The Convention Centre Dublin has secured 90 events in the last six months, including 32 international conferences, forecast to generate €55.5m for the local Irish economy and to attract over 37,000 international delegates to Dublin.
International association conferences include the 13th International Conference on Low Vision 2020, Velo-city 2019, the 19th European Congress of Neurosurgery 2019, Security Printers International Conference and Exhibition 2018, European SharePoint Conference 2017 and the 13th European Peritoneal Dialysis Meeting 2017.
Paul Carnell, sales director at The CCD commented, “We are delighted to have secured such a large number of conferences in recent months. We are very proud of the contribution these events will make to the Irish economy and look forward to welcoming the many visitors and delegates from a range of industries and areas. We would like to thank our industry partners Dublin Convention Bureau for their tremendous support in securing several of these events.”
“This is great news for Dublin and for The CCD”, added Sam Johnston, manager of Failte Ireland’s Dublin Convention Bureau, “We are delighted to have worked with all those involved locally to help secure these events for Dublin. Such high numbers reaffirms that the city is a destination of choice for international conferences. Business tourism is very competitive but extremely rewarding for the city”, he continued, “And moving into 2017, we are pushing harder to win even more conferences for Dublin and look forward to many more announcements.”
The CCD also confirmed a number of international corporate conferences including Spark Summit Europe, Microsoft Tech Gathering and BioProduction Congress.