The Adelaide Convention Centre redevelopment is officially complete, paving the way for thousands of conventions and events, expected to generate almost $2 billion dollars in economic activity and support 1,200 ongoing jobs.
The Stage Two East Building – the final element of the $397 million redevelopment – opened almost 30 years to the day that the original convention centre opened.
“Since opening in 1987, the Convention Centre has been a great South Australian success story,” comments Alec Gilbert, Chief Executive, Adelaide Convention Centre.
“Over the past 30 years, the Centre has played host to 1,800 major conferences, welcomed more than six million delegates and visitors, and generated $1.4 million in economic benefit for the state of South Australia. The future looks even brighter, with the expanded venue forecast to inject an additional $1.92 billion into the state’s economy over the next 25 years.”