Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center: General Info
1000 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204
The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, a unique venue that offers unconventional beauty in a setting of grand historic architecture with abundant logistical advantages and first class service. The building remains the only southern railroad station in the nation that has been converted into a state-of-the-art convention center. Spacious pre-function and public areas with windows of natural light are refreshing during coffee breaks yet intimate and engaging for networking and social interaction.
The Center features 78,000 square feet of exhibit space divisible into two separate halls with 33 foot ceilings. Designed for multiple room set options, there are 22 meeting rooms of combined space to accommodate various meeting requirements. The Grand Lobby, the most prized jewel, boasting 75 foot ceilings and exquisite walls of marble is an event space where you can entertain your most important clients or host the most glamorous black tie events all while overlooking the grand fountain and expansive terminal columns.
The Center is managed by SMG, an organization that specializes in the operation of public facilities. Our management experience encompasses over 222 properties throughout the United States and Europe.
With the selection of our destination, you will have the opportunity to experience a place where trains once ran on time and conventions, tradeshows, banquets and meetings now run like clockwork.