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Gulf Islands Center Hall

The 32,400-square-foot main hall can accommodate everything from a 4,000-seat event to 188 10' by 10' booths in an exhibit layout. The main arena also features a large lobby area with two full-service concession areas plus separate dressing rooms. Depending on the needs of your event, Center Hall has the option to divide into two 16,200-square-foot event areas.

Other amenities include:

  • Retractable Telescopic seats
  • Two 16' by 14' loading doors
  • 28' ceiling height
  • Basketball court package
  • Stage package
  • Sound booth
  • Box office
  • Two group and two private dressing rooms

 

Rental Times: 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Additional charges will be applied to events starting before or after given times
  • Rental rates are for any given 14-hour period falling within the standard rental times
  • Additional furnishing and equipment are available for rental

Payment Requirements: All payments for the use of the Bradenton Area Convention Center are required prior to the event day.

Insurance Requirements: Events must provide Event Liability Insurance - Bodily Injury Liability $1,000,000 and Property Damage $1,000,000 per occurrence. You may talk to your event coordinator about purchasing this insurance through the Convention Center.

Please contact us at 941-722-3244 or Dawn.Lewers@BACVB.com for more information about rental.

Courtyard Marriott Bradenton Riverfront

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941-747-3727 | Courtyard Marriott

Bradenton Area Convention Center

Located on the scenic Manatee River, this flexible full-service facility has the space and the staff necessary to make your event a true success.

941.729.9177 | Bradenton Area Convention Center

The Powel Crosley Estate

The Powel Crosley Estate has all the modern amenities to successfully host meetings, weddings and other events. Call or visit our page to learn ...

941.722.3244 | The Powel Crosley Estate