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ICC Sydney launches webinar series for digital event organisers

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is launching a new conversational webinar programme, ‘Events in Focus’, showcasing insights into the planning and delivery processes of digital events. Brian Nash, ICC Sydney’s director of audio visual services, said: “We kick off the webinar series by introducing events delivered with a digital component. Through the webinar series, our team tal...

AIPC announces first 15 successful applicants to its Future Shapers programme

The Association of International Convention Centres (AIPC) has announced 15 successful applicants into its inaugural Future Shapers programme, which kicks off 15 September 2021. The 12 month programme has been designed to support venue managers to develop their high performers, accelerate their leadership skills and provide them with a platform to influence outcomes and improve the industry. AIPC ...

ICC Sydney says G’day to new director of HR

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has announced, 17 August, the promotion of Luke Fleming to the role of director of human resources. Previously in the role of senior manager of Human Resources Shared Services, Fleming has stepped up to steer the Human Resources department, which is responsible for the permanent and casual workforce at ICC Sydney. Fleming is also a diversity and ...

ICC Sydney hosts 156 virtual and hybrid events over past year

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) successfully delivered a further three virtual events in the first week of August, bringing the total number of in-house virtual or hybrid events to 156 over the past year. Connect Media’s Healthcare Leaders Forum, Landcare Australia’s National Landcare Conference and The Law Society of New South Wales’ Specialist Accreditation Conference all uti...

Australasia’s Get Local expo moves to August

Australasia meetings and event expo, Get Local has been pushed back a month from its end of July date to 24-25 August 2021, due to the recent Covid-19 outbreaks and various government imposed lockdowns in Australia. The show is to remain at the original venue, ICC Sydney. Donna Kessler and Gary Bender, co-owners of Get Local, said they believed the new dates in August are in the best health and sa...

Australia’s business events leaders unite for industry advocacy and agree ambitious $50bn 2030 Vision

The business events industry’s leadership convened at ICC Sydney earlier this month at a roundtable meeting to thrash out the future of business events in Australia. The Business Events Industry Roundtable was jointly hosted by peak industry body, the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) and Tourism Australia. The workshop focused on building an understanding of the immediate objectives for...

Get Local expands footprint at ICC Sydney and launches education programme

Business tourism expo, Get Local has expanded its show floor footprint at ICC Sydney to meet the interest it has received from exhibitors and buyers. The show will now be hosted in both The Gallery and Parkside Ballroom to accommodate delegates attending the education programme being held live on 29-30 July. Co-owners of the event, Donna Kessler and Gary Bender (pictured), said the support for the...

ICC Sydney launches new media studio

The International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has launched a new media studio. The studio will be used for broadcasting hybrid events and recording content to feature in events at the venue. It features green screen technology which allows for visual integration of presenters into background content. The new facility and services will be delivered by the venue’s AV and IT teams, who have...

NSW government gets in on the act at Sydney’s Get Local in July

Australian MICE market show Get Local Expo has announced it is to partner with government tourism and major events agency Destination NSW (New South Wales). The agreement will bring 20 industry partners including Hunter Valley, Central Coast and the Orange region, to be showcased at the inaugural event, at ICC Sydney, 29-30 July 2021. NSW minister for jobs, investment, tourism and Western Sydney S...

ICC Sydney welcomes Covid restrictions easing in NSW

The International Convention Centre Sydney has welcomed further easing of Covid-19 restrictions in New South Wales. The capacity limit at event venues is now one person per two square metres, with no upper limit – as is currently the case in Victoria. The ICC Sydney has welcomed the news, and says it is “promptly reviewing the implications of the proposed public health order changes to its o...

ICC Sydney granted exemption to host larger conferences by NSW government

The International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has received exemption to hold corporate events and conferences for up to 1,500 people.

ICC Sydney gets the green light to expand capacity

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has  received clearance from the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Health to host up to 2,400 patrons for seated ticketed events in its Aware Super Theatre. ICC Sydney will immediately increase the theatre’s seated capacity to welcome back larger events, the first of which will be Carols in the Domain. In line with current NSW Government regula...

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