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  The nearly three-decade evolution and rebirth of Greater Fort Lauderdale has transformed the area from a sleepy beach community to a year-round, internationally acclaimed tourism destination.   Where it all began What started in 1934 with a Colgate College swim coach bringing his swimmers to train and stay in shape in a warm place, grew...
If all the world's a stage, then Greater Fort Lauderdale could be considered South Florida's center stage. From beachfront bandshells to a major concert arena to underground venues, the arts come alive in Greater Fort Lauderdale.   "Greater Fort Lauderdale has a rich tradition in the arts, and as the destination continues to mature, so does...
The sunrise beach wedding will take place on Fort Lauderdale beach in front of the W Fort Lauderdale Hotel on Thursday, February 5th. Registration to win a Love is Love wedding trip is available at Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau to Host 100 Couples with Free Air, Hotel and Historic Group Wedding Ceremony   GREATER...
Gay Capital of the United States Named "Destination of the Year" by ManAboutWorld  Greater Fort Lauderdale, the city with the highest concentration of same-sex couple households in the U.S., beat out worldwide competition to be named "Destination of the Year" by the 2014 ManAboutWorld Editors' Choice Awards, recognizing the very best in gay...

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FACT SHEET GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE / BROWARD COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER   Opened: September, 1991 Convention Center Budget: $48.9 million Convention Center Size: 600,000 square feet, encompassing 17 acres Location: Northern end of Port Everglades, the world's second largest cruise port.  The center is bordered by the Intracoastal Waterway,...