Lighting

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Paul Colston


Paul Colston

Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World.

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