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.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE ARENA:
NO PROFESSIONAL CAMERAS WITH DETACHABLE LENS. FLASH IS NOT PERMITTED
NO VIDEO RECORDING, INCLUDING CELL PHONE VIDEO
NO CELL PHONE USAGE (TEXTING IN SEATING AREA, ETC.)
NO WRAPPED GIFTS OR BALLOONS
NO SIGNS OF ANY KIND
NO WEAPONS OF ANY KIND (REAL OR FAKE)
NO CHAINS, SPIKES, OR WALLET CHAINS
NO FIREWORKS, LASER POINTERS
NO BACKPACKS, WAIST PACKS, OR STROLLERS
NO AEROSOL CANS
NO NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
NO ANIMALS, EXCEPT CERTIFIED SERVICE ANIMALS
NO IPADS, TABLETS, GO PROS, LAPTOP COMPUTERS OR SELFIE STICKS
ANY OTHER ITEM MANAGEMENT OR TOUR MAY DEEM DANGEROUS TO PUBLIC SAFETY
NO BAGS LARGER THAN 1’ x 1’
All bags are subject to search. Any of the above items found inside the arena are subject to confiscation and/or patron ejection with no refund given.