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Vision Expo East is moving, new host city for 2025 and beyond

The Vision Council and RX, co-owners of Vision Expo, announced that in 2025 and beyond, Vision Expo East (VEE) will be moved to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, after nearly 40 years of taking place at the Jacob Javits Center in New York, New York.

2024 PGA Show hosts golf’s top brands in Orlando, Jan. 23-26

Nearly 1,000 of golf’s top brands will showcase their newest innovations in equipment, technology, fashion, accessories, training aids and golf-related services to thousands of PGA of America Golf Professionals, golf retailers and influential industry leaders from around the world at the 71st PGA Show in Orlando, Jan. 23-26, 2024.


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Coverings 2023: The premier North American tile expo sees a jump in attendance from exhibitors and attendees

Up 50% over last year, attendance at this year’s Coverings rivaled pre-pandemic numbers. The aisles bustled as booths filled with the 27,000 eventgoers, who converged in Orlando to see the new releases of more than 1,000 exhibitors from 40 different countries.

Oct. 20-22: Dinosaurs invade the Orange County Convention Center at Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest returns to Central Florida on Oct. 20 and promises many prehistoric delights.

Fitness Industry to Invade Orlando for Olympia Weekend

As excitement builds for Olympia Weekend, organizers of the fitness industry’s most anticipated weekend are completing the final stages of an expansion that will bring the fitness industry to Orlando the first weekend in November.

Orange County approves tourist-tax spending plan for UCF, convention center and arts

The board of Orange County commissioners, after a marathon six-hour meeting Tuesday, agreed to use nearly $800 million in public tourist tax development funding to pay for an expansion of the exceptionally large Orange County Convention Center, an enhancement to UCF’s football stadium, and local arts.

Orange County commissioners back four tourist tax projects

The Orange County Commission voted Tuesday to approve Tourist Development Tax funding for four projects, including $560 million for the Phase 5A expansion of the Orange County Convention Center and $90 million for a UCF Stadium Tower.

Orange County approves TDT dollars for UCF football tower & more

On Tuesday, Orange County Commissioners voted to spend Tourism Development Tax dollars, or TDT dollars, on two different projects.

The $250M+ reason your business should celebrate the the Orange County Convention Center's expansion

The Orange County Convention center long has been recognized as a significant economic engine for Central Florida, responsible for the creation of thousands of jobs and an economic impact measured in the billions.
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