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Address: 333 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-5369
Phone Number: (813) 274-8511
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Huge Venue for All KInds of Expositions and Events

I recently took my daughter to the Convention Center for Metro-Con, which is an anime, comic book, manga themed event. The location of the Center is convenient to downtown and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Paul S
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Florida
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123 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently took my daughter to the Convention Center for Metro-Con, which is an anime, comic book, manga themed event. The location of the Center is convenient to downtown and adjacent to Harbor and Davis Islands. I wandered around while she roamed around with a school friend and her older brother. The facilites appear to be in good condition and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Convention Center was conveniently located to many hotels in the downtown area with a connecting skywalk from the hotel that we stayed in Embassy Suites, Many of the activities associated with the Shriner Convention (which we were attending) took place in the convention center making for easy access to meetings, vendors, competitions, food etc.

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Thank Gwendolyn970
Tampa, Florida
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130 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture is reminiscent of the famous Tampa cigar factories. Great patios and places to walk and talk. It's at the end of Tampa's successfully designed River Walk.

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Thank Bob_and_friends-2014
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This convention center was small. The concession food was your typical overpriced frozen burger and pop soda. The pretzel could have chipped a tooth. Little parking. Little loading area The contractor sales rep that provides the Electric was very rude. Most of the mid tier with the load in were rude. They seemed to hate their jobs. The show promoter... More 

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Thank JimDeBerry
Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at the Convention center on Sunday. There was plenty of parking and ease of finding amenities that I needed

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Damascus, Syria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On each of my last three family trips to Tampa I stopped by the Tampa Convention Center simply to see what new exhibition was showing or which group was appearing. It has very very nice architectural lines both inside and out. I always stay at the Tampa Marriott Waterside, which is almost next door and only takes 2 or 3... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my husband, our teenage son and 8 year old nephew who visited the convention center this past weekend for Comicon. I have to say, even with the large number of people there, the facility was nice and clean. Most importantly they made sure the bathrooms were clean at all times and that they were not running out of... More 

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Thank colombianhon
Naples, Florida
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the most fun I've ever had to date!! drove from Fort Myers to the convention center, did a quick $20 for parking at Wells Fargo Bank. it was a roundabout way to get into the convention center but after that it was worth. it too much to see, too much to do, too many people to meet in just... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice facility, clean, staffed well,had a blast at Comic Con. Can't wait until next year. Great location.

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Valrico, Florida
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have attended and participated in (as a vendor) several conventions at the convention center. It is a great place and the staff are superb at arranging what ever you need. If you are running a small, medium or large convention, this is an excellent venue to do. Plenty of beautiful scenery to enjoy and numerous places to eat or... More 

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