ORLANDO, Fla. – (Oct. 22, 2019) The Orange County Convention Center has partnered with ConventionCalendar.com and Swift RFP℠ to assist nationwide planners in finding convention center availability in Orlando.
ConventionCalendar.com and Swift RFP℠ is designed for meeting professionals as a single hub for destination and convention center availability. Additionally, ConventionCalendar.com and Swift RFP℠ tracks online analytics and reporting for digital advertising.
“We look forward to generating new leads and as we focus on marketing our availability on specific dates during the coming years,” said Yulita Osuba, CMP, Deputy Director at the Orange County Convention Center. “The online calendar and booking search engine links the Orange County Convention Center with nationwide convention planners and guides them through the site selection process for potential new conventions."
The development of this robust technology brings together convention centers, planners and destinations from across the industry to a single hub for targeted marketing efforts, advertising and sponsorships.
The partnership will launch with a “Sunsational Vacation” promotion for convention planners requesting dates in Orlando through ConventionCalendar.com. Planners who complete and submit their RFP by Dec. 5, 2019 will be entered for a chance to win an Orlando vacation including airfare, hotel accommodations and two tickets to SeaWorld and Universal Orlando theme parks. For more information, visit www.orlandoconventioncenter.org.
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A subsidiary of Destination Advantage LLC, ConventionCalendar.com and Swift RFP℠ enables planners to shop for venues and quickly access top site selection criteria including availability and special booking incentives. The active subscriber base includes event planners, convention sales professionals, exhibitors, and attendees; providing robust event data, “hot dates,” and a streamlined RFP service. More information is available at www.conventioncalendar.com.
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.