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Convention Centre


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 Facilities

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:

On Foot

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.

By Luas

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.

By Car 

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

Park Rite

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


National College of Ireland (NCI):

Located on Lower Mayor Street

From €2.50 per hour and €9 per day

Opening Hours: 7 am – 11 pm, Monday to Sunday. 

The Convention Centre Dublin

The Convention Centre is a modern landmark in the Dublin City skyline. Located along the river Liffey and host many create events.


Hotels Near The Convention Centre

The Alex Suite Bedroom

The Alex

The Alex Hotel is a stylish, boutique hotel in the Dublin 2 district on the south side of the city. It’s tucked away in a quiet part of town, but a short walk from all the hustle and bustle of Grafton Street, with attractions such as Merrion Square, Trinity College and the National Gallery on its doorstep.

Walking Time: 16 min
By Car: 10 minutes
Dublin Bus: 16 minutes
By Taxi: €6 – €7


The Davenport Suite Bedroom

The Davenport

The Davenport Hotel is an elegant 4-star hotel that combines the splendour of Georgian Dublin reimagined with the best of 21st-century facilities. This hotel is located in Dublin 2 and is close to many of the attractions that the south side of the Dublin city has to offer.

Walking Time: 17 minutes
Dublin Bus: 16 minutes
By Car: 10 minutes
By Taxi: €6 – €7


The Mont Classic Bedroom-min

The Mont

The Mont Hotel is a modern, designer hotel in the heart of Dublin city. Enjoy style and luxury in a location adjacent to Trinity College and Merrion Square which ensures that you are at the heart of the action, whether you’re in Dublin for business or pleasure.

Walking Time: 17 minutes
Dublin Bus: 16 minutes
By Car: 10 minutes
By Taxi: €6 – €7


The Green Hotel Dublin Bedroom

The Green

Wake up with the iconic Stephen’s Green Park on your doorstep at one of Dublin’s most central hotels. The Green Hotel is also a stone’s throw from Dublin’s premier shopping street, Grafton St. and the Stephens Green shopping centre.

Walking Time: 32 minutes
Dublin Bus: 11 minutes
By Car: 18 minutes
By Taxi: €8 – €9