The CCD secures 120 events in six months

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) reports
securing 120 events in six months, including 25 international
conferences booked in from 2015 to 2018. These 25 conferences range in
size from 500 to 2,000 delegates and are forecast to generate over €30m for the local economy.
International Conferences
include the first ever Dublin International Game Music Festival in April
2015, which will celebrate video game music with around 2,000
enthusiasts. The three-day event will feature concerts, guest speakers,
talks and roundtables. 
Other conferences include the Digital
Solutions Co-operative in June 2015 (1,000 delegates) and the 68th
ESOMAR Congress, which is expected to attract 1,000 market research
experts from over 70 countries to Dublin in September 2015.

delighted to hold the ESOMAR Congress in Dublin next year. As an
association working to promote and celebrate the market research sector
across the globe, the strong local market research industry and Dublin’s
role as an international cultural and business hub makes it the perfect
location”, said Finn Raben, Director General of ESOMAR.
Linux Foundation will host three conferences over three days in October
2015 bringing together 1,000 developers, system administrators and
DevOps professionals, while the 37th International Symposium on
Combustion will take place over six days in July 2018 and is expected to
attract over 1,600 experts to Dublin.

have had an unprecedented run of confirmations over the last six months
and continue to see huge interest in what The CCD has to offer as a
European conference venue,” said Nick Waight, CEO of The CCD. “Since
opening in 2010, we have built a solid reputation for exceptional
events, delivered in an iconic, flexible venue, in the highly attractive
and accessible city of Dublin. We are particularly delighted that this
success is being actively endorsed by our clients, with 36 per cent of
these recent events wins comprising repeat clients, returning to host
annual events at The CCD.”

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