Convention Center News & Views | October 2019
Orange County Convention Center Boasts Strong Economic Impact in Q3 

Committed to our core mission, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) continues to celebrate milestone accomplishments and another outstanding third quarter in 2019. From July to September, the OCCC welcomed more than 264,400 guests and 45 events.

Mayor Jerry Demings at the Simulation Summit 2019
2019 Florida Simulation Summit Held at the OCCC
The OCCC welcomed the 5 th annual Florida Simulation Summit, hosted by Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings, in partnership with the National Center for Simulation and the Orlando Economic Partnership on Sept. 26, 2019. 

Orange County Convention Center Welcomes IAAPA Global Headquarters to Orlando 
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) have opened their new global headquarters in Orlando.

As Theme Park Capital of the World, Orlando is the perfect fit for the global attraction industry’s international trade association.

Appointment of Yulita Osuba to Advisory Board
The OCCC is proud to announce the appointment of Yulita Osuba, CMP, Deputy Director at the, to the Advisory Board of Convention Calendar and Swift RFP℠. 

“We look forward to working with this innovative industry tool that will engage and support our business, while providing new solutions for our planers and advertisers,” said Yulita Osuba, CMP, Deputy Director at the Orange County Convention Center. 

Service Partner Spotlight
etech Announced as the Orange County Convention Center’s New Exclusive Service Partner  

The OCCC announces  etech , a provider of digital signage solutions for the events industry, as the Center’s new digital signage partner.

etech delivers visual communication ecosystems to the meetings and events industry that engages, informs and inspires in measurable ways – elevating the attendee experience and helping the convention industry connect to their audiences.

Capital Improvement Projects
North-South Building Expansion
Construction Manager at Risk

The RFP with a restated addendum was issued on Oct. 17, 2019. Bid proposals are due Nov. 19, 2019.

A/E Design Team

The second and third contract negotiation meetings were held on Oct. 3 and Oct. 23, 2019, respectively, at the OCCC.
Geo-technical Services and Construction Materials Testing Inspection Services

The RFP is currently out, with an anticipated proposal due date of Oct. 29, 2019.

Expansion Updates

 For updates on the North-South Building Expansion, visit .
Announcements at the OCCC
OCCC Announces Marketing and Communications Manager
The OCCC continues the strategic growth of its organizational structure by announcing Nadia Vanderhoof as its Marketing and Communications Manager.

Vanderhoof will work with the OCCC executive team on strategies to enhance marketing initiatives at The Center of Hospitality, the second largest convention center in the United States.

Saving the Seas… one group at a time!                       
Every visit to our parks helps support our animal rescue and rehabilitation programs with over 35,000 animal rescues and counting! Make your event an "event that matters" and have a whole lot of fun doing it!

Set the stage with Meetings & Events at Universal Orlando Resort™
With three amazing theme parks and the Universal CityWalk™ dining and entertainment complex, Universal Orlando Resort has everything you need to set the stage for an incredible event.

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