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ICC Sydney


ICC Sydney is a A$1.5 billion development delivered by the NSW Government and Darling Harbour Live, comprising Lendlease, HOSTPLUS, First State Super, Capella Capital, ASM Global and Spotless FM.
Australia’s first fully-integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment venue, ICC Sydney features a striking contemporary design, leading technology and world class meeting and exhibition spaces. Designed to respond to future demands of the meetings industry with the capability and flexibility to meet a comprehensive range of event requirements, ICC Sydney has already established itself as one of the world’s most sought after venues.
ICC Sydney sits on the Sydney Harbour foreshore within its own dynamic dining, leisure and residential precinct, surrounded by finance, technology, innovation and learning hubs. It is the jewel in a A$3.4 billion, 20-hectare transformation of Darling Harbour.


Location Highlights
  • Hosts more than 700 events annually generating an excess of $785 million economic impact to the local community in 2017 and $896 million in 2018-19 financial year.
  • Over 40 awards and accolades received since opening.
  • 99% delegate and 99% client satisfaction ratings in 18 – 19 financial year.
  • Gold certification by the internationally recognised LEED© green building program in June 2017.
  • Home to the first community-funded solar energy project of its kind in Australia and one of Australia’s largest solar arrays erected in a city centre.
  • ICC Sydney is also demonstrating its commitment to reducing waste and supporting communities in need through an industry leading partnership with Sydney Water to decrease bottled water consumption and partnership with OzHarvest to donate unused food.
  • 92% of our wine collection is sourced from New South Wales.
  • An award-winning culinary philosophy with world class dining across diverse banqueting choices.
  • Australia’s largest ballroom opens to spectacular water and city views from the top floor.
  • 35,000sqm of exhibition space.
  • A 5000sqm open-air event deck featuring an outdoor lounge and bar area and Sydney skyline views across Tumbalong Park.
  • 9000 capacity state-of-the-art theatre.
  • Business Suites featuring dedicated support services and a Speaker Preparation Centre equipped with best in class ICT infrastructure and rehearsal rooms.
  • Digital Media Suite providing full service editing and media creation support.


Location Detail Information

Opening Date

  • December 20th, 2016

Length of Service

  • 3 years this December – 25 year contract.

Facility Owner

  • A NSW Government project, ICC Sydney was delivered in partnership with Darling Harbour Live, comprising Lendlease, Hostplus, First State Super, Capella Capital, ASM Global and Spotless FM.

Major Tenants

Seating Capacity

  • Total venue is 250,000 square metres (2,690,978 square feet)



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