Problems We Solve

SPORTS TOURISM SOLUTIONS

Our staff works with event directors every day to help them have a successful event in Pensacola. We can help the following ways:

  • Facility – Site Selection
  • Funding – see our Grant programs here
  • Permitting – City, County, tent, alcohol, where to go, who to talk to
  • Logistics – barricades, port-o-potties, tents, stages, and more
  • Security/Medical – any necessities for a safe and successful event

For help with these and other event-related questions, contact Sally Garst at sgarst@pensacolasports.org

Start at Pensacola Sports, where our professional staff can guide you to achieving a successful event:

  • Event Consulting
  • Development of local organizing committee
  • Event Timeline – stay on track
  • Goals – identify what you want to accomplish and help you get there
  • Challenges – we see these coming and help you through them

For help with promotion/marketing, contact Jason Libbert at jlibbert@pensacolasports.org

Our full-time professional staff has great media contacts and can provide assistance with your press kit:

  • Weekly e-newsletter, the Halftime Report
  • Digital Media – We “get it” and we USE it! Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and social media engagement targeted where it will be the most effective
  • Website links – our website and Facebook pages can host videos and pictures to accompany stories on your event

For help with promotion/marketing, contact Jason Libbert at jlibbert@pensacolasports.org

Pensacola’s beaches, historic district and naval heritage make it unique and its Southern hospitality is welcoming to all. We know the area and can help with:

  • Maps, visitor guides and information on local attractions
  • Hotels
  • Catering
  • Transportation

For help with these and other hospitality or lodging questions, contact Sally Garst at sgarst@pensacolasports.org

LOCAL / COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS

Welcome to paradise, we’re glad you’re here! Through Pensacola Sports, we have a variety of ways to get involved and meet new people:

  • Events – we have a wide selection of events you could participate in – golf, runs, tennis, and more. Visit our event page to learn more.
  • Volunteer – We use volunteers at virtually all our events. This is a great way to get involved, meet new people, and give back.
  • Membership – By joining Pensacola Sports you are helping support our mission and get discounts and benefits at our events.

We help manage charity fundraising events for other not-for-profits.  We would love to work with you and create a fun, unique, profitable event:

  • Event Management – we can contract with not-for-profits to manage an event to benefit the organization.  We focus on the logistics and details of putting on the event so the charity can focus on raising the money and making it a fun memorable experience.
  • Equipment Rental – we have a variety of equipment available at a low price (or free if you qualify) including tables, tents, start / finish arches, sound systems, coolers, etc.

For help with these or other event related programs, contact Mike Price at mprice@pensacolasports.org

Pensacola Sports offers many ways to promote your business through our high-profile events and event development:

  • Event sponsorships
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Event development – brand your own event with your identity

For help with promoting your business, contact Jason Libbert at jlibbert@pensacolasports.org

We can and do help by supporting events and those organizations dedicated to improving community health and wellness:

  • Free youth tennis and soccer clinics
  • High School All-star Series and Senior Scholar-Athlete Awards
  • Promote active lifestyle through variety of events
  • Calendar of events available to help you plan your next challenge
  • Are you a student or have one in your family? High school students need volunteer hours, as a not-for-profit we can help them reach their requirement

For more information on these events, contact Mike Price at mprice@pensacolasports.org

Yes! The Pensacola Sports Foundation is a 501 c3 organization that focuses on the development, education, promotion and recognition of youth sports, amateur sports, scholar athletes and athletic excellence:

  • Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible
  • Since its inception, the Pensacola Sports Foundation has awarded over $500,000 to area sports groups
  • Every individual’s donation makes a difference, and is tax-deductible

For more information on the Pensacola Sports Foundation, contact Sally Garst at sgarst@pensacolasports.org

Problem Solving: Be Helped to Succeed

Our mission at Pensacola Sports is to help your event be successful! Our experienced team of event planning professionals, coupled with outstanding accommodations, a wide variety of restaurants, group-friendly attractions and world-class facilities will add up to a memorable experience your participants will never forget.