Friday, May 30, 2014

Construction of Sydney’s new exhibition centre begins

News this week: Construction of the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney at Darling Harbour has officially started. The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) joined New South Wales’ Premier, Mike Baird, and Deputy Premier, Andrew Stoner, at the construction site for a ground-breaking ceremony earlier this week.

The EEAA was pleased to hear that the project was on-time and that the preparation of the site for commencement of construction was on target. According to Mike Baird, the overall redevelopment project of Darling Harbour Live project will provide 3,700 jobs during construction and a further 4,000 jobs on completion.

Construction of ICC Sydney is expected to take two years, and displaced events have been relocated to other venues including the Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island, Sydney Showground and Sydney Olympic Park.

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