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The Tampa Convention Center is nominated for Best Convention Center in the 2024 Stella Awards, after taking gold in the category in 2023.
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Tampa Convention Center is proud to announce that it has been nominated for Best Convention Center (Regional – Southeast U.S.) in the prestigious Stella Awards for the second year in a row. The…


Volunteer helps donate produce
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The Southeast Produce Council and its exhibitors donated 60,233 pounds of fresh produce after the Southern Exposure Retail & Food Service Conference & Expo, held at the Tampa Convention…


Tampa Home Show
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Tampa’s largest home show is returning to the Tampa Convention Center Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24. The Tampa Home Show is free and open to the public. Homeowners in Tampa Bay can get…


Increased Traffic Expected Around Tampa Convention Center March 13-17
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The Tampa Convention Center is anticipating increased traffic Wednesday, March 13, 2024 through Sunday, March 17, 2024 due to two events. The Florida State Thespian Festival is happening March 13-16…


Phase 2 of construction
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On Monday, March 4, Phase 1 of the Harbour Island Force Main Replacement Project at Franklin and Water Streets will be completed and Phase 2 will begin. Phase 2 will require the closure of Franklin…


World Oddities Expo
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Tampa, Fla. – An event that is an extravaganza of all things weird, World Oddities Expo, is coming to Tampa for the first time on Saturday, March 2. The traveling oddities festival will bring vendors…


Traffic Advisory - Feb. 17-19 2024  - Expect more traffic volume around the Tampa Convention Center on S. Franklin St. due to the Gasparilla Volleyball Kickoff
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The Tampa Convention Center is anticipating increased traffic Saturday, February 17 through Monday, February 19 from the Gasparilla Volleyball Kickoff. This event is expected to bring an estimated 10…


36th Annual City of Tampa Black History Celebration - Family Unity - Rooted in Wisdom - February 16, 2024 at 11:00am, Tampa Convention Center, Ballroom D
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The City of Tampa Black History Committee, Inc. (COTBHC) is inviting the community to recognize and honor the contributions of African Americans to Tampa’s past, present, and future at the 36th…


Increased Traffic Expected Near Tampa Convention Center on February 7
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TAMPA, FLA. (February 5, 2024) - The Tampa Convention Center is anticipating heavy traffic on the morning of Wednesday, February 7, 2024, due to two events. There will be increased traffic related to…


Watch party
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BUCS AND LIGHTNING TEAMING UP TO HOST DUAL WATCH PARTY AT THE SAIL PLAZA The Tampa Convention Center will host a Dual Watch Party for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the…


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