S eptember saw the completion of 73 per cent of the entire first phase in Dwar ka Delhi says Phil Chung According to the developer AECOM around 5 300 workers are working on the site on a daily basis reports the CEO of the operating com pany Kinexin They are endeavouring to speed things up and catch up with the pre Covid 19 construction progress An official opening date has not yet been announced he says It is expected that the major part of construction will be completed by the end of next year Chung looks ahead The venue s first phase development will comprise two 60 000 square metre trade show halls and a seven storey convention centre building The latter will have 15 large divisible meet ing rooms and has a total of another 60 000 square metres In addition there will be an outdoor area of a magnificent size enthus es Kinexin s CEO Very important The IICC is near Indira Gandhi International Airport and a deluxe hotel complex Transport connections for the venue are making progress Phil Chung quotes the country s largest English language newspa per Times of India which reports that the trial run of the IICC metro has been success fully completed And the station finishing stage is expected to be completed by the end of this year The IICC Metro station will be connected to the airport and the city centre The final stop will be New Delhi s Con naught Place which is one of the city s hottest entertainment and business hubs In the future it will take only around 25 min utes to get to the last stop from the IICC says Phil Chung This will drastically change New Delhi s public accessibility to the IICC as well as the international airport Currently travelling these routes may take over an hour Furthermore the Dwarka Ex pressway will be directly connected to the IICC venue This connection will further en hance car accessibility to the venue in a sen sational manner enthuses the CEO Phil Chung expects to see many large trade shows at the IICC which will act as showcases for outstanding industry sectors He is convinced that India will be the only exponential growth opportunity for all glob al organisers Hosts have long been raring to go For the trade show sector numerous In dian and global organisers are planning to launch many new events in fields such as in ternational education education tech heavy machinery for textiles 3D printing food pro cessing and construction says Chung Oth er themes include F B science and futuristic technologies gifts beauty cosmetics and business tourism For the meeting and con vention sectors all kinds of mega scale cor porate incentives which you haven t seen for a long time in India are expected according to our survey Phil Chung also cites corporate events and vari ous scientific medical congress es In addition well known film making companies are eyeing the venue Because the IICC would make a perfect location for all kinds of films It would be great if we could collaborate with Bol lywood film makers also www iiccnewdelhi com PB 42 TradeFairs Internation al 4 2022 INTERNATIONAL INDIA Where trade fairs dream of Bollywood India s largest event venue of the future is gradually taking shape Construction work on phase one of India International Convention Expo Centre IICC is progressing IICC Ausstellungshalle Im Messesektor planen zahlreiche indische und ausländische Veranstalter die Einführung neuer Ereignisse IICC exhibition hall For the trade show sector numerous Indian and global organisers are planning to launch many new events Ph ot o K in ex in

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