Why Meet in Daytona Beach?
Daytona Beach was named 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
Recently expanded and upgraded to feature 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. The Ocean Center received the 2016 Readers’ Choice award by Convention South magazine. This is the sixth time the county-run convention center has received the award from top meeting professionals who hold events in the South.
Daytona Beach is the Festival Capital of Florida, known globally for hosting annual events that draw millions including Bike Week, Biketoberfest®, Rolex 24 at Daytona, the Daytona 500, and the Coke Zero 400. 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' just saw the completion of Daytona Rising, an impressive $400-million investment to improve the experience.
Attendees can choose from a surprising list of attractions including a a race around Daytona International Speedway with the Richard Petty Driving Experience. Test your nerves in the special dragsters at Speed Park Motorsports; explore a dozen water rides at Daytona Lagoon or enjoy the calm thrill of up-close encounters with marine life while paddle boarding in the Halifax River.
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.