At the MACC, the best of Miami is right outside your door
The MACC is located directly adjacent to Miami International Airport (MIA) and at the intersection of two of Miami’s major highways—the Palmetto Expressway (SR 826) and the Dolphin Expressway (SR 836)—making it easy to get to, and easy to get around town. From the MACC, you’re in the best possible spot to enjoy the best of Miami and South Florida.
The MACC is conveniently close to:
- The dynamic big city attractions of Downtown Miami (such as Bayside Marketplace, Mary Brickell Village and the Port of Miami) (5 miles)
- The casual waterfront dining and shopping of Coconut Grove (4 miles)
- The cosmopolitan shopping at the Miami International Merchandise Mart adjacent to the Convention Center
- The glamorous allure of South Beach nightlife and people-watching just a few minutes away
Dining and Nightlife
The MACC's signature restaurants and lounges feature succulent dishes and vibrant vibes. In addition to the MACC's dining establishments, the surrounding area features an incredible variety of restaurants and lounges. For outdoor cafes and fine dining experiences, visit Coral Gables and Coconut Grove. Nearby, club-goers can experience the nightlife of Downtown Miami and South Beach where clubs are open late, some until dawn.
Located on the premesis, the Miami International Merchandise Mart features 200 showrooms offering a fresh, unique selection of women's and men's fashion apparel and accessories. jewelry, gifts and decorative items. Visit Au Bon Pain and Starbucks without ever leaing the Mart for coffee, snack or lunch. Or take a break at the Miami Mart Airport Hotel dining room, with daily buffet and ala carte selections adjacent to the entrance. Visit the Miami Mart's website at www.miamimartairporthotel.com or call (305) 261-3800.
Arts and Culture
Greater Miami and the Beaches' art scene is world renowned. Miami International Airport features great art exhibits and displays including Art in Public Places. Nearby, enjoy art openings, exhibitions, live theater, dance and musical performances throughout the year. There are plenty of great museums, galleries and performing art venues including the Actors' Playhouse, Olympia Theatre at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts and the AmericanAirlines Arena. The Miami-Dade Cultural Center is home to the Miami Art Museum the Historical Museum of Southern Florida and the Main Library, the Miami Performing Arts Center, is nearby. Make sure to experience our colorful cultures and avant garde art.
The MACC is centrally located, minutes away from one-of-a-kind attractions like historic Vizcaya Museum & Gardens—the extraordinary European-inspired estate includes a mansion filled with art and furnishings, and 10 acres of gardens: Venetian Pool—carved out of coral rock, this historic landmark and swimming pool features caves, stone bridges and waterfalls; Parrot Jungle Island—features world-famous parrot shows, a waterfront Serpentarium, ape and monkey exhibits, an Everglades habitat and delights guests with open aviaries: and the interactive Miami Children's Museum. Nearby is the excitement of South Beach's neon-lit Art Deco hotels, shopping, dining, nightlife and white sandy beaches.
Meetings & Conventions
The MACC features 172,000 square feet of high-tech meeting, conference and trade show space, including a 29,000-square-foot social catering ballroom (second largest in the region) and 100,000 square feet of exhibition and function space. With a great location, dynamic meeting space and professional, attentive service, the MACC has the flexibility to host everything from trade shows and social functions to conventions and conferences. Choosing to hold your next meeting or convention at the MACC places you at the center of all activity—the hub of Greater Miami and the Beaches.
The MACC is adjacent to the Doubletree Hotel, with 334 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, perfect for business travelers, convention-goers and leisure visitors alike. Other area accommodations range from luxury resorts and spas with a full range of amenities to extended-stay properties with the comforts of home for the business traveler. The area boasts one of America’s leading golf resorts, featuring five golf courses, and several public golf courses including Mel Reese Golf Course and Miami Springs Golf Course.
Getaway to Paradise…
The MACC is in the hub of a fast-growing business district, with numerous corporate headquarters along Blue Lagoon Drive—a beautifully landscaped private 12.5-acre tropical peninsula surrounded by a 100-acre freshwater lake. For the excitement seeker, the MACC is convenient to all that Greater Miami and the Beaches has to offer—from eclectic Coconut Grove to electric South Beach and from elegant Coral Gables to energetic Downtown Miami—the choices are endless.