Expo & Convention Center

Expos & Conventions

The Thrasher-Horne Center is an ideal venue for expos, conventions, and other large events, located on the grounds of the beautiful St. Johns River State College. The facility is conveniently located with an expansive 6,260 square feet of interior space that can be uniquely configured for any event. There is plenty of convenient free parking, along with highly desired features, amenities, and services.

Conference Center Floor Plan


Amenities available in versatile suites include multimedia presentation lecterns, with each room having separate state-of-the-art audiovisual and sound systems, plus on-site security, wireless network access, and much more. Our conference facilities are available for half- and full-day rentals. 

To tour the conference center and discuss the expo or other event you’re planning, please contact us at 904-276-6815, extension 2, or fill out our contact form on this page. We’ll share the possibilities for the space and configurations, along with amenities and options that can maximize your event’s success. Plus, our professional staff is here to help you plan your event from beginning to successful end.


Thrasher-Horne allows for a wide range of flexible configurations to create a convenient, streamlined experience for people setting up exhibits with easy access for attendees, even a large number of them.

Fundraising Events

Just as with expos, our facility allows for ample options for a broad range of events. There are five event suites, four of them configurable, including a grand suite. Non-profit agencies and organizations: be sure to ask about our rental discount.

Corporate Events

From conferences to celebrations and everything in between, Thrasher-Horne Center has the suites for rent that your company needs to impress attendees and host an event to remember.

Retreats and Networking Events

Whether you’re launching a new initiative or seeking a new environment where professionals can brainstorm, we can create the space you need and help you do all that’s needed to hold a great event and make a wonderful impression.

Conference Center Rentals for Conventions & Expos

With room rentals, Thrasher-Horne provides custom furniture setup and breakdown, including the choice of table shapes and sizes and cushioned chairs. Each room has independently controlled lighting and temperature for the ultimate in comfort. Equipment available for rent includes podiums with or without microphones, projectors and screens, A/V carts, stage platform riser, and more.

Depending on your needs, we can recommend local caterers who can provide snacks or meals. Or, if you’re providing food but want to use your own caterer, simply give us a copy of their operating license and insurance. Let us know if your gathering will include alcohol and we can walk through the steps.

Excellent Value Provided

Whatever kind of expo or event you’re planning, our focus is on exceeding your expectations in our first-class facility. We treat everyone with care, consideration, and compassion in a center that’s accessible, comfortable, and convenient. 

During COVID, we’re using the most current protocols and guidelines with optimal safety being front of mind.

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If you’d like more information about our conference venue to host a convention & expo, fill out the form below and we will get back with you soon.