Jumping Ahead Of The Rest

Palm Beach County, Florida, is home to numerous equine events, including the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Image from Larry Marano/Getty Images
Palm Beach County, Florida, is home to numerous equine events, including the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Image from Larry Marano/Getty Images

In some regions of the country, frequent sunny skies are just another reflection of the kind of warm welcome events can expect to receive upon arrival. Hospitality, visitor appreciation and a love of sports are shared traits within these states, yet from Florida to West Virginia, locals are eager to display their hometown pride and the diversity that sets their cities apart. The result is a winning combination for event organizers, who can depend on these South-Atlantic destinations to deliver time and again.

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