May News 2016

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Hadoop Summit Dublin 2016


Since we were in touch last, we’ve hosted some interesting and exciting events including the Hadoop Summit, the European Conference on Interventional Oncology, iDIG Video Games Music Festival, Phocuswright Europe and an Evening with Rory McIlroy and special guest Sir Alex Ferguson. We also picked the winner of our hugely popular 'IRELAND Taking Care of BUSINESS' Challenge and bring you more news from Dublin. So read on to find out more! 

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Ireland Taking Care of Business Competition

Our winner is...

We're delighted to announce the winner of our 'IRELAND Taking Care of BUSINESS' Challenge. Congratulations to Kath Mudge, Cisco USA who wins a fabulous three-night break in Dublin. Thank you to all of you who entered. Keep an eye out for more competitions later in the year.

Leading the way in Technology and Innovation

New infrastructural investments

Keeping up with the latest trends is important to us and we've made some exciting investments in our technology and environmental infrastructures, purchasing new large-venue HD Panasonic projectors, upgrading our AV equipment and installing a rainwater harvesting system.   

Dublin jumps into top 20 in the global ICCA city rankings

Dublin enters top 20 in the ICCA rankings

We're thrilled to see Dublin rise to 18th place in the world ICCA city rankings for hosting international association conferences. Ireland is home to many European headquarters and is a hub of innovation, making it one of the best countries in the world for doing business and the perfect destination for hosting business events.

EPIC Ireland visitor experience Dublin

New visitor experience 'EPIC Ireland'

EPIC Ireland is a dramatic 21st Century visitor experience showcasing the unique journey of the Irish people around the world through the ages. It's located just a 5 minute walk from The CCD in the beautiful vaults of the 1820 CHQ building and is well worth a visit when you're in Dublin next. 

Email remains king for UK event planners

Email remains king for event planners

The humble email is still the popular choice for event marketing, with more than three-quarters of UK event planners saying it is the most successful way to promote an event. Meetpie report on the corporate event marketing trends from online event management company Symphony.

Dublin Docklands Volunteer Day

Volunteer Day in Dublin's Docklands

On 22nd April, we joined over 100 volunteers from local businesses for the Annual Docklands Volunteer Day. This year we rolled up our sleeves and planted trees and flowers, as well as creating pop-up gardens for visitors to the area. We hope you will like the new additions.

Upcoming Events
31 MAY   FutureScope
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HADOOP Summit Video

HADOOP Summit, hosted by Hortonworks and Mosaic Event Management, took place in April attracting delegates from over 40 countries. Apache Hadoop is the framework for processing and distributing big data and the summit is the leading conference for the community. Watch Taline Tabakian, Lead Planner, HADOOP Summit 2016 talk about her experience in Dublin and The CCD.

Hadoop Summit Dublin 2016
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