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Local excitement around OCCC Phase 5A expansion

The new project will be called 5A, and it will be split into two phases. The first phase of the project is focused on adding a new meeting space, a ballroom and a new entrance to the North-South building on Convention Way.

Cvent's No. 1 Meetings Destination

According to Cvent, the industry leading meetings, events and hospitality technology provider since 1999, Orlando is unquestionably the No. 1 meetings destination in the U.S.

Destination Spotlight - Orlando

Whether it involves a wizard or a mouse. Orlando is universally known as the theme park capital of the world. But as anyone attending an event here soon finds out, Orlando's neighborhoods have plenty of character of an entirely different sort.

Feeding the Masses - Navigating the Logistics of Catering to Thousands at Major Events

Caterers are well-oiled machines when serving large crowds—but even the most efficient caterer can feel the stress of serving thousands of meals.

World's largest diabetes conference kick off in Florida

The world's largest diabetes meeting, the event gathers together more than 11,000 leading physicians, scientists, researchers and healthcare professionals globally.

FBLA Leadership Conference at OCCC set to have record number of students, educators and volunteers

A record number of attendees will head to Orlando, Florida next week to attend the Future Business Leaders of America, Inc. (FBLA) National Leadership Conference (NLC). The annual event is attracting more than 17,000 middle school, high school, and college students, as well as their teachers, volunteers, and exhibitors from across the country.

Premiere Orlando Celebrates 30 years with OCCC and has increased attendance

Premiere Orlando, the renowned professional beauty industry tradeshow, celebrated its 30th anniversary on June 1-3, 2024, concluding with 50,000+ visits from licensed professionals and students, earning an 18% increase in attendance over 2023.

Post-Show Recap: After 6-Year Hiatus; The Plastics Show Draws 51,000+ Attendees

After not gathering together for six years, NPE2024: The Plastics Show returned with more than 51,000 leaders from more than 130 countries representing every industry—from automotive and healthcare to consumer products to construction.

NFPA donates 500 ‘comfort’ teddy bears to Orange, Seminole County fire departments

The National Fire Protection Association, as part of its 127th annual conference being held at the Orange County Convention Center, donated 500 “comfort bears” to the Orange and Seminole County fire departments Tuesday.

Orlando, where corporate visitors find next-level meeting venues, accommodations and cuisine

With its world-famous theme parks and attractions, it’s no secret that Orlando is a big draw for visitors seeking a break from work, school and other obligations.
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