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IAAPA Expo 2023: innovation on show in Orlando

IAAPA Expo 2023 took place from 13 – 17 November at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Organised by IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, this annual event is an opportunity for professionals from across different sectors of the business to network, learn, and discover new products and services.

Program to teach Orange County tourism workers language skills expands

Graduates of a pilot program to teach English to hospitality workers in Orange County are raving about the impact of the lessons on their lives and jobs, encouraging supporters to offer the classes to businesses outside the tourist district.

Orange County Convention Center expansion to restart soon

Work could resume as early as this week on the $560 million expansion of the Orange County Convention Center as two key construction contracts will likely be reinstated Tuesday by county commissioners without much debate.

IAAPA Expo: Wisdom Rides of America & Noble Rides Reports a Successful Show

IAAPA Expo 2023 closed Friday after a very successful run at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

IAAPA celebrates success of IAAPA Expo 2023 in Orlando

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, is celebrating the success of this year’s IAAPA Expo, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, from 13 – 17 November.

Orlando Sets Two New World Records with Spectacular Drone Display

Orlando, known for its stunning attractions and lively entertainment, has once again made its mark on the world stage.

A successful IAAPA Expo 2023 wraps in Orlando

IAAPA Expo 2023, the premier global event for the attractions industry, concluded its week-long extravaganza Nov 17, 2023.

IAAPA Expo 2023 reached new attendance milestones

IAAPA Expo 2023, in Orlando, Florida, brought together 36,173 attractions professionals on the floor from a total registration of 41,236.

Pizza Tomorrow Summit Success at OCCC

Last week the 2nd Annual Pizza Tomorrow Summit and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show sponsored by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association brought together thousands of movers and shakers in the restaurant, pizza, foodservice, and lodging industries to source new products from hundreds of exhibiting companies, gain knowledge from subject matter experts in dozens of education sessions and enjoy several culinary competitions.

IAAPA Expo returns to Orlando, brings big economic boost

Orlando, the “theme park capital of the world,” is buzzing this week with the return of the IAAPA Expo at the Orange County Convention Center.
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