Welcome to the Emerald Coast Convention Center. A delightful experience awaits you at our modern venue, where phenomenal service is just steps from one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. You’ll find Southern hospitality alive and thriving here at the Emerald Coast Convention Center, where responsive service, desire to help you succeed and attention to detail are points of pride for every member of our team. From the smallest task to the overall big picture, our goal is to always exceed your expectations.
The Emerald Coast Convention Center provides 12 distinct meeting rooms, ranging from 450 to 10,800 sq. ft., combined to create a 21,000 sq. ft. free expanse Emerald Grand Ballroom. All spaces can be configured to optimize your event experience.
Oct 6, 2015
Emerald Coast Website Wins Flagler Award
Ft. Walton Beach, FL (October 6, 2015) The Emerald Coast Convention &Visitors Bureau was the recipient of a Silver Flagler Award during the 48th Annual Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism, held August 31 – September 2 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. The CVB received the award within the
“Websites” category for their website, EmeraldCoasting.com.
Long considered Florida’s premier educational conference for the tourism industry, the conference is designed and coordinated by VISIT FLORIDA, the official tourism marketing corporation for the state of Florida. Attendees include representatives from top Florida destinations, attractions, hotels, resorts, parks, advertising
agencies and more.
At the conference, VISIT FLORIDA announced the 2015 Flagler Award recipients. Named for Standard Oil founder Henry Flagler, the Flagler Awards were established in 2000 to recognize outstanding tourism marketing in Florida. Annually, the Flagler Awards honor many of the individuals and organizations that help maintain and improve Florida’s position as one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. The awards are open to all individuals, private businesses and not-for-profit organizations offering a product or service that promotes tourism to or within the state of Florida.
“We are thrilled to once again be recognized within this esteemed awards ceremony,” stated Ed Schroeder, Executive Director of the CVB. “We designed our website to be user friendly, informative, and to showcase the many varied aspects of what a visit to our beautiful destination includes. Winning this prestigious award acknowledges that we have accomplished this goal.”
For more information on visiting Ft. Walton Beach, Destin and Okaloosa Island throughout the year, visit www.EmeraldCoasting.com or call 800-322-3319.