Orlando's Business Side

At the crossroads of the world, Orlando brings together far-ranging industries with mind-blowing innovation that goes beyond fairy tales and into the real world. We’ve also earned bragging rights as a world-class business hub, thanks in part to our entrepreneurial culture and booming technology and medical communities.

In short, Orlando is a place of learning, thinking and doing. It’s a meeting destination where innovation is more than a buzzword: It’s a driving force.

Simulation Capital of the World

As the simulation capital of the world and home to one of the country’s largest universities, Orlando helps incubate advanced technologies, health and life sciences, and even film, digital media and entertainment production. Here, you’ll find an unprecedented array of creative resources to super-charge your meeting or convention, along with a one-of-a-kind attendee experience you won’t find anywhere else.

When you meet in Orlando, get ready to step outside the box and prepare to be astonished. Find out why the world’s top conventions continue to return year after year, including SAP, Microsoft Ignite and InfoComm International, as well as the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Association of Financial Professionals, Graphics Arts Show and many more.

Because the best thing about Orlando is discovering there’s so much more than you ever thought possible.

Did You Know? Orlando Ranks...

  • No. 1 in the U.S. for job and population growth in 2015 (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • 2nd most competitive business location among large U.S. cities (KPMG, 2016)
  • Part of the 4th best state in the U.S. for business tax climate (Tax Foundation, 2015)
  • Top 10 “American City of the Future” (fDi Magazine, 2015 & 2014)