CIS Forum 2020

STARTS: 19th November 2020 - ENDS: 20th November 2020
VENUE: Convention Centre Dublin

Learn, evolve, and collaborate with more than 800 professionals from universities and international schools worldwide at our annual global gathering—the CIS Global Forum on International Admission & Guidance.

Our Forum is a place where school guidance counsellors and university admissions converge and unite with a shared goal of supporting students making their transition from school to university. They share expertise and knowledge on the latest admission processes, global trends in international student recruitment and embrace the opportunity promote their institutions.

The many benefits of attending balance equally between your own professional development, raising the profile of your institution, and supporting your students at this important time in their lives.

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