Become a Member of the RDS

Become a Member of the RDS

The RDS Members’ Club is a hidden gem in the heart of Ballsbridge.  Many of our local residents will know the RDS as a venue and we are an exceptionally good venue, but we are we are also much more.

By becoming a Member of the RDS you are supporting and contributing to our projects but Membership of the RDS brings many benefits for you as well.


RDS May Events


Friday May 17th

International Fraud Prevention Conference

Fraud is the last great unreduced business cost. Globally, fraud is costing €3.8 trillion annually, a sum which is the equivalent to the combined GDP of the UK and Italy.

The International Fraud Prevention Conference (IFPC) 2019 brings together the top international experts and speakers in the field to address the problem of fraud in the private and public sectors. The conference is aimed at C-suite executives from banking, insurance, government, services, technology, utilities and law enforcement.

The conference, which takes place in Dublin on May 17, will look at finding solutions for the growing problem of fraud in all it's guises. IFPC 2019 offers an unparalleled opportunity to gain the knowledge, resources and connections required to step up in the fight against fraud. Sessions and speakers are being added daily.

Tickets available here


Friday May 17th to Sunday May19th

Dublin Mind Body Experience

Hall 4

Free admission all weekend to the Dublin Mind Body Experience in Hall 4, RDS, Dublin 4. Four distinctive events in one venue, 180 exhibitors, 75 hours of free talks & workshops, yoga & meditation classes and a vegan & vegetarian cafe… It promises to be a weekend to inspire, educate and entertain.


Friday May. 10

ARVR Conference 2019

RDS Concert Hall

Augmented & Virtual Reality Business Conference

Opening Times and Admission

08.30am - 5.00pm

€100 - €265


Friday May. 17

RDS Jazz Singers Spring Performance

RDS - Library

Enjoy a musical performance by the RDS Jazz Singers in the RDS Library, after which we would like to invite RDS Members and their guests to join us for a glass of wine and canapés.


Sunday May. 19 to Tuesday May. 21

The Cosmetic Association Christmas Trade Fair

Hall 1

Cosmetic and Gift Trade Fair

Opening Times and Admission

Sunday 10am - 6pm
Monday 9am - 6pm
Tuesday 9am - 6pm

Trade Only


Monday May. 20 to Tuesday May. 21

Future Health Summit

Hall 6

Opening Times and Admission

7:30 - 17:00


Friday May. 24 to Tuesday May. 28

Important Irish Art

Hall 6

Organiser's Contacts

Whyte & Sons Auctioneers Ltd. 
38, Molesworth St. 
Dublin 2


Friday May. 24 to Sunday May. 26

House - Ireland’s Interior Design Event

Hall 1

More than an exhibition, house is the definitive guide to the most stylish home interiors, providing visitors with a wealth of advice and inspiration.

Opening Times and Admission

Fri 12:00 - 20:00 Trade Only
Sat & Sun 10:00 - 17:00


Tuesday May. 28

RDS Vision 2030 - Lord David Puttnam

RDS - Library

The RDS Vision 2030 Series aims to harness the insight and expertise of thought leaders, influencers and innovators to identify the challenges and opportunities facing Ireland over the next decade. The focus is firmly on the future and what Ireland can do to ensure economic, environmental and social sustainable development.

Join us as we welcome Lord David Puttnam, Ireland's first Digital Champion, as he explains the importance of enhancing our digital infrastructure and what it can mean for Ireland as we seek to navigate a decade of disruption in an ever-changing global economy.

Breakfast will be served from 7.30am with the presentation beginning at 8.00am. The briefing will conclude by 9.00am.

Please note that bookings will close on Friday, May 24.


Thursday May. 30

TechConnect Live 2019

Hall 1

Opening Times and Admission

8am - 5pm

Free to attend


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