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Greater Fort Lauderdale


Discover a sunny state of mind in Greater Fort Lauderdale. The LEED® Gold Certified, 600,000 square-foot Broward County Convention Center offers waterfront views and a SUNsational service team. Plus, the all-around accessibility and close proximity of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport make getting down to business here a breeze. The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau team is your link to robust meeting resources and destination expertise – your concierge to the community.

Discover more about getting down to business in Greater Fort Lauderdale by taking a tour of the slideshow below (click on images for more detail).

 

Broward County Convention Center Exterior

Broward County Convention Center Exterior

The Broward County Convention Center, located on the Intracoastal waterway, offers 600,000 square feet of conference and exhibit space and nearly 3,000 rooms within a 1.5-mile radius. Take your meeting to the next level with cutting-edge technology, creative catering and an abundance of natural light.
Broward County Convention Center Interior

Broward County Convention Center Interior

The LEED® Gold Certified Broward County Convention Center is proud to be the first convention center in Florida to earn LEED certification and the third nationwide to achieve LEED Gold for an Existing Building. From water conservation to energy efficient lighting, recycling and more, the Convention Center is an energy-efficient, environmentally sound, carbon neutral model of sustainability.
Margaritaville

Margaritaville

There are now even more opportunities to delight your attendees with two signature properties debuting in 2015. The arrival of Hilton’s premiere luxury brand, the Conrad, adds 14,000 square feet of meeting space overlooking Fort Lauderdale beach. Jimmy Buffett’s spectacular 349-room Margaritaville Resort, centrally located on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, offers 27,000 square feet of space and amenities, with a tropical vibe.
Aerial Downtown

Aerial Downtown

Meetings in Greater Fort Lauderdale are getting even sunnier as many of our hotels experience transformations: Pelican Beach Resort is about to undergo multimillion-dollar renovations, which will more than double its meeting space. Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa recently updated its meeting spaces during a $7 million renovation. Hyatt Pier 66 Marina has upgraded both its marina and Pelican Landing restaurant, and is currently renovating its Panorama ballroom. Bonaventure Resort & Spa also underwent a refresh of the property’s event space, as well as their aLaya Spa.
FLL Expansion

FLL Expansion

Located in the heart of the city, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood international Airport (FLL) offers convenience with over 600 daily non-stop flights, to and from 60+ destinations. With a massive expansion underway, FLL is adding a new runway for more flights plus more gates and modern amenities.
Yacht Meeting

Yacht Meeting

Nothing creates motivation, releases stress and encourages better communication and focus than a dose of sun and water views. In Greater Fort Lauderdale, we’ll help you transform ordinary meetings into sunconventional success stories with unique venues and unforgettable views. Meetings shine brighter here, and so will you.
Waterway Cruise

Waterway Cruise

Downtime is perfect for exploring 23 miles of Blue Wave certified beaches, snorkeling, diving, deep-sea fishing, and kayaking. Explore the “Venice of America” via a catamaran, a luxury yacht or the Water Taxi. Find adventure in the exotic Everglades. Or dive into the vibrant downtown Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment scene. Attendees can relax at many area luxurious spas, play a round of golf or hit the casinos, too.
Winterfest Boat Parade

Winterfest Boat Parade

Every event’s a winner when there are so many ways to play.
Check out one of Greater Fort Lauderdale’s many upcoming events, including: Phantom of the Opera, Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade, Florida Renaissance Festival and more.
Digital Meeting Planner

Digital Meeting Planner

Check out the Greater Fort Lauderdale Digital Meeting Planner for everything you need to make your event shine, including videos, unique venues, maps and exclusive content. Start planning at sunny.org/meetingsguide.

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