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Waterfront location brings the warmth and light of the Florida sunshine right into your meeting rooms. Treasure awaits you at the Tampa Convention Center, a 600,000-square-foot meeting and convention facility with unique architectural designs and spectacular waterfront views that provide an ideal setting for your next invasion. The convenience of a vibrant downtown, adjacent first-class accommodations and Florida's largest variety of destination offerings allows you to conquer with ease.


Tampa Convention Center makes it easy to do business with well-appointed, comfortable spaces, Wi-Fi access, an on-site business center,  audio/visual services, and in-house receiving and shipping. Also featuring an extensive guest services program, waterfront meeting rooms, an award-winning food purveyor and outdoor dining areas on the water, The Tampa Convention center provides all the keys to a successful corporate invasion. Two of the Center's most popular amenities are the historic streetcar stop adjacent to the center and the boat docks that create interesting off-site event possibilities. The Center sits in the heart of downtown Tampa, offering a mix of flexible indoor and outdoor space to accommodate meetings and events of all sizes. We look forward to hosting your invasions, large and small, by providing your group with:


  • 200,000 total square feet

  • 30' ceiling

  • Divisible into 75,000; 100,000; 125,000 or 200,00 square feet

  • Accommodates up to 1,000 10'x10' booths

  • Electric, water and compressed-air hook-ups

  • 350 lbs. per square foot of loading capacity

  • Two show offices

  • Four cafés in the hall

  • Telescopic seating available

  • Energy Star Partner


  • 36,000 square feet - divisible into four sections

  • Accommodates up to 3,600 theater-style

  • Banquets for up to 2,080 people

  • Up to 170 10'x10' exhibit booths

  • Equipped with electric and water hook-ups


  • 36 additional meeting rooms, including ten waterfront rooms

  • Over 84,000 square feet of flexible pre-function space

  • Electric Hook-ups


  • 22 covered bays on the exhibit hall level.

  • Entrance into the exhibit hall is available through three (3) freight doors, which measure 14'x25', 20'x25' and 30'x25'.

  • First-floor loading dock houses four bays to service the meeting rooms and ballroom.

  • A 10'x20' 10,000-lb. freight elevator connects the two levels.

Waterfront Dining & Drinks

Tampa Convention Center’s Bay Bistro and Sail Pavilion offer waterfront concessions and cool cocktails overlooking beautiful Tampa’s Riverwalk. Sail Pavilion is Tampa’s only 360-degree waterfront bar conveniently located between Tampa Convention Center and Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina.

First-Level Floorplan

Tampa Convention Center’s first level (PDF) features a 36,000 square-foot, divisible ballroom, 25 meeting rooms including 10 dramatic waterfront rooms, a three-story rotunda and Bay Bistro concessions.

Upper-Level Floorplans

Tampa Convention Center’s upper levels (PDF) feature a 200,000 square-foot, divisible exhibit hall, exhibit hall loading docks, show offices and an additional 10 meeting rooms.