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The award-winning Orange County Convention Center is the second largest convention facility in the nation. Catch up on the latest news and all of the exciting things happening inside and around the center and the International Drive Convention District.

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Orange County Convention Center Readies for Return of Events

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) readies for its first major event, the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships, since the COVID-19 outbreak led to cancelations and postponements from March through June.

OCCC on Path to Receive GBAC STAR Accreditation

The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., has announced its commitment to becoming one of the largest venues in the nation to receive the Global Biorisk Advisory Council STAR accreditation on outbreak prevention, response and recovery.

8 questions with Orange County Convention Center's Mark Tester

Tester, who took on the job of Orange County Convention Center executive director at the start of this year, has led the facility through one of the harshest economic recessions in history due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The Country's Two Largest Convention Centers Sign on to Coronavirus Cleaning and Prevention Program

The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando and McCormick Place in Chicago have committed to pursuing the GBAC Star accreditation.

New Hygiene Protocols for Events During COVID-19

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s (GBAC) STAR accreditation program is designed to evaluate 20 different elements of a venue’s operating protocols and risk-assessment strategies, from disinfection practices to emergency preparedness.

Orange County Convention Center to Receive GBAC STAR™ Accreditation; Launches Safety Guidelines as Shows Return

ORLANDO – The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) announced its intention to become a GBAC STAR™ accredited facility as part of its approach to safeguarding the industry from infectious diseases like COVID-19.

GBAC STAR Accreditation Program Launched to Address COVID-19 at Venues

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, unveiled its GBAC STAR facility accreditation program on cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention.

Combating COVID at Trade Show and Event Facilities with ISSA’s GBAC STAR Program

The Global BioRisk Advisory Council (GBAC) today officially launched GBAC STAR, an accreditation program that assesses cleaning and disinfection practices, and infectious-disease prevention.

GBAC STAR to Mark Accredited Venues

The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., is among the facilities that have committed to attaining GBAC Star accreditation.

Community Partnership During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is the second-largest convention facility in North America and provides approximately $3 billion in economic impact to Central Florida annually.
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