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Central Florida's premier meeting, events and sports facility

The Lakeland Center

701 West Lime Street
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 834-8100

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Fax: (863) 834-8101

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Convention Center Location

Convention Center Summary

Total Meeting Rooms: 4   Distance from Airport: 41 miles
Total Meeting Space (sf): 10,800   Tax Rate (%): 7%
Largest Ballroom Space (sf): 5,000   Relative Location: Downtown
Metro Population: 583,403   MSA Rank: 85

Convention Center Description

Welcome to The Lakeland Center, Central Florida's premier meeting, events and sports facility. Whether you're planning a board meeting for 10, or a convention for 1,000, the Lakeland Center is the ideal Florida location. The Lakeland Center houses four distinct venues under one roof offering meeting planners a large selection of space to choose from.

Our facility was designed to provide event attendees with both private and public areas for conducting effective business.

Outside The Lakeland Center, take a stroll and discover a charming rose garden, reflective memorial gardens, relaxing pond teeming with native wildlife and plenty of nooks shaded by stately oaks.

Our well-manicured grounds are a wonderful respite from an afternoon of tradeshows and meetings. Convenient and brightly lit parking surrounds The Lakeland Center and guests can take advantage of easy loading areas. Four entrances allow for quick and easy access anywhere on the complex.

The Exhibit Hall offers 28,000 square feet of easy to use, unobstructed space. Utilized for trade & consumer shows, banquets, meetings and general sessions, as well as sporting events, this venue is multifunctional and allows easy access for load in/load out.

Services & Amenities

Audio/Visual Audio/Visual Equipment Available
Box Office Personnel Box Office Personnel Available
Business Center: Copy/print Copier/Printer Available
Business Center: Workstations Workstations Available
Catering Catering Available
Dressing Rooms Dressing Rooms Available
Electrician (on-site) On-Site Electrician Available
Guest Services Guest Services Available
Meeting Planning Meeting Planning Available
Parking (self) Self Parking Available
Security Personnel Security Personnel Available
Ticket Sellers Ticket Sellers Available
Ticket Takers Ticket Takers Available
Ushers Ushers Available


Chairs Chairs Available
Dance Floor Dance Floor Available
Electric: 0-2000 Watts Electric: 0-2000 Watts Available
High Chair & Wheel Chair High Chair & Wheel Chair Available
House Sound System House Sound System Available
Piano Piano Available
Rope and Stanchion Section Rope and Stanchion Section Available
Sound Equipment Sound Equipment Available
Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering Available
Telecom: Credit Card Lines Telecom: Credit Card Lines Available
Telecom: Fax Lines Telecom: Fax Lines Available
Telecom: ISDN Lines Telecom: ISDN Lines Available
Telecom: Modem Lines Telecom: Modem Lines Available
Telecom: Multi-Line Phones Telecom: Multi-Line Phones Available
Telecom: Shared Ethernet Telecom: Shared Ethernet Available
Telecom: Single Line Voice Telecom: Single Line Voice Available
Telecom: Speaker Phone Telecom: Speaker Phone Available
Videoconferencing Videoconferencing Available
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Available

Close-by Hotels

Hotel Miles/
Sleeping Rooms Phone Website
Hyatt Place Lakeland Center 0.1 127 (863) 413-1122 Official Site
Lakeland Terrace Hotel 0.6 73 (863) 688-0800 Official Site
Hampton Inn & Suites 2.9 117 (863) 603-7600 Official Site
Courtyard by Marriott 3.0 75 (863) 802-9000 Official Site

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