The Tampa Convention Center provides the very best that Florida has to offer with dazzling sunshine and sparkling waterfront views. Combine those two natural elements with a totally flexible space and elegant interior designs and you have an event destination beyond compare.
Sitting right on the banks of the Hillsborough River, TCC boasts four-levels and 600,000 square foot including a 200,000 square foot exhibit hall, 84,000 square feet of useful prefunction areas, a 36,000 square foot ballroom and 36 breakout rooms. Add to that cafes, restaurants, and waterfront gathering areas including The Sail, Tampa's only 360° waterfront bar. All of these features work together to provide flexibility, functionality, convenience and fun.Source : Venue Website
Jul 30, 2016
Colombian Navy Ship Docks with Free Tours at the Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL (July 7, 2016)
WHO: ARC Gloria, official flagship of the Colombian Navy
WHAT: The ship will be on display at Tampa Convention Center. They will offer tours and cruises during their stay. The ship was first used in 1966 when the Colombian government authorized the National Navy to acquire a three- mastered barque as a training ship of the Colombian Navy. For no charge, 500 people can attend to tour and cruise on ARC Gloria.
WHEN: June 30th- July 3rd from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (recurring daily)
WHERE: Tampa Convention Center Riverwalk, 333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602
For more information, contact Tampa Convention Center at (813) 274-8918 or visit www.tampaconventioncenter.com.
About Tampa Convention Center
Centrally located on the sparkling waterfront of Tampa’s Hillsborough River, the Tampa Convention Center is dedicated to providing meeting planners, attendees and exhibitors a fivestar resort experience. With its breathtaking views, extraordinary culinary team, professional concierge desk and easy access to area restaurants and attractions, the four-level, 600,000 - square-foot convention center enjoys many of the attributes travelers look for in Florida’s finest five-star resorts. For additional information, visit www.tampaconventioncenter.com
May 16, 2016
Tampa Convention Center Showcases Culinary Excellence with Release of Holiday Menus for this Season’s Parties and Events
TAMPA, FL (May 16, 2016) – In preparation for this holiday season, the award-winning culinary team at Tampa Convention Center (TCC) has created a variety of exceptional menu options that showcase the very best recipes and custom creations for events of any size. From plated entrées such as flat iron steak and Gulf shrimp, beef tenderloin with roasted shallot and traditional turkey breast with southern cornbread dressing, to extensive buffets with salad, entrée, carving station, side item and dessert options, party planners will have a variety of menus to create a memorable celebration. Hors d’oeuvre receptions with passed items such as tenderloin crostini with wasabi horseradish, meatloaf sliders and bacon-wrapped scallops or stationary items including an imported cheese display and flambé fruit station, allow for flexibility and creativity with regard to presentation and budget.
“In addition to our central location and magnificent waterfront views,” stated Eric Blanc, CMP, Director of Sales and Marketing at Tampa Convention Center, “our venue also features five-star resort-style experiences, including exceptional culinary offerings, making it an ideal location for holiday celebrations and events.“
The four-level, 600,000-square-foot convention center offers 36 meeting rooms, 10 of which feature waterfront views. With outdoor space and indoor private rooms and grand ballrooms, TCC is able to accommodate groups of up to 2,100 (seated) and 4,000 (reception).
For more information, visit www.tampaconventioncenter.com; to speak with the sales department, call (813) 274-8422.
Jan 14, 2014
Tampa Convention Center Hosts Grand Arrival of Historic Schooner
Tampa, FL (January 14, 2014)
WHO: Tampa Convention Center, located on Tampa’s busy Riverwalk
WHAT: To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner, the Tampa Convention Center will host the grand arrival of the historic Clipper Schooner, Lynx. The distinguished Lynx, a War of 1812 Privateer Square-Topsail Schooner, will make its way along the water’s edge overlooking
the Hillsborough River, docking at the Tampa Convention Center. Visitors will be able to tour the ship and even embark on a sailing adventure.
WHEN: January 15 through 22, 2014 Grand arrival takes place at noon on January 15.
WHERE: 333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida
For additional information, contact Lynx Educational Foundation at (866) 446-5969 or visit
About Tampa Convention Center
Centrally located on the sparkling waterfront of Tampa’s Hillsborough River, the Tampa Convention Center is dedicated to providing meeting planners, attendees and exhibitors a fivestar resort experience. With its breathtaking views, extraordinary culinary team, professional concierge desk and easy access to area restaurants and attractions, the four-level, 600,000 - square-foot convention center enjoys many of the attributes travelers look for in Florida’s finest five-star resorts. For additional information, visit www.tampaconventioncenter.com.