Quick facts about the NZICC

Posted on 29/03/2018

Events secured for NZICC

Event Year Delegate numbers Economic Impact Visitor nights
Tripartite Colorectal Meeting 2020 1200 $2M 3,000
Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2020 4000 $8.2M 22,400
World Veterinary Congress 2020 3000 $6.2M 16,900
World Congress of the International Union of Food Science and Technology 2020 1800 $4.25M 11,650
World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) Asia Pacific Region Conference 2020 2100 $4.1M 12,000
World Library and Information Congress 2020 3000 $7M 18,000
Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) 2021 1700 $3.3M 8,700

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

Economic Benefits

  • During construction the NZICC is expected to create 1,000 construction-related jobs
  • Once opened, 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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