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A great spot for a convention

Convenient to numerous restaurantsand hotels, plenty of parkng garages. Big terraces overloooking... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Rahaal
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Shenandoah Valley
Not bad

Came here for an event and was impressed. Bathrooms were clean. Service by employees was good... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
drivitlkustoleit
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Dade City, Florida
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Convenient to numerous restaurantsand hotels, plenty of parkng garages. Big terraces overloooking the riverwalk and downtown, so you can take a break from business and relax wiht a coffee from the Sail cafe downstairs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rahaal
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We were Panelists for the event this weekend. Every year we have had to show our pass and were let in by security. This year we had to walk extra blocks around to another entrance because the security took time to open the door and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank daddyxl
AngelaP5607, Social Media Strategist at Tampa Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for your feedback on your visit this past weekend. We apologize for any inconvenience you encountered entering our venue and are working on a new plan to have all our main entrances opened for next year. I have also shared your note with...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

I was at a conference and the building is kept up well. The surrounding area is picturesque. Temperature in the building was comfortable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alangBonitaSprings
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I'd never been to a Comic Con before! Loved this one to death. Had a blast walking around the acres of people and Hollywood actors, meeting Val Kilmer and many cool people who left a wonderful and indelible impression on me. The setting is gorgeous:...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank William G
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Came here for an event and was impressed. Bathrooms were clean. Service by employees was good. Grounds were clean. Parking was a tad high priced. Law enforcement did a great job keeping safe and organized. Security inside was on top of any issues. Overall impressed!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank drivitlkustoleit
Angela P, social media manager at Tampa Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for positive feedback. We strive to Create Quality Guests Experiences!

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Water jugs always empty only one coffee shop open no grab n go food options during lunch breaks bathrooms very spread out some under construction. Snacks for our convention were not near enough for the group size very disappointed over all. Orlando Atlanta and Chicago...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Angela P, social media manager at Tampa Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi Nancy, we apologize that our service did not satisfy your expectations. We set a high standard for ourselves and are truly sorry to hear that standard was not met in your interaction with our business. Your happiness is our number one priority. We value...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018

Came here as an exhibitor and was impressed with the size and overall facilities of this massive building. Impressed with the facilities and staff there as well. Would recommend this facility to any business that is considering a display there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Emcoinc
Reviewed 30 May 2018

good parking options easy to find spacious good venue for events. was there for a comic book convention and it was pouring rain the easy access and quick parking saved the day.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank bluefishey
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The facility is a good one for meetings and conferences, but parking is the worst. The city is bad about closing streets and not letting people know. This includes cab drivers. According to two cab drivers I spoke with, they find out when they try...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I attend an annual event at the convention center and it is a highlight of the many that I attend each year. The site is convenient with much to do and see in the close proximity to the venue. Very nice hotels close by.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Keith H
22 April 2018|
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Response from Silas S | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the Event, I went to a Wedding show and got there an hour after it started and found parking pretty easily in the parking garage. Wasn't all that expensive either really.
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Rick K
29 July 2017|
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Response from Matthew H | Reviewed this property |
The cafe in the Convention Center really isn't that great. There is a Starbucks across the street in the Embassy Suites. The previous suggestion of Columbia since you'll have your car is the better option. Fast food? No... More
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Denver T
2 March 2016|
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Response from AngelaP5607 | Property representative |
The Tampa Convention Center is only a 16-20 minute drive from Tampa International Airport without traffic. During peak hours we recommend giving yourself ample time to ensure there are no delays.
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