The Facility

The Center is located at 333 S. Franklin St.
The Franklin St. (Upper) Loading Dock is located at 211 S. Franklin St.
The Channelside Dr. (Lower) Loading Dock is located at 111 Channelside Dr.

  • 200,000 SF of Exhibit Hall space for 17,000 guests
  • 1,000 (10x10) booths
  • 24,000 SF of open Registration space
  • 36,000 SF of Ballroom space for a conference of 4,000 or banquet of 2,000
  • 36 Meeting Rooms with combos up to 7,200 SF (9 rooms overlooking water)
  • 18 new waterfront meeting rooms coming in Fall 2020
  • 16,000 SF of veranda space along the Riverwalk
  • 3,600 SF of veranda on the 2nd level overlooking the water
  • 30,000 SF of Front Drive area avaiable for large private events
  • 19 loading bays at Exhibit Hall Level & 2 bays at Ballroom/Meeting Hall Level
  • 10 x 20 FT 10,000 pound Freight Elevator, with 2nd 8,000 pound elevator coming soon

    Download floorplans, or explore each floor below for details.

    Room Specs

    First Floor
    Ballrooms A-D
    Meeting Rooms 1-25
    Datz Deli
    Nourish Food Bar
    Elevator to 2nd, 3rd & 4th floor
    Escalators to Registration 2rd floor
    Restrooms-2 Men, 2 Women, 2 Family
    Exit to the Riverwalk
    Platt Street Loading Dock
    Sales Office
    Vending Machines
    Franklin Street Entrance from Garage
    Channel Entrance from Front Drive
    Second Floor
    Information Desk
    East Registration
    West Registration
    Elevator to 1st, 3rd & 4th Floor
    Escalator to 1st floor
    Escalator to 3rd floor
    WaterView Lounge
    Outdoor Escalator Landing with tables/chairs
    Skywalk to Embassy Suites Hotel
    Third Floor
    East Hall
    West Hall
    Central Hall
    First Aid Station
    UPS Store/Business Center
    Coffee Bar proudly serving Starbucks
    Central Eats
    East & West Grill
    Restrooms-6 Women, 6 Men, 2 Family
    Exhibit Hall Loading Dock
    East Hall Show Office
    Freight & Service Elevators
    Administrative Offices
    Fourth Floor
    Meeting Rooms 30-39
    Executive Offices
    West Hall Show Office
    Restrooms-3 Women, 3 Men
    Elevators to Franklin Street
    Elevator to Rotunda/Bistro
    Escalators & Stairs to 2nd Floor Landing & Registration
    Convention Center Patio
    The SAIL PLAZA restaurant & bar
    The Riverwalk
    Public Boat Docks
    Tampa Pirate Water Taxi
    Tampa Bay Fun Boat
    Kraken Cycleboats
    Tampa Bay Water Bikes
    Riverwalk Boating