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.
Thank you so much. It was a pleasure to see all of you out there and our celebs were very impressed. You rock!”~Donna Deegan, 26.2 with Donna
I appreciate all the work you did on the front end to deal with questions regarding the need of our members who have disabilities. I was surprised to have welcome package waiting at the Omni when I arrived. Thanks so much for everything.”~Michele Rusin, American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology, Inc.,
This missive comes to express the lasting impressions we left Jacksonville with. My colleagues and I enjoyed the beauty of the city and the outstanding job Glenda Washington with your organization did in hosting our group.”~Church of God in Christ 2010 Bishop’s Conference-Bishop Floyd E. Perry
We would like to thank you for all of your help and support for our conference. The feedback to date has been overwhelmingly positive. We had a great conference and we couldn?t have done it without you.”~Sandy Sue, Brookfield Real Estate Services
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