The Preferred Location for Destin, Florida Meetings and Special Events

When searching for the perfect location for your next meeting, association event, or corporate outing in Destin or Northwest Florida, look no further than the Pelican Beach and Conference Center!


A Location To Which No One Sends Regrets

Destin is the perfect central location for meetings or events drawing attendance from anywhere in the Southeast. Our location allows event planners a variety of options for travel arrangements and accommodations and activities once they arrive. Pelican Beach's location in the heart of Destin gives planners all of Destin's offerings within just a matter of a few minutes -- golf, dining, boating, shopping ... it's all here.


Break Away From The Typical Four-Wall Meeting

Whether team building, prospecting or tending to existing customers, Pelican Beach provides a variety of "meeting space" conducive to building business relationships! Of course we offer a variety of flexible meeting space in our conference center. But, unlike a typical conference center, Pelican Beach offers the planner a greater variety in places to gather the group. Image a team-building event on the beach, a sunset social event on our gulf-side deck nestled in the dunes, or breakout sessions under beach umbrellas. Our resort offers planners so much more to make their event a "hit" with attendees! Whether your event is a business meeting or a casual social affair at Pelican Beach, our top priority is hospitality, before, during and after the event!


An Experienced Conference Staff Ready to Delivery the Perfect Event

Pelican Beach Management provides a dedicated staff to work with each event planner, assuring that the details are attended to and you and your guests are delighted, before, during and after the event. Our staff will assist the coordination of all on-site details including reservations, room layout and design, shipping and receiving, engineering assistance, as well as your itineraries with many of our outside services.


Meeting News

Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Award


GULF SHORES, Ala. (Oct. 17, 2017)—It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center with a 2017 Readers’ Choice Award.


“ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center has been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said ConventionSouth Publisher J. Talty O’Connor. “The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the United States’ top meeting professionals who hold events in the South. These planners demand the highestlevel of customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining that Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require.”


Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center is among 300 convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), meeting facilities and hotels located across the South to receive this year’s Readers’ Choice Award. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events ... READ FULL RELEASE