Winter News Jan 2016

Hello 2016!

Happy New Year from The CCD


Happy New Year, we hope you enjoyed the holidays! We had some fun before Christmas preparing for the festive season, and managed to capture the magic on film which you can watch here! We kicked off 2016 hosting our first event on New Year's Day, which marked the launch of Ireland's 1916-2016 State Commemoration Programme. We also welcomed motivational speaker Tony Robbins for the Pendulum Summit and we picked the winners of our hugely popular 'IRELAND Taking Care of BUSINESS' Challenge. Read on to find out more! 

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'IRELAND Taking Care of BUSINESS' Challenge

And the winners are...

We're delighted to announce the winners of our 'IRELAND Taking Care of BUSINESS' Challenge. Well done to Pamela Avenoso, Celgene who wins a luxury weekend in Dublin and to Els Seymus, BCD Meetings & Events who wins a €500 online shopping voucher for Brown Thomas. 

M&IT Awards Finalists

M&IT Award finalists for the fifth time!

We've been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2016 M&IT Awards in the ‘Best Overseas Conference Centre’ category for the fifth year in a row. A huge thank you to all who voted for us, we are truly grateful for your continued support. The awards will take place in London on 26 February.

Dublin Tech Summit

New IT conference for Dublin

The Dublin Tech Summit is a new international IT conference which will take place at The CCD from 26-27 October this year. It will bring together world leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators from key industries with a view to shaping the future of global trends and technologies.

Conference Ambassador Seminars

Ambassador bursary winner

We hosted a special Christmas cookery demo and festive lunch in December where we announced the winner of our 2015 bursary award. Congratulations to Eugene McGovern, Ambassador for FIG - International Federation of Surveyors. Check the dates of our 2016 ambassador seminars here.

ICCA Researcher of the Month

ICCA researcher of the month

Our very own RuthAnne Kilduff won ICCA’s researcher of the month award for November 2015. ICCA rewards members who make extensive contributions to their database and use the 'red button', and RuthAnne is a strong advocate of this. Read what RuthAnne had to say aboout the ICCA database.

Ireland 2016 Easter Rising Centenary Year

Ireland 2016 Easter Rising Centenary Year

Ireland is celebrating a series of national and international events this year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising which led to Irish independence. The launch event was held here on 1 January with a Peace Proms concert featuring musicians from the 32 counties.

Upcoming Events
20 Feb   Career Zoo
13 Apr   Hadoop Summit

Event Hospitality

Our CCD Hospitality team have been busy capturing images of the stunning dishes they create and you can take a look through our photo gallery here.


Our chefs are always looking for new ways to design creative menus with innovative flair and you can look forward to new menus coming your way soon.

CCD Hospitality food images
Ireland Taking Care of Business Winners