The International Convention Center (ICC) is the largest and leading conference center in Israel. The center is a member of the ICCA and AIPC convention centers organizations and meets their international standards.

The ICC contains 12,000 square meters of exhibition space, 27 convention halls and seminar rooms, an accessorized business chamber and dozens of meeting and resting areas. The center can hold up to 10,000 individuals in one event or in a several parallel events.

The International Center contains the biggest auditorium hall in Israel, Ussishkin Hall, intended for holding concerts, performances, festivals and other events. Furthermore, a Globus Group theater operates on site.

The International Conference Center is located at the entrance of Jerusalem, near Kiriyat HaMemshala in Givat Ram, Jerusalem’s central bus station and a light rail’s station.

Every year, the center hosts dozens of conventions, performances, and international events, including the 1979 and the 1999 Eurovision song contest, and even the former American president Barack Obama gave a speech at the center in front of Israeli students.

Transportation

A 5 minute walk from Jerusalem’s central bus station.
Exiting the station, walk straight until reaching Sderot Shazar, turn right and continue going until reaching an underground passage, through which you should pass. Exit the passage, take a left turn and immediately turn left again to Yosef Herlits Street. Go up the stairs to your left. You have arrived!

Please notice, all lines arrive at Jerusalem’s central bus station, from which The International Center is a 5 minute walk.

Be’er Sheva:

  • Line 470 (Egged public transportation, Be’er Sheva’s central bus station, estimated time of one hour and 40 minutes.)

Ashdod:

  • Line 448 (Egged public transportation, Ashdod’s central bus station, estimated time of one hour and 14 minutes).

Rishon LeZion:

  • Line 433 (Egged public transportation, Rishon LeZion’s old central bus station, estimated time of one hour and 35 minutes).
  • Line 431 (Egged public transportation, Rishon LeZion’s new central bus station, estimated time of 50 minutes).

Tel Aviv:

  • Line 480 (Egged public transportation, Tel Aviv’s Terminal 2000\Tel Aviv Savidor\Arlozorov, estimated time of 54 minutes).
  • Line 405 (Egged public transportation, Tel Aviv’s new central bus station, estimated time of 55 minutes).

Ra’anana/Kfar Saba:

  • Line 947 (Egged public transportation, Ra’anana junction terminal, estimated time of one hour and 35 minutes).
  • Line 425 (Afikim public transportation, Ra’anana junction terminal, estimated time of one hour and 37 minutes).

Netanya:

  • Line 947 (Egged public transportation, Netanya’s central bus station, estimated time of one hour and 55 minutes).

Haifa:

  • Line 960 (Egged public transportation, Haifa gulf central bus station, estimated time of two hours and 14 minutes).
  • Lines 947, 940 (Egged public transportation, Carmel beach central bus station, estimated time of two hours).

Jerusalem:

  • Line 29 (Jerusalem Biblical Zoo)
  • Line 6,17,18,31 (Egged public transportation, Malha Mall)

Via no. 1 highway:

  1. From the city’s entrance: turn right at Sderot Shazar in the direction of The International Convention Center. 
  2. From Begin Boulevard: exit at Kiriyat Moshe junction and turn left at South Begin or right at North Begin.   

Alternatively, searching for “ICC Jerusalem” in Waze app will get you to the venue.

On site there are 850 parking spaces available (payment is required), that are divided between an underground parking lot and an outdoor parking lot.