Meeting Planning in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, FL
Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center an SMG Managed Facility
Perched upon the shores of the Peace River in the heart of Punta Gorda, the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Event & Conference Center features 44,000 square feet of event space. Opened in January 2009, the spacious center is known for its panoramic water views, hospitality, serene decor, and onsite meeting amenities, including fantastic catering service. Meeting spaces range from four 900-square-foot breakout rooms to the 19,800-square-foot Hibiscus Hall, divisible into three spaces. Groups of up to 2,000 people can also gather on the 18,000-square-foot waterfront Great Lawn. The center's interior has a 1,000-person dining capacity and 1,800 general session capacity. Meeting participants can utilize the center's 240 free onsite parking spaces as well as the complimentary WiFi accessible throughout the entire venue.
Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, FL Meeting Venue Spotlight
Punta Gorda Waterfront
The Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, located adjacent to the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Event & Conference Center in downtown Punta Gorda, is a full-service property featuring 184 newly renovated rooms along with an onsite restaurant and tiki bar, room service, over 5,000 square feet of meeting space, and complimentary WiFi.
Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside
The 106-room Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside has waterfront and marina views overlooking the Peace River, an onsite restaurant (Dockside Grill) with room service, a waterfront tiki bar featuring live entertainment and is next door to the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Event & Conference Center. It is a short walk to dozens of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues.
Palm Island Resort
Palm Island Resort, which is located on a tropical barrier island only accessible by car ferry or water taxi, offers one, two, and three-bedroom units overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. While the island’s secluded nature provides an ideal atmosphere for functions such as corporate retreats and board meetings, it is only a short distance to the mainland and within close proximity to 8 golf courses, shopping, and other attractions. In addition, the island features Rum Bay Restaurant, five swimming pools, 11 tennis courts, a general store, 1,200 square feet of meeting space, and a variety of recreational activities.