Category archives: Industry News

Smart Spaces Bring Evolutionary Expansion to Orange County Convention Center

Smart Spaces Bring Evolutionary Expansion to Orange County Convention Center

  • Posted on 10/04/2019

Just because Orlando has been ranked Cvent’s No. 1 meeting destination in the U.S for six straight years, it doesn’t mean we’re ready to rest on our laurels. Want proof? Look no further than the state-of-the-art Orange County Convention Center (OCCC).

As part of an ongoing, $605-million campus-improvement plan to bring ...

Orange County Convention Center Goes Green With Center-to-Table Gardens

Orange County Convention Center Goes Green With Center-to-Table Gardens

  • Posted on 10/04/2019

In Orlando, we’re not just committed to hosting world-class meetings — we’re also committed to sustainable practices. A prime example of that commitment can be found at the new Vision Gardens at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC).

Hailed as the country’s largest aeroponic garden in a public venue, this marvel is making ...

AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships Win Big in Orlando

AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships Win Big in Orlando

  • Posted on 08/21/2019

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See why the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships love Orlando, and why the destination is perfect for sporting events of any size.

When the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior National Volleyball Championships first came to Orlando 20 years ago, they brought 123 teams with them. Which might sound like a lot, but ...

Orlando Named Cvent's Top U.S. Meetings Destination for 2019

Orlando Named Cvent's Top U.S. Meetings Destination for 2019

  • Posted on 08/05/2019

Marking six consecutive wins, Orlando has again been ranked as Cvent’s No. 1 meeting destination in the United States.

For the sixth straight year, Orlando has earned the top spot on Cvent’s annual list of Top 50 Meetings Destinations in the United States. Further solidifying Orlando’s reputation as a world-class city for ...

IAAPA Moves to Orlando Following Record-Breaking 2018 Expo

IAAPA Moves to Orlando Following Record-Breaking 2018 Expo

  • Posted on 03/18/2019

See why IAAPA is keeping their expo in Orlando through 2030 — and moving their headquarters to town.

To celebrate its milestone 100th anniversary in style, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) knew that only one city would do for IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018: Orlando, Theme Park Capital of the World®! After all ...

Aviation Show Takes Off With Support From Orlando

Aviation Show Takes Off With Support From Orlando

  • Posted on 12/13/2018

 

Following 2018’s National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in October, NBAA leadership and attendees had high praise for Orlando and the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). What’s more, the business aviation community’s premier annual event filled the convention center with actual aircraft!

“The people that come here are interested ...

Growth & Innovation: Orlando’s Meeting Offerings Continue to Expand

Growth & Innovation: Orlando’s Meeting Offerings Continue to Expand

  • Posted on 10/26/2018

Thanks to constant improvements throughout the destination, Orlando continues to be the No. 1 meetings destination in the U.S.

Orlando’s ability to host world-class meetings has been bolstered in recent years by explosive growth and constant upgrades at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), Orlando International Airport (MCO) and meetings hotels throughout the ...

Orlando Ranked as Top U.S. Meetings Destination for 2018

Orlando Ranked as Top U.S. Meetings Destination for 2018

  • Posted on 10/02/2018

Orlando is recognized as the No. 1 meeting destination in the U.S. by Cvent for the fifth year in a row.

For the fifth straight year, Orlando has been named the No. 1 meetings destination in the U.S. according to Cvent’s 2018 Top Meetings Destination list. Based on hotel sourcing activity through ...

NPE: The Plastics Show Grows in Orlando

NPE: The Plastics Show Grows in Orlando

  • Posted on 07/30/2018

See why organizers and attendees of NPE: The Plastics Show have fallen in love with Orlando.

The NPE: The Plastics Show returned to Orlando for its third consecutive outing, with plans to stay at the Orange County Convention Center through at least 2027. See why organizers and attendees love the massive event’s current home ...

Fall for Orlando in 2018

Fall for Orlando in 2018

  • Posted on 07/03/2018

Your guide to the hot deals, acclaimed dining, special events and new attractions waiting for event planners and attendees in Orlando this fall.

Fall is value season in Orlando! With cooler temperatures, fewer crowds, better meeting values and an array of special events, there is no better time to bring your group to Orlando. See ...