Greater Miami & Miami Beach is a sporting paradise. With amazing venues, perfect weather, beautiful beaches, intriguing neighbourhoods and plenty of places to get outside and enjoy nature, the reasons to hold an event in Miami are endless. Here are just a few...
With an annual average high temperature of 29˚ Celsius, Miami can host outdoor sporting events 365 days a year.
As an international business centre, Miami is home to major corporations that can support and sponsor events.
Miami International Airport is located right in the middle of Miami, offering direct connections from cities around the world.
Miami is the long-time home of the Orange Bowl college football game. It's also home to six colleges and universities.
With 19 public and resort golf courses, it's always easy to schedule a tee time in Miami.
Major sports are well represented in Miami, with the Miami Dolphins, Miami HEAT, Miami Marlins, the Miami Open tennis tournament, NASCAR events at Homestead-Miami Speedway and next year the F1 Grand Prix in Miami Gardens!
With 22 miles of beaches, Miami offers plenty of spaces to stretch out on the sand and take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean.
Miami has 49 parks with facilities to host sports and entertainment events. Hundreds of smaller parks are spread throughout the destination, providing plenty of green space. Three state parks, two national parks and one nearby national preserve offer even more opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature.
An extensive artificial reef program offers amazing diving opportunities right off the coast. For those who prefer to stay above the water, Biscayne Bay hosts world-class sailing regattas.
PortMiami welcomes more cruise vacationers than any other port in the world.
Miami is a major event destination, with the infrastructure to handle events large and small. It has hosted more Super Bowls (11) than any other city.
Five convention centres and countless attractions, museums, nightclubs and private spaces are available to host any event.
Greater Miami and the Beaches consists of a fabric of unique neighbourhoods. From bustling Downtown Miami/Brickell and the Art Deco majesty of Miami Beach, to multicultural neighbourhoods like Little Havana, Historic Overtown and Little Haiti, there's a new area to explore every day.
Miami has nearly 500 hotels at every size and price point, with a total of approximately 60,000 rooms.
The GMCVB Sports & Entertainment Tourism Department is here to attract, promote and retain sporting events, conferences, conventions and film and television productions for Miami-Dade County. As the premier destination for sporting events, leisure and entertainment, their goal is to foster positive growth and economic development for the local community through increased visitor stays and a more frequent visitor return rate.
For more information, do not hesitate to contact the GMCVB UK & Ireland Team by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.