NetHope Global Summit Venue & Info

Royal Dublin Society

This fall, representatives from over 50 of the world’s largest nonprofits and 60 leading technology partners will convene for the NetHope Global Summit 2018, held at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) in Dublin, Ireland. We all have one thing in common: a collective mission to change the world through the power of technology.

The RDS is an iconic, accessible and flexible venue located on a beautiful 42 acre site, close to Dublin City Centre. It is regarded as Ireland's premier venue for exhibitions, conferences, meetings and entertainment events. NetHope Global Summit events will take place in two locations with in this exceptional venue, the Concert Hall (Hall 7) and the Serpentine Hall (Hall 3). View venue information and a fully interactive map available here.


How to Get Here

RDS (The Royal Dublin Society),
Merrion Road,
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. D04 AK83 (eircode)

Our Loc8 Code is NN5-95-LB7
View the Digital Access Guide for a full overview of transportation options to the RDS.

Directions from Dublin City Centre & Dublin Port

Directions from Dublin Airport

Directions from Train Stations


Except for Member of the RDS, all car parking facilities at the RDS are operated on a fee-paying basis.

Parking Rates:
Daily parking & event visitors: €7.00 per day, subject to availability. (excluding the Dublin Horse Show & certain large Concerts)

Car Park Opening Hours
Under regular circumstances, the Merrion Road car park is open year-round from 7.30am – 6.30pm Monday to Friday.

Simmonscourt and Anglesea Road car parks are only open for particular events. A flat fee is charged upon entry as outlined above.

No personnel will be allowed sleep overnight in vehicles. Illegally parked exhibitors vehicles/overnights etc will be removed and towing charges will be levied.

Onsite Catering

RDS Hospitality is the in-house service caterer for the Summit dedicated to providing quality food both seasonally available and locally sourced. Delegates will find many options including vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and Hallal catered for. If you need to arrange for Kosher meals, please NetHope’s Event Manager, Elizabeth Bamber, by October 19.