• The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center combines the stately architecture of a former train terminal with 275,000 gross square feet of indoor and outdoor space.
    The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center

    Wow your guests with historic architecture and modern event spaces.

    The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center combines the stately architecture of a former train terminal with 275,000 gross square feet of indoor and outdoor space.

  • The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center used to be a train station and this special history shows in the grand architecture.
    The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center

    Soaring ceilings inside The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.

    The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center used to be a train station and this special history shows in the grand architecture.

  • The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center used to be a train station and this special history shows in the grand architecture.
    The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center

    The Convention Center is a converted historic train station.

    The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center used to be a train station and this special history shows in the grand architecture.


Jacksonville’s Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center

275,000 gross square feet of flexible space, minutes from the airport and less than a mile from 2,300 hotel rooms.

Jacksonville’s Prime. F. Osborn III Convention Center
The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center combines the grand historic architecture of the former train terminal with state-of-the-art technology. Located in downtown Jacksonville, the Prime Osborn Convention Center offers 275,000 gross square feet of flexible meeting space plus 78,500 square feet of continuous exhibit space all with wireless capability, making it the perfect setting for conventions, tradeshows, meetings, and banquets. Just minutes from the Jacksonville International Airport and less than a mile from over 2,300 hotel rooms, the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center is a sophisticated setting for your next event.

The Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts
The Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts offers stunning river views, a convenient downtown location, and state of the art audio and visual capabilities. The center boasts three theaters with fixed seating for up to 3,000 guests and an additional 20,000 square feet of lobby space for events and receptions. The center’s downtown location is convenient to nearby hotels and within walking distance of 5,000 parking spaces. 

Booking in Jacksonville Is Easier Than Ever
We understand the hard work it takes to organize a successful city-wide conference. To make booking the Prime Osborn easier than ever, Jacksonville hospitality leaders formed the Convention Center Alliance. We offer a one-stop-shop for meeting planners and will help you to secure discounted meeting space, transportation grants, and unified hotel contracts.

Download our Convention Center & Times-Union Center Guide with comprehensive floor plans and an overview of offerings available at each location.



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  • The Prime Osborn Convention Center is charming, the city is beautiful, and our group had nothing but highest praise for their experience there. To say that a miracle occurred from the time of the flood to the start of our conference is not a stretch, and the ‘Visit Jacksonville’ representatives were a huge part of that miracle. We could not have done this without them. Thank you-thank you-thank you!!!”~AAPC June 2010-Melanie Mestas, Conference Director

  • The professional and responsive nature of Visit Jacksonville aided well in developing this event into the success it was.”~Brad Rossacci, Anthony Travel Inc.

  • Attendees were thrilled with Jacksonville. Many people were quoted as saying that it was the most successful conference in its 19 years and that they would absolutely return to Jacksonville.”~Shaun Barker, Assistant to Director, Shingo Prize Conference

  • A thank you for the fabulous gift in my room today! A wonderful surprise at the end of my day! I am so excited to bring one of my groups to Jacksonville. I love this destination and hope to bring my other groups here as well.”~Pam Soules, Winmark Corporation

  • If you want to have a meeting in a city that really understands the importance of creating a partnership Jacksonville is the place. AECT has held two National Conventions with 1000 attendees each time and the ratings were extremely high. The airport is accessible from many major hubs and the transportation to the Hyatt Regency-Riverfront was easy and quick. This city and the Visit Jacksonville group know how to make meetings successful. They get what it means to form a partnership!”~Phillip Harris Ed.D., Executive Director, AECT


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