Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades has weathered the storm and is ready to welcome your meeting with the unparalleled luxury and hospitality the destination is known for.
On Florida’s Paradise Coast, the community’s commitment to recovering from Hurricane Ian has been truly inspirational, with 90% of our hotel rooms now returned to service. The list includes the destination’s most prestigious and popular properties, such as the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, Naples Grand Beach Resort – both hosted full-buyout conferences just two weeks after the storm – and the Ritz Carlton, Naples-Tiburon.
Located on the Southwest coast of Florida, the area has rebounded at an amazing pace. This remarkable recovery has been thanks to the resilient spirit and resolute determination of first responders, community leaders, hotel operators, business owners and residents.
That can-do spirit has restored the heart of the destination in record time. What’s more, the outpouring of support provided by meeting and event planners, attendees, and industry professionals across the country has truly buoyed the area’s recovery efforts.
In recent months, dozens of groups have shared their intentions to return as a show of support and solidarity for the destination. Many planners have even requested information about CSR opportunities and volunteer projects that attendees can participate in that are aligned with the destination’s recovery efforts. That commitment is certain to have a significant impact on the lives and livelihoods of countless families throughout the area.
“The industry’s support is invaluable as our dedicated teams of professionals across the destination are eager to welcome you back with legendary hospitality and first-class service,” says Paul Beirnes, executive director of the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB. “Your support has never been more important or appreciated than now.”
When you plan a meeting on Florida’s Paradise Coast, the community will certainly benefit – but so will your attendees! They’ll find much to love here, where white sand beaches and sparkling Gulf of Mexico waters await under bright, blue skies.
This is a place where doing business is always a pleasure. A variety of meeting venues for groups of all sizes ensures a productive day of meetings. When the day’s agenda is done, there are countless ways for attendees to relax and recharge: award-winning restaurants. Unique shops and galleries. Challenging world-glass golf courses. And numerous theaters, museums, and performing arts centers.
The experts at the Naples, Marco Island and Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau are ready to work with you to make your next meeting a success. So submit your RFPs soon. Because when you want to plan an exceptional meeting, only Paradise will do.