With wide-open event spaces, beautiful outdoor venues and the stunning St. Pete Pier, there’s no shortage of places to get down to business. And with 35 miles of sugar-white sand, warm Gulf waters and rejuvenating sunshine, it’s easy to add a little sun to the agenda. Once the workday is done, experience and explore the diverse ecosystem, crystal-clear waters and magical mangroves that line St. Pete/Clearwater’s 35-mile coastline.
With two nearby airports—St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) and Tampa International Airport (TPA)—flying in is a breeze. Plus, there’s no need for a passport to get to this sun-soaked destination. And once you’re at your hotel, everything you need is right here. Ample rideshare services and convenient walkability mean no need to coordinate complicated travel arrangements.
At Your Service
You’ll have access to extensive and reliable planning assistance to help you boost attendance and accomplish your goals. Our staff is here to help with complimentary services including personalized promotional materials, registration bags, destination brochures, on-site registration assistance and more.
Choose from a variety of state-of-the-art conference facilities and unique gathering spaces, from upscale waterfront venues to outdoor oases. Your team will enjoy stunning intercoastal waterway views when they gather at the expanded Clearwater Marine Aquarium, which boasts a 7,200 sq ft ballroom complete with exhibition spaces, meeting rooms and a 289-person state-of-the-art theater.
Rest & Recharge
Attendees will relish the retreat with 22 affordable meeting hotels, upscale beachfront resorts, iconic downtown properties and off-the-beaten-path treasures to choose from. And all are complete with exceptional service to keep your group comfortable, rested and inspired.
Beyond the Boardroom
Go from business casual to beachwear with team-building activities like kayaking, paddleboarding and snorkeling in the Gulf’s warm emerald waters. Once the workday is done, attendees can unwind with an al fresco dining, complete with warm Gulf breezes and fresh, local seafood. When it’s time to explore, the St. Pete Pier offers 26 beautiful acres surrounded by the calm blue waters of Tampa Bay, creating the perfect place to stroll, bike, dine, drink, shop, and more. For an artistic adventure, The Salvador Dalí Museum will dazzle you with mind-bending permanent collections, otherworldly architecture and sought-after exhibitions. All this plus beachy dance clubs, craft breweries, performing arts and world-class sunsets await.
So, whether you’re working, wading or wandering, St. Pete/Clearwater combines a laid-back beach vibe with lively urban energy to invigorate your attendees and elevate your agenda.
❚ Waterfront meeting spaces, including the recently expanded Clearwater Marine Aquarium
❚ Accommodations from classic beach hotels to gleaming downtown properties
❚ Over 35 miles of award-winning beaches
❚ Team building activities, such as kayaking, paddleboarding and snorkeling
❚ Complimentary services, from personalized promotional material