The Convention Centre Dublin Does It Again!
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has won the award for ‘World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre’ at the 26th annual World Travel Awards.
As The CCD enters its tenth year in operation, it was awarded the title at the World Gala Ceremony in Oman on Thursday evening. This is the second time the venue has won the coveted title, beating off tough international competition from fourteen venues around the world including previous winners Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre - ADNEC, Berlin ExpoCenter City, Dubai World Trade Centre, ExCeL London, Qatar National Convention Centre, and Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.
After the ceremony, Stephen Meehan, Chief Executive of The CCD, spoke about the achievement, “After ten years in business, we are delighted to win this award once again and would like to thank everyone who voted for us. It is a testament to the entire team in Dublin whose talent, energy and passion demonstrates their commitment to delivering exceptional customer service.”
“The CCD plays a very important role in attracting business tourism to Ireland”, he added, “Along with our tourism colleagues throughout the country, we are privileged to be part of this key sector, one which employs 260,000 people nationally and welcomes over nine million visitors to our shores each year.”
The CCD’s has now hosted over 1,850 events since opening and has won 43 industry awards.
The World Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals and business and leisure travel consumers worldwide and this accolade recognises the commitment to excellence that The CCD has demonstrated in the last twelve months.