The Convention Centre hosts many of Dublin’s premier tech events and conferences and has won numerous awards since its opening in 2010. The building itself is quite stunning in terms of design and architecture, with its circular glass facade which is lit up at night, and spectacular views of Dublin city and its environs.
The centre can host up to 1,097 in its main auditorium, as well as a selection of meeting rooms with varying dimensions and capacities. The centre is especially popular for bigger conferences, due to its large size.
Food and Drink
The centre can cater for a variety of menu choices depending on your requirements. On-site catering includes fine dining, standalone banquets and conference catering for up to 5,000 patrons.
2019 Conferences and Events
11th July (One day) Dublin IP and R&D Summit
24th July – 1st Aug INQUA – International Union for Quaternary Research
8th Aug – 11th Aug Dublin ComiCon 2019 Summer edition
14th Aug – 19th Aug WorldCon – World Science Fiction Convention
2nd Sep – 8th Sep IHS Congress (International Headache Society)
24th Sep – 28th Sep European Association of Neurosurgical Societies Conference
1st Oct – 4th Oct SreCON 2019 EMEA – Developer Conference
13th Oct – 18th Oct FENS – Federation of European Nutrition Societies Conference
19th Oct – 24th Oct PCI Security Standards Council Europe Community Meeting
27th Oct – 29th Oct ISF – Information Security Forum World Congress
24th Oct (One day) WiPM – Women In Project Management Summit
4th Nov – 7th Nov WCOL – World Conference on Online Learning)
6th Nov- 8th Nov RQA – Research Quality Association Conference
Getting To The Convention Centre
The Convention Centre is easily accessible on foot, by Luas or by car as it’s located centrally in Dublin’s docklands, the business quarter of the city.
Here are your travel options from most areas of the city:
The Convention Centre is a 20-minute walk on foot from the city centre. From D’Olier Street, cross over O’Connell bridge and take a right onto Eden Quay. Head straight for about 300m and continue onto Custom House Quay for 1km. The Convention Centre will be on your left.
Take the red line towards The Point, and hop off at either Mayor Square – NCI or Spencer Dock. These are the nearest Luas stops, just a couple of minutes walk from the entrance.
If you are travelling by car, the Convention Centre is easy to find as it’s along the main North Wall Quay, on the R801 route, which is just a few short minutes from the M50 motorway and Dublin’s Port Tunnel. Parking is also available on site.
Parking near the Convention Centre
The Convention Centre has its own car park operated by Euro Car Parks with 320 spaces available to its patrons.
Located on Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay.
Opening Hours: 7.00am to midnight, 7 days a week
€3.50 per hour
Max €25 per day
Evening Rate €12.00 6pm – 12.00am
Other Car Parks
Located at the IFSC, Commons St, North Dock,
€3.80 per hour. Special Night Rate from 18:00 onwards to 09:00 am next morning: €13.00
Located on Lower Mayor Street
From €2.50 per hour and €9 per day
Opening Hours: 7 am – 11 pm, Monday to Sunday.