Emerald Coast, Florida

By Connect Sports Staff, March 21, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-03-08 at 12.31.57 PMHey 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.

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