9 Reasons to Hold Your Next Meeting in Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades

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Few destinations can compete with Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades for its combination of modern meeting venues, high-end hotels, and amazing after-hours activities.

Here are 9 reasons why hosting your next meeting on Florida’s Paradise Coast will guarantee your attendees a productive, fun, and unforgettable experience.


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Hold your next meeting or event on the white sands of Naples Beach.

Florida’s Paradise Coast has more than 30 miles of white sand beaches along the sparkling Gulf of Mexico, creating the ideal environment for team-building activities before, during or after the regular meeting agenda. From unspoiled to developed, the beaches provide the perfect playground for any family members traveling with attendees.

Luxury Hotels & Resorts

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Catch a Gulf sunset from your luxury accommodations.

Naples, Marco Island, and the Everglades boasts some of Florida’s finest meeting hotels. From the J.W. Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, with 120,000 square feet of meeting space, to boutique properties perfect for intimate gatherings, Florida’s Paradise Coast provides the ideally sized space to meet your group’s needs.

Ease of Access

Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) welcomes multiple direct flights each day from major cities along the East Coast, Midwest, and Southwest, along with international flights from Toronto, Canada.  More than 10 million passengers a year travel through RSF to visit Florida’s Paradise Coast and nearby communities. Wherever your attendees are coming from, odds are they can get here quickly!

Outdoor Activities

Beneath the clear blue Florida sky, Naples, Marco Island, and the Everglades is an outdoor-lover’s slice of heaven. Charter companies and boat rentals provide access to incredible fishing and eco-adventures that can lend any meeting or team-building exercise a new sense of excitement and wonder.

Champion-Level Golf

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Celebrate a successful meeting out on the fairway. 

Perfect weather and a lush landscape make Florida’s Paradise Coast a premier destination for golf. A mix of challenging public and resort courses offer endless opportunities for attendees to meet, talk business, and bond over an unforgettable round of golf.

Arts & Culture

Home to an awe-inspiring mix of visual and performing arts, Florida’s Paradise Coast can stimulate attendees’ senses and spark their creativity. The region’s many art galleries, museums and theaters offer exciting off-site venues as well as thought-provoking experiences after-hours.

Health & Wellness

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Wellness offerings abound on The Paradise Coast.

Florida’s Paradise Coast routinely ranks as one of the happiest and healthiest communities in the U.S. Abundant sunshine, tranquil beaches and pristine natural surroundings create an environment where the worries of the world melt away. Your attendees can also relax and recenter with spa treatments, group yoga, meditation retreats, and more.

Supreme Shopping

Many of your attendees might want to spend their down time getting in a little retail therapy. Fortunately, Florida’s Paradise Coast is home to an abundance of unique shops, boutiques and galleries that give them the chance to find the one-of-a-kind treasures they’re looking for.

Dazzling Dining

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Dine al fresco when you visit The Paradise Coast.

Whether the dish comes from a conference hotel kitchen or from a tasteful trattoria in downtown Naples, meeting attendees get a dining experience like none other in Naples, Marco Island, and the Everglades. The diverse flavors, creative chefs, and overwhelming options for outdoor dining make Florida’s Paradise Coast a foodie favorite.

Put it all together and it means one thing: your attendees will thank you for planning their meeting in Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. Because when it comes to exceptional meetings, only Paradise will do.