H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. Tampa General Hospital. Lions Eye Institute. USF Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation (CAMLS) – Tampa Bay long ago established its reputation as the home to renowned leaders in the medical industry conducting cutting-edge scientific research. Add in year-round sunshine, Gulf breezes and incredible culinary experiences, and Tampa Bay becomes the premier destination for your next medical meeting.



Accessibility - Conquer with Ease


Tampa Bay sits within easy reach of meeting attendees. Award-winning Tampa International Airport welcomes hundreds of daily flights from across the country and around the world, with new nonstop service from the West Coast and legacy flights from the Midwest, Northeast, Southwest, Europe and Latin America. TPA sits seven miles from downtown and the Tampa Convention Center, making it a convenient voyage to your medical meeting location. Tampa Bay’s location at the junction of Interstates 75 and 4 put us a short drive from major gateways in Orlando and Miami as well.

Downtown's growing medical campus creates synergy for events of all sizes and specialties. The waterfront Tampa Convention Center lies adjacent to the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), new USF Morsani School of Medicine and Tampa General Hospital, which serves as USF Health's primary teaching affiliate.



The Keys to an Exciting Stay


Tampa Bay features a wide range of hotel options, including thousands of luxurious rooms within a short walk of the downtown medical campus. Familiar flags, consistent quality, and plenty of amenities make attendees’ stay a pleasure. Because of this flexibility, meeting planners can expect a good range of rates without sacrificing quality. Many hotels feature waterfront views and balconies, free shuttles to surrounding area attractions and on-site restaurants and cafes. The Tampa Riverwalk links many of downtown’s best hotels, restaurants, parks, and culture venues like gems on a string. The TECO Historic Streetcar and Pirate Water Taxi provide safe and reliable options for moving between downtown and the exciting neighborhoods of Tampa Heights, the Channel District, and Ybor City.

Join us in Tampa Bay, and chart your course to an amazing stay.



Meetings Facilities

Revolutionary breakthroughs in research, simulation and personalized medicine are changing the DNA of health care, right here in Tampa Bay. This region is home to national and global medical industry leaders, researchers and venues. Host your medical meeting in Tampa Bay today.


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Situated on the water in the heart of downtown, the 600,000-square-foot Tampa Convention Center provides the perfect complement to your next medical meeting. It’s the ideal size to enjoy without feeling overwhelmed by long walks from distant breakout rooms to the exhibit hall. There’s no competing for building services and staff attention. With exciting new food options and upgraded amenities, the convention center makes it easy to do business with well-appointed staff, comfortable spaces, Wi-Fi access, an on-site business center, audio/visual services and in-house receiving and shipping. The new JW Marriott Tampa Water Street offers 125,000 square feet of new meeting space just across the street from the convention center.


Medical Meetings Map

With walkable streets and an easy-to-navigate layout, downtown makes it easy for attendees to discover the treasures of Tampa Bay during your next medical meeting.



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Special Incentives

The Visit Tampa Bay team designed three exciting incentives to meet the needs of any meeting. Learn more about the incentives being offered to help meeting planners discover Tampa Bay!


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