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Durban International Convention Centre

Durban International Convention Centre.
For world class conferencing in an award winning venue, then the Durban International Convention Centre is the ideal venue of choice for massive events, and includes a vast area of out-door exhibition area.

Located near the beaches and the largest shopping mall in South Africa is the award winning International Convention Centre Durban (ICC). Less than half an hour from the airport, next door to the Hilton Hotel, standard disabled facilities and within 5 minutes reach of the other hotels in the city, the ICC is the perfect conference point.

As one of the most technologically advanced conference venues in the world, the ICC is well sought after. State-of-the-art technology and flexibility has driven this venue further to success. No matter your requirements, the ICC will strive to provide the service.

The ICC can seat 5000 delegates in total. The conference venue is flexible and walls and be placed or moved away as needed. For exhibitions and functions, the ICC is joined with its sister venue, the Durban Exhibition Centre (DEC) to cater for 10 000+ delegates.

There are 4 halls in the ICC, with air-conditioning and access to state-of-the-art equipment. The foyer is an aesthetic with natural light steaming through the glass entrance and the entire decor emits a natural feel.

Home of the Travel Indaba

The largest tourism marketing event on the African calendar, INDABA, is one of the top three 'must visit' events of its kind on the global calendar.

Showcasing the vast variety of Africa's best tourism products, INDABA attracts international tour operators and tourism media from all over the planet.

This four day trade event that attracting about 13000 delegates has won the award for Africa's best travel and tourism show two years in a row, (2010 and 2011), presented by the Association of World Travel Awards.

Conference Room Equipment

From state-of-the-art conference equipment, to acoustic systems, decor, 12 satellite kitchens and themed extras, the ICC in Durban will make it available. From podiums to buffets and dance floors, the ICC can create any type of atmosphere.
Conference Room Styles:

Hall 1

  • Theatre: 1800 Delegates
  • Classroom: 750 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 1050 Delegates
  • Banquet: 600 Delegates

    Hall 1A
  • Theatre: 840 Delegates
  • Classroom: 375 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 525 Delegates
  • Banquet: 300 Delegates

    Hall 1B
  • Theatre: 840 Delegates
  • Classroom: 375 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 525 Delegates
  • Banquet: 300 Delegates

    Hall 2
  • Theatre: 2600 Delegates
  • Classroom: 1040 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 2400 Delegates
  • Banquet: 1400 Delegates

    Hall 2A/D
  • Theatre: 450 Delegates
  • Classroom: 160 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 400 Delegates
  • Banquet: 210 Delegates

    Hall 2B/C
  • Theatre: 650 Delegates
  • Classroom: 260 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 600 Delegates
  • Banquet: 350 Delegates

  • Hall 2E/F
  • Theatre: 180 Delegates
  • Classroom: 100 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 200 Delegates
  • Banquet: 140 Delegates

    Hall 3
  • Theatre: 2050 Delegates
  • Classroom: 1150 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 2100 Delegates
  • Banquet: 1400 Delegates

    Hall 3A
  • Theatre: 1250 Delegates
  • Classroom: 650 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 1400 Delegates
  • Banquet: 900 Delegates

    Hall 3B
  • Theatre: 400 Delegates
  • Classroom: 250 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 350 Delegates
  • Banquet: 250 Delegates

    Hall 3C
  • Theatre: 400 Delegates
  • Classroom: 250 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 350 Delegates
  • Banquet: 250 Delegates

    Hall 4
  • Theatre: 1800 Delegates
  • Classroom: 1000 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 1900 Delegates
  • Banquet: 1200 Delegates



  • Conference packages can be tailor made to your specifications.
    Meeting rooms 11 & 12 - Ground floor

    Whole Floor
  • Theatre: 320 Delegates
  • Classroom: 126 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 240 Delegates
  • Banquet: 200 Delegates

    Rooms A & B
  • Theatre: 120 Delegates
  • Classroom: 36 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 60 Delegates
  • Banquet: 40 Delegates

    Rooms A, B & E
  • Theatre: 200 Delegates
  • Classroom: 90 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 180 Delegates
  • Banquet: 160 Delegates

  • Meeting rooms 21 & 22 - First floor

    Whole Floor

  • Theatre: 400 Delegates
  • Classroom: 150 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 280 Delegates
  • Banquet: 220 Delegates

    Rooms A, B & C
  • Theatre: 140 Delegates
  • Classroom: 40 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 80 Delegates
  • Banquet: 40 Delegates

    Rooms A, B, C & G
  • Theatre: 260 Delegates
  • Classroom: 110 Delegates
  • Cocktail: 200 Delegates
  • Banquet: 180 Delegates

  • Hall 1 Features

    The most unique feature of the ICC is the 1800 raked-seating system in the Plenary Hall which can be lifted into the ceiling, leaving floor space below. A starry night effect in the ceiling is created with the fiber optic lights under the seating. On the floor space below, banquets, cocktail functions and events are served by the 2 satellite kitchens.

    Hall 2 Features

    In this hall, the walls can be separated to create a setting space for 5000 delegates. There are 6 types of configurations and this hall is serviced by 4 satellite kitchens. This hall also has direct vehicle access and column free space.

    Hall 3 Features

    This hall has 3 types of room configurations. It is serviced by 2 satellite kitchens and it features direct vehicle access and column free space.

    Hall 4 Features

    This hall is perfect for almost any type of function. This hall has direct vehicular access and column free space.

    Courtyards Features

    There are 3 courtyards at the ICC, perfect for marquees, exhibitions, functions and informal meetings.

    Durban Exhibition Centre (DEC):

    Situated opposite ICC Durban

    • Two large halls offer a space of 9600 square metres
    • Several smaller halls are attached
    • The DEC offers 20 000 square metres of plazas and gardens
    • Hall 1 has 6000 square metres of exhibition space
    • Hall 2 has 3600 square metres of column-free exhibition space
    • There is an organizer's office, VIP suite, and 4 booths

    Conference Room Services

    • Business Centre
    • Telephone
    • Fax
    • Photocopy
    • Secretarial Services
    • Postal and courier services
    • Computerised billboard display
    • Kitchens and a restaurant
    • First Aid and Doctor
    • Secure Parking
    • There is an ATM in the basement foyer
    • Digital PABX with full voice and ISDN connections
    For Immediate Assistance: If you need to make urgent enquiries or reservations, call +27 21 424 1037
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    • Customer Support
    • Tel: +27 21 424 1037
    • Fax: +27 21 424 1036
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    • Business Hours
    • Mon - Fri. 08:00 - 17:00
    • Saturday. 08:00 - 12:00
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