Florida Is a Meetings Paradise
Sure, it has world-class beaches and plentiful opportunities for fun in the sun, but there’s so much more to Florida beyond its sunny disposition to inspire attendees again and again.
After the meeting wraps, there’s more to explore in Florida’s Cultural Capital®. Discover curated cultural experiences that match your vision, audience and budget for your next gathering or event with complimentary help from the Cultural Concierge. For customized cultural info, excursion planning help, insider tips and more, visit CulturalConcierge.com
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has recently completed the largest transformation in the resort’s history: a $150 million, three-year project which included a redesign of all guestrooms, a complete transformation of the Dolphin lobby, addition of 2 new dining outlets, and renovation of all meeting space. For more information visit www.swandolphinmeetings.com
Where the amenities are as attractive to the attendees as they are to the meeting planner. For more information visit www.hiltonsandestinbeach.com/florida-meetings
The Ocean Center Daytona Beach is the crown jewel of the Central Florida beachside. Only 400 feet from the world’s most famous beach, the center is known for its naturally lit, open, sweeping spaces and beautifully-catered functions. The Ocean Center’s unique spaces, including art galleries and dramatic pre-function areas, add a bit of local personality. Learn more at www.oceancenter.com 1-800-858-6444
Time honored and steeped in 90-years of tradition, the historic Inn & Club successfully combines award-winning accommodations, world-class amenities and endless activities with a warm and friendly atmosphere making it the ideal location to host memorable meetings and conferences in Northeast Florida. For more information visit www.pontevedra.com/inn_and_club
When work is done, it’s time for SERIOUS FUN with free LIVE entertainment every night. 5 o’Clock Somewhere features live music as yachts, kayaks and paddleboards coast by; bands play to large gatherings on the Boardwalk and every night’s a party at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. For more information visit www.mhbr.com
In the heart of St. Augustine sits Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States and one the main attractions of this historic city. Regular daily programs like cannon firings and weaponry demonstrations and ranger-led tours are free with admission. For more information visit www.floridashistoriccoast.com
Take your team around the world, right in Dade City. Schedule a safari by vehicle, camelback and Segway® and watch your group reconnect with nature and each other. They can feed a giraffe and experience close-up encounters with unique and endangered species. Make your next meeting truly memorable. Learn more at girafferanch.com/visit
With more meetings looking to incorporate wellness into the agenda, it only makes sense to meet on Florida’s Paradise Coast. The Naples and Marco Island area has been named the Happiest, Healthiest City in the U.S for 3 consecutive years, and one blissful massage is all it takes to understand why! For more information visit MeetInParadise.com
If you thought having award-winning beaches, gourmet dining, boutique shopping and championship golf meant you had to forego modern facilities, premium accommodations and exceptional service, think again. With 135,000 square feet of meeting space, South Walton is Northwest Florida’s premier destination for meetings. For more information visit www.visitsouthwalton.com
Sebring has several agritourism attractions that can also serve as off-site event locations. From Maxwell Groves to Sugar Sand Distillery to Buck Island Ranch to Henscratch Farms Vineyard & Winery, these activities can serve as fun and memorable excursions during your Sebring meeting. For more information visit www.visitsebring.com/meeting-planners
Six boardrooms, two grand ballrooms, a gazebo and expansive outdoor terraces total in 60,000 sqft of venue space. The Hilton is the ideal setting for small conferences, larger conventions, evening receptions, and grand banquets. All with the serene backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. Be inspired by the wonder of Daytona Beach’s great views from the hotel. Learn more at https://www.daytonahilton.com/meetings
Savor the beauty of Trip Advisor’s #1 beach in America relaxing in Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa’s beachside cabanas!
Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa is the perfect spot to enjoy Trip Advisor’s #1 beach in America. The hotel offers endless beach activities from jet skiing and paddle boarding to beach volleyball and sunrise yoga. Plus there’s plenty of space for relaxation in luxurious beach cabanas with exclusive cabana-side beverage cart service. Learn more at HiltonClearwaterBeach.com