It’s no secret that Daytona Beach has a lot to offer families, vacationers and nature lovers, but did you know that the area is ideally arranged for groups of all sizes and corporate meetings? In fact, the Daytona Beach area is so committed to welcoming groups and meetings that over $2 billion in renovations and construction have boosted everything from hotels to attractions to restaurants and made them best in class. We aren’t the only ones who think so — Daytona Beach was named a 2017 Top 25 Destination for Smaller Meetings by BizBash, a Rising Destination by ConventionSouth, a 2018 Readers’ Choice Award Winner by SportsEvent Magazine and was honored with a Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award for being the ‘best of the best' out of 140 hotels and 52 convention and visitors bureaus across North America. 

Meeting attendees enjoy the outdoor space at the Ocean Center, Florida's fifth largest convention center in Daytona Beach

With over 60,000 square feet of meeting space in hotels and more than 120,000 square feet of flexible meeting space at Daytona International Speedway, the area is perfect for your next meeting or event. The Daytona Beach area's extensive convention facilities provide professionals and groups of all sizes with a wide variety of options. From the state-of-the art Ocean Center convention complex located right in the heart of the resort area to creative, multi-use venues that include university auditoriums, ballparks and museums — your meeting or event is sure to be memorable. 

When it comes to finding a destination with the best group accommodations, Daytona Beach has your group covered there, too. There are over 12,000 guest rooms throughout the Daytona Beach area, with more than 1,200 guest rooms located within walking distance of the convention center. Choose from a range of affordable oceanfront rooms, upscale hotel brands and independently-owned hotels. No matter the size or context for your group’s visit, Daytona Beach has the perfect solution. 

An aerial view of the wide Daytona Beach coastline and the Daytona Beach Pier and Oceanfront Bandshell

Beyond world-class facilities and beautiful meeting spaces, endless adventures await all Daytona Beach visitors. A range of activity options is key for large groups — a sandy beach stroll or walk along Ponce Inlet is a welcomed event after a long day of meetings. From paddle boarding the waterways to touring Daytona International Speedway, and from live performances to bike riding on 23 miles of white-sand beaches — group and meeting attendees won’t have to search too long for something fun to do while they’re in town. The best part? You have a go-to team of professionals who are ready and waiting to answer your questions and to help you seamlessly plan travel, accommodations, entertainment and more. Contact them today to learn how you can qualify for incentive dollars!