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For Big Conventions, Small Meetings and Everything in Between
Where you meet can make all the difference. The Ocean Center is an extraordinary meeting, conventions and event complex in the heart of Daytona Beach, one of America’s favorite beach destination. In fact, the Ocean Center is just steps from the magnificent beaches and rolling surf. With more than 205,000 square feet of meeting space, the Ocean Center hosts events large and small, each with exceptional attention to detail. And neighboring Ocean Walk Village Shoppes, with its unique shops, colorful restaurants and 10-screen theaters make the Ocean Center a destination unto itself.
Meetings and conventions
The Ocean Center is a favorite among meeting planners, especially since its ambitious expansion in 2009. More than 100 events are scheduled this year, with events ranging from association meetings, competitive arts to sporting events.
Today’s Ocean Center
The Ocean Center is a versatile, state-of-the-art, multipurpose convention center and entertainment complex. Following an $82-million expansion, the Ocean Center has more than 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit and meeting space and 32 breakout rooms. In addition to its extraordinary design and features, the Ocean Center offers expansive outdoor space and soon will be enhanced by a dynamic entertainment zone welcoming Ocean Center patrons. The area’s great weather and magnificent beaches make the welcome even warmer.
Exhibit Hall: 93,028 square. Utilities every 30 feet. Ceiling height 32’. Six loading docks with self-adjusting levelers. Drive-in door 20’ x 16’. Accommodates 504 10’ x 10’ booths
Arena: 42,146 square feet. Concert seating for 9,300. Ceiling height 45’. Drive in door 13.5’ x 14’ Two loading docks. Portable staging. Two 400-amp power sources. Voltage of 120/208 and 480, single and three-phase. State-of-the-art sound systems, 32 input mixing board. Up to 210 10’ x 10’ booths. Unlimited loads on dense concrete floor. No columns.
Meeting rooms: 32,000 square feet including 32 breakout rooms, an executive board room and a VIP suite. Easy to use sound and lighting controls throughout.
Banquet hall: 11,904 square feet. Banquet seating for 768. Movable walls and versatile features tailor the hall to your specific needs.
Food service: From box lunches and coffee service to elegant lunches and gourmet banquets, award-winning Ovations Food Services offers creative flare and presentation to make your event a memorable experience.
Contractors: The Ocean Center offers a list of pre-approved contractors for all customary services including decorators, electrical, telephone and more.
Internet: High-speed wireless internet access and high speed data lines are available.
Parking: Parking lots adjacent to the Ocean Center can accommodate 2,500 vehicles.
Guest rooms: The area offers 12,000 guest rooms including business class hotels, family style hotels and bed-and-breakfast inns. Many guest rooms are within walking distance of the Ocean Center.
The best team in the business: The Ocean Center staff includes professionals with great experience in meeting, convention and event planning and support. No detail is left to chance, and our goal is to make your Ocean Center event your most successful event.
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Ocean Center Convention Center