Give your group a fully immersive experience with a meeting powered by Greater Fort Lauderdale. From unique offerings to unforgettable venues, our dedicated conventions team has the right resources and insights to help you create an extraordinary event. Do more than meet your goals. Make an impact on your attendees.
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 square feet 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.
Convention Center Reimagined
The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center is undergoing a $1 billion expansion project and will be bigger and better with 1.2 million square feet of space. The transformed venue will feature 350,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space and a new 65,000-square-foot waterfront ballroom, plus original dining concepts, enhanced water-taxi access and an expansive outdoor waterfront plaza available to the public. The project opens in phases beginning in October 2021 with full completion anticipated in 2024.
10 Million Reasons to Meet in Greater Fort Lauderdale
Be among the first to reserve meeting space in the 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 during eligible 2021-2024 dates.
Safe + Clean Pledge
The safety of planners, meeting attendees, visitors and area residents is our highest priority at Visit Lauderdale. Hotels, attractions, restaurants, public facilities and businesses throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale are taking the Visit Lauderdale Safe + Clean Pledge to provide a unified message that health and safety standards and protections against the spread of COVID-19 are a top priority.
Protected with VenueShield
As safety is a top priority, the expanded center is being designed with ASM Global's VenueShield protocol to provide the highest levels of cleanliness and safety while inspiring the confidence of planners and attendees, all in partnership with leading medical professionals, industry experts and public health officials.
Things to Do
Explore the area’s diverse dining scene including everything from seafood and gastropub menus to vegan and farm-to-table fare. Sip on a cocktail and soak up the views at one of the many waterfront restaurants. And follow the Greater Fort Lauderdale Ale Trail to find local brews at some of the area’s best breweries and craft beer bars.
Your group can also head out on an epic Everglades adventure. Round out your event with a wellness or shopping excursion. Greater Fort Lauderdale offers an array of spas and wellness centers, plus world-class shopping like Sawgrass Mills, The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale and Las Olas Boulevard.
Do more than meet your goals. Make an impact on your attendees. Learn more about meetings in Greater Fort Lauderdale at sunny.org/meetings.