Tallahassee: Convention Facilities
As the government center for the state of Florida, Tallahassee is the preferred headquarters location for most gatherings of Florida professionals. Tallahassee has more than 5,000 rooms in more than 50 hotels and motels. The Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center is the main convention site in the city, with a 14,000-seat arena, and 52,000 square feet of meeting, dining, and exhibition space. The Dale Mabry Conference Center at Tallahassee Airport offers versatile amenities for meetings from small, closed-door sessions to large public receptions. The Augustus B. Turnbull III Conference Center at Florida State University can accommodate small conferences. Out of the ordinary meeting areas include the North Florida Fairgrounds, the Wakulla Springs Lodge and Conference Center, and The Capital Cultural Center, which also houses the Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science. Historic Dorothy B. Oven Park, part of the Lafayette Land Grant awarded to General Marquis de Lafayette in 1824 by the United States Congress, has a Main House that is available to the public for rental use for seminars, meetings, and receptions.
Convention Information: Tallahassee Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, 106 East Jefferson Street Tallahassee, FL 32301; telephone (850)413-9200 or (800)628-2866; fax (850)487-4621
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