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Central Florida’s Polk County

Perfectly positioned for your next conference or meeting

900,000+ Sq. Ft. of Available Event Space

6,600+ Hotel Rooms

  • 10+ new projects in development adding 900+ rooms

3,000+ Hotel Rooms within 5 Miles of the Lakeland Center

7,000+ Professionally Managed Vacation Condos and Homes

Ease of Transportation

  • <40 minutes to two international airports
  • Little to no big-city traffic headaches
  • Geographic center of Florida and a transportation hub

Cost Savings

  • Affordable accommodations
  • Non-union conference facilities
  • Low cost of goods, services and entertainment

Close to All the Attractions—Far Enough That They Are Not a Distraction

  • <35 minutes to Disney
  • <40 minutes from Universal and Busch Gardens
  • <60 minutes to Gulf and Atlantic beaches  

100,000+ Sq. Ft. Lakeland Center

  • $14 million renovation underway
  • New meeting spaces with maximized flexibility
  • Improved pre-function, informal and non-traditional meeting spaces
  • Enhanced guest experience

Epitome of Exclusivity—Streamsong Resort

  • 22,000+ sq. ft. conference center
  • 216 luxurious rooms
  • Unique grotto inspired full-service spa
  • Two top-20 “Best Resort Courses” in the US
  • Highly acclaimed restaurants

New Winter Haven Conference Center and Field House

  • Currently in design phase
  • Estimated completion late 2018 or early 2019
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Visiting Lakeland for the Weekend
See how much fun you’ll have when you visit Lakeland, FL. Tour the world’s largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture (13 structures!) when you visit Florida Southern College. Enjoy locally owned restaurants and bakeries like Red Door Lakeland and Born and Bread Bakehouse.

Recreate this weekend by visiting the businesses featured.

Born & Bread Bakehouse
What started as a booth at the Saturday Lakeland Farmer’s Market has grown into an early morning rite of passage for folks in the Central Florida area. From European style pastries and bread to cheesecakes, biscuits and cruffins – a hybrid between a croissant and a muffin – you’ll quickly see why people stand in line, often around the block, for treats from Born & Bread Bakehouse.

Open only on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Wednesday evening. Online ordering opens Tuesday evening.

COVID-19 Note: At this time, Born & Bread is open for To Go orders through their back patio. If you’re making a last minute decision, no worries! They make extra pastries for walk-ups.

1113A S. Florida Ave. (enter from back patio)

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