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The award-winning Orange County Convention Center is the second largest convention facility in the nation. Catch up on the latest news and all of the exciting things happening inside and around the center and the International Drive Convention District.

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Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Orlando Rebooks More Than $371 Million in Convention Business

As of March 25, the OCCC, which is the nation's second-largest convention center, had 28 conventions on the books that had to be cancelled or postponed. While 14 conventions were cancelled outright, representing an estimated economic loss of $446.4 million, the venue has been able to rebook another 14 conventions for a later date.

How Events and Venues are Lending a Helping Hand in Times of Need

Cancelled trade shows and meetings are the harsh reality for convention centers across the country right now, but that hasn’t stopped many venues from turning their misfortune into charitable opportunities.

Tester Settles In at Orange County Complex

Mark Tester began work as executive director in Orlando on Feb. 17.

Mark Tester Heads up the Orange County Convention Center

On Feb. 10, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) welcomed Mark Tester as its new executive director.

See Inside Convention Center's $605M Expansion (video)

The new $605 million Orange County Convention Center expansion is set to open up more business opportunities for the region.

8 questions with the convention center’s new head honcho

Mark Tester is a person many Central Floridian businesspeople may want to know, as he's on the verge of taking over one of the largest economic engines in the region.

Orange County Convention Center Names New Executive Director

Mark Tester, previously director of the Austin Convention Center, has been named the new executive director of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

As Business Conferences Change, Their Hosts Are Changing, Too

Business conferences and events are changing, and traditional meeting destinations are changing along with them.

Orlando's Orange County Convention Moves Forward With Major Expansion

The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando is expanding its 7 million-square-foot campus with a $605 million project. Among the additions will be new meeting and exhibit space for the North and South concourses.

Fresh Choices - Orange County Convention Center's Chef K Digs into Healthy Trends

Orange County Convention Center's Chef K on this month's cover of The Association Conventions & Facilities Meeting Magazine. The special feature focuses on Fresh Choices and how Chef K's team stays ahead of Healthy Trends.
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