ICC Sydney Tours

Get unprecedented access to Australia's newest convention centre, with the designers behind the project through exclusive venue tours and networking breakfasts.

DesignBUILD, in conjunction with ICC Sydney and joint venue architects HASSELL + Populous, are running guided tours of selected back of house facilities at the International Convention Centre Sydney, Australia’s new premier, state of the art convention, exhibitions and entertainment venue.

Venue Tours:

The scope of the back of house tour is vast, giving visitors access to rooms across the venue’s three buildings, including the living roof of the ICC, the gravity defying ceiling of the ballroom and undulating walls of the plenary theatre. Join your specialist guides as they offer insight into the not only the design elements and but also thought processing behind the material specification behind of these impressive structures.

Tours are free of charge and take approximately 1 hour and run at the times below. To book your place, please complete the booking form at the bottom of the page.

Praxis Delegate Tours & Networking:

As part of the Praxis official fringe program, the Institute and DesignBUILD will be offering private tours and networking opportunities to make sure delegates can make the most out of the alignment of these two great events. These tours are free and run in between the Conference sessions but spaces are limited so book your space below.

Wednesday 3rd May

Join one of the exclusive back-of-house tours during DesignBUILD to see the inner workings of this state-of-the-art facility, expertly guided by Paul Foskett, Senior Associate, Populous.

This session is free to attend and is open to all DesignBUILD registered delegates. Spaces are limited - Please complete the form below to book your place.

Meeting point by the Registration Desk outside Hall 5 on Level 4
International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour


Thursday 4th May

An exclusive back-of-house tour during DesignBUILD to see the inner workings of this state-of-the-art facility. Expertly guided by Populous' Global Design Director, Michael Lockwood and Senior Associate, Belinda Goh, this tour offers conference delegates an insider view into the design and construction of this state of the art facility.

Following the tour, delegates are also invited to a private networking lunch held onsite.

This session is open to all AIA Conference registered delegates only. Spaces are limited - Please complete the form below to book your place.

Meeting point by the Registration Desk outside Hall 5 on Level 4
International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour


Get an exclusive back-of-house tours during DesignBUILD and see the inner workings of this state-of-the-art facility, expertly guided by Belinda Goh, Associate Principal, Populous.

This session is now full, please see registration onsite to see if there are any tour cancellations.

Meeting point by the Registration Desk outside Hall 5 on Level 4
International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour


Friday 5th May

As part of the official Fringe program, the Institute and DesignBUILD will be hosting a breakfast with a private tour of the show floor, hosted by the new DesignBUILD Event Manager. Open to all PRAXIS delegates, see the highlights of this award winning event, even before the Conference starts with breakfast to follow the tour.

This session is FREE to attend and is open to all registered delegates of the National Architecture Conference. Spaces are limited - to reserve your space, please complete the form below.

An exclusive back-of-house tours during DesignBUILD to see the inner workings of this state-of-the-art facility. Expertly guided by the ICC Sydney’s Ruchi Ladkani (Business Development), this tour offers NPCCA members an insider view into the design and construction of Australia's newest convention centre.

This session is open to National Precast board members. Spaces are limited. To be part of this tour please contact info@nationalprecast.com

Meeting point by the Registration Desk outside Hall 5 on Level 4
International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour

Join your expert guides, Matt Reynolds, Senior Designer & Project Architect, Populous and Graeme Spencer, Senior Associate, HASSELL as they take you on an exclusive back-of-house tours during DesignBUILD to see the inner workings of this state-of-the-art facility.

This session is free to attend and is open to all DesignBUILD registered delegates. Spaces are limited - Please complete the form below to book your place.

Meeting point by the Registration Desk outside Hall 5 on Level 4
International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour


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