Tag: Events and Venues in Sydney

Australia to host the “Davos” of women’s events in 2018

| May 13, 2017
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TOKYO: The CEO of Business Events Sydney (BESydney), Lyn Lewis-Smith, announced that Sydney will host the 2018 Global Summit of Women.

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AIPC 2017 in Sydney

| February 6, 2017
AIPC 2017 in Sydney
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Under the overall theme of “Transformation” our 2017 Annual Conference in Sydney promises to be one of the most exciting and informative ever, with a destination and newly-opened host facility that exemplify many of the most current trends and thoughts about the future of the industry.

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ICC Sydney Open for Business

| December 20, 2016
ICC Sydney Open for Business
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Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), is officially open for business, with its first day of operation marking a dramatic shift in the cultural and economic landscapes of Sydney.

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ICC Sydney Theatre Launches with Keith Urban

| December 15, 2016
ICC Sydney Theatre Launches with Keith Urban
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It’s Showtime at the City’s New Entertainment Precinct A new era of live entertainment was born to Sydney last night, as ICC Sydney Theatre launched to the public with a spectacular concert from world famous music legend, Keith Urban, joined by the sensational Carrie Underwood.

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Leadership, gender diversity and STEM skills to be debated at CeBIT Australia

| December 15, 2016
Leadership, gender diversity and STEM skills to be debated at CeBIT Australia
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Taking on business technology’s biggest issues, CeBIT Australia will host six strategic panels, facilitating a dynamic conversation between Australia’s brightest business minds, 23 – 25 May 2017 at ICC Sydney.

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ICC Sydney Welcomes Thousands of Visitors to Exclusive Preview

| October 23, 2016
ICC Sydney Welcomes Thousands of Visitors to Exclusive Preview
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NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Andrew Constance and ICC Sydney CEO, Geoff Donaghy, officially open ICC Sydney’s Public Open Day World Class Events & Entertainment Precinct Revealed at Public Open Day International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) opened its doors to the city today, inviting locals and visitors alike to explore the state of […]

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Large numbers of international delegates projected for Sydney in 2017

| October 20, 2016
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Over 42,000 delegates who will spend close to 190,000 delegate days in Sydney and greater New South Wales (NSW) will take part in the international business events already confirmed for the city for 2017. And, this number will continue to grow.

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ICC Sydney Opens for Exclusive Preview

| October 13, 2016
ICC Sydney Opens for Exclusive Preview
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Locals invited to Public Open Day at world class venue International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is inviting Sydneysiders to explore Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct on Saturday 22 October, 10am – 4pm, before it officially opens this December. 

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Sydney Taxis Explore New Routes to ICC Sydney

| October 10, 2016
Sydney Taxis Explore New Routes to ICC Sydney
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Sydney cabs are being encouraged to explore the rejuvenated Darling Harbour area, with International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) hosting two Taxi Days this week to familiarise drivers with the best access points for Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct. 

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Australia’s newest roof top venue revealed at ICC Sydney

| September 28, 2016
Australia’s newest roof top venue revealed at ICC Sydney
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Sydney has unveiled its latest iconic outdoor venue with International Convention Centre Sydney’s (ICC Sydney) Event Deck, expected to be a major drawcard to the revamped Darling Harbour precinct.

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Associations Back Australia’s Premier New Venue

| August 18, 2016
Associations Back Australia’s Premier New Venue
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International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is proving to be the destination of choice for leading business functions in the Asia Pacific region, with a raft of key national and international associations, including Meetings & Events Australia (MEA), backing the world class venue with major event bookings in 2017.

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ICC Sydney seeks extraordinary team members

| June 30, 2016
ICC Sydney seeks extraordinary team members
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International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) showcases its collaborative, inclusive culture with a new video celebrating its people as it continues to recruit for a multitude of roles.

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ICC Sydney Seeks World Class Wine Partners

| June 27, 2016
ICC Sydney Seeks World Class Wine Partners
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Producers invited to submit best drops for spot on beverage list

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ICC Sydney Extends Its Expert Team with Leading Sommelier

| May 17, 2016
ICC Sydney Extends Its Expert Team with Leading Sommelier
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Beverage Operations and Cellar Manager Announced International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has again proved its magnetism as a leading talent hub, appointing William Wilson to the role of Beverage Operations and Cellar Manager.

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Korean taste for Sydney continues with incentive win

| May 16, 2016
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With Sydney still exhilarated from recently hosting the highly-successful and widely publicised Nu Skin Greater China Success Trip, Business Events Sydney (BESydney) CEO, Lyn Lewis-Smith, has announced that Sydney has again been successful in winning another exceptional Nu Skin Enterprises incentive.

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AEG Ogden Convention Centre Leader Recognised for Excellence

| April 22, 2016
AEG Ogden Convention Centre Leader Recognised for Excellence
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Geoff Donaghy Receives IMEX Academy Award

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NSW Minister joins Sydney at IMEX Frankfurt to showcase best practice for aligning business events with government policies

| April 18, 2016
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New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, Stuart Ayres MP, will by flying the Sydney flag at IMEX Frankfurt this year and sharing the importance of business events to a city’s and nation’s success.

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Sydney inspires Amway Taiwan to break world record

| March 31, 2016
Sydney inspires Amway Taiwan to break world record
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Last Saturday (26 March), New South Wales (NSW) showcased its ability to reward, motivate and inspire with Amway Taiwan breaking all previous world records for the largest corporate incentive to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge in one day.

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Five ways technology adds value to business events

| March 30, 2016
Five ways technology adds value to business events
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A decade ago, futurists were predicting the death of the meetings industry as a result of technological advancements such as video conferencing and connected workspaces.

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New cultural partnership to help Sydney shine

| March 29, 2016
New cultural partnership to help Sydney shine
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Three of Sydney’s unique cultural venues, under the banner of the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS), have joined Business Events Sydney (BESydney) as strategic partners.

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A$19 million international medtech event secured for Sydney

| March 15, 2016
A$19 million international medtech event secured for Sydney
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Sydney is set to welcome the latest cutting-edge magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) global leaders and technology at an international conference secured for Australia. The New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, Stuart Ayres, and Business Events Sydney (BESydney) CEO, Lyn Lewis-Smith, today jointly announced the high-profile win, worth more than A$19 […]

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King Nabs Best Gig in Sydney

| March 15, 2016
King Nabs Best Gig in Sydney
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Phil King has landed one of the best gigs in the city following his appointment by International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) to the role of Director of Live Entertainment – a position that will help shape the future of show business in Sydney.

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ICC Sydney on track for December opening

| March 8, 2016
ICC Sydney on track for December opening
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Connected Conventions at ICC Sydney ICC Sydney received a visit from NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today to celebrate a major milestone in the delivery of Sydney’s convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct. They were on site to view the recent lift of ICC Sydney’s exhibition centre roof – […]

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ICC Sydney celebrates diversity

| March 7, 2016
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International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) celebrates its commitment to gender diversity.

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ICC Sydney is Feeding Your Performance to Drive Innovation and Success

| February 23, 2016
ICC Sydney is Feeding Your Performance to Drive Innovation and Success
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Visitors are set to enjoy delectable world class dishes designed to fuel both body and mind across events and key outlets at International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), the new premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct in Darling Harbour.

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Sydney secures over $62 million in business events since January

| February 18, 2016
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Sydney’s status as a leading global business event destination is confirmed by Business Events Sydney’s (BESydney) wins in the first few weeks of 2016: year-to-date, events worth over $62 million in direct expenditure have been secured for the city and state.

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ICC Sydney announces 2017 exhibition season

| February 17, 2016
ICC Sydney announces 2017 exhibition season
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Opening in December 2016, ICC Sydney confirmed 35 exhibition events today to launch its 2017 business events season.

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Sydney’s partners help the city to shine for Dreamtime

| December 8, 2015
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Collaboration is key to the awe-inspiring Sydney educational Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has curated for 15 international corporate incentive agents and 3 journalists arriving in Sydney tomorrow as part of Tourism Australia’s Dreamtime 2015.

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ICC Sydney to open in 12 months

| December 7, 2015
ICC Sydney to open in 12 months
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ICC Sydney’s contemporary design celebrates Sydney’s temperate weather and natural environment with sweeping views of the harbour and city skyline through glass facades and from balconies throughout the venue.

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Lord Sebastian Coe talks legacy: Sydney Speaker Series

| November 17, 2015
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London: Legacy was on the lips of one of the world’s most high-profile association presidents – Lord Seb Coe, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) – who last week addressed a group of influential colleagues to discuss how business events can shape the future.

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Asian incentive delegates to boost Sydney economy by $113m

| October 12, 2015
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Cathay Life Taiwan Summit the latest to be secured New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, Stuart Ayres, today announced that up to A$113 million of corporate incentive events have been secured by Business Events Sydney (BESydney) for 2016 and 2017. This follows today’s announcement that Cathay Life Taiwan Summit has […]

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ICC Sydney celebrates continued progress

| September 2, 2015
ICC Sydney celebrates continued progress
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NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today celebrated another milestone with the Darling Harbour Live consortium that is delivering International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney).

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Ita Buttrose shares the secrets of her success with Sydney ’s event industry

| June 9, 2015
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Business Events Sydney’s (BESydney) annual Business Events Exchange (BEx) welcomed a record attendance of over 300 event planners, executive assistants and event industry suppliers, 4 June, at Dockside Pavilion, Darling Harbour.

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Sydney to shine at IMEX Frankfurt

| May 14, 2015
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Business Events Sydney (BESydney) will bring a little Sydney sunshine to Europe, exhibiting alongside International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) and Business Events Australia at this year’s IMEX tradeshow, 19-21 May in Frankfurt.

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ICC Sydney steps up Asian engagement

| April 14, 2015
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Following on from its successful Asia Pacific launch in February, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) will visit cities across Asia to meet with business event decision makers ahead of its December 2016 opening.

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ICC Sydney’s world class innovations celebrated at AIME

| February 25, 2015
ICC Sydney’s world class innovations celebrated at AIME
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ICC Sydney; Best Innovative Stand AIME 2015 International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has been presented the Best Innovative Stand Award at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne overnight. Less than two years from opening, ICC Sydney is already winning awards for its marketing of Australia’s premier and first fully integrated convention, […]

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ICC Sydney invites the world inside for a virtual look at its new AU$1.1 billion venue

| February 24, 2015
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International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has today launched a virtual tour of the much anticipated world class venue, on track to open in December 2016, to a global audience in Melbourne at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME).

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Sydney and NSW to shine at AIME 2015

| February 19, 2015
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AIME 2015: Off the back of its award-winning presence in 2014, Destination Sydney will return bigger than ever to Asia Pacific’s premier annual trade show – the 23rd Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME 2015) in Melbourne. With 15 co-exhibitors by its side, Business Events Sydney (BESydney) will be out to show the 3,000 meetings […]

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$50 million mega incentive confirmed for Sydney

| January 22, 2015
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Sydney, Australia’s favourite place to meet, will shine brightly in 2016 with direct selling company, Nu Skin, confirming the Harbour City for an incentive worth up to A$50 million to the New South Wales (NSW) economy.

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Celebrating a year of progress: ICC Sydney’s construction timeline is on track

| January 14, 2015
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One year on from construction commencement and International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), Asia Pacific’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct, is officially a third of the way to its opening in December 2016.

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