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Watsco Center

Coral Gables, FL

Venue Management

100,000 sq. ft. or less exhibit space

  • Capacity: 7,972
  • Metro Population: Miami-Dade County 6,215,000 | Broward County 2,003,268
  • In-House Marketing Capabilities: Traditional, Digital, Social Media, Grassroots, and more
  • Booking Contact: Kevin Retchless, General Manager 305.284.6456 | kretchless@miami.edu

The Watsco Center is a 200,000 square foot, 8,000+ seat multipurpose entertainment facility that is located in the heart of beautiful Coral Gables, Florida on the University of Miami Campus. Opening its doors in January 2003, the event represented the first time a mid-size venue had opened south of downtown in Miami-Dade County. Currently, the Watsco Center remains the largest facility of its kind south of Downtown Miami. With its 8000-seat capacity and 25 executive suites, the Center offers an ideal capacity for concerts, conferences, lectures series and banquets. The Watsco Center also plays host to the UM Men’s and Women’s Division I NCAA basketball teams and is flexible enough to accommodate other sporting events such as cheerleading, volleyball, and karate among others.