Panama City Beach Issues RFQ for New Sports Complex

By Connect Sports Staff, March 10, 2017

Panama City Beach has issued a request for statements and qualifications to manage Panama City Beach Sports Fields and Complex. Applications are due March 29.

The 162-acre venue, scheduled to open in 2018, includes nine artificial turf and four natural grass multipurpose fields. Management duties will include:

> Developing short and long-term business plans for the facility

> Creating annual budgets for the CVB’s approval

> Coordinate tournaments and events held at the complex

> Assist in the creation of marketing plans

For the full RFQ, click here.

For more information, email Chris O’Brien, Director of Sports Marketing & Special Events at Visit Panama Beach, at cobrien@visitpanamacitybeach.com.

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