A $1 billion expansion of the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center is currently underway. Phase one opens in October 2021 with expanded exhibit space. In 2024, this sensational venue will be even bigger and better at 1.2 million sq. ft. with 350,000 sq. ft. of contiguous exhibit space and a 65,000 sq. ft. waterfront ballroom, plus original dining concepts, enhanced water taxi access and a new expansive waterfront plaza with public access. The convention center expansion project will add an additional 525,000+ sq. ft. of meeting space over the existing center and an 800-room headquarters hotel. It takes full advantage of the amenities of this beautifully scenic location on the Intracoastal Waterway, focused on a mix of activities associated with the Intracoastal and nearby Port Everglades, consistently ranked as one of the three busiest cruise ports in the world.
Be among the first to reserve your meeting space in our newly expanded Greater Fort Lauderdale | Broward County Convention Center, and it could be free. The Convention & Visitors Bureau is giving away $10 million in meeting space for events booked at the Convention Center during eligible 2021-2024 dates. See if your date qualifies at here.
Exceeding expectations is what drives us. That’s why Greater Fort Lauderdale is a meetings destination filled with venues that are unique as well as practical. The BB&T Center is our home for NHL hockey, and also features 100,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts,Gallery of Amazing Things, and lushly landscaped Bamboo Gallery are just a few of the creative spaces that will inspire success as well as hashtags.
Whether you are looking for waterfront, luxury, boutique, all-suite or budget-friendly you will find your ideal accommodations among the more than 3,000 hotel rooms within a 1.5-mile radius of the Convention Center District. You can also select from more than 14,000 high-quality group and meeting hotel rooms throughout Broward County.