Destination Focus | Emerald Coast, Florida

By Connect Sports Staff, December 10, 2015

One of the biggest trends in events this year is holding events at the beach. Whether it’s shoulder season or high season, sports planners, rightsholders and athletes will find that Florida’s Emerald Coast sees sun 297 days a year! It’s easily accessible from several nearby airports and drivable from cities all over the Southeast.

From its bright Bayview Pavilion at the Emerald Coast Convention Center (perfect for basketball tournaments and more) to world-class hoteliers and restaurants to Morgan Sports Center, the Emerald Coast is fast becoming one of the country’s top sporting event destinations. Watch and see why.

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