Business Conventions

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.

Venue advertising and event sponsorship is available in the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, EverBank Field, the Prime Osborn Convention Center, the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, and the Ritz Theatre and Museum.

From a variety of sporting events to concerts, family shows, symphony, Broadway shows and conventions, venue advertisers will be a part of it all.

Venue advertising represents among the most cost effective means of reaching a captive and diverse audience. Advertising in a SMG managed facility enables the advertiser to target potential consumers who live in the area, who have significant disposable income, and who are living an active lifestyle.

Advertisers have the opportunity to convey key messages in a depth not available in other forms of advertising.

A wide variety of advertising, sponsorship, and promotional opportunities are available including:

  • Permanent Venue Signage
  • State-of-the-art Scoreboard/Video Board
  • Auxuliary Scoreboard
  • Event Sponsorship
  • Merchandising & Hospitality
  • Website Advertising
  • Naming Rights
  • Sampling, Couponing & more!

For information on these and other exciting opportunities in the Sports, Entertainment and Convention Facilities, please contact:

Alex Alston
Director of Sales & Marketing
(904) 630-4055


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