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IFEA World Festival And Event City Award : IFEA World Festival And Event City Award
Venue Estimated Capacity Indoor/outdoor Example of event/festival Sydney Olympic Park 15,000 Outdoor/Indoor V8 Supercars Aquatic Centre 7,700 Indoor Sydney Olympic Games Sports Centre 5,000 Indoor Australia vs Jamaica Netball Test 2010 Hockey Stadium 4,000 Indoor Women’s Champion Trophy Hockey 2009 Tennis Centre 10,500 (centre court) Outdoor/Indoor Annual Medibank International Sydney (ATP and WTA Tour Event) Archery Centre 1,000 Outdoor/Indoor Sydney Olympic Games Sydney International Equestrian Centre 7,150 Main Arena + Indoor Arena Sydney Olympic Games Sydney Showground Dome 10,000 Indoor Sydney Royal Easter Show Sydney International Regatta Centre 1,000 (pavilion); 30,000 (outdoor) Outdoor/Indoor Sydney Olympic Games Sydney Showground 15,000 Outdoor/Indoor Sydney Royal Easter Show ANZ Stadium 83,000 Outdoor/Indoor Rugby World Cup Final 2003, NRL Telstra Premiership Rugby League Grand final, Bledisloe Cup (in Sydney for the next 10 years) 46,000 Indoor/Outdoor NRL Telstra Premiership Rugby League Grand final, Bledisloe Cup (in Sydney for the next 10 years) Sydney Cricket Ground 46,000 Indoor/Outdoor New Year’s Test: Australia v England Sydney Football Stadium 45,500 Indoor/Outdoor Sydney Festival of Football, Edinbugh Military Tattoo 22,000 Outdoor/Indoor Edinbugh Military Tattoo CUA Stadium 22,000 Outdoor/Indoor National Rugby League (NRL) Toyota Stadium 22,000 Outdoor/Indoor National Rugby League (NRL) Campbelltown Sports Stadium 21,000 Outdoor/Indoor Football / Athletics Acer Arena 21,000 Outdoor/Indoor Top Gear Live, Saltimbanco – Cirque Du Soleil, 2011 Holden Netball Test Series SECTION I SuppOrt MAteriAl 1: SYDNEY’S PRImARY INDOOR AND OuTDOOR FESTIVAL AND EVENT VENuES Venue Estimated Capacity Indoor/outdoor Example of event/festival Belmore Sports Ground 25,000 Outdoor/Indoor National Rugby League (NRL) Brookvale Oval 23,000 Outdoor/Indoor National Rugby League (NRL) Parramatta Stadium 20,741 Outdoor/Indoor Deepvali Festival Leichhardt Oval 20,000 Outdoor/Indoor National Rugby League (NRL) North Sydney Oval 20,000 Outdoor/Indoor ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2009 Blacktown Olympic Park – AFL/ Cricket 10,000 Outdoor/Indoor Softball Women’s State Championships Sydney Entertainment Centre 12,500 Indoor Lions Club International Convention Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre 25,000 Indoor Song Summit 2010, Good food and wine show , Sydney International Boat show Sydney Harbour Bridge 6,000 (seated) Outdoor Sydney New Year’s Eve, Breakfast on the Bridge, Sydney Marathon, Blackmores Sydney Running Festival Darling Harbour 120,000 Outdoor Australia Day, International FIFA Fan Fest Site, Darling Harbour Fiesta Sydney Harbour n/a Outdoor Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Australia Day, La Traviata: Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour (2012) Sydney Harbour Islands n/a Outdoor/Indoor Sydney Harbour Island Hopping Sydney Opera House 5,678 Indoor Vivid Sydney, Aria Awards, Australian Opera- La boheme Wharf Theatre 330 Indoor A Streetcar Named Desire staring Cate Blanchett Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority – The Rocks Precinct 10,000 Outdoor Vivid Sydney, Sydney’s Writers festival SECTION I SuppOrt MAteriAl 1: SYDNEY’S PRImARY INDOOR AND OuTDOOR FESTIVAL AND EVENT VENuES CONTINuED 106 | IFEA WORLD FESTIVAL AND EVENT CITY AWARD | 107