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Centrally located in the Heart of Florida, the Highlands News-Sun Center is located in beautiful Highlands County and is easily accessible from Tampa, Orlando, Bradenton, Sarasota, West Palm Beach and many other places! Highlands County is also home of the annual 12 hours of Sebring, Lake Placid Caladium Festival, Run to the Heartland and several other local events which draw thousands of people each year.

There are several ways to use the 28,000 square feet of space available so let us help you come up with a plan! Catering station, plenty of parking, built in PA system, use of up to 50 tables w/ 400 chairs and more to help with your event.

Visitors

Organizers

Events

Area Attractions

From races to relaxation, shown below are just a few of the things that you can experience while visiting Highlands County.

Sebring International Raceway

Highlands Hammock State Park

Lake June in Winter State Park

Wi-Fi Available

Customizable, Wireless Internet is now available throughout the Highlands News-Sun Center! We can customize the internet system specific to your event or trade show. We currently offer up to 100Mbps internet speeds through a secure, private internet. Additionally you may offer a limited public Wi-Fi to your guests. During non-event and social gatherings, free public wireless internet is available.

Demographics

Highlands County Florida

The Heart of Florida… Highlands County! Here, you’ll find crystal clear lakes for fishing, boating, skiing and sailing, and more than a dozen golf courses. Our central location provides easy access to several metropolitan areas, such as Orlando, Tampa, Lakeland and more. Also home of the annual 12 hours of Sebring, Caladium Festival, Run to the Heartland and several other local events which draw thousands of people.

County Total: 100,207 as of 2008 according to the University of Florida Business and Economic Business Research 2008

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