International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), managed by ASM Global, will have hosted 100 business events and 138,000 event attendees during September and October — all serviced by its experienced team of passionate professionals — stimulating labour market opportunities, international visitation, driving the knowledge economy and increasing the cultural capital of the city.
Encompassing international congresses, national conventions, large scale exhibitions, entertainment events, awards and gala dinners, Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment venue is abuzz with activity as it supports event organisers to make a difference while further activating Sydney.
ICC Sydney CEO and Group Director – Convention Centres | ASM Global (APAC), Geoff Donaghy said collaborating with a diverse spectrum of clients delivered economic, academic, social and cultural benefits.
“September and October are our most productive months since June, drawing an average of over 2,200 visitors every day through our doors and contributing more than A$100 million in delegate expenditure to the local economy.
“The full gamut of our services has been activated and this activity supports our long supply chain. Our team has been able to re-engage and purchase from local farmers and producers once more from New South Wales regions including Orange, Riverina, Hunter and Hawksbury areas. Importantly, we have been able to create employment opportunities for almost 200 new team members both permanent and casuals to support the delivery of client events.
“Our reputation for delivering extraordinary events enables us to welcome medical professionals, technology experts, environmental scientists, international entertainers, and so much more, to drive knowledge exchange, positive social impacts and the cultural enrichment of the city,” Mr Donaghy said.
The International Desalination Association World Congress 2022 welcomed delegates with 75% arriving from global locations. Shannon McCarthy, Secretary General at the International Desalination Association (IDA) said the service levels at ICC Sydney were world class.