The BB&T Center is the preeminent sports and entertainment venue in Florida and among the best in the world, with more than two million customers entering its doors each year. Host to more than 200 events annually including Florida Panthers hockey. The BB&T Center annually ranks among the top 10 venues in the United States.
After the purchasing of BankAtlantic, BB&T took over the naming rights and extended their naming rights deal for the arena on Sept. 10, 2012.
Spectators have enjoyed Florida Panthers Hockey, concert headliners like Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Pearl Jam, JAY Z and Lady Gaga as well as family shows like Disney On Ice, Cirque du Soleil and Monster Jam. In addition, the venue has played host to the 2001 and 2015 NHL Entry Draft and the 2003 NHL All-Star Game, as well as acting as the annual home for the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic.
The BB&T Center offers versatile programming reflective of the rich diversity of the South Florida community. Annual events at the BB&T Center include college and high school commencement ceremonies, corporate functions, charity events, youth hockey games, motivational seminars and much more.
WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL GUESTS. TO DO SO, WE ASK THAT YOU PLEASE REFRAIN FROM BRINGING THE FOLLOWING PROHIBITED ITEMS INSIDE THE BB&T CENTER:
No backpacks, backpack purses, large bags, drawstring bags or purses (no larger than 1’ x 1’), sealed packages of any kind (including gifts for performers). Gifts must be unwrapped.
No laser pointers or weapons of any kind (Unless state law explicitly authorizes a person to carry a weapon; i.e. off-duty law enforcement person).
No video, audio recording devices, or cameras w/detachable lenses larger than 1ft. No GoPros.
No laptops or selfie sticks.
No flags and/or signs larger than 2’ x 2’.
No bottles, cans, and/or coolers.
No outside food or beverages (except for medical purposes, baby food and reasonable children’s snacks).
No strollers unless in Club Lexus, Corona Beach House or a suite.
No animals, except certified service animals.
Any other item management or the NHL may deem dangerous to public safety.
NO ITEMS WILL BE CHECKED-IN AND/OR HELD AT GUEST SERVICES WITH THE EXCEPTION OF STROLLERS.
WARNING: All guests will be subject to bag checks and searches with walk-through metal detectors at all entrances, as well as wanding. Unauthorized items must be returned to your vehicle or discarded prior to gaining access to the BB&T Center. For Paperless Entry, the Ticket Taker will swipe the card the tickets were purchased with.
The BB&T Center offers a complimentary bag check at the south end of the tarmac.