Emerald Coast Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Phone: 850 609-3800 

Ample free parking, both covered and uncovered is available. There are a total of 512 spaces with 154 in the parking garage. In addition, three free public parking lots are easily accessible to the Emerald Coast Convention Center. Shuttle service can be arranged if needed.

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach
1299 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach Florida is located directly on the beach, in the center of all island attractions and merely footsteps away from island restaurants, nights spots, specialty shops, water sports and family attractions and directly across the street from the Emerald Coast Convention Center. Resort has plenty of amenities for entire family: Beachfront Suites, Business Center and Fitness Facility, Lazy River with Waterfall and Indoor Pool, Complimentary Wi-Fi and HBO,  Riptides Restaurant open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; Indoor Sports Bar and Outdoor Beachside Tiki Bar to just mention a few.


The rooms are almost sold out for these specific dates. The regular rate starts at $309 for standard room. 

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NDIA Test and Evaluation Conference

Driving or flying
The Emerald Coast is easily accessible. Interstate 10 to the north and U.S. Highway 98 along the beach make for a picturesque drive. Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) is a short drive from the Emerald Coast Convention Center, and the Pensacola International Airport (PNS) is just an hour to the west. To the east, near Panama City, is Northwest Florida International Airport (ECP). Destin Airport (DTS) serves private and small charter aircraft and is only moments away.

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