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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
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa Convention Center and TECO Streetcar
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa Convention Center


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 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.



Tampa Convention Center


  • 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


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Tampa Convention Center


  • 52 additional meeting rooms, including 27 waterfront meeting rooms.

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

  • Electric hook-ups



  • 20 covered bays on the exhibit hall level & first-floor loading dock houses three bays to service the meeting rooms and ballroom.

  • 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 three bays to service the meeting rooms and ballroom.

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


Convention Hotel Package

Tampa’s walkable hotel package offers more than 3,000 rooms across familiar brands with appealing variety in product and price points.  Attendees may access the waterfront convention center along the scenic Riverwalk, by streetcar, water taxi, trolley or other modes of transportation. The neighboring Westshore Business District includes an additional 8,000 rooms within close proximity.


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Sail Plaza


Tampa Convention Center’s Bay Bistro and Sail Plaza offer waterfront concessions and cool cocktails overlooking beautiful Tampa’s Riverwalk. Sail Plaza is Tampa’s only 360-degree waterfront bar conveniently located between Tampa Convention Center and Tampa Marriott Water Street.


Convention Center


Tampa Convention Center’s first level features a 36,000 square-foot, divisible ballroom, 25 meeting rooms including 9 dramatic waterfront rooms, a three-story rotunda and Bay Bistro concessions. The third floor features a 200,000 square foot, divisible exhibit hall with 9 waterfront flex meeting rooms. When fully opened, the 9 rooms can provide an additional 9,000 square feet of exhibit space off the West Hall show floor. The fourth floor features 18 meeting rooms, including 9 dramatic waterfront rooms.





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