Quick facts about the NZICC

Posted on 10/11/2017


Bid Wins to Date

  • Tripartite Colorectal Meeting (February 2020, 1200 delegates)
  • International Association for Prevention of Blindness (March 2020, 2000 delegates)
  • Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (March 2020, 3500 delegates)
  • World Veterinary Congress (April 2020, 1200 delegates)
  • World Congress of the International Union of Food Science and Technology (August 2020, 2000 delegates)
  • World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) Asia Pacific Region Conference (June 2020, 2000 delegates).

Facts about the NZICC 

  • 32,500sqm GFA (Gross Floor Area) floor space
  • Five times larger than the current largest convention facilities in New Zealand
  • Capable of hosting conferences of around 3,150 people and one-off events of around 4,000 people
  • Configurable for up to 33 meeting space at any one time with additional pre-function spaces in the adjacent laneway
  • Transparent, open design featuring high ceilings, panoramic views and flexible, dynamic spaces 
  • Building and façade designed with unique New Zealand identity
  • 1,327 car parks 
  • Adjacent laneway with exciting retail and food and beverage options 
  • Anticipated opening in 2019

Economic Benefits 
  • During construction the NZICC is expected to create 1,000 construction-related jobs
  • Once opened in 2019, the NZICC is expected to attract 33,000 new international visitors to New Zealand which equates to 101,000 additional visitor nights
  • The NZICC will generate $90 million of economic benefits to New Zealand annually
  • The hotel development will create a further 150 jobs
  • It’s a significant opportunity to train young New Zealanders for a wide range of skills and jobs in the hospitality, tourism and construction sectors
  • The NZICC will be at the heart of New Zealand’s knowledge economy and innovation system – a hub of inspiration and knowledge exchange
Take a look at the images of the NZICC or a virtual tour through the building in our flythrough

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