Hey event planners, let’s go Emerald Coasting! Have your next sports event in the heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast
: Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island.
Named the No. 1 best Florida beach by U.S News & World Report, Emerald Coast offers 24 miles of sugar-white sand and emerald-green waters—all just a shell’s throw away from the state-of-the-art Emerald Coast Convention Center. This award-winning facility features 65,000 square feet of flexible event space that’s perfect for your next tournament or competition. Plus, the Emerald Coast area offers several additional facilities of various sizes designed and outfitted to accommodate your participants and spectators comfortably.
Between events, there’s much to keep team members and sports enthusiasts happy. Emerald Coasting is dolphin-watching cruises, parasailing and jet skiing. It’s sailing adventures, legendary fishing and world-class golf. It’s open-air shopping, marine shows at the Gulfarium and dining alfresco on fresh Gulf-to-table seafood while watching the sunset.
Find out for yourself why Emerald Coast was named a top place to visit by National Geographic, one of the top 10 most beautiful places by “Good Morning America and one of USA Today’s top beaches in the U.S. Start planning today.
Emerald Coast Convention Center
Teams and athletes will feel they have the home-team advantage during your next tournament or competition located in the heart of Emerald Coast. With more than 35,000 square feet of indoor multiuse event space and more than 13,000 accommodations, many with views of Emerald Coast’s legendary sugar-white-sand beaches and emerald-green waters, every member of your team will feel like a winner. The professional team at Emerald Coast Convention Center can assist you in planning a one-day or multiday event, ensuring you have the space that suits your purpose perfectly. When Emerald Coast Convention Center is your playing field, you can’t help but have an advantage.
Emerald Coast Convention Center is home to Bayview Plaza, which has 30,000 square feet of brand-spanking-new outdoor exhibition and event rental space located just off of the north entrance overlooking the Choctawhatchee Bay. Delightful breezes from the bay and the Gulf of Mexico intersect to provide a riveting atmosphere for a spirited outdoor sports event. What’s more, Bayview Plaza can be tented in the event of rain. When it comes to outdoor sports events, Emerald Coast Convention Center and Bayview Plaza have no competition. And when you put Emerald Coast Convention Center’s professional team to work for you, it’s a win-win.