Oceanfront Venues on Fort Lauderdale Beach


Planners seeking a meeting destination with both business-friendly features and relaxation-focused amenities will discover the ideal venue at this Fort Lauderdale hotel. Across from the beach and overlooking the ocean, the hotel offers more than 24,000 sq. ft. of conference space to host trade shows, board meetings, trainings, corporate retreats and banquets. Meeting spaces are complemented by traditional services including catering and audiovisual as well as specialty features such as a photo concierge.


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Let's Meet at the Beach

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale is launching our refreshed event spaces on two private floors with stunning ocean views. Our incentives include double Marriott Bonvoy Points (50% given upon signing), complimentary Ritz-Carlton one-hour welcome reception, complimentary Ritz-Carlton delighter at conclusion of program, 50% discount on outdoor location fees, 15% off in-house audiovisual rental and services, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access and complimentary upgrade & welcome amenities (based on group size). Submit a request for proposal or contact the hotel to learn more.
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 Ferncliff Room

Meetings & Events

Showcasing over 24,000 sq. ft. of event space in Fort Lauderdale including outdoor options

Dedicated Meetings and Special Events Team with day of event Conference Concierge Service
Over 190 newly renovated Guestrooms and Suites, all with private balconies and water views
Only 5 Diamond resort with event spaces in Fort Lauderdale
Conveniently located within 5 miles of Fort Lauderdale International Airport and Port Everglades
Host large-scale events from our well-equipped ballroom event spaces
Pool Deck - Aerial View

Virtually Tour Our Luxurious Meeting Rooms

Discover Fort Lauderdale meeting rooms that just do not meet your expectations, they exceed them. From elegant ballrooms to pre-function event space, The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale offers stunning venues and impeccable service to make your gatherings a success. Let us help you complement your engagements by selecting the perfect meeting space for your agenda and group size.

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

Grand Ballroom with space for up to 520 guests, a foyer and pre-function space.

John Jacob Boardroom available for intimate events of up to 18 guests.

Pool deck can be transformed into an ocean-view reception setting.

Photography concierge to capture event photos and videos, head shots and more.

Audiovisual equipment and experts.

Catering including themed breaks and receptions with live-action stations.

Themed décor and entertainment to customize your event.

Team-building activities to benefit the local community.

Impact Experiences

A memorable and enriching stay can extend well beyond our hotels. That’s why The Ritz-Carlton proudly offers Impact Experiences, providing inspiring opportunities for our guests to contribute to the local community. Impact Experiences are compelling social and environmental impact activities where there is one constant – each program makes a lasting and authentic difference.

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Coastal Dining and Alternative Spaces

For intimate occasions, special celebrations, or entertaining corporate clients, we invite you to host your event in one of our elegant private dining rooms. Our venues are currently able to accommodate a wide range of group sizes, from relaxed parties of six to larger events of up to 40. For more information or to reserve your private event please contact Steve Mulch at Steve.Mulch@ritzcarlton.com.

Burlock Coast - Private Dining Terrace

A Variety of Experiences

Impact Experiences offers on-property activities that can be incorporated in the conference agenda during lunch breaks, receptions and coffee breaks, including: partnering with the hotel’s culinary team to prepare the ingredients for a regionally adapted dish for donation to a local hunger relief organization, assembling school supplies and art materials in backpacks for donation to students whose academic success is threatened by poverty, collaborating in teams to assemble emergency preparedness kits for shipping to a disaster relief facility or community organization, and designing and creating greetings and birthday cards for children in a local pediatric healthcare facility or children’s organization.

Impact Hour, a platform for leaders from The Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints partner organizations to showcase how they are successfully addressing social and environmental issues.

Additionally, Signature Impact Experiences invite our group guests to take part in an off-site volunteer activity, unique to the destination.

Photography Concierge

The Photography Concierge is a dedicated team of professionals available capture images for group clients and social celebrations, creating memories for a lifetime. For more information please call (305) 365-4266.

The Beauty of Nature

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is one of Fort Lauderdale’s most distinctive natural landmarks — a barrier island of tall trees and greenery between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Group guests can assist in conservation activities that will preserve and protect this ecological landmark, efforts that will help ensure the hundreds of Caribbean and migratory bird species that call the park home can safely nest for years to come. Please contact your meetings and special events professional for details on how Impact Experiences can be matched to your group.