Group Sales Updates:
Recently Attended Shows:
- Connect Florida Marketplace (Nov. 8-9), Orlando
- Staff participated in 29 seven-minute appointments with meeting planners interested in booking business in Northwest Florida.
- Smart Meetings Conference (Nov. 8-10), Nashville
- Staff participated in 25 seven-minute appointments with meeting planners interested in booking business in Northwest Florida.
As a follow up to each appointment, meeting planners will receive a South Walton Discovery Box to learn more about the destination and meetings. In addition to attending these shows, the group sales team is preparing for upcoming leisure shows.
Guides and Toolkits:
The sales team is currently in the process of creating a 2021 Meetings Brochure, creating a toolkit for the event grant program, researching a 2021 Film Brochure and webpage and working with event/group partners on FY21 opportunities.
Visitor Center Updates:
The Visitor Center is open and guests are being assisted in an open-air environment while socially distanced.
For the month of November, the Visitor Center welcomed 611 guests and sold $8,186 in merchandise. A convenient in-store pickup option is available through our online store, so visitors or residents who are nearby can place an order online and skip the shipping costs by picking up their merchandise at the Visitor Center.
Merchandise Spotlight: Corkcicles and Youth T-Shirts
With the holidays right around the corner, share a piece of South Walton with family and friends. Our signature corkcicles and youth T-shirts make the perfect gift for all the South Walton fans in your life.
25 oz. Corkcicle Canteen
This custom etched canteen ($26) showcases the South Walton logo, features a non-slip bottom, is BPA free and is available in turquoise, gloss navy and gunmetal. The triple-insulated canteen will keep drinks cold for 25 hours and hot for 12 hours. To order your canteen online, CLICK HERE.
24 oz. Corkcicle Tumbler
Our 24 oz. tumbler ($24) is etched with the South Walton logo, features a non-slip bottom, is BPA free and available in turquoise, gloss navy and gunmetal. The triple-insulated canteen will keep drinks cold for 25 hours and hot for 12 hours. To order your canteen online, CLICK HERE.
Comfort Colors Youth Long-sleeve Sea Turtle Tees
Our Comfort Colors youth long-sleeved sea turtle T-shirt ($13) is screen printed with the South Walton logo and "Protecting Our Sea Turtles" messaging on the front, is 100% pre-shrunk cotton and is available in sizes XXS-Large and a variety of colors. To purchase your shirt online, CLICK HERE.
Comfort Colors Youth Long-sleeve Beach Neighborhood Tees
Our Comfort Colors long-sleeved youth T-shirt ($13) features our "Find You Perfect Beach" message on the front and our 16 beach neighborhoods on the back. This shirt is 100% ring-spun cotton, pre-shrunk and available in sizes S-XL and a variety of colors. To purchase your shirt online, CLICK HERE.