Palm Beach Gardens, FL Meeting Planning Overview
Home to Jack Nicklaus as well as the PGA of America headquarters, it follows that Palm Beach Gardens event venues are bound to be golf-centric. Outdoor recreation is also a central part of the lifestyle and more than 30% of the land in the city is dedicated to green space.
Palm Beach Gardens is 14 miles from Palm Beach International Airport, 61 miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, 14 miles from downtown West Palm Beach, 13 miles from the Palm Beach County Convention Center and 75 miles from downtown Miami.
Hotel venues in Palm Beach Gardens are a mixture of small- and medium-size national chain hotels and one high profile golf resort. Top chain options are the 279-room DoubleTree by Hilton and Executive Meeting Center Palm Beach Gardens with 17,000 square feet of meeting space and 279-room Palm Beach Gardens Marriott with 10,000 square feet of meeting space. The 369-room PGA National Resort & Spa with 40,000 square feet of meeting space has five 18-hole golf courses, 19 tennis courts and a full-service spa.
Easy access to the 350,000-square-foot Palm Beach County Convention Center is appealing to those staying in Palm Beach Gardens. Downtown at the Gardens, a multi-use development with retail space and a stadium-seating movie theater, has 14,000 square feet of event space.
For stress reduction after intense meetings, nightclub venues in Palm Beach Gardens include The Dirty Martini Grill and Lounge and the Angry Moon Cigar Lounge. Shoppers gravitate to the Gardens Mall, an expansive, upscale, enclosed mall with anchor stores Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom, and restaurants such as P.F. Chang’s, Figs by Todd English and California Pizza Kitchen. Golf possibilities include Atlantic National, Palm Beach National and Madison Green.
Diners will find upscale restaurants at the resort such as the Ironwood Grille at PGA National Resort & Spa, a variety of national chain eateries and a wide selection of choices in nearby West Palm Beach.