The goal of the sales team is to generate new business opportunities and build awareness of South Walton as a destination for the meetings and conventions, incentives, weddings, and consumer travel markets. We aim to be a trusted source of information while inspiring travel to South Walton.
VSW Welcomes New Sales Managers:
We are excited to welcome two new sales managers to the Visit South Walton team: Lisa Bulriss and Megan Marshall. With their many years of experience selling South Walton, Lisa and Megan are sure to be great additions to the sales team.
Recently Attended Shows/Events:
- Participated in the Georgia Bridal & Wedding Expo in Atlanta, which was attended by more than 1,000 brides-to-be.
- Sponsored a Meeting Planner Roundtable in Tallahassee and presented South Walton as a meetings destination to 25 meeting planners with the Florida Society of Association Executives.
- Sponsored MPI-North Florida's Global Meetings Industry Day event.
- Upcoming Shows/Events:
- Attending the Independent Planner Education Conference (IPEC) April 21-24. The sales team will have two days of one-on-one appointments with independent meeting planners.
2020 Convention South Readers Choice Award:
Visit South Walton was awarded a 2020 Convention South Readers Choice Award. We were one of only 10 DMO's in the South to receive this award for exhibiting excellence, creativity, and professionalism in the meetings and conventions industry.
Visitor Center Updates:
For the month of March, the Visitor Center welcomed 1,608 guests and sold $12,618 in merchandise. We offer 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. Curbside pickup is also available.
Merchandise Spotlight: Dog Accessories
Whether you're taking a stroll with your furry friend along the Timpoochee Trail or the local park at home, our signature collars, leashes and bowls are the perfect accessories for your best friend.
Our custom South Walton dog collar is produced by Up Country and is made with 1-inch wide ribbon and comes available in small (9"-15"), medium (12"-18"), large (15"-21") and extra-large (18"24"). Made from high-tensile strength nylon webbing with sewn on polyester/nylon ribbon customized with South Walton logo. Made in the USA. The ribbon is stain and fray resistant and designed to last a lifetime. For extra strength, hardware is cast (not welded) brass and buckles are Coast Guard approved for high weight hold. Machine wash cold, air dry. CLICK HERE to purchase your dog collar ($15).
Our custom South Walton dog leash, which measures 6 feet, is produced by Up Country. It's made from high-tensile strength nylon webbing with sewn-on polyester/nylon ribbon customized with the South Walton logo. Made in the USA. Ribbon is stain and fray resistant and designed to last a lifetime. For extra strength, hardware is cast (not welded) brass. Machine wash cold, air dry. CLICK HERE to purchase your South Walton dog leash ($15).
Our signature South Walton SiliPINT Aqua-fur dog bowl, 1-liter capacity, is made of 100% food-grade, FDA approved platinum-cured silicone and is free of BPA, BPS and phthalates. The bowl, which is dishwasher and microwave safe, can be unfolded to increase capacity to 2 liters. CLICK HERE to purchase your SiliPINT dog bowl ($10).