On average, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) hosts approximately one million delegates annually and provides a $1.9 billion dollar total economic impact annually to the Central Florida economy, all at no cost to Orange County Citizens.
In addition to the $1.9 billion dollar annual impact, convention-related businesses and educational events known as "conventions" contribute the following to the Orange County economy:
- More than 25,500 employees are impacted directly or indirectly by the OCCC
- More than 1,000 businesses are impacted by OCCC activity
- The OCCC's activity yields a tax savings of $87.50 per Orange County household
Source: Fishkind & Associates, The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Orange County Convention Center
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