Universal Accessibility

The CTICC has been designed to cater for the disabled, to ensure that the building is an inclusive venue for all delegates and visitors.
The building incorporates international norms as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the South African National Building Regulations (NBR) Standards.
Facilities for the disabled include the following:
  • All rooms can be easily accessed – there are no raised doorsteps at the meeting venues.
  • All exterior entrances to the venue have ramp access.
  • The width of all doors has been designed to accommodate wheelchair access.
  • Designated drop-off points at the main entrance of the venue have been allocated for the disabled.
  • Auditorium 1 is equipped to accommodate designated seating positions for wheelchair users and Auditorium 2 can be suitably adjusted
  • The ramp at entrance 5 has been made accessible for wheelchairs during construction of the Sky Bridge.
  • The reception counter in CTICC 2 has been modified with a low counter to accommodate clients, delegates and staff in wheelchairs to have access to the Centre’s reception staff. This area also features a ramp at the entrance of the counter.
  • The door handles at the parking lot entrance to the CTICC 2 building have been installed at a low position and extended to ensure that people in wheelchairs are able to reach the door handles.
  • The CTICC 2 building features designated emergency zones installed in every area for disabled people: Disabled signage is clearly displayed and all emergency telephones has been installed in low positions in reach of visitors in a wheelchair.
  • Our Security and Maintenance staff to always be ready to assist clients and delegates in an emergency.
  • Maintenance staff and dedicated porters have cordless phones which allow for staff to always be available on call when there is a possible emergency.
  • At CTICC 1 there is one wheelchair available in the business centre and two wheelchairs in the medic room for delegates and clients in need of assistance.
  • Director buttons in lifts are positioned at a level to ensure they are accessible to wheelchair users. All lift buttons are labelled in braille in CTICC 1 and 2.
  • In CTICC 1 there are audio announcements in all lifts indicating which level you are on and door operations to help visually impaired clients and delegates.
  • All passenger lifts within the CTICC 2 are disabled friendly.
  • Disabled toilets on all levels of the venue including the Management Offices.
  • All components in the CTICC 2 disabled restrooms are installed at a low position to enable people in wheelchairs to reach the handtowels and hand sanitizer dispensers.
  • The CTICC 2 building has disabled restrooms installed with Emergency call Devices which alerts Security in the control rooms and also anyone outside of the restroom that assistance is required in the restroom.
  • Designated parking bays for the disabled in the Centre’s P3 and P5 parking areas have direct access to elevators which are designed to accommodate wheelchairs.

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