ORLANDO, Fla. – (August 6, 2019) Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings has announced the appointment of David Ingram as the Acting Executive Director of the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). Mr. Ingram previously served as the OCCC’s acting general manager and prior to that role, assistant director. In the interim, Mr. Ingram will maintain day-to-day operations for the OCCC until the recruitment for a permanent executive director is complete.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Ingram also served as the OCCC Event Operations Division Manager. Mr. Ingram began his career at the OCCC in 2003 and previously held the positions of event manager and event set-up supervisor prior to leading the Event Operations Division at the OCCC.
Mr. Ingram previously worked for the Walt Disney World Co. and the Gaylord Palms Resort. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida and holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and cinematography.
The mission of the Orange County Convention Center is economic development. The OCCC is owned and operated by Orange County Government, under the direction of Mayor Demings and the Board of County Commissioners. There are seven divisions within the OCCC, responsible for operations, exhibitor and client services.
About the Orange County Convention Center
The Orange County Convention Center is the second-largest convention facility in North America and provides approximately $3 billion in economic impact to Central Florida annually. In recent years, the Convention Center has averaged nearly 200 events, including 115 conventions and tradeshows that attract more than 1.5 million attendees to the region each year. For more information about the Orange County Convention Center, visit www.occc.net.