Oscar Wilde once said:
“Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result”
Ireland is a little country with a lot to offer, with a renowned history of hospitality. This small country has all the conditions necessary to ensure the success of any conference. Over the last 10 years, Ireland has firmly established itself as one of the world’s leading business locations. Many Fortune 500 companies have their European Headquarters here such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft to name but a few. Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, is home to 9 of the world’s top 10 ICT companies.
Dublin is a small city in comparison with many of its other European counterparts but is listed as one of the Top 20 cities worldwide for hosting conferences. With the combination of excellent air access, fantastic conference venues and a world renowned hospitality culture, Dublin is the ideal conference destination.
The majority of large conference venues in Ireland are based around Dublin and the surrounding commuter areas, including Wicklow and Kildare. Here are some of our Top Conference Venues Dublin, and the surrounding areas, have to offer:
Carton House, Maynooth
Carton House is the perfect mix of historical elegance mixed with contemporary chic. It is easily one of the best 4-star hotels that Ireland has to offer. Located in Kildare, the historic mansion has been carefully and creatively restored to its existing condition.
Located only 25 minutes from Dublin city, Carton House offers a 1,100-acre private parkland along with a purpose-built Events Centre. The Events Centre offers state of the art conference facilities that can cater for up to 500 people. Click here to find out more about Carton House.
Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa, Wicklow
Located in the famous Powerscourt Estate, Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa offers breath-taking views, tucked away in the woodlands of County Wicklow. The Palladian design forms a majestic crescent on the side of one of Ireland’s most celebrated valleys. The layout of the seven-storey hotel gives a lot of the rooms and suites views of the remarkable Sugar Loaf Mountain. The hotel is located only 30 minutes from Dublin city centre and 40 minutes from Dublin Airport.”
Powerscourt Hotel offers your delegates a unique and unforgettable experience in a stunning countryside location. With a variety of different meeting spaces, the hotel can offer conference facilities for up to 500 people and 194 bedrooms, 93 of which are suites. Click here to find out more about Powerscourt Hotel and Spa.
The Intercontinental Dublin, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
The Intercontinental Dublin is a Five Star Luxury hotel, only a 15-minute drive from Dublin city centre. The hotel is located in Ballsbridge, one of Dublin’s most exclusive areas. Set in 2 acres of landscaped gardens, the hotel is a tranquil luxury destination within minutes drive of Dublin city centre.
The hotel was built in 2001 and has been extensively refurbished in recent years. The Intercontinental offers over 15,000 sq. ft. of purpose built conference space. This is located in a private wing of the hotel that can cater for up to 550 people with 197 bedrooms. Click here to find out more about The Intercontinental Dublin.
Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin 4
The Clayton Hotel Burlington Road is one of Ireland’s largest conference hotel. They have hosted all kinds of events from the Irish Film and Television Awards to some of the biggest Gala dinners. The hotel is ideally located, being only a stone’s throw from St. Stephens Green.
Built in 1972 and refurbished in 2014, the hotel can accommodate up to 1200 people with nearly 500 bedrooms. With its excellent staff and state of the art conference facilities the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, is an ideal venue for any large conference. Click here to find out more about the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road.
The Westin is a global brand renowned for luxury and highest standards in customer service. The hotel is located on the doorstep of Trinity College, in an historic building that dates from the 1800s and has been occupied by a variety of proprietors from Robe suppliers for Trinity College to financial institutions.
In its present-day form, The Westin is one of the most luxurious hotels in Dublin and is easily one of the top conference venues in Dublin. It caters for conferences of up to 250 people, with 163 bedrooms. Impress your delegates with The Banking Hall, which has a history that stretches back to 1863, when William G. Murray designed this amazing space for the headquarters of the Provincial Bank. Click here to find out more about The Westin Dublin
At venuesireland.com we pride ourselves on our local knowledge and excellent supplier relationships with the top conference venues in Dublin. With this knowledge and experience, we can always find the perfect conference venue for your event. No matter the requirement, we will strive to deliver you the best venues for the best rate guaranteed.