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Sydney's new convention and exhibition centre secures seven international events

ICC Sydney, the new international convention centre at Darling Harbour which is opening in 2016, has secured events worth almost AUS $50m to the state economy.

The events include the International Bar Association annual conference in 2017, with 4,000 attendees expected and the International Conference of the Institute of Internal Auditors, also taking place in 2017, with 1,600 delegates expected.  

"The events secured for ICC Sydney will have far-reaching benefits, building real connections, networks and fostering learning that could result in innovations and advances that benefit communities across the world," said BESydney’s chief executive Lyn Lewis-Smith.

Acting premier Andrew Stoner added that the development of the centre is as much about creating an even better place for Sydneysiders as it is about reinforcing the city’s place as a leading global destination for convention and exhibition business.  

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