Sabah International Convention Centre
AddressLot 1, Block B, Tanjung Lipat, Tun Fuad Stephens Road, 88400
LocationKota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Coordinates5°59′44.32″N 116°5′2.25″E / 5.9956444°N 116.0839583°E / 5.9956444; 116.0839583Coordinates: 5°59′44.32″N 116°5′2.25″E / 5.9956444°N 116.0839583°E / 5.9956444; 116.0839583
OwnerInnoprise Corporation Sdn Bhd (Subsidiary of Yayasan Sabah Group)
Opened2020 [1]
Banquet/ballroom4,800 person
Theatre seating
1,250 person
Enclosed space
 • Total space60,504 m2 (651,260 sq ft)
 • Exhibit hall floor5,176.50 m2 (55,719.4 sq ft)
Parking952[2]
Website
siccsabah.com

The Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC) is the largest waterfront purpose-built facility in East Malaysia and also the largest convention centre in Borneo island. The complex's gross built-up is 60,504 m2 (651,260 sq ft) on a 6 hectares (15 acres) site.[3]

SICC is the main convention and exhibition facility serving Kota Kinabalu City, the other two are Sabah Trade Centre and Sutera Harbour convention facility.

Description

The 6-hectare (15-acre) multi-functional complex spreads over five levels, a convention hall with a retractable partition system dividing into three sections, each multi-purpose hall catering up to 2000 delegates; offering a combined floor space of 6,800 m2 (73,000 sq ft) including an extensive pre-function area. On a separate level, three contiguous exhibit halls encompassing a 5,177 m2 (55,720 sq ft) flexible event space, six meeting rooms and private lounges. The top floor is dedicated to 12 individual private meeting rooms, a performance arts hall with seating capacity of 1,250 in a two-tier amphitheater accompanied by VIP rooms and lounges. Connecting to the main lobby, an outdoor plaza of 7,000 m2 (75,000 sq ft) is usable for open concerts and exhibitions.[4]

Facilities

The convention centre has the following facilities:[5]

SICC Café

This cafe is located on Level 3, in the main lobby.

Convention hall (Sipadan I, II & III)

The conference and convention halls are located on Level 4 and total 5,200 square metres (56,000 sq ft) with 11 m (36 ft) high ceiling and seat up to 4,000 delegates in theatre style seating. The convention hall has removable partitions which splits the room into three; offering a classroom style capacity of 792 in each hall. This includes a pre-function hall outside with a capacity of up to 68 booths.

Exhibition hall (Kinabatangan I, II & III)

The exhibition halls are located on Level 2. The multi-purpose hall is used for exhibitions, banquets, sports and other entertainment events. Across from the pre-function area are six separate meeting room of various sizes with addition to a private VVIP lounge.

References

  1. ^ "Opening year of SICC". Meetings & Convention Asia website. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  2. ^ Amount of parking at SICC, SICC Website, retrieved 17 March 2022
  3. ^ "Gross built-up area of SICC". SICC Website. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  4. ^ "MICE in Asia, Issue 1, 2019". Mice in Asia. 2019. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  5. ^ "SICC venue information".((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)