The Durban ICC is a versatile venue of enormous dimensions, flexible enough to meet any need, no matter how extraordinary. The Centre offers the largest column-free, multipurpose event space on the African continent. International and national conventions, exhibitions, sporting events, concerts and special occasions of every kind can be accommodated. Flexibility and versatility are key factors in the design of this state-of-the-art, technology-driven Centre
This multi-award winning Centre has been voted “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre” by the World Travel Awards no fewer than 17 times in 19 years. The Durban ICC prides itself on being leading venue for meetings, business events, conferences and exhibitions on the African continent. However, this is not their own opinion, but rather the overwhelming feedback received from their clients who have voted it in the top 1% of Convention Centres worldwide, as well as “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Convention Centre” no fewer than 17 times in the World Travel Awards! . The centre is rated as a five-star venue by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.
The Durban ICC complex offers the largest flat floor, column free multi-purpose event space in Africa. Incorporating the Durban International Convention Centre, the Durban ICC Arena and Durban Exhibition Centre, the complex offers over 112 000 square meters of flexible exhibition and meeting space.
The Durban ICC’s track-record of successfully staging prestigious international events speaks for itself. The Durban ICC’s successful staging of both the largest (International AIDS Conference 2016 – attended by 22 000 delegates) and second-largest (COP-17 in 2011 – attended by 15 000 delegates) conferences ever held on the African continent, is testament to the Durban ICC’s service excellence. The 27th World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) was hosted in May 2017 and attracted over a 1,000 delegates from over a hundred different countries, including several African leaders and an impressive list of global speakers. The Durban ICC also hosted the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2018 which was attended by approximately 8000 delegates including tech SMEs, policy makers, investors, corporates and digital innovators. Most recently the Centre hosted the Forbes Woman Africa – Leading Women Summit 2019 which brought together influential women from across industries and professions.
The Durban ICC offers you first-world convenience and a proudly African meetings experience. The Centre is fully Wi-Fi enabled and connectivity is complimentary to its delegates and guests. The Centre is located 30-minutes from the King Shaka International Airport and over 3,600 Hotel rooms are within a 10-minute walk of the Centre.