A new convention center district is on the horizon. Phase one of the highly anticipated $1.3 billion Broward County Convention Center expansion project has been completed, bringing a fresh update to the center with an impressive 800,000 square feet of space extending the main exhibit halls and loading docks.

In 2025, the sunny venue is set to grow bigger. An additional 1.2 million square feet will be added to the venue including a new expansive waterfront plaza, open-air amphitheater, and a 29-story Omni Fort Lauderdale headquarters hotel connecting directly to the convention center.


Expansion Highlights

  • 65,000 sq. ft. ballroom facing the Intracoastal Waterway
  • Seamless connection to all the action with an on-campus 801-room upscale headquarter hotel, operated by the renowned Omni Hotels
  • Upgraded facilities including forward-thinking technologies, versatile pre-function spaces and modern decor that compliments Greater Fort Lauderdale
  • Outdoor plaza space accompanied by innovative dining concepts and an urban green space
  • Gold LEED status buildings to ensure your event aligns with environmentally responsible practices without compromising on luxury or comfort