The Hunger Games: The Exhibition will be
the first public exhibition to take place at the International
Convention Centre Sydney’s (ICC Sydney) when it opens to the
public on 20 December 2016.
In its first viewing in Australia, The
Hunger Games: The Exhibition leads a raft of exciting
entertainment events at the precinct in December 2016 and early
2017, including gaming and internet culture exhibition, RTX Sydney
2017 and Australian International Tattoo Expo Sydney 2017.
precinct will also host performances from international superstars
Keith Urban, PJ Harvey and José Carreras from December.
The exhibition will immerse visitors in the
inspirational story of heroine, Katniss Everdeen, as the largest
build and installation in the first wave of exhibitions held at
ICC Sydney, which features 35,000 sqm of internal exhibition space
and can cater to multiple concurrent events at any time.
exhibition’s organiser and executive chairman of iLive, Michael
Karriagiannis said it was an honour to be staging one of the inaugural exhibitions at the state of the art ICC Sydney.
"The Exhibition is a global phenomenon and an immersive
interactive experience - an experience that will only be enhanced
by ICC Sydney's excellent facilities,” he said.
will open in a dynamic and activated Darling Harbour precinct full
of restaurants, bars and public spaces. Featuring improved
pedestrian access, it is only a short walk from the CBD, Barangaroo as well as Central and Town Hall train stations.
Minister for Trade, Tourism
and Major Events Stuart Ayres said with overseas visitor spend in
NSW reaching A$9.1 billion to June this year, Sydney finally has
the facilities to deliver incredible attractions like The Hunger
Games: The Exhibition to inspire international audiences.
“All visitors to Sydney, whether domestic, international or living
within our great city will be blown away by the diversity of
events at this new $1.5 billion venue set to generate at least $5
billion in economic benefit for NSW over the next 25 years and
directly employ at least 1,800 people,” he said. “ICC Sydney is
already fast cementing Sydney's place as the world's most exciting
tourism and event destination in the world.”
The Hunger Games: The Exhibition
will run from 20 December 2016 to 4
February 2017 (excluding NYE and Christmas Day).
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