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HIMSS 2024 Recap

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Global Health Conference and Exhibition brought together more than 30,000 professionals including public health officials, CIOs, CTOs, informaticists, data scientists and practitioners in Orlando, March 11-15, for the latest in education, with nearly 500 speakers presenting education sessions, as well as plenty of innovation and collaboration, all in keeping with the theme of “Creating Tomorrow’s Health.”

NPE2024 Move-In and Preparation

The 2,000 exhibitors at NPE2024 were allowed to begin setting up booths on April 24. NPE organizers from the Plastics Industry Association shared photos on social media of trucks lined up outside the convention center loaded with equipment waiting for gates to open.


After a six-year hiatus due to COVID, NPE2024: The Plastics Show will return May 6-10 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando.

Meet Our Nation’s Next Generation of Leaders, Volunteer at FBLA

Future Business Leaders of America, Inc. (FBLA), the nation’s largest career and technical student organization focused solely on business, invites business and technology professionals to build their workforce pipeline by volunteering during its National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Orlando, Florida this summer.

LYNX’s new bus route links Orlando’s airport to tourist destinations

The Disney International Airport Destination Parkway Express will also be known as Link 311 and will take passengers from Orlando International Airport with six stops along the way and back.

Orlando Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

Orlando, consistently ranked by Cvent as the top meeting destination in the U.S., will join the worldwide celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on April 11. This event underscores the importance and impact of professional meetings and events in the region.

Success of HIMSS at OCCC

Three major U.S. trade shows reported successful – and in two cases, growing – editions in Las Vegas, Orlando and Philadelphia last month. Take a look at our roundup of major U.S. trade shows held in March.

NPE2024 set to be most impactful plastics trade show of the year

Anticipation for the largest plastics trade show in the Americas is nearly over; registration for NPE2024: The Plastics Show closes in less than a month.

Orange County’s “Dream Builders”: First-Ever Conference Celebrates Team 400

Orange County issues roughly 81,000 vertical building permits a year - including projects small in scope, like a 150-square-foot addition to a single-family home, to projects that are truly "Epic" in size, like Universal's new 750-acre theme park along Universal Boulevard.

FABTECH Heads To Orlando For The First Time In 2024

North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, FABTECH 2024, is making its first visit to Orlando, Fla., as this premier gathering kicks off its three-day run at the Orange County Convention Center in one of America’s fastest growing manufacturing centers Oct. 15-17, 2024.
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