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. (Photo credit: Visit Florida/Peter W. Cross)
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.
Sprawl out in the comfort of our 287 coastal inspired rooms, dine on your own private balcony or enjoy a sunset perched on our 8th floor pool deck – home is where you are. Combined with our 20,000 sqft of meeting space, we will deliver a one of a kind VIP experience. Visit hyattregencyclearwater.com for more information.
Meet Well in the destination that’s sure to impress and delight every attendee: Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. Florida’s Paradise Coast offers world-class meeting spaces beyond the standard four walls, from tropical beachfront settings to art galleries, wildlife preserves and more. For more information, visit paradisecoast.com.
Situated on one of Florida’s widest white-sand beaches, just 20 miles southeast of Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and The Lodge & Club have been the backdrop for some of the nation’s most influential meetings, conferences and conventions since 1928. For more information, visit www.pontevedra.com/meetings.
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, weaponry demonstrations and ranger-led tours are free with admission. Visit floridashistoriccoast.com for more information.
The Don CeSar, known as Florida’s iconic Pink Palace®, is set upon the white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico in St. Pete Beach. Whether you’re looking to relax poolside, find refuge on the beach, or enjoy an elevated dining experience, The Don offers something special for everyone. Visit the website to learn more.
Conferences and meetings take on a whole new vibe when you experience them from a saddle. Westgate River Ranch offers unique experiences and accommodations such as luxe teepees, airboat tours, rail car cabins, corporate cattle drives, glamping, and group line dancing lessons that will raise the bar for your next meeting. Learn more at visitcentralflorida.org.
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. Learn more at visitsouthwalton.com.
Located 40 minutes outside the congestion of Tampa and Orlando, Central Florida’s Polk County provides a refuge for meeting attendees amongst its 550 lakes, 3 state parks and 11 environmental preserves. Upon concluding a long conference day, reconnecting with the outdoors by hiking, kayaking or paddle boarding is just minutes away. Learn more at visitcentralflorida.org.