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LYNX’s new bus route links Orlando’s airport to tourist destinations

The Disney International Airport Destination Parkway Express will also be known as Link 311 and will take passengers from Orlando International Airport with six stops along the way and back.

Orlando Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

Orlando, consistently ranked by Cvent as the top meeting destination in the U.S., will join the worldwide celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on April 11. This event underscores the importance and impact of professional meetings and events in the region.

Success of HIMSS at OCCC

Three major U.S. trade shows reported successful – and in two cases, growing – editions in Las Vegas, Orlando and Philadelphia last month. Take a look at our roundup of major U.S. trade shows held in March.

NPE2024 set to be most impactful plastics trade show of the year

Anticipation for the largest plastics trade show in the Americas is nearly over; registration for NPE2024: The Plastics Show closes in less than a month.

Orange County’s “Dream Builders”: First-Ever Conference Celebrates Team 400

Orange County issues roughly 81,000 vertical building permits a year - including projects small in scope, like a 150-square-foot addition to a single-family home, to projects that are truly "Epic" in size, like Universal's new 750-acre theme park along Universal Boulevard.

FABTECH Heads To Orlando For The First Time In 2024

North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, FABTECH 2024, is making its first visit to Orlando, Fla., as this premier gathering kicks off its three-day run at the Orange County Convention Center in one of America’s fastest growing manufacturing centers Oct. 15-17, 2024.

NPE2024 Recycling Initiative

The conference room walls at Commercial Plastics Recycling Inc. are covered with maps of the exhibit floors at the Orange County Convention Center in nearby Orlando just two months prior to the start of NPE2024.

All Aboard for Adventure at the Orlando Boat Show Returning to Orange County

Hosted by the Marine Industry Association of Central Florida, the eagerly awaited Orlando Boat Show will unfolded over three vibrant days from April 5th through 7th, 2024, at the esteemed Orange County Convention Center, within North Hall B.

Global Pet Expo 2024 Celebrates Record-Breaking Attendance at the 20th Annual Show

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) hosted the 20th annual Global Pet Expo on March 20-22, 2024, in Orlando, Fla.

AAHOA Con 2024 Success at OCCC

AAHOACON24, the 35th national conference for the association, saw more than 7,000 registered attendees and 524 exhibitors at the Orange County Convention Center, blocks away from Disneyworld and Universal Studios.
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