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Welcome to the official press room for the  Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC). Learn about the latest news and happenings at the MBCC and the surrounding Convention Center District in Miami Beach. Review our press releases and announcements.

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Miami Beach Plans to Strengthen Connection with Art Basel Through Public Art Purchase Program

By Susan Askew MIAMI BEACH, FL (September 7, 2019) - The annual Art Basel Miami Beach fair has become one of the most – if not the most – important cultural and economic event here. Its impact is so important...

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Miami Beach Convention Center Welcomes Patricia M. Rios, MSHRM as New Human Resources Business Partner

MIAMI BEACH, FL (September 26, 2019) – The Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC, a Spectra-managed venue) is proud to welcome Patricia M. Rios, MSHRM, as its new Human Resources Business Partner to the re-imagined venue. Ms. Rios, most recently relocated...

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2020 Miami Beach Ballet Gala at the Miami Convention Center's Sunset Vista Ballroom

Miami City Ballet’s 2020 Gala will be a dining and dancing experience inspired by the colorful and fiery production of Don Quixote. The ballet, originally choreographed in 1869 by Marius Petipa, tells the timeless tale of the valiant adventures of...

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Miami Beach Convention Center Unveils Grand Ballroom

By Steve Grasso Miami Beach, FL (August 2, 2019) - Miami Beach’s recently renovated Convention Center has unveiled a new 60,000-sf Grand Ballroom, one of the largest in the region, as well as a 20,000-sf Sunset Vista Ballroom. The Grand...

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Miami Beach Becoming Tech Hub with Annual Startup Convention Emerge Americas

MIAMI BEACH, FL – (May 18, 2019) For two days, investors and innovators met in Miami Beach for the eMerge Americas, the premier technology networking event in North and South America. Over 16,000 attendees gathered at the Miami Beach Convention...

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Makes Way for New 5.8-acre Public Park

MIAMI BEACH, FL – May 3, 2019 – The re-imagined Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC, a Spectra-managed venue) and the City of Miami Beach were proud to invite the general public and area residents to a highly-anticipated groundbreaking ceremony that...

30 Million Passengers, 18 New Ships this year. Will Cursing Continue to Grow?

SOURCED FROM MIAMI HERALD MIAMI BEACH, FL – (April 13, 2019) The cruise industry is steaming past expectations and shows no signs of slowing down, the chief executives of the four largest cruise companies told industry watchers Tuesday. In 2018...

Miami Beach Convention Center Honor with Special Recognition Award by the Miami Hospitality Design Awards 2019

MIAMI BEACH, FL – (April 9, 2019) – The re-imagined Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC, a Spectra-managed venue) was proud to be honored with a Special Recognition Award by the Miami Hospitality Awards on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. The Miami...

Miami Beach Convention Center Successfully Hosts IDEA® 2019, Connecting Global Leader in Nonwovens & Engineered Fabrics

MIAMI BEACH, FL (April 5, 2019) – The Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC, a Spectra managed venue) was the proud host of IDEA® 2019, the world’s preeminent event for nonwovens and engineered fabric professionals, March 25 – 28. The MBCC...

City of Dallas Names Spectra as First-ever Private Manager of Kay Hutchison Convention Center Dallas

DALLAS (March 5, 2019)—The Miami Beach Convention Center is proud to welcome a new Spectra-managed sister facility, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX. The Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) is the centerpiece to Miami Beach’s meetings and...