The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) has a reputation for excellence and innovation. Driven by a team of experts, we are continuing to adapt to emerging needs, expectations and technologies to benefit our clients, conventions, trade shows and events. With the current climate placing extraordinary pressure on the industry, the Center is ushering in a new era of innovation by offering state-of-the-art technology solutions to continue Meeting Safely Today for a Stronger Tomorrow.

We are excited to unveil the OCCC’s Executive Studio providing greater flexibility, interactivity and connectivity that paves the way for smarter, safer meetings at The Center of Hospitality. In partnership with our trusted audiovisual partner, LMG, the OCCC is delivering custom digital solutions, to provide a safe and controlled space for seamless virtual experiences. With an extensive state-of-the-art inventory, LMG caters to conventions and trade shows of every size, offering innovative tools and strategies to immerse, engage and connect global audiences.

From extensive worldwide conferences and trade shows, to intimate association gatherings and executive meetings, The Center of Hospitality has designed three scalable solutions for seamless virtual and hybrid experiences in the OCCC’s West Building Lecture Hall, Linda W. Chapin Theatre and Destination Lounge in the North-South Building.

Under our current climate, the OCCC is working with partners and event planners to take every precaution to ensure safe meeting experiences. As always, thank you for your continued partnership and trust in the OCCC.
Mark Tester
Executive Director
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando Winterfest & Holiday Market
The OCCC is excited to host in partnership with Alliance Nationwide Exposition, the I-Drive Business Improvement District, and iHeart Media, the Orlando Winterfest & Holiday Market, which will take place at the Center from Dec. 3-6, 2020. Local companies are encouraged to exhibit at this event for an opportunity to network with customers face-to-face and facilitate product and craft sales in a safe and festive holiday marketplace. Learn more at
Orlando International Airport Update 
The Orlando International Airport (MCO) recently announced an increase in flights for the holiday season. The airport has added 31 flights this month and 36 more are being added for December. MCO now serves 74 domestic destinations – the largest domestic route network of all Florida airports – and has 51 percent more domestic flights and 52 percent more seats than any other airport in the state. MCO’s international route network has also expanded and now offers non-stop service to ten destinations. This ease of access, coupled with Orlando’s popularity, has seen MCO consistently ranked as one of the five busiest airports in the U.S. in recent weeks. 

Hotels and Accommodations Updates
Hotels and resorts across the destination continue to prioritize the health and well-being of guests amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Choice Hotels, which includes the Comfort, Clarion Hotels, Econo Lodge and more brands, has implemented their Commitment to Clean Initiative to enhance their practices for cleaning, disinfecting, hygiene and social distancing to help protect the health and safety of guests, franchisees and their employees. IHG Hotels & Resorts offer a fresh take on clean with their Clean Promise that focuses on enhancing the experience for its hotel guests by redefining cleanliness and supporting guests’ personal wellbeing throughout their stay.
Gold Key Partner Update | Universal Orlando Resort
We can’t wait to see you again. As we begin to welcome back your attendees, health and safety is our top priority. We want to remind you of the ongoing efforts we make on a daily basis, and new measures we have added to provide a clean environment at our parks. From arrivals to seating arrangements and more, we’re ready to accommodate your programs safely. Learn more about our safety guidelines for your next event.

With three amazing theme parks and a dining and entertainment complex, we have everything you need to deliver unforgettable event experiences, including a night on the town in our New York street sets and the live entertainment and all-night excitement of Universal CityWalk.

Staying at one of our hotels, or just enjoying the parks during the day? Click here to review our full destination safety guidelines.

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