Populous, Balfour Beatty Construction (formerly Centex Construction Company)
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
The 10,000-seat Convocation Center is home to UCF’s Golden Knights Basketball team. The arena will also host commencement ceremonies, concerts and a variety of other entertainment programs. The Convocation Center includes 18 luxury suites, 500 club seats, and 64 loge box seats. Design features of the convocation center include a cafeteria, a kitchen that can provide catering services for events, concession stands, retail spaces, and a
state-of-the-art sound system to appeal to entertainment acts. The convocation center doubles the seating capacity of the existing Arena, which is renovated to become a 2,500-seat arena for volleyball matches and other events.