Welcome to Polk County, Florida’s Sweetest Spot for sensational meetings and events. Our wide-open spaces, plentiful outdoor activities and quaint walkable communities are just the start of the attractive features that make Central Florida a safe and inviting destination for conferences and meetings.
Make sure your attendees know that you have made their health and safety your top priority by hosting your meeting or event in Central Florida’s Polk County.
Plenty of Room for Social Distancing
When it comes to incredible meetings, Polk County offers more than 900,000 square feet of indoor meeting and exhibition spaces, and unlimited opportunities for incorporating the outdoors into your conference agenda.
The RP Funding Center’s 100,000 square feet of meeting space is large enough for groups to social distance, without the worry of having to share a conference center with multiple groups.
With 25,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and more than 52,000 square feet of terraces, breezeways and event lawns your group will find that Streamsong Resort meets your needs for fresh air, five-star service and exclusivity.
The Sun n Fun Expo Campus is the undisputed king of open spaces. The home of the largest convention in the state of Florida, drawing more than 200,000 attendees annually, the Expo Campus is situated over more than 200 acres with individual buildings serving as event spaces ranging from 900 to more than 20,000 square feet each.
While your attendees will need to wait until the conclusion of your daily meeting sessions to fully explore Westgate River Ranch’s 1,700 acres, the indoor and outdoor meeting spaces and unique accommodation offerings make the largest dude ranch east of the Mississippi’s a popular spot for corporate groups and events.
Customized Health and Safety Plans and Virtual Programs
When you host your meeting in Florida’s Sweetest Spot for Safe meetings our team will provide your event execution team a customized Health and Safety Plan. Each Health and Safety Plan is developed in consultation with local health and safety officials and incorporates current industry safety standards as recognized by the CDC, American Hotel and Lodging Association and the Event Industry Council APEX Committee.
Planning to offer virtual or hybrid attendance for all or a selection of your conference sessions, we offer a plan for that as well. Our network of vendors is capable of providing meeting packages that allow you to stream your event to attendees across the globe.
Financial Assistance When You Need It Most
The Visit Central Florida Meeting Incentive Program is capable of assisting you with stretching your budget. We do this by offsetting costs of virtual and hybrid meeting production, audio and visual services, food and beverage costs, sanitation supplies, transportation and other meeting costs.
Florida’s Sweetest Spot for The Great Outdoors
Central Florida’s Polk County boasts a wealth of exciting outdoor attractions and activities that your attendees can enjoy once your meeting day has adjourned. From embarking on adventures on our more than 550 lakes, wandering down our more than 350 miles of hiking trails, taking in a carillon concert from the serenity of Bok Tower Gardens or just enjoying the sunset while you dine outdoors at one of the many locally owned restaurants, Florida’s Sweetest Spot is sure to impress.
For more information on how you can make Central Florida’s Polk County the location for your safe and successful meeting, visit www.MeetCentralFlorida.org.
To reserve venues and to get more details regarding incentives, contact our Convention Meeting and Event Representative, Al Snow, by email at [email protected], or by phone at 863.551.4718.
We look forward to hosting your next event in Florida’s Sweetest Spot!