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“just another home show”

Greater Fort Lauderdale & Broward County Convention Center
Certificate of Excellence
Pompano Beach, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
205 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“just another home show”
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I have been here twice. Once for a car auction and once for a home show. Nothing outstanding. Just another convention center with a confusing parking garage. The one exception is the inconvenience of showing photo ID because it is located within the Port of Fort Everglades.

Visited January 2014
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Kissimmee, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Awful location”
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Very hard to find with no signage from any of the streets. Cramped location. Once you find the entrance to the garage, you have to go through security like you were boarding a cruise, complete with searching the car trunk, plus everyone in the car showing ID, and very long slow lines. The parking garage is dark, tight parking spaces, and scary. Walked the entire length of the garage, looking for the entrance. Finally found steel plate clad doors (like to a prison) with a tiny sign that said convention center. Once inside, it looked like an abandoned warehouse. Nice carpet and nice art on the walls, but that was the only bright spot. The staff was unhelpful and downright aggressive in their attitude -- they couldn't care less that you were there. Never going again if I can help it!

Visited February 2014
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Level 6 Contributor
215 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Not bad.”
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Typical convention center, but food offerings here were awesome. Parking was minimal at $12 a day. Access was a pain though as you are entering the shipping port, so you compete with cruise traffic, and also have to go through security each day. The convention center staff were very accommodating to our asphalt group, I hope we come back to this site.

Visited January 2014
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great for events”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Parking is easy and Free everytime I've gone there. It's great for events. Nice seating, Easy to get to, Big enough to whole a crowd. Nice.

Visited April 2013
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New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
656 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 408 helpful votes
“HALF BAKED”
Reviewed 22 October 2013

A badly designed building squeezed into a hard to access area with few nearby hotel rooms or restaurants and harder than need to be access from the airport if one has a chance not to go they should avoid.

Visited October 2013
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