The city of Cape Town has budgeted approximately R3.5 million for the general upgrade of the venue. The venue hosts numerous events throughout the year from expo's to cultural performances. More recently it has hosted an international netball test, and will host the ITTF World Cadet finals.
The exhibition centre offers a wide range of spaces and a total of 4,500 sqm of space. As a sports arena the venue has a maximum capacity of 7,000.