Please see our comprehensive list of FAQs below.
Thank you for registering for DTS23.
We look forward to seeing you on May 31st.
Access the RDS Venue
Travelling by car
- Please see map link above.
- Following a review including external pricing benchmarking, the RDS has decided to increase its daily parking rate. Implemented from Monday 1 May 2023, an increase (from €7 per day) to €10 per day for parking will be in place. Our intention is to keep this under review with the potential of another minor increase in January 2024.
Travelling by public transport
- The nearest Dart (light rail) station is a 5 min walk from the venue (Sandymount) on exiting the station take a right towards the Merrion Road.
- The RDS is serviced locally by Dublin Bus from Dublin City Centre, with a number of routes:
4 From Harristown To Monkstown Avenue via Ballsbridge (Anglesea Rd.)
7 From Mountjoy Sq. Towards Loughlinstown/ Cherrywood via Ballsbridge (Anglesea Rd.)
18 From Palmerstown (Old Lucan Rd.) Towards Sandymount via Ballsbridge (Anglesea Rd.)
7a From Mountjoy Sq. Towards Loughlinstown
27X From UCD Belfield To Clare Hall Via RDS Ballsbridge
- Access to the venue: Entrance to the RDS will be via the Main Hall 1 entrance (on the Merrion Road side of the RDS) DTS will take place in halls 1, 3 & 4 (Vision X taking place in Hall 4).
Dublin Tech Summit 2023
The Dublin Tech Summit 2023 will be held in person at the RDS in Dublin on 31 May-1 June 2023. There will be different talks on day 1 and 2, from a broad range of over 200 expert speakers, an exhibit area with our 50+ partners, 150 startups to discover, networking events, and of course much more!
Although the RDS comprises iconic historic buildings, it strives to be an accessible venue for all. The RDS have provided the below accessibility information. If you require further assistance please contact [email protected]
Toilets for people with disabilities are available throughout the venue. All of which have an alarm pull cord system and are unisex. Our staff are aware that not all disabilities are visible.
We encourage you to book your accommodation in the city as soon as possible for the DTS Summit. To help with this, we have made contact with a variety of hotels in the vicinity of the RDS venue and agreed on rates for a limited number of rooms. Please see the hotel information, rates and booking information outlined here: https://dublintechsummit.tech/accommodation/
There is no on site ATM located within the RDS. The nearest ATM is on the Merrion road, ballsbridge (located beside the Horse Show House pub – opposite the entrance to RDS Hall 1)
Become an exhibitor at DTS
Please familiarise yourself with your closest emergency exit at all times. In the event of an emergency please notify a member of the DTS team (Black staff t-shirts), a member of RDS staff or a member of the security team. There is a trained medic and health & safety officer on site at all times during event opening hours.
There is a trained medic and health & safety officer on site at all times during event opening hours. If you require basic first aid please notify a member of the DTS team (Black staff t-shirts), a member of RDS staff or a member of the security team. If it is an emergency medical situation requiring an ambulance please alert a member of staff immediately and an ambulance will be called.
Coffee breaks and lunch breaks are on the agenda.
Food is not included in the ticket cost. Food trucks will be onsite and there is an inhouse restaurant at the RDS to get food and drinks.
Guide dogs are welcome in the RDS in all areas.
In-person or virtual?
DTS is an in-person only event at the RDS in Dublin, but some of the keynote speeches will be available on-demand online after the event.
Dublin Tech Summit will take place in-person at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) in Dublin, Ireland.
The address is: 4 Anglesea Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 N2A4.
Our networking app will launch a few weeks before the event.
Tickets must be purchased in advance of entering the registration area. If you have not bought a ticket and would like to attend the booking system remains open.
Tickets must be purchased and paid in full online. Use this link to buy a ticket.
We have approx. 2,500 parking spaces on site. These are filled on a first come first served basis. The cost is €7.00 per car and can be paid by cash or card at the gate.
We will fill the Anglesea side first and then open Simmonscourt if required.
Parking for People with Disabilities
At the RDS there are car parking, facilities and venue access available for people with disabilities. We have a number of Disabled Car Parking spaces located in the Merrion Rd Car Park and in the Simmonscourt Car Park. These are available on a first come first served basis and cannot be reserved in advance.
Rates for NGOs
Please contact [email protected] and give a brief summary of your organisation and its audience.
Refunds / Cancellation
We don’t offer refunds, but you can get a ticket for next year’s event.
Startups at DTS
There will be a cloakroom on-site to check in coats. You can also check in small luggage but we have limited space so it will be on a first come first serve basis.
RDS (The Royal Dublin Society)
Merrion Road Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Tel: +353 (0)1 668 0866 | Email: [email protected]
All of the of spaces in the RDS are wheelchair accessible:
- Halls 1 – 8 (bar Hall 5) are at ground level and are easily accessible
- All of the spaces located on first floor can be accessed by a lift
- All Halls have access to disabled toilets
- All meeting spaces are wheelchair accessible
The RDS have a limited number of wheelchairs, which can be booked through the DTS event team. If you have any other requirements such as medical assistance, please contact [email protected]
We do provide visa letters, in order to create the letter, you need to buy a ticket first.
Then please send the following information to [email protected]:
- Your ticket receipt
- The name of the company of each guest
- The full name of each guest
- Your country of origin
There is a free open Wi-Fi network available for all attendees of the event to use. The network is RDS and there is no password.