• 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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  • 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

  • You guys were so very helpful ... one stop shopping made my work easier. I have never worked with a CVB that offered as much or was as attentive.”~Sonny Bhikha, BAPS Swaminaraya

  • 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

  • We all loved the area, it was beautiful and interesting and we are planning on coming back.”~Ellie O'Neill, Diamond Tours

  • 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


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