RP Funding Center (formerly The Lakeland Center)

RP Funding Center (formerly The Lakeland Center)

701 West Lime Street Lakeland, FL
Max Capacity: 5000 people
The RP Funding Center is Central Florida's premier entertainment, sports and convention complex with over 100,000 square feet of flexible space. The Center is the only multipurpose facility in the sate of Florida with four distinct venues under one roof. These venues include the 10,000 seat George Jenkins Arena, the 2,300 seat Youkey Theatre, 28,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, and the 24,000 square foot Sikes Hall. The Lakeland Center caters to entertainment, conventions and groups of all sizes. Make your next function a success with the best staff in the business. The Lakeland Center offers full catering and banquet services as well as audio-visual services, security and over 2,500 parking spaces.
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Event Spaces
Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall
Hollingsworth Ballroom
Hollingsworth Ballroom
Jenkins Arena
Jenkins Arena
Lake Parker
Lake Parker
Sikes Hall
Sikes Hall
Youkey Theatre
Youkey Theatre
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Need more than a venue?, An Eventective User from Tampa, Fl

At the Hyatt Place Lakeland center, you can book a room for a small gathering. If you need more space you can book a space at the giant Lakeland Center. The Lakeland center hosts great events such as the circus as well as the opera. If you book with the Hyatt Place for your event you can also get a great deal on multiple rooms! This hotel offers a free breakfast and high speed internet so it is great for all events! If your event is hosted by the Lakeland Center but you are a guest of the Hyatt Place, you can come for a dinner or a snack any time before midnight! The hotel will also provide food for your meeting if you order it and has all the needed equipment to rent so you arnt carrying all of your heavy or expensive items from the office! The staff is very helpful and always smiling! Even the over night person is smiling! The general manager seems so nice and accomadating that he would give you the shirt off his back to help you with your event! If you are looking for something different like a birthday party or baby shower they are able to help you with that too! Most of the staff is so outgoing they will help you hang streamers and balloons if you need them to! So if you are looking for a meeting space for your next event, Look no further than Hyatt Place Lakeland Center,Located in charming downtown Lakeland, Florida!

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Carpeting
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Major Credit Cards Accepted.
  • Facility Location Setting: The RP Funding center is centered in Polk County, approximately 35 miles east of Tampa and 55 miles southwest of Orlando along Interstate 4 (I-4).
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 8136
  • Nearest Airport: 26-50 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 16
  • Parking: Parking Open Lot On-site
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: Greater than 50 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 1-5 miles
  • Special Features: Easy access to I-4 and many other Florida roadways, full service-award winning catering provided by Spectra Foods Service, spacious parking areas, private meeting spaces, full service box office, expert team of event professionals.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 117,672
  • Year Built: 1974
  • Year Renovated: 1996
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