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Tampa Convention Center

Trade Show Displays – Tampa Convention Center

Metro Exhibits is a full-service design, build exhibit house offering custom, rental and portable trade show exhibits, as well as related support services in Tampa, Florida and the Tampa Bay Area. Metro Exhibits is intimately familiar with the Tampa Convention Center and we are able to provide our services at the Tampa Convention Center with professionalism and ease. Our Tampa, FL trade show exhibit services include:

  • Custom Trade Show Exhibits
  • Rental Exhibits
  • Portable Exhibits
  • Lighting
  • Kiosks
  • Video Walls/Centers
  • Shipping
  • Installation and Break-Down
  • Coordination Services
  • Multi-Media Coordination and Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Project Management
  • Fabrication
  • Large Format Printing
  • Warehousing
  • Concierge Services

The Tampa Convention Center

The Tampa Bay Area is absolutely breathtaking and for those guests who head to the Tampa Convention Center for a conference, trade show or exhibit from the Northern US will be ecstatic, especially in the winter months! For those who do not know, the Tampa Bay Area consists largely of Tampa, FL, Clearwater, FL and St. Petersburg, FL. All of those cities offer amazing accommodations, entertainment options and phenomenal cuisine. The Tampa Convention Center is the main Tampa area convention center and is located right along the famous Tampa Riverwalk which leads to the Sail Pavilion, a 360 degree waterfront bar and entertainment venue.


The Tampa Convention Center contains 600,000 sq.ft. of total space, a 200,000 sq.ft. exhibit hall, a 2,000 person capacity ballroom, and 36 individual meeting rooms.

The Tampa Convention Center statistics and information:

  • 600,000 Sq.Ft. of total space
  • 200,000 sq.ft. of exhibit hall
  • 2,000 person capacity ballroom
  • 36 meeting rooms
  • 30 foot ceilings
  • Can accommodate up to 1,000 10’x10’ booths
  • 4 cafes within the hall
  • 2 show offices
  • 36,000 sq.ft. ballroom
  • 3,600 seat theater capacity
  • 2,080 people banquet capacity
  • 84,000 sq.ft. of prefunction space
  • 22 covered bays

Tampa Convention Center Shows, Conventions and Expos

Since opening its doors The Tampa Convention Center is home to past and current events, trade shows, expos and conventions that include:

  • MetroCon
  • Florida Bar Exam
  • IBEX 2014 Expo
  • TiE Tampa
  • 14th Annual Gene Stowe Scholarship Invitational Gymnastics
  • National School Supply & Equipment Association
  • Cheer Champion Express
  • Lighting RV Supply Trade
  • Cartoon Convetion
  • Tampa Bay International Auto Show
  • Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting
  • Pri-Med Regional Conference
  • AutoTrader.com Interactive Dealer Summit
  • Central Florida Condo and HOA Expo
  • American Animal Hospital Annual Conference
  • Other organizations, trade shows, conventions and expos in Florida:
  • Florida Health Care Engineering Association Annual Meeting
  • The Mythic Convention
  • Northwest Anesthesia Seminars
  • The SOHO Expo
  • The Orlando Boat Show
  • The International Council of Shopping Centers’ Florida Conference
  • Zumba Fitness Instructors Convention
  • Florida Realtors Annual Conference and Trade Expo
  • PGA Merchandise Show
  • International Plastics Showcase
  • Global Pet Expo
  • Windpower Conference and Exhibition
  • National Business Aviation Association
  • POWER-GEN International
  • International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions’ Attractions Expo
  • Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference
  • The Athletic Trainer’s Association of Florida Symposium American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting

Where to Stay

The Embassy Suites Hotel is connected to the Tampa Convention Center via a skybridge and the Tampa Marriot Waterside Hotel is located less than
a block away. Other immediate area hotels include:

  • Aloft Tampa Downtown
  • The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk
  • Baymont Inn & Suites near Busch Gardens
  • Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel
  • Clarion Inn
  • Courtyard by Marriot Downtown Tampa
  • Tampa Marriot Westshore
  • The Westin Tampa Bay
  • Ramada Inn
  • Renaissance Tampa Hotel International Plaza
  • Grant Hyatt Tampa
  • Hilton Garden Inn Tampa East/Brandon

Contact Metro today to learn more about Tampa Convention Center tradeshow displays, exhibit rentals, custom exhibits and other tradeshow support services in Tampa, Florida.