Marketing That Matters
EMERALD COAST MILITARY RESOURCE DIRECTORY
Welcome to an $8.2 billion military market! The Emerald Coast Military Directory encompasses the 8 military installations of the western Florida Panhandle: Eglin Air Force Base (the largest AFB in the world), Hurlburt Field, Duke Field, 7th SFG, NAS Pensacola, Whiting Field, Corry Station and Saufley Field. With 70% of direct employment in the region driven by these Air Force and Naval markets, the local economic impact is extraordinary. Furthermore, an impressive 63% of retail sales in Okaloosa County are driven by those affiliated with the Eglin Triplex.
The Emerald Coast Military Directory has been a valued resource for well over a decade – serving as the military’s first choice when searching for goods and services in the local area. Available both in print and online, this full-color, interactive directory provides active duty personnel, dependents, retirees, civil service employees and DoD contractors with the valuable information they need both on base and when doing business in the community. With nearly endless ways to link your company website, social media site(s), YouTube videos and commercials to your pro-military ad in the online Emerald Coast Military Directory, business owners have the unique opportunity to truly grab the attention of the lucrative military market.
This directory consists of the following sections:
Base Telephone Numbers: In this section, base personnel can find critical information for Eglin, Hurlburt, Duke, 7th SFG, NAS Pensacola, Whiting, Corry & Saufley, including DOD & DSN numbers, organizational listings and wing unit numbers, making it a valuable tool for base personnel 365 days a year.
Base Maps: Virtual maps of Eglin, Hurlburt, Duke, 7th SFG, NAS Pensacola, Whiting, Corry & Saufley, including gates and base housing. Exclusive advertising space is available in this high-traffic section.
Base Information: The must-read section for personnel and families with orders to PCS to Eglin, Hurlburt, Duke, 7th SFG, NAS Pensacola, Whiting, Corry & Saufley, this section features great information on each bases’ history, what to do when you arrive, housing, education, health care, family support, recreation and the surrounding community.
Pro-Military Business Showcase: This section provides the unique opportunity for military-friendly businesses to advertise and distinguish themselves amongst this profitable market. Full-color ads are beautifully and prominently displayed in order to best showcase your products, services and support. With trackable results and analytic reports, it is the ideal way to market your business.
TriCare/United Concordia Blue Pages: In this valuable resource, military personnel are provided with descriptive information about physicians, dentists and health industry professionals who accept their medical insurance programs.