I have been advised, and assume that a venue that can hold ~2000 people for
the last two days is needed. For the first two that venue or another with
smaller breakaway rooms of various sizes are need.
One should also keep in mind that good bandwidth (at least by African
standards) is required, as well as the infrastructure to support it.
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From: "Joe" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: RE: Location for ICANN meeting - proposed Feb 28- March 4, 2002
> What kind of venue do you need as this will help anyone that thinks of
> another African country taking it up
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> From: Alan Levin [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 10:24 AM
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> Subject: Location for ICANN meeting - proposed Feb 28- March 4, 2002
> Hi All, Bonjour,
> In following my posts last week, I have done some preliminary
> regarding a Cape Town venue for the scheduled ICANN meeting.
> We have the Good Hope Centre that can comfortably host the numbers, but it
> may not be as appropriate as the International convention centres ICANN
> participants are used to. It so happens that we are currently building an
> International convention centre in Cape Town that will be complete by 2003
> As such I wanted to make one more request to this group before the
> on the weekend.
> Are there any other African countries that are willing to take this on?
> (Yann, is there a venue in Mauritius?)