Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center an SMG Managed Facility

Fort Lauderdale, FL Convention Center
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ChainIndependent / Other
Brand
Independent
Built
Renovated
Total Meeting Space55,742 sq. m
Guest Rooms
1950 Eisenhower Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center an SMG Managed Facility

Fort Lauderdale, FL Convention Center
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Amenities

Room Features and Guest Services

  • Concierge Services
  • Internet Access
  • View (Ocean or Water)
  • Voicemail Box

Facilities

  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Onsite Security
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • AV Capabilities
  • Business Center
  • Video Conference
  • VIP Services

Venue Accessible By

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train

Equipment

  • Loading Dock
  • Portable Walls
  • Staging Area

Image Gallery

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Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space55,742 sq. m
Meeting Rooms31
Largest Room6,028 sq. m
Second Largest Room4,538 sq. m
Exhibit Space18,581 sq. m

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Distance from Airport

  • 4.83 km from Venue

Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Bus Parking

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Planner Note: Please send inquiries for the Convention & Visitors Bureau for hotel properties and other venues to the CVB listing in Cvent. Located in the heart of the “Yachting Capital of the World,” the 600,000-square-foot Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center presents opportunities for meetings and conventions that are second-to-none. The award-winning facility is situated along the Intracoastal Waterway, providing guests with a window into the world-renowned vacation destination of Fort Lauderdale, the ultimate backdrop for meeting planners around the globe seeking locations that are ideal for work and play. Featuring state-of-the-art amenities and leading-edge technology, first-class service, premium food and beverage offerings, convenient access to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, and proximity to downtown Fort Lauderdale’s finest shopping, dining, outdoor activities and cultural attractions, the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center offers exceptional quality and unparalleled value in one of the world’s leading year-round leisure and meeting destinations. Facing the Intracoastal Waterway, the venue offers panoramic water views through a soaring glass wall. It's 600,000 square feet of exhibit, conference and meeting space on three levels of expansive architecture and distinctive décor remind attendees of the destination's water culture. The center's exterior features a fountain plaza surrounding a 35-foot Kent Ullberg sailfish sculpture - dramatic by day and breathtaking by night. The Center’s flexible space consists of four exhibit halls, two ballrooms and 31 meeting rooms that can be configured in a variety of ways to meet the needs of any group. The size and layout of the Conference Center make it possible to host one large event or multiple, smaller events at the same time. Our versatile facility is designed to offer the perfect space for conferences, trade shows, meetings and other events. Hosting more than 6 million guests and 6,000 events since opening its doors in 1991, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward Convention Center consistently exceeds guest and meeting planner expectations for five-star food service, state-of the-art technology, and outstanding service in a modern, eco-friendly facility. Proud to be one of the first LEED Gold Certified Convention Centers in the county, the team has been steadfast in implementing and maintaining environmentally friendly business practices including saving water and energy, increasing recycling and waste diversion efforts, and conducting sustainable purchasing. The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau offers the Lauderdale Convention Collection, a partnership with six upscale hotels located within a short distance of the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, to provide meeting planners and large organizations requiring up to 2,700 rooms with a unified convention experience and one-stop planning assistance. Participating hotels include the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel, B Ocean Fort Lauderdale and Fort Lauderdale Embassy Suites. While each hotel boasts its own exclusive style, all of them are near the Convention Center and provide convenient access to Fort Lauderdale’s world-renowned beaches, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and cultural and sports attractions. The “Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center District” is a dynamic, diverse and thriving region in South Florida. At the heart of the district is the Broward County Convention Center, located adjacent to Port Everglades, one of the world’s leading cruise ports. Conveniently surrounded by all of the exciting amenities that make Fort Lauderdale a top global destination, no other convention center district offers a similar combination of business and pleasure.

Additional Information

VENUE HIGHLIGHTS: LEED GOLD CERTIFIED MEETING SPACE STATS: -Number of meeting rooms: 31 (46,200 sf) -Largest ballroom: 31,639 sq. ft. -Main exhibit hall: 200,000 sq. ft. -Total exhibit space: 600,000 sq. ft. -Theater (number of seats): 7,000 MEETING SPACE TECH FEATURES: -Fiber-optic, Cat 5 and Cat 6 infrastructure throughout the facility; six and 12 strand fiber-optic backbone. -Ethernet connections in meeting rooms, exhibit spaces and lobby areas; high-speed internet access via a -MetroEthernet Circuit (250 MBPS); LAN data speeds at 250 MBPS and up to 1 GBPS; onsite internet support and 24/7 network monitoring provided by CCLD Networks. -Event network design assistance available (individual LANs and VPNs connect floor-to-floor, room-to-room and booth-to-booth); video conferencing capabilities (two-way video can be placed anywhere within the facility and connected to one or more locations). -Audio & recording capabilities; computerized multiple line information displays are available throughout the facility. -High-speed Wi-Fi available for purchase. -Reliable cell service throughout. MARKETING SERVICES: -71 In-house Digital Monitors available for branding, sponsorship and wayfinding. In-house graphic design and programming capabilities. -Marketing services to include advertising, signage, social media, PR and in-house digital design/programming. -Ticketing Solutions for Consumer Shows -In-house Production, Audio & Visual Services LOCATION HIGHLIGHTS -Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport - 3 Miles from Convention Center -Fort Lauderdale Beach - 1.5 Miles from Convention Center -Close to world class dining, shopping, attractions, culture and entertainment -Transportation Options - Airport, Port Everglades Seaport, Brightline Train, Water Taxi, Trolley, Taxi, Uber/Lyft and more.

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