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Events

Steps from the ocean, our Fort Lauderdale meeting spaces are designed to get the creative juices flowing.

18

Event Rooms

34934

Total Event Space

600

Capacity Largest Space

10

Breakout Rooms

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Meeting room with large table and chairs, balcony with view of ocean.

Meetings and Events

Connect and collaborate with colleagues in our conference rooms and event venues in Fort Lauderdale

Accommodate up to 200 meeting guests in nearly 35,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor venue space
Enhance your event with modern audiovisual technology and high-speed Wi-Fi, available in every room
Take your meeting's breakouts and receptions outside to enjoy the Fort Lauderdale beach ocean breeze
Energize your conference participants with customized catering by our renowned culinary team
After a full day of meetings, relax on Fort Lauderdale Beach or recharge with treatments at AWAY Spa
Meeting Venues
Meeting room with floor to ceiling windows, multiple seating areas and balcony.

Bungalow

Elevate your event in our oceanfront Bungalow rooms with spectacular Fort Lauderdale Beach views from floor-to-ceiling windows or out on the terrace. Drenched in natural light and expansive ocean views, our oceanfront Bungalow rooms are ideal for your next event.

Rows of tables with chairs, podium and textured ceiling.

Studio 2,3,4

Host a small seminar or social event in one of our light-filled studio spaces. The perfect venue for breakout sessions, product launches, press meetings, media interviews and receptions.

Room with large window showcasing palm trees, u-shaped table with chairs.

Studio 5

Our light-drenched studios are the perfect setting for smaller meetings and events in Fort Lauderdale.

Meeting Venues
Large area with carpeted floor, columns and seating area.

Pre-Function

If you can envision it, W Fort Lauderdale can create meetings and events designed to spark imagination and set minds racing.

Large meeting room with multiple round tables with chairs, two white screens.

Mingle

With built-in screen and projectors, Mingle is ideal for your next theater style meeting. Productivity and creativity soar in Mingle, our ocean-inspired meeting spaces with built-in screen and projectors at our Fort Lauderdale resort. Mingle easily transforms to accommodate large groups in crescent rounds or small breakout sessions.

Exterior courtyard of hotel.

Courtyard

Elevate your event five floors up in the Courtyard, our largest outdoor venue ideal for corporate or social events.

Long table decorated with wedding decor, long cascading flowers hanging from ceiling.

Weddings and Occasions

Say “I do” in one of our luxury inspired wedding venues in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Dream weddings don't just happen, they're planned. Marriott Certified Wedding Planners are trained to help. After completing demanding coursework, each Marriott Certified Wedding Planner is qualified to coordinate weddings of all types, including ethnic and military weddings. Relying on experience, training, tradition and old-fashioned intuition, Marriott Certified Wedding Planners can help you determine an overall vision for your wedding and help you execute each detail. That includes setting an event budget; deciding on a menu; arranging table settings; and finding florists, photographers, a band and other entertainment for the big day.
From intimate soirees to lavish celebrations, we'll make your wedding reception extraordinary.
Fall in love with our outdoor wedding venues, with views of Fort Lauderdale’s beach and skyline.
Our Bungalow’s expansive private outdoor terrace brings you close to the sounds of the ocean.
Our luxury Bungalow venue brings the ocean views in, with floor-to-ceiling windows and outdoor terrace
Customize your luxury wedding package with menus crafted by award-winning Stephen Starr catering.

Inspired Fort Lauderdale Beach Venues for Your Wedding Day

Illuminate your big day with sparkle at W Fort Lauderdale. Our hotel on the beach provides the ultimate backdrop for an unparalleled wedding. Our sensationally styled venues are just the beginning. When you wed at W Fort Lauderdale, you get our exclusive, Whatever/Whenever® services so your wedding experience is exactly how you’ve always imagined it would be.

Pre-Wedding

We'll make it easy and ensure that every moment of your celebration happens without a hitch. So sit-back, sip, sand, and surf as we bring your big day to life.

Wedding Receptions & Ceremonies

Comfortably wine and dine (and dance!) up to 200 attendees in one of our spacious and picturesque ballrooms and event spaces. Or go for the dramatic and say "I do" oceanfront at one of our unique outdoor ceremony and reception sites. Enjoy a breathtaking ceremony and first kiss that overlooks the unbelievable expanse of ocean, or dance under the stars on our courtyard high above the twinkling city lights.

As part of W Hotel's Whatever/Whenever® Wedding Service standards, planning your special day with one of our wedding specialists will be a breeze. Brides, grooms and guests will never forget this incredibly surreal setting in addition to our services filled with soul and sensational style.

 

Discover These Fabulous Fort Lauderdale Wedding Features Unique to W Fort Lauderdale:
  • Picture perfect ceremony sites featuring stunning oceanfront backdrops and exquisitely appointed ballrooms
  • Memorable gourmet wedding menus created by our Stephen Starr signature restaurant, Steak 954
  • Designer wedding cakes by We Take The Cake, Ana Paz Specialty Cakes, Elegant Temptations and Eddas Cakes
  • Complimentary cake cutting and plating
  • Complimentary wedding night accommodations with turndown service and special amenity
  • Special rates on group room blocks for your guests
  • Keep track of it all with a custom-created and personalized wedding website. 
  • Then share the site with your guests so they can book their rooms directly with ease!

 

Arleane Espino
Phone: 954 414 8207
Fax: 954 414 8215
Arlene.Espino@whotels.com

Wedding

Say I do in a picture-perfect place. Fulfill your most outrageous wedding dreams with the ultimate destination celebration. Enjoy a barefoot beach side ceremony and first kiss while overlooking a sparkling expanse of ocean. The bride, groom, and guests will never forget this incredibly surreal setting and festivities that follow.

Wedding Special Events
 

THE PROPOSAL: Plan the perfect proposal with ocean side style. Whether it's a beach side candle-lit dinner for two or moonlit cruise on our intracoastal waterways, our renowned Whatever/Whenever team is ready to help you create a memory that will last a lifetime.

THE ENGAGEMENT: Celebrate your ‘yes' by getting both sides even more excited! W always does engagement parties extraordinaire - and organized. We'll build you a customized website where you can post photos, track RSVPs, update event info and even let guests book rooms at special couple-to-be-rates.

THE SHOWER: Gather the crew for a shower that breaks the mold and turn tired tradition into savvy style. W Fort Lauderdale will hook you up with sips, décor and more to make your shower stand out.

THE BACHELOR(ETTE): Want to get away with just the boys, just girls, or both? Count on W to prepare your bachelor(ette) extravaganza with a unique twist that's fun for everyone. From keeping cool before the big day with AWAY Spa sensations to going all out on the town, W does it all.

THE REHEARSAL DINNER: Delight in creative cuisine from our award-winning chefs at Stephen Starr's epicurean creation, STEAK 954. This sultry seafood and steakhouse will treat your guests to fabulous fare that mirrors your impeccable good taste. Toast to your new start under the glow of our 15 foot jelly fish tank and savor some of the finest cuts and wines to grace gold coast.

THE ANNIVERSARY: Whether it's been one year or one decade, W Fort Lauderdale makes sure your anniversary is amazing. Indulge in relaxation at our beach oasis destination, relive the excitement of falling in love with a night out on the town or anything else you desire.

 

Arleane Espino
Phone: 954 414 8207
Fax: 954 414 8215
Arlene.Espino@whotels.com

Post Wedding

Romance, remixed. Revel in our idyllic blend of style, enchantment, and relaxation—all in a tropical paradise.

Honeymoons

Why not put some fabulous into that first escape? Take-off to a dream destination, complete with a spectacular suite. And of course, Whatever/Whenever is on call for your every post-wedding whim - from bottles of bubbly, to in-room spa treats and more. Live it up with lots of luxe delivered right to your room.

Discover how W does dazzling honeymoons with a breathtaking blend of sultry style, racy romance, luxe relaxation and exotic location. Honeymooners gain complimentary access to your own Honeymoon Concierge, who will help research and plan the honeymoon of your dreams with W Hotels Worldwide.

A personal Honeymoon Concierge can help you pick the perfect destination and help put your honeymoon on your registry so guests can contribute to room upgrades, extras and everything else to make it the trip of a lifetime.

Limo service available from the hotel to the airport/departure site.

Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Great Room 82x52x18 4264 484 240 160 66 420 280
Mingle 84x46x12 3864 350 180 120 45 350 200
Bungalow 62x14x8 1318 40 60 60 53 100 80
Studio 1 32x37x10 1184 96 54 30 33 90 60
Studio 2 32x24x10.6 768 60 36 20 24 50 40
Studio 3 45x28x10.6 1260 120 72 32 36 120 80
Pre-Function 84x97x11 8148 0 0 0 0 0 0
Studio 4 32x25x10.6 800 60 36 20 24 50 40
Studio 5 41x26x10 1066 80 60 32 36 50 70
Studio 6 20x32x10 640 48 36 24 21 50 40
Strategy 27x23x11 621 48 36 12 21 50 40
Studio 7 25x32x11 800 60 45 24 27 50 40
Studio 8 34x32x11 1088 90 63 32 30 110 80
Gallery 21x15x10 315 20 12 16 11 20 20
Library 13x11x8 143 8 3 6 9 10 1
Courtyard 58x96x8 5568 500 3 6 9 600 500
Terrace 20x90x8 1800 200 3 6 9 220 150
Backstage 39x33x8 1287 200 3 6 9 65 40
Great Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
82x52x18
Area (sq.ft)
4264
Theater
484
Schoolroom
240
Conference
160
U-Shape
66
Reception
420
Banquet
280
Mingle
Dimensions (LxWxH)
84x46x12
Area (sq.ft)
3864
Theater
350
Schoolroom
180
Conference
120
U-Shape
45
Reception
350
Banquet
200
Bungalow
Dimensions (LxWxH)
62x14x8
Area (sq.ft)
1318
Theater
40
Schoolroom
60
Conference
60
U-Shape
53
Reception
100
Banquet
80
Studio 1
Dimensions (LxWxH)
32x37x10
Area (sq.ft)
1184
Theater
96
Schoolroom
54
Conference
30
U-Shape
33
Reception
90
Banquet
60
Studio 2
Dimensions (LxWxH)
32x24x10.6
Area (sq.ft)
768
Theater
60
Schoolroom
36
Conference
20
U-Shape
24
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Studio 3
Dimensions (LxWxH)
45x28x10.6
Area (sq.ft)
1260
Theater
120
Schoolroom
72
Conference
32
U-Shape
36
Reception
120
Banquet
80
Pre-Function
Dimensions (LxWxH)
84x97x11
Area (sq.ft)
8148
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Studio 4
Dimensions (LxWxH)
32x25x10.6
Area (sq.ft)
800
Theater
60
Schoolroom
36
Conference
20
U-Shape
24
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Studio 5
Dimensions (LxWxH)
41x26x10
Area (sq.ft)
1066
Theater
80
Schoolroom
60
Conference
32
U-Shape
36
Reception
50
Banquet
70
Studio 6
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x32x10
Area (sq.ft)
640
Theater
48
Schoolroom
36
Conference
24
U-Shape
21
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Strategy
Dimensions (LxWxH)
27x23x11
Area (sq.ft)
621
Theater
48
Schoolroom
36
Conference
12
U-Shape
21
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Studio 7
Dimensions (LxWxH)
25x32x11
Area (sq.ft)
800
Theater
60
Schoolroom
45
Conference
24
U-Shape
27
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Studio 8
Dimensions (LxWxH)
34x32x11
Area (sq.ft)
1088
Theater
90
Schoolroom
63
Conference
32
U-Shape
30
Reception
110
Banquet
80
Gallery
Dimensions (LxWxH)
21x15x10
Area (sq.ft)
315
Theater
20
Schoolroom
12
Conference
16
U-Shape
11
Reception
20
Banquet
20
Library
Dimensions (LxWxH)
13x11x8
Area (sq.ft)
143
Theater
8
Schoolroom
3
Conference
6
U-Shape
9
Reception
10
Banquet
1
Courtyard
Dimensions (LxWxH)
58x96x8
Area (sq.ft)
5568
Theater
500
Schoolroom
3
Conference
6
U-Shape
9
Reception
600
Banquet
500
Terrace
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x90x8
Area (sq.ft)
1800
Theater
200
Schoolroom
3
Conference
6
U-Shape
9
Reception
220
Banquet
150
Backstage
Dimensions (LxWxH)
39x33x8
Area (sq.ft)
1287
Theater
200
Schoolroom
3
Conference
6
U-Shape
9
Reception
65
Banquet
40
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Great Room 25x15.8x5.5 396.1 484 240 160 66 420 280
Mingle 25.6x14x3.7 359 350 180 120 45 350 200
Bungalow 18.9x4.3x2.4 122.4 40 60 60 53 100 80
Studio 1 9.8x11.3x3 110 96 54 30 33 90 60
Studio 2 9.8x7.3x3.2 71.3 60 36 20 24 50 40
Studio 3 13.7x8.5x3.2 117.1 120 72 32 36 120 80
Pre-Function 25.6x29.6x3.4 757 0 0 0 0 0 0
Studio 4 9.8x7.6x3.2 74.3 60 36 20 24 50 40
Studio 5 12.5x7.9x3 99 80 60 32 36 50 70
Studio 6 6.1x9.8x3 59.5 48 36 24 21 50 40
Strategy 8.2x7x3.4 57.7 48 36 12 21 50 40
Studio 7 7.6x9.8x3.4 74.3 60 45 24 27 50 40
Studio 8 10.4x9.8x3.4 101.1 90 63 32 30 110 80
Gallery 6.4x4.6x3 29.3 20 12 16 11 20 20
Library 4x3.4x2.4 13.3 8 3 6 9 10 1
Courtyard 17.7x29.3x2.4 517.3 500 3 6 9 600 500
Terrace 6.1x27.4x2.4 167.2 200 3 6 9 220 150
Backstage 11.9x10.1x2.4 119.6 200 3 6 9 65 40
Great Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
25x15.8x5.5
Area (sq.mt)
396.1
Theater
484
Schoolroom
240
Conference
160
U-Shape
66
Reception
420
Banquet
280
Mingle
Dimensions (LxWxH)
25.6x14x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
359
Theater
350
Schoolroom
180
Conference
120
U-Shape
45
Reception
350
Banquet
200
Bungalow
Dimensions (LxWxH)
18.9x4.3x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
122.4
Theater
40
Schoolroom
60
Conference
60
U-Shape
53
Reception
100
Banquet
80
Studio 1
Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.8x11.3x3
Area (sq.mt)
110
Theater
96
Schoolroom
54
Conference
30
U-Shape
33
Reception
90
Banquet
60
Studio 2
Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.8x7.3x3.2
Area (sq.mt)
71.3
Theater
60
Schoolroom
36
Conference
20
U-Shape
24
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Studio 3
Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.7x8.5x3.2
Area (sq.mt)
117.1
Theater
120
Schoolroom
72
Conference
32
U-Shape
36
Reception
120
Banquet
80
Pre-Function
Dimensions (LxWxH)
25.6x29.6x3.4
Area (sq.mt)
757
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
0
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Studio 4
Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.8x7.6x3.2
Area (sq.mt)
74.3
Theater
60
Schoolroom
36
Conference
20
U-Shape
24
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Studio 5
Dimensions (LxWxH)
12.5x7.9x3
Area (sq.mt)
99
Theater
80
Schoolroom
60
Conference
32
U-Shape
36
Reception
50
Banquet
70
Studio 6
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x9.8x3
Area (sq.mt)
59.5
Theater
48
Schoolroom
36
Conference
24
U-Shape
21
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Strategy
Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.2x7x3.4
Area (sq.mt)
57.7
Theater
48
Schoolroom
36
Conference
12
U-Shape
21
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Studio 7
Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.6x9.8x3.4
Area (sq.mt)
74.3
Theater
60
Schoolroom
45
Conference
24
U-Shape
27
Reception
50
Banquet
40
Studio 8
Dimensions (LxWxH)
10.4x9.8x3.4
Area (sq.mt)
101.1
Theater
90
Schoolroom
63
Conference
32
U-Shape
30
Reception
110
Banquet
80
Gallery
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.4x4.6x3
Area (sq.mt)
29.3
Theater
20
Schoolroom
12
Conference
16
U-Shape
11
Reception
20
Banquet
20
Library
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4x3.4x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
13.3
Theater
8
Schoolroom
3
Conference
6
U-Shape
9
Reception
10
Banquet
1
Courtyard
Dimensions (LxWxH)
17.7x29.3x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
517.3
Theater
500
Schoolroom
3
Conference
6
U-Shape
9
Reception
600
Banquet
500
Terrace
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x27.4x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
167.2
Theater
200
Schoolroom
3
Conference
6
U-Shape
9
Reception
220
Banquet
150
Backstage
Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.9x10.1x2.4
Area (sq.mt)
119.6
Theater
200
Schoolroom
3
Conference
6
U-Shape
9
Reception
65
Banquet
40
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • AV Technician
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Teleconferencing
  • Videoconferencing
Event Services
  • Carpenter
  • Certified Meeting Planner
  • Decorator
  • Electrician
  • Event Lighting
  • Message Service
  • Photographer
  • Registration Service
  • Security Guards
  • Translator
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Direction Signs
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Installed Stage
  • Lobby Bulletin Board
  • Name Cards
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Portable Stage
  • Spotlights
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
  • Wall Charts
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Full Service Business Center
  • Printers
Catering Services
  • Afternoon Break:$15.0 / Person
  • Coffee Break:$15.0 / Person
  • Continental Breakfast:$38.0 / Person
  • Dinner:$85.0 / Person
  • Full Breakfast:$44.0 / Person
  • Lunch:$49.0 / Person
  • Reception:$65.0 / Person
  • F+B stations include protective sneeze guards
  • Meeting space capacities and configurations follow social distancing guidelines
  • Offers single serve F+B options
  • Third-party partners comply with MI cleanliness standards