Lakeland, FL

RP Funding Center

(formerly The Lakeland Center)

701 West Lime St | Lakeland, FL 33815 | 863-834-8100


The RP Funding Center is in the Heart of Central Florida, between Orlando and Tampa off of Interstate-4. Click here for driving directions and parking information.

Exhibit Hall Hours: Thursday & Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm;  Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Interested in joining a bus group? Click here for details.

Hotel Accommodations

Find extra satisfaction when you take a break from your day-to-day routine and stay at the Expo hotel. Once you arrive, you’re there for the duration – no household to keep on schedule, no interruptions from work or family. Staying at the Expo hotel makes your Expo experience a mini-vacation, all for YOU!


Hyatt Place Lakeland Center
525 West Orange Street | Lakeland, FL 33815


To Make a Reservation: Special Rate Expires February 23, 2019

  • Go to 
    • Enter dates of your stay at top. 
    • Below the dates, click on the link for "Special Rates" (DON'T click Check Rates button yet)
    • In the drop down, select "Corporate or Group Code", enter group code G-OS19 and then click the "Check Rates" button. The Expo room rate will appear on the next page.
  • Call 800-993-4751 or 888-492-8847 and ask for Original Sewing & Quilt Expo group rate (Group Code: G-OS19)

Special Expo Room Rate: $219 King with Queen Sleeper | $219 Double/Double with Queen Sleeper

Connected to the RP Funding Center via a covered walkway

Complimentary hot breakfast buffet
Complimentary parking for Hyatt Place guests only
Outdoor swimming pool and fitness center
Complimentary Wifi
Refrigerator in-room
24 Hour food service available

Hampton Inn & Suites Lakeland - South Polk Parkway
3630 Lakeside Village Blvd | Lakeland, FL 33803

To Make a Reservation: Special Rate Expires February 12, 2019

Special Expo Room Rate: $169 Standard / $179 Suite
3.5 miles to The Lakeland Center
Swimming pool and fitness center
Complimentary parking
Complimentary high-speed internet
Includes On the House™ breakfast (hot and cold selections) daily – OR –
On the Run Breakfast Bag™ (water, fruit and muffin) Monday - Friday
Walking distance to Lakeside shops and restaurants


Additional Hotels


Area hotels that we recommend outside of our room block:

LaQuinta Inn & Suites Lakeland West
1024 Lakeland Park Center Drive
Lakeland, FL 33809
Call to book: 863-859-2866

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

3370 North Road 98
Lakeland, FL 33805
Call to book: 863-680-1115

LaQuinta Inn & Suites Lakeland East
4315 Lakeland Park Dr
Lakeland, FL 33809
Call to book: 863-815-0606

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeland North at Interstate 4
4500 Lakeland Park Dr
Lakeland, FL 33809
Call to book: 863-595-4500

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeland South

3405 South Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33803
Call to book: 863-606-1000

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Plant City
2102 Park Rd
Plant City, FL 33566
Call to book: 813-719-3800

Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.