World Library and Information Congress 86th IFLA General Conference and Assembly 2020

STARTS: 14th August 2020 - ENDS: 20th August 2020
VENUE: Convention Centre Dublin

While you are organising your registration, flights and accommodation, IFLA staff, the Irish National Committee and Conference Organiser KIT Group met in Dublin to plan and prepare an outstanding experience for you at IFLA WLIC 2020.

They covered the venue in depth, looking at rooms and layout, catering, accessibility and social events. The Irish National Committee welcomed Gerald Leitner, IFLA Secretary General to discuss preparations for the conference and seal the collaboration with a formal signing of the contract.

Fruitful discussions and site visits are leading to some exciting new deliverables and achievable goals.

Venue: Convention Centre Dublin

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) is an inspirational setting for meetings with fantastic views of the city. The award-winning venue has 22 multi-functional, flexible rooms, suitable for meetings, conferences and exhibitions up to 8,000 delegates. It boasts a 1,995 seat auditorium, 4,500 square meters of exhibition space, banqueting for up to 3,000 guests and six foyer spaces. With panoramic views of the city, the bay and surrounding mountains, these unique foyer spaces flood the venue with natural light and offer the perfect setting for registration and hospitality.

The CCD is one of the most technologically sophisticated venues in the world, with state of the art equipment in every room, complimentary Wi-Fi for 22,000 devices and advanced communications, lighting, sound, rigging and IT solutions to enhance every event.

The venue is close to Dublin’s top cultural and tourist attractions and 20,000 competitively priced hotel rooms are within easy reach.

Winners of over 45 industry awards including:

  • Think Global Award, Travel Category, 2020
  • Green Tourism and Entertainment Award, The Green Awards 2020
  • World's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre, World Travel Awards, 2017 and 2019
  • Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre, World Travel Awards, 2017 and 2018
  • Silver Healthy Venue accreditation, World Obesity Federation, 2017
  • Best Overseas Conference Centre, UK M&IT Awards, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012
  • Best Overseas Conference Venue, UK C&IT Excellence Awards, 2015 and 2013
  • AIPC Apex Awards, World’s Best Convention Centre, Runner-up 2012