Conventions & Trade Shows in Florida

Florida has four major Convention Centers: Orange County, Tampa, Miami Beach, and Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Centers. Each one has its own merits, and together they attract millions of people and businesses to Florida each and every year. From trade shows and business conventions, to comic cons and performances, there’s something for everyone.

July 8 - 10, 2022

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida

This convention has something for every geek to love! Costume contests, video game tournaments, tons of entertainment, and so much more make this a one-of-a-kind experience.

July 16-17, 2022

Location: Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida

Shark-Con is an event dedicated to raising awareness about shark and ocean conservation. This is the place to be if you love the ocean with a huge interactive exhibit from presenting sponsor The Florida Aquarium which includes games, trivia, and a shark tooth sand dig as well as exhibits from Busch Gardens and Clearwater Aquarium. 

July 29 - 31, 2022

Location: Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida

Fans of comic books, stories, art and pop-culture unite in Tampa Bay for this family friendly convention that features exhibitors, celebrities, cosplay and more. 

September 15 - 17, 2022

Location: Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, Jacksonville, Florida

Quilts from all over the world are brought together to be viewed and even judged for a cash award. Browse, shop and buy quilt supplies and ready-made quilts. Food Court, kids corner and more. 

September 17 - 19, 2022

Location: Hilton Ocala, Ocala, Florida

Come out to the Ocala comic con! There will be several guests each year from all kinds of nerdy categories.

November TBD

Location: Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

This is an expo perfect for every kind of ocean lover! Here you will find vendors selling all kinds of ocean goods including marine art, surf products, beach apparel, boating and fishing gear, and so much more.