Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center - Fort Lauderdale - A $1 billion expansion of the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center is underway. Phase one opens October 2021 with 350,000 sq. ft. of contiguous exhibit space. Full completion is projected for 2024. This sensational venue will be even bigger and better with a total of 1.2 million sq. ft. of meeting space, including 65,000 sq. ft. waterfront ballroom, a new expansive waterfront plaza, new dining concepts, enhanced water taxi access and an 800-room headquarters hotel.