As the most visited destination in the U.S., Orlando continues to thrive as a direct result of tourism. Welcoming more than 75 million guests annually, the tourism industry acts as a leading source of employment in the region, supporting millions of jobs and driving the economy forward.
The mission of the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is economic development. By hosting regional, national, and international conventions, meetings, and trade shows, the OCCC infuses the local economy with new money and expanding business opportunities. Over the years, the OCCC has continued to influence the growth of the region – attracting an average of 200 events annually, generating approximately $3 billion in economic impact to the Central Florida region.