Top 10 Reasons to Meet at the Beach

It's hard to resist 32 miles of white-sand beaches.

It's especially hard to resist them when you're staring at four walls in a boring boardroom. Take the boardroom to the boardwalk for your next destination meeting! Discover why meetings really work in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

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Fishing Made Easy

1- Meeting spaces for large and small events. Alabama’s beaches offer venues to accommodate up to 2,000 attendees.
2- A full-service convention hotel is located directly on the beach and another is slated to open in 2019. Contact the sales team for information and to submit your RFP.
3- There are numerous unique offsite venues for breakout sessions and events.
4- Charter fishing! Meetings don’t have to be boring. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer one of the largest charter fishing fleets in the Southeast. Challenge your group to a few hours of fishing for a fun team activity.
5- Business is always better on the golf course. You’ll find 15 signature golf courses along the Alabama Gulf Coast.

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Gulf Coast Cuisine

6- Our team becomes your team. Do you need vendor or location information? We can help with that!
7- Itinerary planning. Our team is filled with destination experts who are ready to help build your itinerary with group activities, offsite dinners and team-building programs.
8- Your attendees have options when it comes to lodging. Nationally branded beachfront hotels, as well as fully equipped condos and beach houses, appeal to each type of business traveler.
9- Fresh Gulf seafood is plentiful. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are home to many award-winning chefs, including James Beard Award nominees, World Food Championships winners and more. Prepare to have your taste buds tempted!
10- Maybe it’s a given, but we still need to mention it: THE BEACH! Alabama’s Gulf Coast offers miles of white-sand beaches. A morning beach crawl will wake up your attendees and the fresh salt air will inspire a day of out-of-the-box thinking.

For information on holding your next destination meeting in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, contact our sales team.

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