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Come together naturally

A beautiful setting inspires innovation and productivity.

Fort Myers Meetings

A natural place to gather

Our open-air venues, outdoor natural spaces and many activities make it an easy decision to host your next group here. Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is your gateway to Fort Myers. Just off Interstate 75, we are also a short drive away from other Florida cities such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and Orlando! Our team is prepared to be a resource as you continue to plan during these uncertain times.

For meetings assistance, contact our Meetings & Groups Sales Team at 239-338-3500 or submit an RFP form.

Meet throughout the islands, beaches and neighborhoods of Fort Myers

Our flexible meeting spaces, white-sand beaches and multiple land-based activities make the decision to host your next group here easy. See why.

You couldn’t imagine meeting anywhere else

We’re ready to help any way we can

What we can do to make your event a success

Bring your meeting to Fort Myers and receive a rebate up to $6,500

Destination companies and event planners to help you

Destination insight, meeting tips, & more

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Virtual FAM tours & more


Why Meet Here

Facts for Meeting Planners

Being a renowned meetings destination, Fort Myers is filled with partners and suppliers ready and able to help turn any event into a success.

What Our Visitors Are Saying

Meeting Testimonials

The hotels are beautiful and have a great flow for meetings. The VCB offers an incentive to bring business to the area and is dedicated to making events and meetings highly successful.

Amrita Nichols

CMP, CMM, Conference Direct

I have been planning our reunions for the past 8 or 9 years. The VCB staff and their support team made my job easier so that we had one of the BEST reunions in our almost 20 year history....

Bob Prezioso

USS Holland AS-32 Association

The Fort Myers area has been a great location for us. A choice destination with beautiful meeting facilities, breathtaking scenery, and recreational/dining options when programs are over.

Jennifer Lichty

Council for Advancement and Support of Education

The Student and Youth Travel Association’s Annual Summit was the most successful we’ve had. The attendees had nothing but rave reviews. The VCB takes hospitality to the next level!

Andre M. Cholewinski

CMP, Meetings Management Group

Planning a conference can be taxing, but the VCB made it easy to find the perfect venue. They also provided great info to ensure our attendees enjoyed the amazing amenities SWFL has to offer!

Trish Routte

Southeastern Crime Stoppers Association

You all have been amazing. I never would have been able to negotiate with the venues like you all have! It made it possible to bring my events to the area multiple times!

Beth Beller

Creative Memories Scrapbooking

I can't think of any way that the Lee County VCB could improve. The staff is absolutely awesome.

Mike Donaldson

Florida Attractions Association

The influence and help of Candice and the VCB team helped me decide to hold our Communication meeting in Fort Myers and made planning more efficient.

Steve Norman

Southern Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists

The rebate check was a wonderful surprise! Staff was very willing to assist. Adequate number of email reminders offering to help with event and attendees.

Diep Tu

FPCA Summer Meeting

Very satisfied with hotel help provided by Candice. The idea of lunch on your own along First Street worked very well, and all participants enjoyed it.

Ronald Basil

USS Kretchmer Reunion

Your volunteers were amazing!

Caroll Vick

FAAE Summit

Your employees and volunteers were vital in making our conference a success! Everyone was super friendly and helpful. We couldn’t have done this without you and we look forward to returning!

Ashley Chitty

ECHO Beach Retreat

The VCB team was instrumental in our organization finding a meeting space. The staff is very helpful and are always great at returning phone calls, making suggestions, etc.

Debbi Adamkin

Conferencia Latina

Erin was great to work with for the past year!

Kerry Dodson

Florida Natural Gas Association

Joan B was an absolute pleasure to work with, she even hand-delivered our items for our welcome bags, thanks again!

Max Sealy

Gecko Hospitality

I had the opportunity to contact Joan with the Lee County VCB. She was quick to respond and set up a few site visits in downtown Ft. Myers. Joan was a pleasure to work with and did an...

Christine Hellvig

CCM, CMP, ConferenceDirect

Our stay at The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, FL was TOP NOTCH.

Rhonda Morgan

President's Cabinet Convention

A beautiful setting inspires innovation and productivity in Fort Myers.

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One of the main reasons The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel is a great place to host your group event – other than the shell-strewn beaches, breathtaking sunsets and abundant wildlife – is the area’s convenient location.

When planning events and gatherings for large numbers of people, everything becomes just a little bit more complicated, and finding somewhere to eat is no exception.

Planning a family reunion can be a lot of work, but seeing your loved ones come together makes it well worth the effort - especially when you’re surrounded by the unmatched beauty of Southwest Florida’s Gulf coast.

In an effort to keep our beaches and our planet clean, consider using an eco-friendly event venue while visiting Fort Myers. Here are some good places to start: