is ranked as one of the top 10 conference venues
in the world – by the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC). For the past six years in a row, and no less than 15 times in 16 years, it has also been voted as Africa’s leading convention centre
– by the World Travel Awards.
In addition, this 5-star rated facility boasts a multitude of other awards & accolades
, as well as an impressive list of certifications
. These are some of the reasons why the Durban ICC is consistently trending.
The size and stature to handle any event
The star of function venues in Durban
, the Durban ICC has three separate convention halls that can be linked to the main venue to create a total capacity of 5,000 delegates or 7,000 m² of open floor space. This can instantly be doubled to accommodate 10,000 delegates –by utilising its sister venue, the Durban Exhibition Centre
- Colossal space for exhibitions & meetings: Incorporating the Durban Exhibition Centre offers, the Durban ICC offers 33,000 m² of flat, column-free floor space – which is the largest in Africa.
- Banquets, weddings & functions: the premier choice of dignitaries, celebrities & socialites, the venue is renowned for its 5-star service & facilities, glam factor & ability to seamlessly host anywhere between 50 – 4,000 guests.
- Sports events: it boasts a 3900m², multi-purpose indoors venue that is perfect for a wide assembly of indoors sports.
- Concerts & shows: a superb entertainment venue that is able to accommodate up to 10,000 fans & spectators with the greatest of ease.
Accessible from all corners for the world, close to a world of attractions
- Live broadcasts & TV filming: the venue is fully geared for live broadcasts & television production filming, with four on-site generators in case of power disruptions.
A focal point in the City of Durban, Durban ICC is just a half an hour drive away from the King Shaka International Airport & easily reachable via public transport. There are more than 3,600 hotel rooms in close proximity, within a walking distance of 10 minutes.
The facility is also close to a host of top attractions in Durban
& it offers easy access to other attractions in the KwaZulu-Natal province.
Frequent host to some of the world’s most prestigious events
Originally opened by former president Nelson Mandela, Durban ICC has a sterling track record for hosting major events & congresses of continental & international importance, including the 123rd
International Olympic Committee Session and the 17th
Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to name but a few.
The venue furthermore frequently stages superstars from around the globe. Its hall of fame to date includes the likes of Enrique Iglesias, Kelly Clarkson, James Blunt & Roxette & is Dane Cook
is also scheduled to perform here in September this year.