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Awards & Recognition

2017

USGBC Central Florida LEEDership Awards - Outstanding Sustainable Program

The Orange County Convention Center's new Center-to-Table gardens were named the Outstanding Sustainable Program winner at the annual U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Central Florida region’s LEEDership awards. The gardens, located in the Westwood lobby, provide edible greens and fresh produce for Centerplate, the convention center’s exclusive food service partner.

2016

IAEE Art of the Show – Convention Center Promotion

The IAEE Art of the Show Competition recognizes the know-how, inventiveness and preparation required to successfully market an event. The OCCC won the Convention Center Promotion category for their “Experience the New orange” campaign, promoting the Center’s capital improvement projects.

FNGLA Landscape Awards: Maintenance – Institutional/Public

The OCCC was recognized by the FNGLA, along with landscape contractor, Groundtek of Central Florida, and landscape designer, Larry M. Smith, for excellence in landscape maintenance that is environmentally responsible, sustainable, and adheres to the principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping.

2014

Prime Site Facilities & Top Destinations Award (1995-2014)

Based on destination appeal; attractiveness of facility, marketability, high-tech meeting spaces, customer service, entertainment options and high client satisfaction rating.

2013

Distinctive Achievement Award – Association Convention & Facilities Magazine

OCCC was voted for those that best served their association meetings during the year.

Florida Excellence Award Recipient; Excellence In Lodging – US Trade & Commerce Institute

The OCCC is recognized for the commitment and contribution of small businesses through service to their customers and community and for upholding business ethics and company values.

OCCC Wins Sustainable Florida Award

Honored as 2013 Best Practice Award Winner in Government Category for sustainability, energy, engineering, green building, corporate social responsibility and government.

OCCC Receives LEED EBOM GOLD Certification

Becomes the largest convention center in the world to receive this certification for the design, construction and operation of green buildings.

OCCC Achieves New International Standard Certification (ISO)

The venue standard, introduced by the meetings, conventions, exhibitions and events industry, provides event planners and suppliers with specifications for producing events in a more sustainable manner.

OCCC Ranked #1 Convention Center in the U.S. by Business Review USA

Recognized for its massive center space, remarkable amount of economic benefits to the surrounding community, and annual tax savings to Orange County households.

2012

Business Review – America’s Top 10 Convention Centers

OCCC Awarded #1st place for its size, economic benefit to the community, household tax savings, and hurricane relief center.

2011

Trade Show Exhibitors Association Exhibitors’ Choice Awards (2009-2011)

OCCC received the Chairman’s Award and the Best Convention Center Award that honor TSEA members who have made special achievements and contributions to both the association and face-to-face marketing in the past year.

2009

Prime Site Facilities & Destinations Award

Based on destination appeal; attractiveness of facility, marketability, high-tech meeting spaces, customer service, entertainment options and high client satisfaction rating.

Inner Circle Award from Meetings Net

OCCC is recognized as one of the best in the industry at servicing their meetings and conventions based on quality of exhibit and meeting space and staff service.

Pollution Prevention Award from Florida Pollution Prevention Roundtable

OCCC received the award for water conservation, energy efficiency, waste and source reduction, recycling and communication.

2004

Association Meetings Magazine (1999-2004)

Based on convention center excellence, specifically their high level of service and flexible functions space.

Inner Circle Award from Meetings Net (1999-2004)

OCCC is recognized as one of the best in the industry at servicing their meetings and conventions based on quality of exhibit and meeting space and staff service.

Conventions South Magazine – Readers’ Choice Award

For exemplary creativity and professionalism in serving the meetings and convention industry.

National Association of County Information Officers - Superior Award in Special Projects

For the Grand Opening of the OCCC North/South Concourse.

1997

Meeting News Magazine - Planner’s Choice Award (1994-1997)

For attractiveness of facility, meeting and exhibition space, accessibility and professionalism of staff.

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