Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Convention center55,742 sq. m
Guest Rooms33,000
Guest rooms at 1 hotel
Special event venues235
Average room rate$123.00
Daily food cost$71.00
Occupancy rate67.7%
Tax rate6%

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau


Why Choose Our Destination?

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau knows how to make a meeting planner shine. With the 600,000 sq. ft. Broward County Convention Center, you'll enjoy state-of-the-art meeting and exhibit space as well as five-star food service, an Internet café and elegant banquet rooms. The location of Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center is irresistible. It is nestled on the Intracoastal Waterway, and surrounded by all that South Florida has to offer. The high-tech, 600,000 sq ft three level meeting and exhibit conference facilities feature state-of-the-art technological services, including teleconference facilities, high speed wireless internet access, digital phone lines and business grade telephonic services. The convention facility technical service team is able to provide you with the latest in technology to ensure your conference or event runs as smoothly as possible.


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Distance from airport

  • Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood International Airport

    4.83 km from city center


Local Attractions

African-American Research Library & Cultural Center

60,000 sq ft jewel, only third of its kind in the U.S. A main library and a unique children's library with more Black history books and books written by Blacks than any other facility in the country. The auditorium and exhibit areas provide opportunities to exchange ideas and cultural values as well as promote an understanding and appreciation of the contributions of persons of African descent. Mon-Wed 10am-8pm, Thurs-Sat 10am-6pm, Closed Sundays. Free
2650 NW 6th St
Fort Lauderdale

BB&T Center

Featuring some of the world’s hottest concerts, sporting events and family shows.
1 Panther Parkway
Sunrise, FL 33323

Airboat Adventures at Sawgrass Recreation Park

Embark on a thrilling airboat tour through the Everglades followed by Reptile, Glades and Exotic Wildlife Exhibits featuring more than 100 adopted & rescued mammals and reptiles. Hold an alligator and see a Florida Panther. Group rates, ample bus parking, exclusive Private Adventures & Nighttime Airboat Adventures available. Try Gator Bites, tacos, burgers & more at The Gator Grill open daily. Tours daily starting at 9am until 4pm. Adults $22.95, children 4-12 years $12.95, under-4 free. Prices subject to change.

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Subtropical historic house museum of two American artists on 35-acres of Fort Lauderdale beach. Tue-Sun 9am-4pm. Closed Mondays and some holidays. Adults $20, children 6-12 $16, grounds only $10, under 6 free.
900 N Birch Rd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Aloha Watersports

Parasailing, wave runners, hobie cats, weenie rides, kite surfing, wind surfing, peddle boats, paddle boards, kayaks, snorkeling, scuba, speedboat rides and sea rocket. Daily 9am-5pm.
3030 Holiday Dr.
Fort Lauderdale

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Located in the heart of the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District, this stunning multi-theater complex offers world-class events in a tropical waterfront setting.
201 SW 5th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale

4 mi. away

Deerfield Beach

16 mi. away

Convention Centers

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

    Nestled on the Intracoastal Waterway, and surrounded by all that South Florida has to offer, Greater Fort Lauderdale/ Broward County Convention Center is here to make your next event a success with 600,000 square feet of flexible event space.

    • Exhibit Space18,581 sq. m
      Total meeting space55,742 sq. m


Additional Information

The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance Gold certification from The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), an arm of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The venue is the first convention center in Florida to be LEED certified on any level and one of only three in the nation to achieve LEED Gold certification for an Existing Building.