Cvent Awards Orlando the Top Meetings City in the U.S….Again!

Cvent Awards Orlando the Top Meetings City in the U.S….Again!

  • Posted on 07/26/2016

 

Orlando has ranked No. 1 in four of the five years the ranking has been published.

Where are the top meeting cities around the country? Cvent answers that question with its annual report based on meeting and event bookings through its Cvent Supplier Network. The top three U.S. meeting and event cities, according to ...

Orlando Hosts Largest Youth Volleyball Event In History, AAU Athletes Show Support For The City

Orlando Hosts Largest Youth Volleyball Event In History, AAU Athletes Show Support For The City

  • Posted on 07/07/2016

 

The world’s largest youth volleyball event broke a new Guinness Book of World Records mark in Orlando – and showed unwavering support for the destination -- as it attracted more than 70,000 attendees from across the country to Orlando June 18 to 26, 2016. 

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The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships was ...

Sap’s Sapphire Now Comes To Orlando…And Tops Attendance Numbers

Sap’s Sapphire Now Comes To Orlando…And Tops Attendance Numbers

  • Posted on 06/29/2016

 

SAP is the largest software company in the world and it has been meeting in Orlando for 13 years.  Their SAPPHIRENOW and ASUG Annual Conference in May brought in more than 20,000 customers, partners and employees.

 

Held at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center, SAPPHIRENOW and ASUG Annual Conference, is one of the largest ...

Pet Product Lovers Flock to Orlando for the Global Pet Expo 2016

Pet Product Lovers Flock to Orlando for the Global Pet Expo 2016

  • Posted on 03/23/2016

 

Lovers and sellers of all things for pets got to preview and order from the latest products and innovations for the pet product industry at the annual Global Pet Expo in Orlando. On site at the West Hall of the Orange County Convention Center were 1,300 vendors from 40 countries including some of the ...

Theme Parks in Orlando? Yes! Culture Too? Absolutely

Theme Parks in Orlando? Yes! Culture Too? Absolutely

  • Posted on 02/16/2016


With the opening of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (DPAC) seen above, there’s been a renewed interest in all things cultural in Orlando. While DPAC is home to Broadway Theater, live music and other performances, there are more than a few other places to “get cultured.” As a bonus, many of ...

Villas of Grand Cypress Launches Redesigned Executive Meeting Center

Villas of Grand Cypress Launches Redesigned Executive Meeting Center

  • Posted on 01/13/2016


Villas of Grand Cypress has announced the redesign of its Executive Meeting Center, a standalone complex that houses 7,200 square-feet of flexible indoor/outdoor event space. Situated on the resort’s 1,500 acres in Orlando’s Lake Buena Vista area and framed by the Villas’ 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf, the ...

Bleisure Travel Shows Orlando Parks Not Just for Kids

Bleisure Travel Shows Orlando Parks Not Just for Kids

  • Posted on 11/11/2015


A helicopter manufacturer landed a new model chopper at Walt Disney World. A tech conference booked Universal's Harry Potter park. Those are just a few examples of how conventions and conferences take advantage of Orlando, Florida's theme parks when they hold their meetings there. Read More Here

Here for a Meeting in Orlando? Discover Our Well Known Museums—Great for Tours or a Special Event

Here for a Meeting in Orlando? Discover Our Well Known Museums—Great for Tours or a Special Event

  • Posted on 09/16/2015

The Maitland Art Center was founded as an art colony in 1937 by American artist and architect, André Smith. The center has gallery exhibitions, art programming, and art classes. This historic gem is one of the few surviving examples of Mayan Revival architecture in the Southeast. In 2014, the Maitland Art Center became the first ...

Orlando Ranked No. 1  Meeting Destination in the United States

Orlando Ranked No. 1 Meeting Destination in the United States

  • Posted on 08/19/2015


Cvent, the leader in cloud-based enterprise event management solutions, announced today that Orlando is the No. 1 destination for meetings and events in the United States for 2015. Cvent developed the ranking based on meeting and event booking activity in its national supplier network.

"We are honored to be named the No. 1 meetings destination ...

Orlando Hosts International Pow Wow with Record-breaking Attendance

Orlando Hosts International Pow Wow with Record-breaking Attendance

  • Posted on 07/20/2015


Q&A with Barbara Logan, Vice President, Meeting and Event Services, U.S. Travel Association

More than 6,500 delegates from 73 countries, including more than 1,300 international and domestic travel buyers and 500 media attended Pow Wow (IPW), the travel industry's premier international marketplace. The event, the largest single generator of travel ...