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How the Orange County Convention Center is Making Meetings Safer and Smarter

With the COVID-19 pandemic placing extraordinary pressure on the business events industry, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is ushering in a new era of innovation so that groups can meet safely today for a stronger tomorrow.

Orlando Set To Become Number One Destination For Healthy Meetings

With the health and safety of visitors top of mind, Orlando and Orange County are open for business travel and tourism — including the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), which, in collaboration with Visit Orlando, has announced a first-of-its-kind medical concierge program with Orlando Health and achieved the Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s (GBAC) Star Accreditation.

OCCC to Host Orlando Winterfest & Holiday Market Dec. 3-6

Alliance Nationwide Exposition is launching the Orlando Winterfest and Holiday Market at the Orange County Convention Center in partnership with International Drive Business Improvement District and iHeartMedia.

Venues Are Getting Ready for Hybrid Meetings

The Orange County Convention Center is the latest venue to add a new digital broadcast center that can accommodate in-person and online attendees.

Orange County Convention Center, The Center of Hospitality

Following a three-pronged strategy, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando was the first in the nation to operate under modified operations by implementing its Recovery and Resiliency Guidelines, achieving Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s (GBAC) Star Accreditation and launching a pioneering collaboration with Orlando Health for a new medical concierge program that provides an industry-defining standard on how conventions will operate in the future.

Orange County Convention Center Launches New Innovative Virtual Executive Studio

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) has announced the launch of its new state-of-the-art digital broadcast center for hybrid conventions and tradeshows, the OCCC Executive Studio.

Convention center rebuilds events schedule with first-time shows, millions in new biz

The Orange County Convention Center still is securing new business, regardless of the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Can Exhibitions and Events be Made Safe Again?

Drawing 1,400 attendees and 250 live exhibitors from the live-events industry, the Together Again Expo experiments with a variety of preventive measures, from temperature checks to socially distanced seating, to create a template for safer face-to-face marketing.

Orlando’s Winterfest & Holiday Market Expects 10,000 Visitors Per Day

Alliance Nationwide Exposition’s Mark Yuska is sprinkling holiday cheer on the city of Orlando as the organizer of a brand new event, Orlando Winterfest & Holiday Market, to be held December 3-6 at the Orange County Convention Center.

Events Are On Track at the Orange County Convention Center

Mark Tester was excited about starting his new job as executive director at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). His plan for the first 60 days was to immerse himself in the operation and determine how the facility operated, how the team provided service to customers, and what improvements he might be able to make at the helm.
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