FAQs - Thrive Festival


1When and where does the event take place?
Thrive Festival takes place Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st March 2019 in The Convention Centre, in Dublin City Centre.
2What does a ticket include and how does it work?
A ticket will allow you access to either Session 1 in the morning or Session 2 which is slightly later. Each session includes a keynote speaker followed by 4 hours of Thrive Festival Experiences. These experiences include, workouts, mind fullness classes, cooking demos plus much more.
3Can I buy tickets on the day?
Yes, subject to availability tickets will be available to purchase from box office on the day
4Will I have to pre-book any classes?
You have the option to book into classes and sessions online Spaces are limited and some classes are in high demand. Therefore, it is recommended that you book a place online to avoid disappointment. However, if you do not book online there will be an opportunity in the hour upon arriving to sign up for classes/sessions. Timetables and booking system will be announced over the coming weeks.
5What time do the doors open/close?
Doors open for Session 1 at 8.30am and gain visitors entry to the event until 3pm. Doors open for session 2 at 12.30pm and gain visitors entry to the event until 7pm
6Is there parking on site?
Yes, there is. You can find full information on parking at the following link : http://www.theccd.ie/parking and you may pre-book your parking online Although The CCD is so centrally located we would advise customers to arrive by public transport
7How can I get to the venue (CCD)?
Rail and DART The CCD is less than 10 minutes on the Luas Red Line from Dublin’s two main railway stations, Connolly and Heuston. Operated by Irish Rail, these stations serve all the major towns and cities in Ireland. The DART rail network runs along the coast of Dublin, from Malahide and Howth, to Bray and Graystones, providing transport from the city centre to suburban areas. Connolly, Pearse Street and Tara Street DART stations are all located about 10 minutes’ walk from the CCD. Tram (Luas) Luas is Dublin’s light rail transit system. There are two lines, the Green Line and the Red Line. The CCD is on the Red Line, conveniently linking to downtown Dublin and Connolly and Heuston rail stations. Major Square and Spencer Dock are the closest stops. Switch between the Red and Green lines at Abbey Street / O’Connell – GPO / Marlborough stops. Bus Dublin Bus offers a high frequency, easy-to-use and accessible service across all of the city centre and surrounding areas. These services include city bus services, Airlink, Nitelink and DART feeder buses. Exact change, weekly tickets or top up Leapcards must be used. Busáras is the central bus station in Dublin for intercity and regional bus services operated by Bus Éireann. Busáras is just 5 minutes from The CCD on the Luas Red Line and is located beside Connolly railway station. By Car or Taxi: The Convention Centre Dublin is just minutes away from Ireland’s M50 motorway network and Dublin’s Port Tunnel, making it easy to bring in supplies and equipment for your event. It is also next to the Samuel Beckett Bridge which spans the River Liffey, aiding access between the North and South of the city. The CCD has its own underground car park, with over 2,000 spaces located in car parks nearby, as well as considerable on street ‘pay and display’ parking on North Wall Quay and adjoining roads.
8Is there an ATM / cash machine in the building?
No, the closest ATM is in the Fresh convenience store on Mayor Street Lower.
9What hotels are closest to The CCD?
Five large hotels lie within 800 metres of The CCD and a further 20,000 hotel rooms are within a 10km radius.
10Do you have Wi-Fi in the building?
Yes, The CCD offers a complementary Wi-Fi service.
11Do you have an eco-policy?
The CCD one of Europe's most environmentally-friendly venues. They have a comprehensive waste management policy in place to help manage the generation and segregation of waste. CCD Hospitality take care to ensure that all their products are considered eco-friendly. They use 100% recycled napkins and wooden stir sticks, and all their disposable coffee cups are broken down to SRF waste.