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Event and Conference Center

The 43,500 square foot Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center offers state-of-the-art technology, professional management, flexible multi-purpose spaces, top food service management, and waterfront vistas at all affordable rates. The center's largest event space measures nearly 20,000 square-feet and has served as the site for many sporting events including boxing, martial arts, gymnastics, cheerleading, and trampoline and tumbling.

Opened in 2009, this multi-purpose facility has served as host to multiple sporting events including Golden Gloves Boxing, AAU Gymnastics, USA Gymnastics, and ATA Taekwondo.

Surrounded by 3 hotels with over 350 quality hotel rooms at reasonable rates, the facility is also a very short walk to dozens of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues.

Rental rates and AV fees are very affordable.  Contact the VCB to inquire about eligibility requirements for a rental fee subsidy.


Key Stats

Total sq. ft. of event space: 44,000

Main hall:  20,000 sq. ft.
(can be divided into equal thirds)
Meeting rooms: 4 (900 sq. ft. each)
Dressing rooms:  2 large, 2 small
AV:  state of the art equipment available on site
Seating: Up to 2,200 depending on configuration
Concessions:  1 permanent stand with flexibility for additional portables throughout
Catering:  in-house caterer, Savor, available to service any food & beverage functions
Box office:  2 windows
Complimentary WiFi throughout
Parking:  250 free spaces on site


Sandy Darna
Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center
(941) 833-5444

Sean Doherty
Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach VCB
(941) 743-1900

About the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast

Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine's list of the "10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States," ranked by Golf Digest as the "Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America," and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the South." For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1700 Tamiami Trail, Suite G-2, Port Charlotte, FL; call 941-743-1900 for a free Visitor's Guide; or visit the Web site at