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Space For All Your Needs:

The Miami Beach Convention Center has everything your meeting needs. The $260M reimagination of the convention center, completed with sustainability in mind, has made the convention center a state-of-the-art venue equipped to keep attendees engaged. Enjoy a range of customizable indoor spaces, made up of over 180,000 square feet of meeting space, a 60,000-square-foot grand ballroom, a 20,000-square-foot junior ballroom, and 84 breakout rooms.

With this level of flexibility, it makes sense why so many events-including the Miami International Boat Show, Art Basel, CosmoProf, Swimwear Show, HLTH ViVE, Emerge Americas, Aspen Institute Climate Conference, and Bitcoin Conference-have chosen Miami.

The Convenience Continues:

The Miami Beach Convention Center provides comfort and convenience at every turn. The Miami International Airport (MIA)-the #1 airport in Florida and the #1 airport for international travel-makes getting to the convention center a breeze. Once there, relish proximity to the Miami Beach Convention Center District, which is home to vibrant culture, unique entertainment, iconic beaches, lush golf courses, and restaurants-including on-site dining options like Venu and Rum Room as well as Michelin-starred restaurants in the vicinity. Enjoy one of the most unique shopping districts in the U.S. on Lincoln Road, stroll down the luxurious and historic Collins Avenue, catch a show at The New World Symphony, or admire international contemporary art at The Bass Museum. 

There is more convenience on the way in 2025, with the addition of the Grand Hyatt Miami Beach Hotel & Convention Center. The 800-room Headquarter Hotel, will be connected to the Convention Center via skybridge for ultimate ease.

Miami Has More to Explore:

Miami is home to a diverse collection of vibrant heritage-rich neighborhoods that showcase a unique blend of culture, ready for you to explore.

One of the oldest neighborhoods in Miami, Historic Overtown was considered the Harlem of the South in its golden age, a mecca of entertainment and culture in the Black community. Immerse yourself in the music, art, culture, and iconic restaurants of the bustling area. Learn more about the story of food in historic Overtown by dining at Michelin's Bib Gourmand awarded Red Rooster, or go on a tour of the Historic Lyric Theater that attracted artists like Aretha Franklin, Bo Diddley, Patti Labelle, Betty Wright, and Sam & Dave.

Little Havana is the colorful center of Cuban and Hispanic culture in Miami. Filled with Latin-inspired cáfes, restaurants, venues, and markets it gives space and a voice to all the different backgrounds that have taken root in the neighborhood. Watch locals playing dominoes in Maximo Gomez Park to a backdrop of ever-present Cuban beats. Sample savory dishes from all over Latin America. Attend Viernes Culturales and immerse yourself in the neighborhood's cultural arts scene. And, enjoy a night out at Ball & Chain, the iconic nightclub turned music venue.

Little Haiti is the cultural heart of the Haitian diaspora and the resulting bright, ever-present celebration of all things Caribbean that can be found in galleries, museums, family-owned restaurants, and bookstores. Rooted in deep history and supported by a community of versatile leaders, Little Haiti has organically become home to one of Miami's most vibrant arts scenes. Enjoy the monthly free, immersive musical and cultural experience, Sounds of Little Haiti.

Find perfect harmony of art, design, architecture and fashion in Miami's burgeoning center for haute design. The Design District is home to over 130 art galleries, showrooms, creative services, stores, antiques dealers, eateries and bars. Stroll through a mix of funky galleries, carefully curated boutiques, as well as luxury closet staples like Christian Louboutin, Prada, Louis Vuitton and Hermes.

In just a few short years, the former warehouse district of Wynwood has become the arts hub of South Florida. What started with murals, street art, and graffiti, has grown into more than 70 galleries and museums, dozens of new restaurants and bars and hundreds of companies, creators, and innovators working in a place that is buzzing with life and home to a vibrant nightlife.

With so many vibrant neighborhoods, attendees have endless options to explore and unwind after their meetings. In Miami you'll find everything you need to make your next meeting an unforgettable one.