Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau

Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island, the heart of Florida's Emerald Coast provides the perfect backdrop for family fun with 24 miles of sugar-white sandy shore and sparkling emerald-green waters. Choose from over 13,000 rooms spread across a variety of accommodation types, including private homes, condos and hotels, for your next adventure in Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island, as well as more than 250 restaurants. With more than 200 festivals and special events annually, from the Billy Bowlegs Festival and Destin Fishing Rodeo to the Emerald Coast Boat Week and Destin Seafood Festival, a good time is always close at hand. Destin's claim to fame as "The World's Luckiest Fishing Village" is no idle boast with nine world records and the country's largest charter boat fleet.

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@myokaloosa.com. For other area meeting facilities and lodging assistance please contact CVBSales@myokaloosa.com.

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
-
980
-
1,188
16,000
1,739
169
-
-
-
Emerald Coast Convention Center Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
-
1,330
-
1,584
21,000
2,350
223
-
-
-

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