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Tampa Convention Center

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Address: 333 S Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602
Phone Number: (813) 274-8511
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Convenient, modern facility

Have been here several times for meetings and trade shows. It's easy to navigate in a great location

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 NEW

There was a "bash" night included in the conference we were attending. The food was average at best and the long lines because of poor planning made waiting in line for food for at least 20 minutes. Drinks were over priced, including bottled water. On the last day of the event the luggage check-in service was disorganized and unable to... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Viewed concert from one of the private suites. Food was ok. View was good. Leather seats do not offer much leg room but the option to sit at the bar and tables mean you are not stuck in your seat. Staff did not do a good job of keeping food stocked. With only 28 individuals to feed - we had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Great location, superb personnel. I was just at this location for a conference was very pleased with the services provided. the only complaint is that we had several meals/snacks provided by the conference center and the dishwashing of the plates left too much to be desired. We went through 6 plates at one point, to find a clean one, without... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Have been here several times for meetings and trade shows. It's easy to navigate in a great location

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Palm City, Florida
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53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a review of both the convention center and the event. I don't know who is in charge of allowing the umber of people into this event. but I attended Comicon on Sat, and this place was jammed packed to the point of it being unsafe. There were piles of folks rolling off the escalator, and piling up unto... More 

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42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This was my 3rd year going here and I love it. The vendors and artists even the other guests are all so amazing and friendly.... The price for admission was good at only 60 for 3 days....... The downside is that they are very unorganized and some of the staff for the convention are very rude and know nothing. Sat... More 

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Callaway, Virginia
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65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The A/V issues were numerous at conference we attended. Videos did not play when called for, one failed in the middle; one speaker said, we will just tell the story and have people on the podium read the script from the failed video. Sound system was very poor; inadequate. They had small speakers set on poles which did not do... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Across the street from the hotel. You enter downstairs to avoid the stairs. You can use the walk way at embassy suites during the day.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Attended the three day SOFIC conference. The event is very large and easily accommodates thousands of people. The main floor is expansive and there are numerous other conference and breakout rooms. The food is lackluster at best, do yourself a favor and leave the venue and cross one of the two bridges for FAR better food options. The air conditioning... More 

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Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Well thought out. Area opportunities are great. The outside views are great during breaks. The box lunch was dry but the hot dinner another day was really good (by comparison to other conference centers). It was odd to get my plate at least 10 minutes before anyone of the other persons at my table. The rooms were well controlled for... More 

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