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Orange County's convention biz eyes major events coming in fall and winter

The winter season may bring some holiday cheer to Orlando's convention industry.

Get set for the holidays with Winterfest & Holiday Market in Orlando

Looking for a magical Holiday experience in Orlando this December? Look no further than Winterfest & Holiday Market at the Orange County Convention Center for four days of pure festive fun, entertainment and shopping.

Alliance Nationwide Exposition Launches Holiday Gift Consumer Show at the Orange County Convention Center

From Dec. 3-6, general service contractor Alliance Nationwide Exposition will launch Orlando Winterfest 2020 at Orange County Convention Center.

VenuesNow All-Stars: Mark Tester

Taking the helm of North America’s second-largest convention center would have been a tall enough order. Throw in a global pandemic and the challenge became something Orange County (Fla.) Convention Center Executive Director Mark Tester, who assumed that role in February, didn’t bargain for.

Alliance Nationwide Exposition Launches First Holiday Gift Show of 2020

Alliance Nationwide Exposition is launching Orlando Winterfest 2020 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL in partnership with International Drive Business Improvement District and iHeartMedia.

Balancing Safety and Competition as Amateur Sports Return

According to the recent Destination Analysts Meetings Research Study, one-third of the 300 meeting and event planners surveyed identified sport groups/organizations as the first group they expected to host live events again.

Invest: Orlando 2020

Orange County Convention Center delivers economic value in a variety of ways.

‘The Bubble’ Will Leave a Legacy Long After Final Scores Are In

As COVID-19 ravaged amateur and professional sports throughout the world in the summer of 2020, Central Florida once again found a magical secret sauce to become an international destination.

How Top Meetings Destinations Are Handling the Pandemic and Preparing for Recovery

Venues in Chicago, Las Vegas, New York City, Orlando, and Washington, D.C., have established coronavirus protocols and developed new programs to welcome groups back to town.

Orlando Meetings Leaders Share Some Positive Signs of Recovery

Worldwide, it has been a rough road for everyone in the hospitality industry. And few places have felt it as strongly as in Orlando, where one in three jobs is tied to tourism.
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