Event & Conference Center

The Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center adds to the area's list of naturally beautiful places. Located on the waterfront in historic Punta Gorda's downtown district, the Center offers state-of-the-art facilities and friendly hospitality just steps from nearby hotels, dining options, and attractions in a very walkable city.

Our multi-purpose event center, world-class harbor, and major league baseball stadium provide diverse venues for nearly any meeting, convention or event. Combine our ideal location with year-round sunshine and Southern hospitality, and your event is certain to be a hit. Naturally.

The 44,000-square-foot Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center offers state-of-the-art facilities consisting of beautiful decor, professional and flexible multi-purpose spaces, top food service management, waterfront vistas, and warm hospitality. The center's largest meeting space measures nearly 20,000 sq. ft., enough for 112 booths or 1,517 delegates seated theater style. It also features 8,500 sq. ft. of public concourse and meeting rooms.

The Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center is managed by ASM Global. Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, ASM Global provides management services to over 300 public assembly facilities including convention centers, arenas, stadiums, and performing arts theaters worldwide, totaling more than 23 million feet of exhibition space and over 2.7 million entertainment seats.

As Southwest Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach offers world-class boating, fishing, sailing, abundant nature explorations, pristine beaches, challenging golf, unique shopping and dining experiences, and a thriving arts community. The Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau will assist with event coordination and help facilitate site selection, group itineraries and pre- and post-conference activities.

Charlotte Harbor Event & Convention Center

 

Facility Attributes

Box Office 
The box office has two windows and is located in the lobby adjoining the main entrance and the concourse.

Concourse 
The concourse can be utilized as pre-function/registration space and has a ceiling height of 23'. The flooring is terrazzo inlaid with a decorative marine design. Power and data connections are available on both sides of the concourse. A cafe is located in the concourse.

Main Hall - Hibiscus A, B, & C 
This hall can be divided into 3 separate smaller halls. The flooring is portable carpet tiles over concrete slab.
The ceiling height ranges from 45' over stage (in Hibiscus A) to 38' throughout the remainder of the hall.
Hibiscus Hall provides electrical connections on a 30' x 30' grid in the floor. The flooring is portable carpet tiles over cement.

Meeting Rooms 
Myakka River Room A & B, Peace River Room A & B
Both the Myakka River Room and the Peace River Room can be divided into 2 separate smaller rooms to create 4 break-out rooms. The ceiling height throughout these rooms is 12'. The flooring is carpet.

Theater Staging Areas 
Group Dressing Rooms: There are two group dressing rooms, and each includes full bathrooms with sink, shower, toilet and lighted make-up mirrors.

Star Dressing Rooms: There are two star dressing rooms, and each includes private full bathrooms with sink, shower, toilet and lighted make-up mirrors.

Great Lawn  
The Great Lawn is comprised of 18,900 square feet along the waterfront. A terrace made of pavers is adjacent to the building, and two entrances open out to the Great Lawn from the concourse. The standing-room capacity of the lawn is approximately 2,000 including the terrace. The Great Lawn includes power connections at both the side stage location and waterside, allowing for flexible use.

Technical Specifications

Exhibit Booth Capacity 
112 booth capacity – based on 10’ x 10’ exhibit booth spaces.

Lighting 
Incandescent and metal halide lights throughout the main hall. 
Theatrical lighting for stage areas is available upon request.

Staging/Rigging 
Stage dimensions – Maximum of 40’x 60’ portable stage 
Main Hall rigging points are 2,000 lbs on 10’ centers.

Electrical 
Hibiscus Hall provides electrical and data connections on a 30’ x 30’ grid in the floor.
Standard outlets are available in each meeting room.
Standard outlets are available on both sides of the concourse.
Pre-function space includes power and data connections on each wall.
Show power available at stage location.
Great Lawn includes power connections at both the building side stage location and waterside, allowing for flexible use.

Internet 
High-speed wireless connectivity is available throughout the facility.

Audio-visual 
House PA system 
Recessed screens in the four meeting rooms 
Additional equipment is available upon request.

Loading/Freight Delivery 
(2) Loading docks with 10’ x 12’ roll-up overhead doors
(1) Ramp with a 12’ x 16’ roll-up overhead door
Located on west side of building accessible from parking lot

Food & Beverage 
Savor... Charlotte Harbor provides food service management, and the on-site kitchen is capable of accommodating 900 meals for a single seating.

 

If you are interested in viewing a site plan or floor plan for the Conference Center, be sure to reach out to Jeff Berg, Meeting Sales Manager at 941-743-1900 or meetings@pureflorida.com.

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