ICC Sydney an education in success

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) took home two awards at the Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) National Awards.

The Centre won the Education and Training Award, while Dewi Gutierrez was named the Event Manager of the Year – in-house, The Centre also received a highly commended for Best Venue – capacity over 500.

“To be honoured with three national accolades as we faced the best-of-the-best in our industry from around the country is a fantastic achievement for our venue and the team,” said ICC Sydney CEO Geoff Donaghy.

“Our team members are at the heart of world class operations, and for both Dewi and our Learning and Development initiatives to be is recognised is a testament to the programs we have in place to nurture talent. Dewi has been a shining star since she joined us pre-opening and consistently receives positive feedback from clients following the success of their events.

“Further to this, for our venue to be highly commended amongst the very best in Australia is immensely rewarding and we congratulate all of our peers on their MEA award success.”

MEA CEO Robyn Johnson said the awards were a reflection of the new industry benchmark the venue was setting across its event delivery.

“I congratulate ICC Sydney and the entire team on receiving three national accolades at our MEA Awards,” she said.

“Our members and the industry have watched the venue grow from strength to strength since it opened just over two years ago, with their approach to event delivery and supporting their team members setting new standards in our industry.”