The International Glove Association’s 2018 Glove Symposium will be held in Destin, Florida, March 18 -20, 2018. This year the focus is on education. The symposium will have multiple opportunities to build your knowledge of the work glove industry. Topics include marketing techniques, developing glove impact standards, the 2018 economic outlook, glove education and market analysis and data.

You will also have time to network with newcomers and experts within the industry in a relaxed, inviting atmosphere. To register, contact IGA at (814) 328-5208; PO Box 146, Brookville, PA 15825.

The IGA has secured a discounted room rate of $235 + taxes per night at the beautiful Henderson Beach & Spa Resort. Nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and 200 acres of pristine nature preserve, this gracious, four-story, 170-room resort features beautifully-appointed guest rooms, spa rooms and suites; two refreshing pools, gracious gardens, a relaxing day spa, fine and casual dining at four restaurants and eateries, four bars and lounges, a fitness center, children's activity zone, and, of course, private access to sparkling emerald green Gulf waters and miles of unspoiled sugar-sand beach.

Area attractions

Located in northwest Florida on the Emerald Coast, Destin is a popular vacation destination, renowned for its sandy white beaches and beautiful green waters. It's a great place to relax and unwind by the water or play a round of golf at one of the award-winning courses in the area. Easily accessed thanks to the Northwest Florida Regional Airport, Destin, FL, is filled with excellent resorts and vacation rentals as well as a wide range of premier shopping and dining options.

Destin Harbor Boardwalk

Stretching nearly a quarter of a mile along the beautiful Destin Harbor, The City of Destin's Harbor Boardwalk provides extensive access to the waterfront and helps preserve the harbor’s unique character. The boardwalk features beautiful landscaping, lighting, and seating, as well as a number of local restaurants and rental businesses.

The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Destin, Florida

Located on the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay, the Village of Baytowne Wharf is the gathering place for everyone visiting, living, or working along the Emerald Coast. It's always open to the public and is home to a wide range of boutiques, eateries, and nightlife.

The wharf also offers a busy schedule of festivals and special events for the entire family, including movies under the stars, flyboard shows, and free concerts. The Village is a pet-friendly venue, and guests are welcome to enjoy catch and release fishing in the lagoon. Public and valet parking are both available.

HarborWalk Marina

Located in the Destin Harbor, the HarborWalk Marina is a great starting point for a day on the water. The marina hosts the Destin Cobia Tournament every spring, and is home to SWOOP Deep Sea Fishing Charters, a company that offers deep sea fishing tours to people of all ages and abilities.

Regatta Bay Golf Course

The golf course is located in Destin, in the heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast, and home to some of the best beaches in the world. This is one of the best and top-ranked courses in northwest Florida and open to the public. The course provides the ultimate risk-vs-reward golf experience and is suitable for players of all skill levels

Gulf coast fishing

Providing world-class quality fishing, Destin offers the potential for all types of fish to be caught in the Gulf of Mexico and in the Choctawhatchee Bay. Types of fishing include: light tackle, in-shore, bay, shark, trolling, deep sea, off -shore, sport, fly and overnight trips. Family, private, or corporate charters are available morning, afternoon or evening. Sunset cruises are available, too.

Destin Nearshore Gulf Fishing (State Waters) is where you can fish the waters of the Gulf that reside near the shore or a short distance from the beach – less than 8 miles but usually 300 yards to 3 miles. Lite tackle can make fishing for red, white, & black snapper, king mackerel, grouper, triggerfish, shark, bonito, and many more species. Travel time is minimal.

Off Shore Gulf Fishing (Federal Waters), starting at 9 miles off shore, and reaching depths of 100 to 300 ft., has you fishing for amberjacks, grouper, snapper, scamp, king mackerel, triggerfish, bonito, shark and possibly wahoo, mahi-mahi, sailfish, marlin, and tuna.


With beautiful views of the Emerald Coast, Primrose – Henderson’s signature restaurant - offers an inspired menu of some of the freshest seafood, savory steaks and chops and creative, healthy fare. Stylish, comfortable and with a touch of elegance, Primrose features an ever-changing Chef’s Dock-to-Table menu, a dramatic display kitchen and private dining areas for intimate affairs.

Sea Level

From spiked snow cones and adult popsicles, to frozen kid-friendly beverages, sandwiches and comfort food, Sea Level Poolside Bar & Grill offers a relaxing, casual respite from the aquatic activity. Whether you’re relaxing in the adults-only oasis or the lively and active family pool, Sea Level invites you to take a break from the sun and fun and cool off with a frosty glass and your favorite appetizer.


Take a step back in time and experience the ice cream and candy stores of yesteryear. Sprinkles is where you’ll find some of the coolest and tastiest classics like good ole’ Root Beer Floats, Sunday Sundaes and indulgent milkshakes. Sprinkles also offers a Grab and Go breakfast including specialty coffees, bagels and pastries too.

Beach Club Grill

Take some time from the emerald waters to enjoy a casual snack or lunch at the Beach Club. Enjoy all of your grill favorites and never leave the warmth of the powder sand beach.