ORLANDO, Fla. – (Oct. 25, 2019) The Orange County Convention Center announces the appointment of Yulita Osuba, CMP, Deputy Director at the Orange County Convention Center, to the Advisory Board of ConventionCalendar.com and Swift RFP℠. The Center of Hospitality previously announced its partnership with ConventionCalendar.com and Swift RFP℠ on Oct. 22, 2019.
The Advisory Board will be comprised of planners, CVB, and venue representatives who play a critical role in customer adoption, event data standardization and the convention booking experience. The Advisory Board will meet annually at select industry events. ConventionCalendar.com and Swift RFP℠ is designed for convention sales and meeting professionals as single hub for destination and convention center availability.
“We look forward to working with this innovative industry tool that will engage and support our business, while providing new solutions for our planners and advertisers,” said Yulita Osuba, CMP, Deputy Director at the Orange County Convention Center. “As an Advisory Board Member, I value the mission of ConventionCalendar.com and its innovative strategies for our industry.”
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. Its online calendar and booking search engine links the Orange County Convention Center with nationwide convention planners and provides a site selection process for potential new conventions.
The Orange County Convention Center is the second-largest convention facility in the United States and is a top global trade show and convention destination.
“Yulita Osuba is an innovator and pioneer, leading the way for convention sales professionals," said Donovan Shia, Managing Partner for Destination Advantage, a subsidiary of ConventionCalendar.com and Swift RFP℠. “I value her passion for our industry and the desire to ensure the convention center experience is superior and client driven. We are very excited about our future work together.”
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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.