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Bradenton Area Convention Center

1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto, United States
Convention Center



The perfect location for everything from seminars, banquets and trade shows to sporting events and concerts. The Bradenton Area Center was designed to host a variety of events. Our arena can seat up to 4,000 and has seen a wide variety of events from Concerts, Trade shows, Exhibits, Graduations, Corporate functions and more.  Coupled with our conference wing, we can host large corporate meetings, product launches and educational formats.

Our convenient location, just three miles west of Interstate 75, located  between Sarasota and Tampa makes the Convention Center a simple and easy place for groups from Florida's West Coast to meet.

We pride ourselves on making your event a pleasant one by offering a professional atmosphere with excellent customer service. No matter what your needs are, we offer reasonably priced amenities to make your event memorable.

If your event might require food service, just ask our booking coordinator about catering and kitchen availability.

Our main goal at the Bradenton Area Convention Center is to provide you with what you need to hold your event.  We want you to keep coming back!


Coming to the Bradenton Area Convention Center this January 19th-21st: Shop new boat brands and models, fishing gear, and get hands-on learning from expert anglers in the Captain Joe's Fish On Lures Fishing School! Visit the official event below or get more information at! 🚤🛥⚓️🎣

Who's ready for the Manatee County Fair opening tomorrow? 🎡

Join us at the Convention Center starting this Friday for the 2018 Tampa Bay Turners Invitational! Watch on as the talented athletes of TBT compete in this USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Competition. ~ $10 Adult | $5 Child | Children under 5 years old FREE. ~ Dates and times are • Friday 01/12/2018; 8:00am-9:00pm • Saturday 01/13/2018; 8:00am-9:00pm • Sunday 01/14/2018; 8:00am-9:00pm • Monday 01/15/2018; 8:00am-9:00pm

Want to host your meeting in the Bradenton area for 2018? Get started planning with the help of our website!

Coming to the Bradenton Area Convention Center this January 11th: join us ​for ​this ​interactive ​workshop ​presented ​by ​Patrick ​Ibarra ​of ​the ​Mejorando Group ​on attracting and retaining talent in the workforce. Tickets can be purchased at the event below.

Happy New Year everyone! What are your goals for 2018?

The recipe for your next meeting's success? Sunshine, soft sand, and serviceability! The Bradenton area has what you're looking for to make your next meeting your best ever.

Add these Bradenton area favorites to your 2018 New Year's Resolutions list!

Happy holidays from our Sandman! May your day be merry and bright!

We're still searching for this first day of Winter we've been hearing so much about. 🧐

Still looking for a bite to eat before the holiday? Check out these options in the Bradenton area and nearby Sarasota!

Don't miss Santa Comes to Sarasota at the The Powel Crosley Estate this weekend! Only one more weekend left! Note: this is a pre-ticketed event. No door sales. For tickets, check the event below or visit