Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau

Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast is recognized as one of the south most attractive meeting places for local and regional events to Fortune 500 companies. Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island are a perfect setting for work and play on 24 miles of sugar-white sands and emerald green waters. We offer over 14,000 accommodations units from Luxury Resorts, Cottages, well appointed Hotels and Bed and Breakfast located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. The Emerald Coast Convention Center offers 35,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with 12 breakout meeting rooms and a 21,000 square foot Emerald Grand Ballroom. The Bayview Plaza with 30,000 Sq. Ft. is the latest addition with open-air meeting space which is perfect for outdoor concerts, RV shows and events. For additional information please contact; Tisha Maraj, Sales & Marketing Manager at tmaraj@co.okaloosa.fl.us or Emma Thompson, Sales & Marketing Coordinator, asarver@co.okaloosa.fl.us For other area meeting facilities and lodging assistance contact Sherry Rushing, CTIS Travel Industry Sales Director at 850-651-7647 or srushing@co.okaloosa.fl.us

Meeting Spaces

Name
Description
Banquet Capacity
Reception Capacity
Classroom Capacity
SQFT
Theater Capacity
Dimensions
Exhibit Capacity
Ceiling Height
U‑Shaped Capacity
Emerald Coast Convention Center Ballrooms 1 & 2
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980
-
1188
16000
1739
169
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-
-
Emerald Coast Convention Center Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
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1330
-
1584
21000
2350
223
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-
-

Amenities

Amenities

Bus Parking, Internet Connectivity - Wired, Off-site Venues Nearby, Tables & Chairs

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours, 2 - 3 hours, 2 - 3 hours

Contact Information

Group Sales Email: srushing@co.okaloosa.fl.us, Group Sales Phone Number: 850-651-7647

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, ADA Information, Disability Accessible, Handicapped Parking, Ramps, Scooter/Wheelchair Rentals, Wheelchair-accessible Transportation, Wheelchair-friendly

Discount

Group Discount, Military Discount, Senior Citizen Discount