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About Aja Channelside

Located in the Towers of Channelside is the premiere nightlife venue, Aja Channelside. Featuring two stories of contemporary design elements by former Frank Gehry architect Kirk Blaschke, AJA has redefined the nightlife and private event landscape in the greater Tampa area. Based primarily around design, entertainment, specialty cocktails and superior customer service, AJA offers a level of style and class to those who demand only the best.

Aja’s warm inviting ambiance and relaxing atmosphere provides an intimate environment ideal for unwinding with co-workers and friends. This sleek ultra-lounge seduces guests with community spaces and open, clean designs. Minimal obstruction creates a friendly place devoted to the art of interaction and entertainment. The interior showcases a rich mixture of materials including venetian plaster walls, mahogany wood paneling, twenty-seven individually sculptured pendant lights and polished teal terrazzo flooring. Outside, the canopied plaza makes a bold, colorful statement to the City of Tampa where cigar afficianados can enjoy one of Tampa’s finest.

A collaborative effort by Reign Management and renowned architects:

Interior Architect l Kirk Blaschke
Who studied under the legendary Frank O. Gehry, has worked on projects of international acclaim including: Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain / Experience Music Project in Seattle / Walt Disney World Concert Hall

Exterior Architect l Robert Ibarra
Well-known for his design work at high-profile clubs and lounges in the Chicaco area and locally at Grille 116 in North Tampa.

Set in Downtown Tampa’s Channelside District, AJA is one of the most desirable venues for events of all kinds. The decor strikes a super sleek appeal and is complimented by unique finishes and cutting-edge architectural details. The staff exude class and style, while serving consumable delights to suit every palette. From corporate events to private parties, AJA Channelside proudly works with a selection of preferred caterers and would be delighted to assist you in the planning of your next special occasion.