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Updated: 08/15/2022 - 01:04 pm
  Welcome, all superheroes and villains, witches and wizards, creatures and characters! This weekend, fictional worlds will collide as over 20,000 fans come together to celebrate their favorite movies, books, comics, and shows. If you’re…
Updated: 08/15/2022 - 12:59 pm
The Tampa Boat Show is sailing through the convention center this weekend, bringing with it impressive boats and yachts of all sizes. Over 400 boats and yachts have dropped anchor at the convention center this weekend for Tampa Bay’s only on-water…
Updated: 06/21/2022 - 09:41 am
By R.V. Baugus, IAVM His public assembly venue background spans working in stadiums, arenas, and convention centers, but it is the latter for which Robert Rose, CVE, will be recognized at VenueConnect in Phoenix when he receives the Convention…
Updated: 06/17/2022 - 10:03 am
  There’s a new way to get around Tampa, and it may be one of the most innovative yet! Tampa Convention Center visitors already had a fair share of transportation options at their fingertips, and now with multiple eScooter companies zooming…
Updated: 06/10/2022 - 01:28 pm
Host Your Big Day at the Tampa Convention Center! In addition to hosting events like the Florida Wedding Expo, the Tampa Convention Center is also proud to host a number of wedding ceremonies and receptions each year! With our waterfront…
Updated: 05/19/2022 - 09:46 am
Get ready to pack your bags! A brand new luxury hotel recently broke ground next door to our facility—offering a premium lodging option for convention goers when they visit Tampa. Strategic Property Partners announced earlier this year that they…
Updated: 05/19/2022 - 09:29 am
Mayor Jane Castor today hailed the “extraordinarily strong” state of the city in a speech that celebrated Tampa’s resiliency and summoned residents to work together to tackle challenges and enhance the quality of life of future generations.
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Updated: 05/17/2022 - 07:07 pm
U.S. Special Operations Command will host a capabilities demonstration on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Tampa Convention Center.  A rehearsal took place earlier this afternoon. 

The simulation is part of the…
Updated: 05/17/2022 - 01:47 pm
U.S. Special Operations Command will host a capabilities demonstration on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.at the Tampa Convention Center.  The simulation is part of the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference and includes…
Updated: 05/13/2022 - 03:26 pm
U.S. Special Operations Command will host a capabilities demonstration on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Tampa Convention Center.  A rehearsal will take place on Tuesday May 17, 2022. The simulation is part of the Special…
Updated: 05/11/2022 - 09:52 am
  Stepping out of the Tampa Convention Center’s Channel entrance, visitors can find themselves on the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk. 2.6 miles long, this waterfront walking/biking path is one of Tampa’s signature developments, as it connects some of…
Updated: 05/06/2022 - 02:16 pm
Mayor Jane Castor will host the annual State of the City on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Tampa Convention Center, Ballroom C. The event will be streamed live on the City of Tampa Facebook Page. This event is open to the public.…
Updated: 04/18/2022 - 11:02 am
Location, location, location! The American Planning Association recently announced that the Tampa Riverwalk won their Greatest Places in America: People’s Choice Award. This award recognizes an outstanding location in America, known for its…
Updated: 04/14/2022 - 10:27 am
On Tuesday, April 12th, Tampa Convention Center’s Taurus Gadsden was recognized before City Council as the ATU 1464 City of Tampa Employee of the Month.  Having originally joined the TCC family as a one of our housekeeping contractors, Taurus was…
Updated: 03/21/2022 - 02:44 pm
After dedicating 40 years to the City of Tampa, Una Garvey, director of the Tampa Convention Center, has announced her retirement. Una’s last day will be May 27, 2022.
 
Una has been a pillar in our city government, leading Tampa’s…
Updated: 03/21/2022 - 01:03 pm
Construction is moving swiftly at the Tampa Convention Center as crews work on the $38 million Capital Improvement Plan. A crane has been placed atop a barge, due to the Convention Center’s unique waterfront location, and Skanska crews are working…
Updated: 03/17/2022 - 09:07 am
A breathtaking mural will soon transform Big Ray’s Fish Camp. Designed by artist Meaghan Farrell Scalise, the mural’s theme is “SAIL AWAY – Night or Day,” and will feature a tropical oasis of colorful leaf patterns, swimming fish, shining sun rays,…
Updated: 02/18/2022 - 11:15 am
TCC is excited to host one of the largest volleyball tournaments in the country. The Tampa United Volleyball-Gasparilla Volleyball Classic 2022 starts Saturday, February 18, 2022, at 7:00 a.m. and ends Monday, February 20, at 6:00 p.m. With…
Updated: 01/19/2022 - 10:20 am
Just a week into the new year, the Tampa Convention Center is excited to announce it will co-host the 2022 U.S. Gymnastics Championships and National Congress and Trade Show. 

The annual national event will take place August 18-21, 2022…
Updated: 01/10/2022 - 12:04 pm
Rich Zabroski is the Tampa Convention Center’s new Chief Maintenance Engineer. He will be overlooking our Maintenance and Engineering departments, ensuring our heating and cooling systems, and general building systems are working well for our guests…
Updated: 12/21/2021 - 10:26 am
One of Tampa's most iconic sights has been temporarily removed from the city's skyline. 

The Tampa Convention Center sign, which has overlooked the Hillsborough River since 2012, has been removed and stored, as construction crews advance…
Updated: 11/08/2021 - 04:16 pm
The City of Tampa and Tampa Electric Company (TECO) today jointly announced a partnership to deploy a major rooftop solar array at the Tampa Convention Center (TCC). The renewable energy investment in Tampa’s downtown urban core is expected to be…
Updated: 11/08/2021 - 03:45 pm
Tampa Convention Center partners offer customized virtual and hybrid event options.  Learn more here about our planners guide to hybrid meetings along with hybrid enhancement offerings. TCC also offers video…
Updated: 11/08/2021 - 11:41 am
The Tampa Convention Center is proud to welcome the newest member of its team, Angelo DiRosa. As the new Allied Universal Security Manager, DiRosa will be leading one of TCC’s most important contractor operations. Prior to joining Allied Universal…
Updated: 10/26/2021 - 09:53 am
 As the Tampa Convention Center makes headway in its Capital Improvement Plan, a portion of the Tampa Riverwalk will be rerouted (starting on October 13, 2021) for the construction of 18 new waterfront meeting rooms.   The complexity of the …
Updated: 10/22/2021 - 10:01 am
Aramark Food & Beverage, the Tampa Convention Center’s exclusive provider, who has partnered with Roger Perry, founder of DATZ, has opened a satellite location at the Center adjacent to the Riverwalk to provide a grab and go deli. It will…
Updated: 08/02/2021 - 12:25 pm
Tampa Convention Center is pleased to announce the promotion of James Malcolm to the position of Events Coordinator II.  James previously served as an Events Coordinator I for the past 2 years.  James is a graduate of Florida International…
Updated: 07/01/2021 - 05:14 pm
Tampa Convention Center’s exclusive Food & Beverage provider, Aramark Sports & Entertainment, is proud to announce the appointment of Linda Recke as the new General Manager at the Tampa Convention Center. A Philadelphia native, Linda began…
Updated: 07/01/2021 - 03:47 pm
Tampa Convention Center, along with its partner Aramark, is pleased to announce the opening of its newly renovated Sail Bar on July 1st.  The $1 million renovation project features new décor, flooring, & now allows for unobstructed views of the…
Updated: 06/22/2021 - 10:18 am
Tampa Convention Center has released renderings of its 18 new waterfront meeting rooms. As part of its $38 million Capital Improvement Campaign, the 18 new waterfront meeting rooms will feature floor to ceiling windows with spectacular views of the…
Updated: 06/22/2021 - 09:21 am
  Tampa Convention Center and our partners at Aramark are pleased to announce the opening of Datz Riverwalk Café.  The Café is located on the Riverwalk in front of TCC, and its operating hours will be Tuesday through Sunday from 7:30am-11:30am. Menu…
Updated: 06/21/2021 - 12:00 pm
Effective immediately, TCC has increased its capacity limits to 100% for all upcoming events. Additional information can be found on our updated TCC Ready Together webpage here.For information on rates and availability to host your next event,…
Updated: 06/17/2021 - 08:07 am
Tampa Convention Center has released renderings of its 18 new waterfront meeting rooms.  As part of its $38 million Capital Improvement Campaign, the 18 new waterfront meeting rooms will feature floor to ceiling windows with spectacular views of the…
Updated: 06/15/2021 - 11:20 am
Tampa Convention Center and our partners at Aramark are pleased to announce the opening of Datz Riverwalk Café on Wednesday, June 16th.  The Café will be located on the Riverwalk in front of TCC, and its operating hours will be Tuesday through…
Updated: 05/28/2021 - 08:04 am
Tampa Convention Center is pleased to announce the promotion of Bailey Morris Smith to the position of Contracts & Development Manager.  Bailey previously served as a Convention Services Manager for the past 5 years. “I am thankful for this new…
Updated: 05/18/2021 - 08:49 am
Effective immediately, TCC has increased its capacity limits to 75% for all upcoming events. Additional information can be found on our updated TCC Ready Together webpage here.For information on rates and availability to host your next event, please…
Updated: 04/08/2021 - 03:39 pm
The Tampa Convention Center and its partners are hiring for part time positions! When: April 21, 2021, 10am-6pmWhere: Tampa Convention Center, Ballroom DUse the Franklin Street Entrance (off the corner of Franklin…
Updated: 04/06/2021 - 02:26 pm
The city of Tampa continues to shine as a premiere events destination, supporting tourism recovery while keeping public safety at the forefront. On the heels of hosting a historic Super Bowl, Tampa is gearing up to welcome another major event this…
Updated: 04/06/2021 - 09:40 am
The city of Tampa continues to shine as a premiere events destination, supporting tourism recovery while keeping public safety at the forefront. On the heels of hosting a historic Super Bowl, Tampa is gearing up to welcome another major event this…
Updated: 03/22/2021 - 08:43 am
Please view the video for a special message from our team members:https://youtu.be/Lj-dTtfuHyg
Updated: 03/11/2021 - 09:51 am
The Winter Jam 2021 concert scheduled for Friday, March 19th at the Tampa Convention Center will now take place at Idlewood Baptist Church.  For additional information, please visit https://2021.jamtour.com/cities/tampa-fl
Updated: 02/22/2021 - 09:53 am
Learn more by viewing the video about our recent renovations, cleaning & safety measures, digital hybrid offerings and more!   For additional information, please visit our website at www.thetampacc.com or call our Sales Office (813) 274-7762.
Updated: 02/10/2021 - 11:41 am
Tampa Convention Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Melvin Teartt to the position of Security & Safety Manager. Prior to joining TCC, Melvin served as the Military Security Lead for all events held at the Tampa Convention Center…
Updated: 01/29/2021 - 10:05 am
The Sail Plaza is pleased to announce the following new hours of operation from January 30 through February 7:Saturday, January 30 – 11am-12amSunday, January 31: 11am-12amMonday, February 1: 11am-12amTuesday, February 2: 11am-12amWednesday, February…
Updated: 01/21/2021 - 01:46 pm
We are TCC Ready to host your 2021 event!  Please see the video below to learn more about our health and cleaning measures as we prepare to host your event safely and responsibly.  For more information, please visit our website at www.thetampacc.com…
Updated: 01/21/2021 - 01:29 pm
As the Bucs take on the Packers for the NFC Championship, the Buccaneers Street Team and Miller Lite will support The Sail Plaza’s viewing party and distribute free swag to fans! The Sail bar will feature the following drink specials, starting at…
Updated: 01/08/2021 - 10:38 am
From January 11, 2021 through February 17, 2021, The Cross Bay Ferry will be temporarily relocating it’s point of departure in Tampa to Sparkman Wharf in preparation of Super Bowl LV events in Tampa Bay. Please see attached Notice below for further…
Updated: 01/07/2021 - 04:41 pm
TCC recently completed a $1 million renovation of its Ballrooms, which included new carpeting.  As part of our sustainability measures, 28,000 lbs of the former Ballroom carpet was recycled.  TCC is in the process of renovating our meeting rooms,…
Updated: 01/07/2021 - 01:42 pm
Tampa Convention Center is proud to announce the Certification of its Convention Services Division, having successfully completed the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business – School of Hospitality and Tourism Management “Post-…
Updated: 01/06/2021 - 09:40 am
The Tampa Convention Center congratulates Alexis Comas, Convention Services Manager, on recently earning the Certified Meeting Professional certification.A CMP certification is issued by the Events Industry Council and recognized globally as a badge…