Venue, Accommodation and Travel
23 August 2010 11:00:00
Venue- Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour
NatStats 2010 will be held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour. With its prime Sydney waterfront location and world-class facilities, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre is one of Australia's largest and most successful venues for conferences, exhibitions and special events. The building opened in 1988 as the centrepiece of Sydney's Darling Harbour precinct and is conveniently located on the edge of the central business district. The centre is owned by the State Government of New South Wales and has around 30 rooms, ranging from small meeting rooms to a 3500 capacity auditorium. The Exhibition Centre consists of 6 halls, which are used primarily for exhibitions, but also for gala dinners and other large-scale events.
The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre is committed to exploring new and innovative ways of making sure that their actions and operations are environmentally-conscious. The Centre's environmental program, Ecowise—driven by a dedicated committee of volunteer Centre employees—continually strives to put into practice the centre's guiding principles: Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.
With its environmental policy the Centre strives to integrate sound environmental values, principles and practices in all its roles and operations. The venue is committed to considering the environment in all business activities, and to understand the important role it plays in its position on the Sydney Harbour foreshore. This is achieved through the Centre's environmental policy which contains the following key elements.
The Centre will:
- Understand and comply with the relevant legislation pertaining
- Respect the relationship it plays with Sydney Harbour by
- Work with suppliers and contractors to develop more
- Manage programs that reduce both water and energy
- Have a waste management program that reduces the volume
Only a five minute walk from the city centre, Darling Harbour is easily reached by water taxi, light rail, monorail, coach or car and boasts parking for more than 5000 vehicles as well as a public marina.
Information on getting to the venue
Several categories of accommodation have been reserved for the Natstats 2010 Conference delegates.
To book a room, Log onto www.accorhotels.com enter Sydney as the destination, and ABSTAT as the preferential code.
Click below to make an accommodation booking:
Sydney is Australia's largest city and the nation's number one destination for visitors. The city's focus is its magnificent Sydney Harbour, home to the famous Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Sydney's beauty, warm climate and friendly people entice visitors from around the world. It is Australia's hub of business, cultural and artistic life, with facilities that allow it to host major events with ease and flair. For information on Sydney please visit http://www.sydneyaustralia.com
About Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour is the city's most exciting visitor precinct. An inlet of Sydney Harbour, the district offers myriad entertainment, dining, transport and accommodation options and draws millions of local and international visitors each year to its many attractions. Only a 10 minute walk from the centre of the city, the precinct is home to the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. For more information on Darling Harbour please go to www.darlingharbour.com.au.