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Group Services

We’re here to help you plan the perfect event for your group and guests. From searching for the right venue to settling on a final send-off dinner spot, our local experts and sales team can help you plan the perfect trip.

Services

RFP Distribution

Submit your RFP to our sales team and we will work with you to ensure your RFP is distributed to the South Walton meeting properties who are best equipped to accommodate your group and fulfill the requirements of your meeting.

Site Selection/Inspections

Visit South Walton realizes how valuable your time is when selecting the perfect location for your next meeting. We create a customized itinerary to fit your needs while showcasing our piece of paradise with you. With tailored site inspections, you will view specific properties and venues, conduct business with the appropriate sales representatives, and most of all, experience the accommodations best suitable for your meeting.

  What we can do for you: 

  • Secure accommodations at host property
  • Customize an itinerary specific to your RFP or clients’ needs
  • Schedule property and venue site inspections
  • Arrange airport transfers
  • Provide guided South Walton destination tours
  • Provide you with a sample of collateral and services 
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses (view Rules & Guidelines)

  After reading the Rules & Guidelines, please email meetings@visitsouthwalton.com to request a site inspection. 

Resources
We know South Walton and we will gladly answer any questions you have about the destination, suggest off-site venues, or provide Local Maps, Dining, Beach, Golf, Explore, and/or Visitor Guides for your group. To request these materials, please email meetings@visitsouthwalton.com.

Group Attendance Promotional Tools
Check out our helpful toolkit that serves as an easy and cost-effective way to share the beauty of South Walton with potential attendees, create excitement and increase attendance. 

Welcome Speeches/Letters
We are happy to personally welcome your group to South Walton or give a brief overview presentation. Our team can provide a list of local ambassodors to educate your group about the area. In addition, we can provide welcome letters from the Visit South Walton executive director for your registration bags.

 

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Meet The Sales Team

Carley McMillian, CMP
Sales Manager
(850) 267-1216, ext. 8517
Carley@visitsouthwalton.com

Carley carries out a variety of sales efforts to promote South Walton and increase group business including meetings, weddings and reunions as well as the leisure traveler. Carley previously served as the Visit South Walton Communications Coordinator for four years. Carley joined Visit South Walton in August 2006 after graduating from the University of West Florida with a B.A. in communications. Prior to joining Visit South Walton, Carley was a reservations manager for a property management company located on Scenic 30A for four years. Her knowledge in rental management has proven beneficial for her career as she works closely with South Walton lodging partners to promote South Walton. As a Walton County native, Carley enjoys promoting the beautiful destination she calls home. 

Megan Marshall
Sales Manager
(850) 267-1216, ext. 8525
MeganM@visitsouthwalton.com

Megan carries out a variety of sales efforts to promote South Walton and increase Corporate, Association, and Incentive group business. After graduating from the University of New Orleans with both a Marketing degree and Business Administration degree, Megan began her career in hospitality at the W New York, Times Square and has worked in group sales at the Westin New Orleans, and Hotel le Marais. Bringing more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience with her, Megan joined Visit South Walton in March 2021. Having most recently worked for Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa as a Regional Sales Manager, she has developed a reputation as a visionary professional with the ability to drive new business while delivering the highest level of customer service. Her knowledge in group sales and rental management has proven beneficial for her career as she works closely with South Walton lodging partners to promote South Walton. After relocating from New Orleans to Walton County, Megan enjoys promoting the beach paradise that she's been happy to call home for almost seven years!

Lisa Bulriss
Sales Manager
(850) 267-1216, ext. 8524
LisaB@visitsouthwalton.com

Lisa carries out a variety of sales efforts to promote Visit South Walton and increase group business including corporate, association and incentive groups.  Lisa joined Visit South Walton with over 30 years of hospitality experience.  Prior to joining Visit South Walton she served as a National Sales Manager to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort for fourteen years. Lisa started her career with Marriott in Atlanta for twelve years. Her knowledge in hospitality management has proven beneficial for her career as she works closely with South Walton lodging partners to promote Visit South Walton. 

 


 

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