Emerald Coast Magazine's Event - Best of the Emerald Coast October 19

August 2, 2013 by SoWal Staff

The Ballots have been counted as Emerald Coast Magazine and the Junior League of the Emerald Coast eagerly prepare for the 2013 “Best Of the Emerald Coast” (BOEC) Event.  Each year readers of Emerald Coast Magazine cast votes for the “Best of the Emerald Coast” to choose the finest food, services, and places our region has to offer.  BOEC is an event showcasing the area's best of the best as voted by readers of Emerald Coast Magazine. Winners will be honored at the annual “Best Of” awards ceremony a week prior to the event.

The BOEC event will take place October 19, 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin™. The entire boulevard becomes a festival featuring the Best of the Emerald Coast winners. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $30 or the day of the event for $40.  There will also be exclusive VIP tickets with more information coming soon. Tickets may be purchased online at  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Junior League of the Emerald Coast (JLEC). To follow the “Best of the Emerald Coast” on social media pages, like the Facebook page at or use the following hashtags: #ECMAG #BOEC #JLEC.

The Junior League is currently accepting additional event sponsors, with Cumulus Broadcasting already on board as a media sponsor. There are three types of sponsorship opportunities; Gold Sponsors are businesses who donate $5,000 or more, Silver Sponsors $2,500-$5,000 and Bronze Sponsors $1,000-$2,000. Sponsors will receive various perks to the event including: prominent location to display merchandise at the event, mention in print media, social media, and in-kind advertising for the event. Please contact the Junior League for additional information on ticket sales and sponsorship at or call (850) 862-2665.


Junior League of the Emerald Coast The Junior League of the Emerald Coast is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, improving our community, and developing the potential of women as civic leaders. This 501(c)3 organization’s purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.  Headquartered in the historic Gulfview Hotel in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, the organization includes over 250 members from Okaloosa and Walton Counties.  The Junior League of the Emerald Coast is affiliate member of the Association of Junior Leagues International, based in New York. For more information, visit or call the League office at (850) 862-2665.


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