The ICC Arena provides a cultural hub in the very heart of the city, a uniquely practical venue designed for concerts, sporting events and much, much more.
With a multi-purpose platform, which meets and beats exacting international standards, the Arena provides the perfect platform for any event. Operable walls and retractable seating creates the flexibility for a variety of configurations and the accommodation of between 2 500 and some 10 000 people.
The bleacher seating can accommodate up to 749 seats. The space may be divided into eight smaller halls or a full-size oval arena. The open glass and natural wood feel of the Arena's double volume main foyer lends itself to the staging of art exhibitions, fashion shows, cocktail functions and the like, making the it one of the most versatile venues available.
Fixed Arena Seats 2629
Wheelchair and Minders 24
Bleacher Seats 49
NOTE: Fixed Arena Seating Capacity is subject to change
It features four media booths, a 40 seater VIP booth, medical facilities, dressing and change rooms and an operations centre, merchandising areas, tickets sales office, food and bar facilities and international standardfacilities for the physically-challenged. The floor area, entrances and loading bays are all situated on one level which allows for a simple, cost-effective set-up of any event.
The Grid system is able to hold 1 000kg every 3 metres and a 12 metre height capacity enables the Arena to accommodate relevant lighting angles ideal for car launches, exhibition tennis and basketball matches. There are floor pits every 6m2 which include connection to ISDN, Cat5, 15amp and 32amp power facilities and the ability to run cables under the floor.
With its unique design, the Arena allows for sporting events in an oval with direct access from all points into the Arena. This makes it the perfect venue for concerts or wrestling and boxing matches. It is also ideal for large ice shows and figure-skating thanks to the retractable seating which can be brought to the edge of the ice rink.
The Arena's technical specifications are on a par with the best of the world and include a brand new roll-away, variable height Cisco staging system, intelligent lighting, trussing, curtaining and sound system which can be hired in-house. The built-in sport lighting is suitable for TV broadcasting. We have bulk power sources for large shows which are situated in the grid and floor, left and right, consisting of 400amp, 63amp and 32amp. A fully-integrated safety system and back-up power source ensures that the excitement of your event will be uninterrupted. The back-up generator is capable of running the entire lighting and sound rig in the event of a power failure.
Durban ICC Arena
Region: Kwazulu Natal