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Get to Know Gainesville & Alachua County

Gather to celebrate, collaborate and grow in a vibrant destination filled with intellectual capital, rich culture and natural beauty. Gainesville and Alachua County draw international business and convention travelers to the area’s state-of-the-art research, medical, event and meeting facilities. Home to the University of Florida, one of the leading public universities in the country, the destination – and the meeting and events held here – are characterized by excellence and the spirit of learning and discovery. Alachua County offers meeting planners unrivaled convenience and features a wide variety of welcoming spaces, rich in both atmosphere and history. Meeting and convention offerings continue to expand, for an ever- widening selection of first class facilities including the Alachua County Sports and Events Center at Celebration Pointe with 90,000 sq. ft. of uninterrupted expo space, the Alachua County Agriculture and Equestrian Center, 60+ hotels, 7 full-service conference facilities, gorgeous Bed-and-Breakfasts with meeting and event space and over a dozen unique venue options.


Meeting Advantage Program

06/06/2024 – 09/30/2024

Getting Here

Getting Here is Easy! Centrally located between major Florida metros, Alachua County is an ideal destination for regional meetings. Guests can arrive via the I-75 corridor in just 2 hours or less from Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa and 5 hours from Atlanta and Miami. The recently expanded Gainesville Regional Airport features: Non-Stop Flights To/From: » Atlanta » Charlotte » Dallas / Fort Worth » Fort Lauderdale » Miami One-Stop Service To: » 343 Destinations » 55 Countries

Distance from airport

  • Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV)

    5 mi. from city center

  • Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)

    81 mi. from city center

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO)

    120 mi. from city center



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