Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017
The UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying draw will be hosted by the Convention Centre Dublin to take place on December 2, 2018. Following an invitation bid issued to the host cities of the unique European Championship, the UEFA selected Ireland and the CCD as the venue. The CCD was chosen due to its capability to deliver the detailed list of requirements.
The 2020 championships will mark the 60th anniversary of the UEFA’s prestigious competition.
The CCD is well equipped technically for TV and staging, the strongest factors in the winning bid were the quality and expertise of the venue, the cost competitiveness of the package and the level of details in the Dublin submission document.
It is expected that 200,000 people will visit from overseas and the games will be hosted in 13 cities across the continent on a once-off basis.
The chief executive of CCD, Stephen Meehan said that he was happy that such a prestigious sporting event and congratulated all teams involved in the bid submission.
There will be four games held in the Aviva stadium that will make a profit of €40-€50 million to Ireland.
The entire team was looking forward to welcome representative from the 55 National Association to the venue and the CCD is considered as an iconic building in the heart ofthe Dublin city.
The World Travel Awards recently recognized the Convention Centre Dublin as Europe’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre. CCD is also expected to contest the global title this December.