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frequently asked questions

Economic and Cultural Benefits

What is the economic benefit to NSW?

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ICC Sydney will generate an estimated $5 billion in economic benefits for NSW over 25 years or a minimum of $200 million per year.

ICC Sydney employs more than 300 full time and up to 1,500 casual staff, all of whom will undergo an intensive training schedule prior to opening.

Why secure business meetings for Sydney?

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Sydney is the business hub of Australia and the city from where more than 600 multi-national companies run their Asia Pacific operations.

Business meetings generate numerous benefits for Sydney including:
  • Attracting investment
  • Enhancing professional development
  • Enhancing science and technology, which helps generate innovation
  • Promoting cultural exchange.

The development of ICC Sydney ensures Sydney’s premier position as the business events destination of choice, both now and well into the future.

What are the benefits to Darling Harbour?

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An exciting upgrade of Darling Harbour's public realm will also see a reconfiguration of Tumbalong Park, providing an additional 3,000 sqm of green space as well as a new adaptable event space capable of hosting up to 11,000 people.