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The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau knows how to make a meeting planner shine. You'll appreciate the unparalleled attention from our award-winning Sunsational Service team. With the 600,000 sq. ft. LEED gold certified Broward County Convention Center, you'll enjoy state-of-the-art meeting and exhibit space plus more.Greater Fort Lauderdale's Summer Savings Plan gets you more meeting for less. For more info visit http://www.sunny.org/meetings/ or contact GFLMeetings@broward.org for more details.

Amenities:
  • Amenities:
  • Multilingual Staff,
  • Discount:
  • Florida Resident Discount,
  • Hours of Operation:
  • Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily,

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Name Square Feet
Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center 600000

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Florida Renaissance Festival

February 07, 2015 - March 15, 2015
Suspended Between Myth and History: Browse through our enchanted crafts Village where over one hundred merchants and artisans demonstrate and sell their wares. Behold glass blowing, hammered pewter, wooden toys, unique pottery, clothing and a wealth of other riches. Applaud Hundreds of Performers, not only on our twelve stages but literally all around you. Sword fighters, minstrels, magicians, wenches and more. For all the world's a stage. Cheer Battling Knights, as they mount their steeds, lower their visors, aim their lances and charge at full tilt, thrice daily. Feast on Hearty Food fit for a King! Visit the Pub and toast to the Royal ...Read More>> Court with a tankard of ale or cider. Hip! Hip! Huzzah! Play Games of Chance and games of skill which challenge both young and old alike...archery, the test of strength, Jacob's Ladder and more. Weekends only. 10am-sunset. Read Less
http://www.Ren-Fest.com

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A1A Marathon

February 15, 2015
Our Marathon course features 26.2 miles of signature South Florida beauty, loaded with miles of unobstructed ocean views. The fast, flat course is ideal for those looking to achieve Boston qualifying times. If you're searching for the ideal winter destination running event, then look no further! Run Fort Lauderdale...where the Ocean is Your Finish Line!!
http://www.a1amarathon.com

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St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival

March 07, 2015 - March 08, 2015
The free St. Patrick's Parade and Festival has quickly grown into one of Fort Lauderdale's largest and most anticipated events, attracting spectators to the streets of downtown for a one-of-a-kind celebration of all things Irish. This year's event promises to be bigger and better than ever, highlighted by a colorful parade, live music, great food and outstanding entertainment.
http://ftlaudirishfest.com

gflcvb@broward.org

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Big Cypress Shootout

March 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015
Seminole Tribe of Florida will present a reenactment of the Second Seminole War at the Big Cypress Shootout at Billie Swamp Safari located between Fort Lauderdale and Naples, on the Big Cypress Reservation just north of I-75 (Alligator Alley) Exit 49. TICKETS: $10 adults, $6 children 12 and under. The battle reenactments honor the Seminole’s struggle and sacrifice to remain in their homeland and will feature authentic weapons, soldier and warrior attire and tactics typical of the Second Seminole War. The three-day event will also include music, Seminole food, Seminole and pioneer artisans, tomahawk throws, primitive archery competition, Se ...Read More>> inole Stomp Dancing, authentic Seminole and soldier camps, venomous snake shows and alligator wrestling. “Period settlers” from around the country will hew wood, iron and silver crafts and depict trading techniques from the Seminole war era. Musical guests include: Okefenokee Joe, Benjamin Dehart (The Cracker Tenor) and Tim Charron. Read Less
http://bigcypressshootout.org

gflcvb@broward.org

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Coral Springs Festival of the Arts

March 14, 2015 - March 15, 2015
Celebrate this phenomenal collective event that combines fine artists, craft market exhibitors, and musical entertainment together in one amazing space. This spectacular event is held in a great location in Coral Springs, FL that will maximize your sales by bringing in expansive crowds. The Annual Coral Springs Festival of the Arts receives exceptional support from the Coral Springs Art Festival Committee, Mayor,and City Council, as well as local company sponsors. Take advantage of this highly profitable show and be a part of this year's event.
http://www.artfestival.com

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Florida Derby

March 28, 2015
The Florida Derby is an American Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old horses held annually at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida on the Saturday closest to the end of March or the first of April. Added to the racing schedule in 1952, the Grade 1 race is run at 1⅛ miles on the dirt for a purse currently set at $1 Million. Winners of the Florida Derby usually go on to compete in the Kentucky Derby.
http://www.gulfstreampark.com/

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Wine and Culinary Celebration

April 03, 2015 - April 04, 2015
Showcasing a sequence of spirits, wine or beer with food pairings, each bound to delight, educate and entertain guests and their palates. The highlights of the evening are tastings from nearly 50 of South Florida’s leading restaurants, and a vast array of wines and spirits from around the world courtesy Southern Wine and Spirits, the beverage sponsor as well as craft beers.
http://www.mods.org/

gflcvb@broward.org

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Lauderdale Air Show

May 02, 2015 - May 03, 2015
A four hour line up of the nation's premier military and civilian acts will return the thrill, inspiration and patriotism of a waterfront air show to South Florida.
http://lauderdaleairshow.com/

gflcvb@broward.org

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  • 1.
    Gold LEED certified 600,000 square foot waterfront Broward County Convention Center
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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau contact information

Nicki E. Grossman
Phone : 954-765-4466, 800-356-1662
100 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Or visit http://www.sunny.org/meetings for a complete listing
of meeting facilities, event venues and services.
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