Know Before you go

  • 31st March 2022

Welcome to Dublin!

Founded by the Vikings over a millennium ago, Dublin offers all the attractions and advantages of a modern European capital while retaining its village like charm. Here along the banks of the River Liffey – you will find state of the art hotels, venues and conference centres rising above Viking laneways and cobbled Georgian Streets.

Dublin is one of Europe’s oldest cities, one that retains its historical and cultural charms with a different story at every turn. Our city has been hailed as the friendliest city in Europe, not once, but twice!

Ireland is the land of 100,000 welcomes – Céad Míle Fáilte We cannot wait to share our beautiful city with you.

Conference Venue:

Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin is just 30 minutes from Dublin International Airport and a 15-minute stroll to St. Stephen’s Green, Clayton Hotel Burlington Road is the ideal base for your stay in Dublin.

If not booked with different dates, all accommodations have been booked from April 21st  to April 24th . Check in 15:00 and Check out is 12:00.


Irish Currency is EURO. You may change money in the airport or take money in any ATM in the airport (reminder you may need cash for a taxi journey or bus journey) You will also find plenty of exchange offices in the city and banks where you can do the conversion.

Credit and Debit cards are accepted everywhere. You may find it more difficult to use American Express cards in Dublin, as not everywhere will accept this card.

There is an ATM in the hotel lobby where you can withdraw cash from too.

Landing in Dublin International Airport and Transfer to Clayton Hotel Burlington Road:

Option 1: Aircoach departs up to every 15 minutes from the Airport and stops outside our    front door. Journey time both to and from the airport is approximately 30 minutes. You can pre book your ticket online on  The route is bus route 700. The bus stop you will need to stop at is “Leeson Street upper, Clayton hotel Burlington Rd”.

Option 2: A  taxi from the airport typically costs €45 and takes 30 minutes but will vary with traffic. Passengers should follow taxi signage from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 to the taxi ranks outside both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. A taxi dispatcher is available at both taxi ranks, if you require any further information or assistance. Please note all taxis take cash but not all will take credit cards. Taxi’s in Dublin are not a specific colour but will have a Taxi logo on the side of the car along with a roof sign, upon entering the taxi each taxi driver will have a badge with their details on the dashboard.

Uber does not operate taxi’s in Ireland but there is a similar company called FREE NOW & their app can be downloaded and used in the same way Uber works.

YMC Registration Desk:

Our registration desk will be open from 14:30 on Thursday 21st April. Please stop by to get your badge and conference bag. We will be in the hotel lobby, on the right-hand side just before reception. You must wear your badge at all times during the conference events. Without it you will not be allowed in, even during the unofficial part of the conference. Delegates will not be permitted to sell, share, loan or extend use of the lanyard/badge to any other personal not registered for the conference. Any company found doing so will be charged the FULL conference registration fees accordingly.

Dress to express, not to impress:

Smart casual and smart business casual are recommended, but not mandatory. We do not want any sore feet or uncomfortable attendees. However, please consider the following:

Thursday and Friday morning – smart business casual;

Friday afternoon – smart business casual;

Friday dinner – smart casual, comfortable.

Saturday activities, depending on the chosen activity, please wear the appropriate clothes & comfortable shoes.

Saturday Gala Dinner – express yourselves and impress the other, chic and casual.

Weather in Dublin:

We cannot be held responsible for any changes and moods of Mother Nature, we can try put in a good word up there for your time in Dublin.  The average temperature for the month of April is usually between 9 – 14 degrees Celsius. The weather can get considerably chilly at night, thus make sure you have a warm jacket. Some essential and basic rain gear would be recommended too for the occasional shower, just in case.

Stay out of Trouble

Dublin is a safe & friendly city, never less like all major cities you should take care of yourself and your belongings every step of the way. DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

Meeting with non-delegates

Thank you for investing your time and money in attending YMC Dublin 2022. We did invent our time and resources as well in planning what we hope is one of the greatest conferences you will attend. There is a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY on meeting non-delegates and we ask you make us aware of non – delegates approaching you for meetings during the conference, to pass on those details to us in private. We want to prevent our delegates from receiving such unwanted solicitations and it is your responsibility as a registered delegate to protect your investment and the integrity of the conference. We assure you any reporting of such manner will be dealt with in a strict and confidential, professional manner. Last but not least, please do show respect to everybody, yourselves included and attend all the scheduled events, such as business sessions, activities, lunches and dinners. We promise you’ll have the best time in Dublin, amongst friends. Let’s do this together.