ICC Sydney celebrates continued progress

Wednesday 2 September 2015

(Media release issued by NSW Premier Mike Baird MP)

NSW Premier  Mike  Baird  and  Minister  for  Transport  and  Infrastructure  Andrew Constance today marked the topping out of the new International Convention Centre - a significant milestone in the revitalisation of Darling Harbour.

“This major infrastructure project is moving at a cracking pace - another example of how the NSW Government is building tomorrow’s Sydney,” Mr Baird said.

“By the end of next year, we’ll have  a  state-of-the-art  convention centre that truly befits a global city and cements Sydney as the number one place to do business.

“Along with Barangaroo we are witnessing a transformation of the western edge of Sydney’s CBD as part of a construction boom that’s delivering thousands of jobs.”

Read the release issued by Premier Mike Baird.

Read the release by ICC Sydney.

Comment by Business Events Sydney (BESydney) CEO, Lyn Lewis-Smith:

Ms Lewis-Smith said her organisation and ICC Sydney are currently working together to secure events that could deliver around $300 million in direct expenditure to NSW, supporting thousands of jobs.

"BESydney has secured more than 20 international events for ICC Sydney, attracting more than 200,000 delegates,” she said.


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