South Walton FL
Group Services

Planning your next meeting in South Walton will be as easy and relaxing as a day at the beach!

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.

Site Selection/Inspections
From traditional meeting facilities to unique spaces, we are here to help you find the right South Walton meeting venue for your event. We can also assist you in arranging site inspections of South Walton’s diverse meeting facilities and our 16 beach neighborhoods.

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.

Welcome Speeches/Orientations
We are happy to personally welcome your group to South Walton and will speak at your event or give a brief orientation presentation to educate your group about the area.

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, Hiking & Biking, and/or Visitor Guides for your group. To request these materials, please email [email protected].

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. 

Meet The Sales Team

Dawn Truemper
Director of Sales and Special Events
(850) 267-1216, ext. 8518
[email protected]

As the Director of Sales for Visit South Walton, Dawn Truemper leads her team’s efforts to increase group travel to the area’s accommodation partners. South Walton’s meeting and convention properties can host events ranging from an executive retreat to full-scale conventions.

Prior to joining Visit South Walton, Dawn’s experiences saw her lead hotel teams in her role as Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for InterContinential Hotels Group (IHG), Area Director of Sales and Marketing for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., and as the Director of Sales and Marketing for the St. Regis Atlanta.

Given her extensive experience in convention sales and marketing, Dawn understands the needs and priorities of meeting planners and is able to guide the planning process to ensure well-attended and successful meetings. 

Carley McMillian, CMP
Sales Manager
(850) 267-1216, ext. 8517
[email protected]

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. 

Skylar Green, CWP
Sales Coordinator
(850) 267-1216, ext. 8519
[email protected]

Skylar 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. Skylar successfully completed studies in Business and Hospitality Management at Northwest Florida State College and Florida State University. She worked in the fast, motivating environment of public relations in the transportation industry at Metric Engineering for 5 years while obtaining her education. Skylar is also a Certified Wedding Planner which gives her insight to the wedding industry as she promotes South Walton beaches. Passionate about the beauty of her home county and the associated blessings of our natural resources, a move to Visit South Walton was a natural fit. Skylar uses this opportunity to serve South Walton and strives to make sure all partners, stakeholders, visitors and locals are positively impacted in a way that has become customary for the TDC.