Located in the heart of the Daytona Beach resort area, and only 400 feet from the Atlantic Ocean, the Volusia County Ocean Center is the area's convention, entertainment and sports complex.
It’s a multi-use facility that hosts conventions, tradeshows, concerts, banquets, family entertainment shows and sporting events. The Ocean Center boasts 205,000 square feet of interior meeting space and is a partner in the Ocean Walk Village with resorts, shopping, restaurants and movies within walking distance.
The Ocean Center can accommodate a variety of events, from national conventions and their breakout sessions, to gala ballroom events and tradeshows. The facility doubled in size after a $76 million expansion, which was completed in February 2009. Below are some specifications of the Ocean Center’s state-of-the-art, vibrant space:
- Exhibit space: 164,000 square feet - interior; 100,000 square feet - exterior; utilities every 30 feet, ceiling heights from 22 to 45 feet; six loading docks with self-adjusting levelers; drive-in door 20 feet x 16 feet
- Arena: 42,000 square feet; 9,600 seats; 45-foot ceiling; drive in door 13.5 feet x 14 feet; two loading docks; portable staging; two 400 amp power services
- Meeting rooms: 32,000 square feet; 36 breakout rooms; executive boardroom; VIP suite; easy sound and lighting controls
- Banquet hall: 12,000 square feet; banquet seating for 850
The Ocean Center has a full spectrum of services to make meeting planners’ jobs easier, too, enhanced by excellent customer service and attention to detail. Ovations, the Ocean Center's exclusive in-house caterer, offers everything from fine dining to box lunches. Decorator and electrical needs are provided through our approved contractors list.
The parking lots adjacent to the Ocean Center can accommodate more than 2,500 cars. The Daytona Beach resort area offers more than 13,000 guest rooms in price ranges to satisfy every taste. And, excellent recreation activities, attractions and the World’s Most Famous Beach are only steps away from the Ocean Center.