All of our venues are located within easy reach of most hotels in Belfast City Centre.
Day 1: Thursday March 31st
Registration and opening ceremony
Belfast City Hall
Our opening welcome ceremony will take place in the Metropolitan Arts Centre (the MAC). An award-winning venue in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, home to all kinds of exhibitions, theatre performances, experimental works and endless goings-on.
The MAC is a cultural hub and since opening in 2012 has quickly become a beacon for the ongoing regeneration of Belfast. Open 363 days per year, they offer an eclectic programme of visual art, theatre, dance, family workshops and lots more. Since opening, an amazing 2.2 million visitors have come through the doors of the MAC.
2-10 Fisherwick Place.
Built in 1905, in the style of a Scottish Baronial Castle, and fully renovated in 2018, this historic conference and meeting venue will host ECED Belfast 2021 for the next two days. A 21stcentury conferencing complex that blends the historic with the latest technology and modern facilities, the Assembly Buildings Conference Centre is one of the finest conference and exhibition venues in the heart of Belfast City.
1 Olympic Way, Queens Road, Titanic Quarter
Our venue for our Gala Evening dinner will take place in the Ballroom of the Titanic Museum located in the heart of Belfast’s Titanic Quarter on the site where the Titanic was built in the early 20th century. We will have a wonderful 3 course dinner with wine followed by spectacular Irish cultural entertainment – you might even learn some of the ‘Riverdance’ moves! The grand staircase in the ballroom is an exact replica of the Titanic itself.