Broward County Convention Center, broward conty convention center

Broward Convention Center


Broward County Convention Center, broward conty convention center

For event information call 954-765-5900
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Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward Convention Center Fort Lauderdale Fl.

1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

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OPENED: September, 1991

Broward Convention center BUDGET: $48.9 million

Broward Convention center SIZE: 370,000 square feet, encompassing 17 acres

Broward Convention center LOCATION: Northern end of Port Everglades, the world's second largest cruise port. The center is bordered by the Intracoastal Waterway, Southeast 17th Street Causeway and Eisenhower Boulevard.

Broward Convention center DESIGN DESCRIPTION: The front of the three-level meeting and exhibit facility is a glass curtain wall, offering vistas of the Intracoastal Waterway, the city of Fort Lauderdale and a 1.3-acre fountain plaza featuring a 35-foot bronze sailfish sculpture.The complex is directly accessible from both 17th Street (A1A), State Road 84 and Interstate 595. Transportation serves the center from the airport, one and one-half miles away.

Broward Convention center NEW DEVELOPMENTS: A $30 million expansion is underway at the Convention Center and is expected to be completed by 2001. The 230,000 gross square-foot expansion will bring the total gross square footage to 600,000. New space includes a 50,000 square-foot exhibition space, additional meeting rooms, pre-function space and administrative offices.

Broward Convention center MEETING FACILITY & EXHIBIT HALL: The 370,000-square-foot, three-story convention center, owned by Broward County, contains 150,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 20,000-square-foot ballroom; 34,000 square feet of meeting rooms, 53,000 square feet of pre-function/registration space, 12,000 square feet of food-service area and 19 covered loading docks.

Broward Convention center exhibit hall, which accommodates 841 10x10-foot booths, can be divided, by concealed movable walls, into three smaller halls. Hall A contains 64,887 square fee Hall B, 43,018 square feet and Hall C, 42,774 square feet. Each hall has its own foyer, food-concession area and loading docks. Twenty-eight meeting and break-out rooms range in size from 523 square feet to 5,841 square feet. The 20,000- square-foot ballroom accommodates 1,800 banquet- style, and has a capacity for 150 exhibit booths.

In addition to the street-level entrance, there is be direct access into the center from the second level of the 2,500 space parking garage via a climate controlled skywalk.

Broward Convention center PARKING: Parking facilities, with direct access into the Convention Center, provide 2,500 spaces dedicated to the Convention Center and cruise ship terminals.

Broward Convention center EXPANSION PROJECT DEVELOPER:
Broward County
1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Contact: Carlos Puentes

Broward Convention center EXPANSION CONSULTANT:
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200 Clarendon Street, 34th Floor, Boston, MA 02116

The Morganti Group, Inc.
Vincent R. Simone
1800 Australian Avenue, S., Suite 302, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Broward Convention center EXPANSION ARCHITECT:
Scharf & Associates
Marvin Scharf
3407 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Broward Convention center MANAGEMENT:
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Contract Administrator: Nicki E. Grossman
General Manager: Mark Gatley
(954) 765-5900

For additional Broward Convention center information contact the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1850 Eller Drive, Suite 303, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. Telephone: (954) 765-4466 (U.S. and Canada)

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