Address: 1900 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach,
FL 33139 (Map)
Phone: (305) 673-7311
Opened in 1957, the Miami Beach
Convention Center served as the site where Cassius Clay
(later known as Muhammad Ali) captured his first Heavyweight Championship,
in 1964. In 1968, the Convention Center hosted the Republican National
Convention; while in 1972, more than 45,000 delegates visited the
facility during both the Republican and Democratic National Conventionss.
In 1990 the Miami Beach Convention Center underwent a $92 million
renovation and doubled in size. Coupled with recently completed
multi-million dollar telecommunications infrastructure upgrades,
the facility's high-tech capabilities make it a leader in the meetings
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From Eastbound on 395
to Miami Beach Convention Center:
The Convention Center is located at
1900 Convention Center Drive.
- At the end of 395 (A1A Causeway)
becomes 5th Street.
- Continue East on 5th Street
4 blocks to Meridian Avenue.
- Turn Left (North)
on Meridian Ave. Continue north 12 blocks.
- Turn Right (East)
on 17th Street.
- Turn Left (North) on Convention
Democratic and Republican Conventions
The Democrats chose to hold their convention in early July. Once again,
the Miami Beach convention center would play host..
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