The Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) Sports Development Division is committed to the recruitment and development of youth, amateur, collegiate, interscholastic, and professional sports events, tournaments, training, and conventions.

We invite you to explore the many sporting event venues we have to offer you and your clients.


Sean Walter
Business Development Director – Sales/Sports

Sean Walter, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau Business Development Director – Sales/Sports

Please feel free to reach out to me directly at or 941.743.1900.

We stand ready to assist you and your team in planning a successful and memorable event that provides a long-lasting relationship for all involved. Our staff and venues focus on exceptional customer service that will enhance the experience for your athletes, coaches and fans and keep them coming back. Off the field, court or pool, our destination offers a variety of assets that will create memorable experiences year after year.


Complimentary Services

  • Consult with you to discuss the logistical feasibility of finding the proper venue, financial services available, and local league support.
  • Find the proper venue to support your overall goals
  • Contact accommodations for host site, pricing, and room block and meeting room availability.
  • Assist with event coordination, providing input on local rental and transportation companies, restaurants, attractions, etc. 
  • Forward press releases to our local and regional media outlets.
  • Promote the event through our social media channels and calendar web site.

Sports Sponsorship

  • The intent of this sponsorship program is to facilitate and foster the growth of sporting events in Charlotte County and increase visitation, overnight stays, and patronage to restaurants and attractions in our destination, ultimately generating an economic impact for the County from out-of-county and out-of-state visitors.
  • Please click here for program guidelines and eligibility

STRATEGIC PARTNERS – Florida Sports Foundation, Sports ETA, Sunshine Sports Council



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