Why Meet in Daytona Beach?
Daytona Beach was named a 2017 Top 25 Destination for Smaller Meetings by BizBash, a 2015 Rising Destination by ConventionSouth 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. Daytona Beach ranks high as a most popular beach destination with Reservation Counter, the largest online booking affiliate of Expedia.
Flexible, Creative Spaces
From racing-charged events at Daytona International Speedway to scenic soirees at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and riverfront gatherings at the News-Journal Center, planners prefer Daytona Beach’s unique venues for their style, substance and significant savings.
Ocean Center – Fifth Largest Convention Center in Florida
Features more than 200,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting space, the Ocean Center is a world-class venue that serves as the area’s convention, entertainment and sports complex just 400 feet from the Atlantic.
Daytona Beach is known as the Festival Capital of Florida with over 60 annual festivals featuring one-of-a-kind events for art, music, food, sports and more. Some annual events are internationally known including Bike Week, Biketoberfest®, Rolex 24 at DAYTONA, the DAYTONA 500, and the Coke Zero Sugar 400 race, and many more are nationally and regionally recognized. Daytona Beach’s famed heritage also claims the U.S. headquarters of LPGA and NASCAR. Home to Daytona International Speedway, the 'World Center of Racing' completed Daytona Rising, an impressive $400-million investment to improve the experience and create new and unique meeting spaces within the world’s first motorsports stadium.
Attendees can choose from a surprising list of attractions including a race around Daytona International Speedway with the NASCAR Racing Experience, a dozen water rides at Daytona Lagoon, a Daytona Beach Zipline Adventure, or enjoy the calm thrill of up-close encounters with marine life while standup paddle boarding, taking a shaded eco-boat tour, kayaking and canoeing, or exploring natural springs.
Meet the Team
Envision your next meeting or event in the Daytona Beach area. Speak with our expert sales and convention services professionals and witness first-hand why we deliver an outstanding personalized oceanside experience for your next corporate, association, incentive or national program.