The International Convention Center (ICC) is one of Singapore’s largest multi-purpose, indoor convention and exhibition facility in the heart of the business and financial district. The ICC is proposed as the competition venue for Fencing, Handball, Judo, Taekwondo, Boxing, and Indoor Wrestling events of the Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010.
The International Convention Centre is also conveniently located near the IOC Family hotels, of which the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore is just a 10-minute walk away. Other hotels include the Swissotel, Marina Mandarin, Oriental Hotel, Conrad International, and the Pan Pacific Hotel, all connected via sheltered pedestrian walkways within 10 minutes of the ICC.
The ICC has hosted some of the world’s biggest meetings, exhibitions and conventions. The most prominent of which was the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Bank Congress in 2006. The convention and exhibition halls comprise approximately 25,000 square meters and will provide a world class, indoor air conditioned facility for the proposed sporting events.
The ICC, also popularly known to be situated within the SUNTEC City shopping and commercial office development, is easily accessible by the MRT train service (City Hall, Millenia) and various public bus services. It is around 20 minutes by shuttle bus from the Youth Olympic Village.