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About Calabar ICC
Opening in May 2015, this state-of-the-art, multifunctional convention centre will host events for
national and global audiences comprising business,
government and international associations.
The Calabar ICC offers the market an almost unlimited scale capability to host a wide range of events – from intimate business meetings and workshops to large audience product launches, press conferences, congresses, exhibitions and conventions.
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About Summit Hills
Summit Hills is an innovative, mixed-use lifestyle
development that combines convention, recreation,
arts, culture, housing and healthcare facilities all within
an exclusive and idyllic location bounding the Tinapa
Business Resort and Calabar Free Trade Zone.
This extensive real estate project aligns with the vision of Cross River Governor Liyel Imoke “to build an economic engine that creates jobs, increases economic potential and builds on the strength of Cross River State”.
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About Cross River State & CalabarCross River State is an exquisite coastal region strategically situated in south eastern Nigeria, bordering Cameroon, named after the Cross River which meanders through it.
This diversely rich and eco-friendly state is famous for the warmth and hospitality of its people, and its unique cuisine, cultural heritage and tourism destinations. It truly is the pearl in Nigeria’s crown. Cross River is known for being a safe and secure environment for visitors, where they are able to freely explore its many attractions.
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- 27 February 2015 by CICC, in Latest News,Press Releases
Meetings Africa 2015 – What does Nigeria’s entry with Calabar ICC mean to Africa’s meetings Industry?Set to open in the second quarter of 2015, the Calabar International Convention ...READ MORE +
- 22 February 2015 by CICC, in Latest News,Press ReleasesTuesday 24 February 2015, 14h20 – 14h40, Sandton Convention Centre, Johann...READ MORE +
- 17 February 2015 by CICC, in Latest News
Calabar International Convention Centre(Calabar ICC) debuts at Africa’s Continental Industry forum in Johannesburg, South AfricaBeing the first purpose built International Convention Centre in the region, Cal...READ MORE +
Noteworthy facts about Calabar ICC
The Calabar ICC can host events of all sorts and sizes, with the impressive Main Hall able to accommodate 2,000 delegates.
The total capacity of the Calabar ICC exceeds 5,000 spread over the 21 different venues. The smallest committee rooms are suitable for exclusive VIP or board meetings of 10 delegates, while the large conference halls, of which the Calabar ICC has four, can easily accommodate any number of delegates, from 200 to 900.
Because many of the meeting venues in the Calabar ICC can be easily combined, the Calabar ICC offers unrivaled flexibility and scale.
A recent international survey amongst event 3 planners and meeting industry companies revealed that ‘flexibility’ and ‘creativity’ are their key requirements. Event organisers are looking for new formats for meetings and new ideas to engage with visitors. The Calabar ICC will be a welcome new meeting venue for Africa and Nigeria that offers a range of almost unlimited possibilities.
In the case of exhibitions for example, a commercial product launch or a poster exhibition accompanying a scientific conference, exhibitors can make use of the elegant foyers adjoining the meeting rooms in the A and C wings.
The foyers can accommodate up to 30 standard exhibition booths of 3 x 3 metres each, while the larger halls on the first floor are perfectly suited for largescale exhibitions.
Convenient power grids are located throughout the Calabar ICC, including the halls, allowing for maximum layout flexibility.