Discover the calmness of uncrowded beaches. The charm of wide open outdoor spaces. Amelia Island has everything you're looking for as you plan your much-needed escape.
3 DAYS IN AMELIA ISLAND
GENERAL SESSION: HYPNOTIST ERICK KAND
The Erick Känd Comedy Hypnosis Show is a fun, fast-paced, and tastefully delivered program designed to generate audience participation. The performance begins with a brief and interactive introduction to hypnosis that gets everyone excited to be a part of the show. More people will want to volunteer than are necessary, but 12-20 self-selecting volunteers are invited to take a seat on stage. The Hypnosis Show participants are rapidly hypnotized into a natural trance state, and the fun begins! The hypnotic trance state creates a sense of heightened awareness that brings out the best in the volunteer performers. Your volunteers role-play in various hypnosis comedy routines that have your audience doubled over with laughter.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: SHADID KAHN
Current owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Shadid Kahn is a Pakistani born, American businessman, who moved to the United States at the age of 16 and is currently listed as one of the 300 richest people in the world. An expert in business success, his topics include entrepreneurship, sports, business, growth, business, ethics, communication, diversity, business, leadership, and personal growth. he was recently featured on the cover of Forbes magazine, associating him as the face of the American dream. His lectures are inspiring and motivating and have star power with a local touch.
THEME EVENT: THE "ISLE OF 8 FLAGS"
The "Isle of 8 Flags", Fernandina is the only municipality in the United States that has flown eight different national flags. Beginning in 1562, French Huguenot explorer Jean Ribault flew the first, followed by Spain, Great Britain, Spain (again), the Republic of Florida, the Green Cross of Florida, Mexico, the Confederate States of America, and finally, the United States. With such rich history, the destination lends itself to a fluid program theme, to immerse your guests in the Amelia Island charm and cultural influence that is still prevalent today. Your custom curated event, A Tale of 8 Flags, will leave your guests with a taste of Amelia they won’t soon forget
ARCIMOTO TOUR, MORNING ACTIVITY
Looking for a new and exciting experience to make your Amelia Island visit memorable? Try out a new way to zip around the island with zero emissions. The powerful, sporty FUV is the coolest new way to get around Amelia Island. This activity is a choose your own adventure; from exploring what downtown has to offer or touring the historic Fort Clinch. We recommend stopping for lunch at The Alley, it is the perfect way to start or end this fun tour of Amelia Island.
AMELIA ISLAND PRIVATE RIVER CRUISE, AFTERNOON ACTIVITY
Depart from the historic downtown Fernandina to see Amelia Island from the water! Breathtaking views of wildlife and fascinating stories will enrich your coastal experience with intrigue and wonder. Cruise by Fernandina’s shrimp boats, historic Old Towne, and Ft. Clinch to see the wild horses of Cumberland Island. Dolphins, sea turtles, manatees, egrets, herons, spoonbills, and osprey will be seen along the way.
A LOCAL FAVORITE: LAGNIAPPE
Lagniappe is the culmination of everything about food, service, and hospitality in the South. Lagniappe delivers excellence for seeking out the best ingredients possible. We recommend starting with the charcuterie board. It offers an abundance of flavors that will never disappoint.
You can’t go wrong with a land to sea entrée paired with a specialty cocktail. The best way to end your experience is with their dessert of the night!
TEAM BUILDING: CHEERIODICALS
Enjoy a team building experience where your attendees create care kits to benefit a chosen healthcare facility. Completed kits are delivered to your chosen recipient healthcare facility or participants may deliver individually to persons in need locally.
OFFSITE: OYSTER BAY YACHT CLUB
Transfer by River Cruise to this beautiful venue on the water. Neatly positioned on the northern tip of Oyster Bay Harbor and just a short walk to the marina, an exquisitely designed club rises from the maritime forest. With its perfectly private location and coastal casual design, this club
provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable night. Imagine yourself dancing one the terrace overlooking Bells River, with the soundtrack of one of our local musicians. Don’t forget to grab a glass of your favorite bubbly!
THE RITZ-CARLTON, AMELIA
A benchmark of coastal luxury, the property has made several enhancements this year. Inspired by the relaxed elegance of this secluded barrier-island, planners will find newly designed guest rooms, renovated meeting space, two new restaurants and an artisanal coffee shop.
K9 FOR WARRIORS
K9s for Warriors is steadfast in its mission to combat veteran suicide by facilitating healing experiences for military veterans. Their impactful work begins with rescuing dogs from shelters facing euthanasia, transforming them into highly-trained Service Dogs, effectively saving two lives. During a transformative three-week program at the K9s for Warriors campus, veterans forge deep connections with their assigned dogs, leading to improved mental and physical well-being.
Barnabas has been an unwavering presence in Nassau County for over three decades, embodying the essence of hope for everyone they touch. Their mission revolves around helping individuals and families in need through reduced medical and dental care, providing nutritious meals as a certified Diabetic Education site, and offering essential financial and educational assistance. They empower their community by identifying what needs they can meet for each person they encounter.
KEEP NASSAU BEAUTIFUL
Keep Nassau Beautiful is an organization that fosters personal appreciation, pride, and responsibility for the natural beauty of Nassau County. Their work is an integral part of our community for sustainability, beautification, and preservation of our natural environment. Their programs, including Keep Nassau Beautiful, Wild Amelia, and Planting Nassau's Future, exemplify their unwavering commitment to enhancing the region's beauty. Every dollar invested in this organization goes directly into its impactful programs, making a tangible difference in this destination.
Micah's Place has a resolute mission to deliver prevention and intervention services to domestic violence victims. As a certified Domestic Violence Center, its multifaceted support system includes an emergency shelter, advocacy program, counseling services, and legal assistance. Last year, they provided over 4,438 nights of secure shelter, exemplifying their unwavering commitment to community safety.