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The Tampa Bay Strength and Fitness Expo returns to the Tampa Convention Center this Labor Day weekend for the 3rd consecutive year. From August 30-31, this family-friendly event brings the health and…

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Chef Matt leads the Aramark culinary team at the Tampa Convention Center.  Aramark is the exclusive provider for all food, beverage and catering services both inside and outside the facility.Matt…

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The Eagle has landed! SOFIC 2019 is currently underway at the Tampa Convention Center—bringing together military personnel from across branches.The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (…

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The Tampa Convention Center is pleased to announce our new Sales & Marketing Manager—our very own Juan Lopez.Juan has worked as a valued Convention Service Manager (CSM) for 8 years at the Tampa…

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Yesterday, officers from the Tampa Police Department, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, and other agencies teamed up to carry the Special Olympics Flame of Hope from MacDill Air Force Base to the…

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Pack your bags, convention-goers! Visiting Tampa just got even better.Tampa has always been a popular tourist destination for convention-goers and holidaymakers alike. But now, City of Tampa’s…

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The Tampa Convention Center’s exhibit hall is currently being transformed into a massive gymnasium for the Gasparilla Volleyball Kickoff Classics.10,000 athletes, coaches, and parents will visit…

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Last week, young scientists, engineers, and mathematicians put their best work on display at the HCSP STEM Fair.The Tampa Convention Center hosted this year’s annual Hillsborough STEM Fair on…

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Foodies rejoice! The highly anticipated Harpoon Harry’s Crab House has officially opened at the Tampa Convention Center. Sure to be a favorite for convention-goers and locals alike, Harpoon Harry’s…

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  Last weekend the Florida Music Education Association (FMEA) hosted their professional development conference—the longest running convention in Tampa. Flutes, saxophones, drums, keyboards, violins…

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Performers from across the country traveled to the Tampa Convention Center yesterday in hopes of being on America’s largest talent show—America’s Got Talent.Doors opened for Season 14 of America’s…

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Mayor Buckhorn has appointed Una Garvey to Acting Convention & Tourism Director. “Una has been a steadfast employee with the City of Tampa for the last 35 years,” said Mayor Bob Buckhorn. “Her…

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Make a Wish Southern Florida and Tampa Fire Rescue joined forces last week to grant 11-year old Samuel the wish of a lifetime—to be a firefighter for a day.Samuel, a Tampa local living with cystic…

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Beginning December 4, 2018, the ramp from the Riverwalk to the Platt Street Bridge will be temporarily closed.  More commonly known as the ramp with the hair-pin turn next to the large staircase…

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Over $215,000 worth of classroom furniture and equipment were donated over the weekend to local schools at the conclusion of the EdSpaces conference.EdSpace, a conference designed for educator,…

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A purr-fect event took place over the weekend, complete with adorable adoptables, outstanding performances, and even snow on the Riverwalk.Tuxes and Tails is the Humane Society of Tampa Bay’s annual…

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Pardon our waves! BIG upgrades are on the horizon that are sure to satisfy convention-goers and local foodies alike.This morning, construction barriers and fencing were installed right on schedule…

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The Tampa Convention Center Coffee Bar recently received a makeover thanks to local artists Tony Krol and Michelle Sawyer.The husband and wife duo, known by their moniker, Illsol, have worked on many…

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Work will commence the week of September 17 on one of Tampa’s favorite waterfront locations, The Sail.The project will reimagine the space around the 360-degree bar, adding new amenities like…

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Construction is well underway for Harpoon Harry’s—a new seafood restaurant coming to the Tampa Convention Center. The restaurant, which is currently projected to open in  November of this year, will…

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Bailey Morris Honored with 2018 CSM of the Year AwardBy Hannah RagoThis week, our very own Bailey Morris won the 2018 Convention Services Manager of the Year Award at the annual ESPA Celebrate…

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This week is the ESPA Celebrate Services Week, and our Convention Service Managers celebrated with their annual tradition of cooking for a cause.  On Monday evening, a group of our Convention…

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GuardianCon may be full of fun and games, but these creators are playing for much more than simple entertainment—they’re raising money for a heartwarming cause.Leading up to the GuardianCon meetup,…

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The AAU National Gymnastics Championship rounded off nicely at the Tampa Convention Center over the weekend, as thousands of young gymnasts’ ages 5-18 competed in this nation-wide competition.This…

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This week, the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is hosting their annual convention at the Tampa Convention Center. This event brings together nurses from across the…