ICC Sydney

The great conductor – ICC Sydney’s Geoff Donaghy

CMW receives some insight from the long and distinguished career of industry leader, ICC Sydney CEO and Director Convention Centres, AEG Ogden, Geoff Donaghy How did you arrive in the events/hospitality industry and what were your first roles? I began my career as a teacher and I loved it. However, I didn’t see it as my life long career. I moved to Cairns, which was in the midst of its early and e...

Arinex and Australia’s IMC collaboration recognised with IAPCO award

Arinex and The Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (IMC) picked up the International Association of Professional Conference Organisers (IAPCO)’s Driving Excellence Collaboration Award, which was announced at the IBTM Leaders’ Summit in Barcelona last week. The award entry emphasised the importance of a collaborative approach between the PCO, client and all the sponsors and stakeholders...

ICC Sydney bolsters legacy programme

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has announced the introduction of a new dedicated Creative Industries stream to its Legacy Programme. The new stream will give a platform for showcasing Australia’s home-grown talent and also offer support to the next generation of creative leaders. Clients and their delegates now have an extra opportunity to collaborate with Sydney and New South...

World’s premier finance event comes to Sydney for a third time

SIBOS, heralded as the world’s premier financial event, opens in Sydney 22 October, with organisers expecting 7,000 attendees from around the world. The annual conference, exhibition and networking event draws business leaders from a range of financial institutions, multinational corporations and technology partners and is in its 40th year. Organisers this year hope to ignite conversation between ...

ICC Sydney pioneers plastic bottle waste reduction in M&E

In an on-going commitment to reduce its ecological footprint, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) in Australia has announced, 23 July, more than a million plastic water bottles have been saved through its partnership with Sydney Water. By promoting the use of Sydney’s tap water at events and using co-branded, reusable glass bottles in all meeting rooms, the initiative has significa...

ICC Sydney partners on sustainability

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has joined forces with the City of Sydney Council, accommodation and tourism operators to build Sydney’s reputation on the global stage with the launch of a dedicated Sustainable Destination Partnership programme. The initiative brings together more than 30 local and international organisations including major hotels, museums and city attractions...

ICC Sydney launches AV Graduate Programme

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is supporting the next generation of technical professionals with the launch of its paid Audio Visual (AV) Graduate Programme, designed to provide vocational training and development opportunities. As part of the initiative, five graduates will gain exposure to a year of conventions and events, working across all areas of ICC Sydney’s AV and prod...