Category archives: Industry News

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 ...

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

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 ...

Orlando Becomes First Destination to Surpass 60 Million Visitors, Sets New Record for U.S. Tourism Industry

Orlando Becomes First Destination to Surpass 60 Million Visitors, Sets New Record for U.S. Tourism Industry

  • Posted on 04/13/2015


Visit Orlando, the destination’s official tourism association, today announced that more than 62 million people visited Orlando in 2014, including 10 million who came for business and conventions. The announcement marks a new all-time record for the U.S. travel industry, solidifying Orlando’s position as the most visited destination in the nation. Visitation ...

Orlando Meeting Planner Q&A

Orlando Meeting Planner Q&A

  • Posted on 10/02/2014

Rev. Kevin D. Brooks, Agent of Record, Church of God International Offices, Cleveland, Tenn. The Church of God has held its General Assembly here in Orlando in 2010, 2012 and 2014.

Q. What most impresses you about Orlando?
A. It's embarrassing how much I'm a fan of Orlando, but from the minute we ...

Orlando Boosts ROI for the Helicopter Association International HELI-EXPO 2015

Orlando Boosts ROI for the Helicopter Association International HELI-EXPO 2015

  • Posted on 09/03/2014

When the world's largest helicopter trade show and exposition comes to Orlando next March it should be a smooth ride, according to Karen Gebhart, VP business development for the Alexandria, VA.-based Helicopter Association International. Twenty thousand exhibitors and attendees- with 50 or so exhibiting helicopters flying in, will land at the Orange County ...

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