It’s the place where Southern charm meets the Gulf and every sunrise offers a fresh take on fun. But, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach is also a place that means business, with facilities – most on the beach – setting the stage (or sand) for successful gatherings of all kinds. If how you meet is as important as where you meet, you’ve come to the right place.
Learn Why Planners and Attendees Love Meeting in Gulf Shores
“I cannot say enough good things about the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism staff. I reached out to them for area information for the attendees at our annual convention in Orange Beach, Alabama. The staff was very friendly and go over and above to make sure that your event is a success.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Will Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism's services cost our group anything?
Absolutely not! Our team lives and breathes Alabama's Gulf breeze and is happy to assist groups find suitable venues, off-sites, family activities and more - for free.
I'm working with a National Sales Office or third-party planner. Do I still need to work with the CVB?
Yes! We are well-versed in all things Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and can help take your event to the next level.
Can't my host venue provide me with all the needed destination information and resources?
Venue contacts along Alabama's beaches are certainly a great resource, but our sales team can give you the full scope of planning insight across the destination from vendor referrals and off-suggestions to team-building activities and catering options.
What can attendees and/or guests do during down time?
The list is virtually endless of things to do in and around Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. From exploring the area's flora and fauna within Gulf State Park or Bon Secour National Wildlife to soft adventure like dolphin cruises or ziplining along the Intracoastal Waterway, there is something for any ability level in coastal Alabama. And, of course, the beach is an excellent option to sit back and soak up the sun.