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Orange County Convention Center and etech Announced New Digital Signage Partnership

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) announces etech, a provider of digital signage solutions for the events industry, as the Center’s new digital signage partner.

Orange County Convention Center Announces Marketing and Communications Manager

(Sept. 27, 2019) – The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) continues the strategic growth of its organizational structure by announcing Nadia Vanderhoof as its Marketing and Communications Manager.

David Ingram Appointed Acting Executive Director of Orange County Convention Center

ORLANDO, Fla. – (August 6, 2019) Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings has announced the appointment of David Ingram as the Acting Executive Director of the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). Mr. Ingram previously served as the OCCC’s acting general manager and prior to that role, assistant director. In the interim, Mr. Ingram will maintain day-to-day operations for the OCCC until the recruitment for a permanent executive director is complete.

Orange County Board of County Commissioners selects architectural and engineering design firm for the Orange County Convention Center’s North-South Building Expansion

ORLANDO, Fla. – (August 6, 2019) The Orange County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) has authorized its staff to begin contract negotiations with Populous + C.T. Hsu, a Joint Venture to provide architectural and engineering design services for the Orange County Convention Center’s (OCCC) North-South Building Expansion. The selection was made at the Aug. 6 BCC meeting.

Universal Orlando Resort Announces New Theme Park

ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug 1, 2019) – The Orange County Convention Center joined its Gold Key partner, Universal Orlando Resort, to announce its new, fourth, theme park to be called Universal’s Epic Universe. The vision: create an entirely new level of experience that forever changes theme park entertainment.

Orange County Convention Center Welcomes National Leaders during the 120th Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention

ORLANDO, Fla. – (July 26, 2019) Congresswoman Val Demings, who represents Florida's 10th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, provided remarks at the joint opening ceremony of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States and its Auxiliary 120th VFW National Convention, which convened at the Orange County Convention Center on July 21 through July 24. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie also spoke to more than 10,000 membe...

Amateur Athletic Union Junior National Volleyball Championships Welcomes Thousands to the Orange County Convention Center

ORLANDO, Fla. – (July 10, 2019) The 46th Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior National Volleyball Championships, hosted at the Orange County Convention Center, welcomed 45,000 participants and 2,805 teams from around the world on June 16-28, 2019. The 12-day event boasted an attendance of more than 110,000 guests and is recognized as the world’s largest volleyball event and competition.Headquartered in Orlando, AAU is dedicated to the promotion and development of amateur sports and ph...

InfoComm Announces 2019 Registered Attendee Increase at Orange County Convention Center

ORLANDO, Fla. – (June 25, 2019) Officials from AVIXA - InfoComm 2019, Orange County Government and the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) have announced official attendance figures with 44,129 registered guests visiting The Center of Hospitality in Orlando, Florida during June 12-14, 2019. The figures are an increase from the 42,811 last year. First time guests consisted of 37% of attendees and 18% traveled from 117 countries outside the United States.

AECOM to Provide Owner’s Representative Services for the Orange County Convention Center North-South Building Improvements

ORLANDO, FL (May 22, 2019) — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, has been contracted by the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida, to provide owner’s representative services for the OCCC’s North-South Building Improvements. AECOM began supporting the program earlier this year. The $605 million program involves approximately 856,000 square feet of building improvements, including a conceptual design of a 200,000-square-foot, column...

Orange County Convention Center announces search for new Executive Director

Orange County Government and the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) today announced the opening of the search for a new Executive Director to lead the nation’s second-largest convention center. This position is responsible for the overall planning, marketing, operations, and activities of the OCCC to ensure a positive economic impact on the community.
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