For Planners

Welcome to the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center. Planning an event in Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida means you will enjoy expert service at our modern venue, located just steps from the sugar-white sands of some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.


Expert Event Planners


You’ll find exceptional customer service by true hospitality professionals here at the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center. Our team is committed to responsive service, attention to detail, and desire to help you create the best event possible. From the smallest task to executing the big picture vision of the event, our goal is to always exceed your expectations.


Complimentary Services and Amenities with Room Rentals


The Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center has many event and meeting room options. Outdoors, Bayview Plaza is a 30,000 square feet venue with water views. Several other terraces offer covered options for events bringing the full outdoor event space square footage to 158,000. Indoors, the Emerald Grand Ballroom is a column-free, 21,200-square-feet space. Additional indoor space includes eight smaller meeting rooms, ranging from 425 to 1575 square feet.

For an exceptional value, we offer a multitude of meeting and event services free of charge with room rentals. Explore our complimentary services and amenities on our events page.


Event Space Details and Virtual Visits


All spaces can be configured to create the optimal experience for your guests. We have helpful resources as you begin to explore the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center’s many offerings. From event space details to interactive floor plans and virtual visits, planners get a visual understanding of our event spaces from anywhere in the world.


Audiovisual and Catering Services


Explore our on-site services including state-of-the-art audiovisual and exclusive catering led by our award winning Executive Chef.


Submit an RFP


Be sure to explore the event guidelines for our convention center including insurance requirements, and view the latest packages and promotions for special offers. Ready for a custom quote? Submit a request for proposal.

We look forward to working with you!