Published on June 20th, 2024 | by Andrew Bistak

ICC Sydney’s upgrade to best-in-class internet connectivity

Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment venue, ICC Sydney further future proofs events through a A$3 million upgrade to Wi-Fi 6 internet capability.  

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), managed by ASM Global, has upgraded its technology inventory with a A$3 million investment in best-in-class Wi-Fi 6 capable infrastructure, bolstering its world class event delivery services.

Backed by its expert team of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) professionals, the investment enhances ICC Sydney’s comprehensive, high tech event delivery solutions to meet delegate demand for human-centric technology as identified in ICC Sydney’s RESPECT: Shaping Events for Success report. The venue now features the fastest available Wi-Fi 6 and 6e capable access points, Multi-Gigabit capable network switches – made available for all visitors to the venue and has a 20Gb of internet connectivity upgrade in the pipeline.

ICC Sydney CEO and Group Director – Convention Centres, ASM Global (APAC), Geoff Donaghy said the venue team was committed to elevating the event experience by implementing innovative solutions.

“ICC Sydney was purpose-built to cater for ever-evolving meetings and through this investment it has strengthened its ability to execute even better events for our diverse network of clients and visitors.

“Our team members take great pride in presenting seamlessly integrated technological solutions and the latest internet connectivity venue enhancements support this ongoing quest for excellence,” Mr Donaghy said.

Senior Director, Strategic Experiences Asia Pacific at Salesforce, Stuart Frank said the venue team’s expertise combined with the upgraded internet network ensured the experience for attendees at the recent Salesforce World Tour was seamless and world class.

“ICC Sydney’s team provided fantastic technical support and infrastructure at the 2024 Salesforce World Tour event. Their commitment to innovation, with increased Wi-Fi 6 and 6e capability proved invaluable to the seamless operation of our event while enhancing the experience of our 9,800 attendees and exhibitors,” Mr Frank said.

Mr Donaghy added that ICC Sydney’s continual enhancements of technology products and services reaffirms the venue’s reputation on a global stage.

“As we welcome record-breaking numbers of local, national and international events and attendees that expect human-centric technological solutions, we are proud to further strengthen Sydney’s position as one of the world’s most desirable business events destinations. Working with the latest technology and the best people in the industry, the future possibilities for business and entertainment events are limitless,” Mr Donaghy said.


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