Perform in an inspiring venue.


To those who create, perform and entertain, you are the true treasures of the Emerald Coast. We look forward to providing a venue in which you can inspire others. Our detail-oriented team will work with all contracted entertainment personnel to ensure all needs are met.


Our column-free ballroom and seating for up to 2,350 gives everyone a perfect view.


Please see our additional performance enhancements, and then contact our sales team at 850-609-3800 to schedule your next event!



“The staff was extremely helpful and personable. They went out of their way to accommodate our every need, resulting in a fantastic show!”

— Charri Leonard, Airman and Family Readiness Center, Sesame Street Experience


“Everything was great! The Emerald Coast Convention Center has been very accommodating for all of our presentations. We would absolutely recommend it to others. It was a pleasure working with the great staff in this very large production. The community was blown away! Thank you for your professionalism and exceptional assistance!”

— Demetrius Fuller, Sinfonia Gulf Coast


“Everyone treated us as royal guests! Thank you for everything!”

— David Ott, The Philharmonic of NWF, Inc.

Services the Emerald Coast Convention Center can arrange to make your performance even more inspiring:

  • 100-amp, three-phase and separate 200-amp, three-phase services available to provide separate feeds for audio and lighting
  • Food and beverage provider in-house to assist with meeting all rider, green room, concession and dressing room requirements
  • Black theatrical pipe and drape
  • Hearing-impaired devices and wheelchair seating for attendees who need them
  • IMAG to record performances and project them to the crowd
  • On-site box office with five windows to easily handle ticket/admissions for any size event
  • Two dressing rooms complete with television, restrooms, and shower facilities
  • Pre-function hallway usage at no cost for merchandise sales
  • Free parking
  • Choral risers
  • Hanging choral mics
  • Baby grand piano
  • Inexpensive local labor pool to assist with stagehand requirements
  • Coat racks for outfit changes
  • Ticket takers and ushers can be scheduled
  • Clear com channel available for lighting and audio technicians
  • Follow spots with operators
  • Wireless lavaliere mics for easy mobility during performance
  • 24' ceilings for rigging props and backdrops
  • Column-free ballroom to easily see performers
  • Bleachers with a capacity of 530
  • Graduated seating for 370 provides the ability to create stadium seating so attendees are elevated
  • Lawn space available for outdoor concerts/performances
  • Intelligent lighting and programmer on staff to create any scene imaginable
  • 10' x 18' screens flown from ceiling to allow for increased attendance and optimal sight lines
  • Hazer and fogger machines for special effects during performances
  • On-site AV, rigging and production technicians
  • Variety of staging options to include a 40' x 60' concert stage
  • Secure loading dock area to stage performers' buses
  • Private secure entrance for entertainers
  • Video editing to capture the live performance for convenient viewing in the future
  • Security coordinator can arrange for additional security needs for dressing rooms, VIPs and more
  • Smaller meeting rooms for green rooms, meet and greet, and hospitality rooms
  • Coordination with security/EMS/fire to ensure the safety of all attendees and performers


The following amenities are free of charge with all meeting room rentals:

  • Complimentary Wireless Internet access
  • Complete pre-event coordination, including assistance with submitting RFPs for area accommodations
  • Room setup diagrams using Meeting MatrixImageCertified Room Layouts
  • Box office usage
  • Dressing rooms
  • Parking
  • Unlimited client coordination meetings
  • Two dressed tables
  • Tables and chairs for room setup (does not include vendor or display tables)
  • An 8' x 16' riser
  • A podium with stationary gooseneck microphone
  • On-site event coordinator and support staff
  • Marquee advertising services
  • LCD panel advertising services
  • Web site advertising services
  • In-house directional signage


The Emerald Coast Convention Center does not impose a service charge on top of AV, personnel or equipment rental fees, saving you up to 25%.