Event News
  • Orange County Convention Center security staff honored for heroic actions
    on June 27, 2022

    Five long-time employees serving the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) security division were recognized for their recent heroic actions by the Greater Orlando Chapter of American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International. Read more

  • Nurse Practitioners Gather in Orlando for the 2022 AANP National Conference, June 21-26
    on June 24, 2022

    Today, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) national conference opens in Orlando, Florida, where nurse practitioners (NPs) will engage in more than 350 live and 80 on-demand sessions, as well as networking events designed to inspire NPs and advance high-quality health care nationwide. The 2022 convening will enrich NP knowledge and clinical excellence in such topics as the treatment of obesity in primary care and the delivery of virtual neurology care, while celebrating the profession’s landmark achievements of the last 12 months. Read more

  • Chef James "Chef K" Katurakes @ OCCC | Recipe: Florida Shrimp Pad Thai
    on June 24, 2022

    In today's Chef's Kitchen is a Pad Thai unlike you've ever had before. It feels lighter – thanks to Florida flavors. Read more

  • GLOBAL PET EXPO RETRIEVES A SUCCESSFUL FACE-TO-FACE EDITION
    on June 8, 2022

    The pet industry’s premier trade show and conference for pet retailers, product manufacturers, importers and thought leaders recently converged in Orlando, Fla., to celebrate a triumphant return to live and in-person events. Hosted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), the 18th annual Global Pet Expo took over the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) March 23-25, attracting more than 5,400 buyers, 722 exhibitors and a fair share of adorable cats and dogs. Read more

  • All Set: Volleyball Seems to Be Everywhere in Central Florida
    on June 3, 2022

    There isn’t an official moment in time when volleyball became a big deal. More like continual drops in the bucket. And now comes the proverbial flood. Here, there and everywhere, there is volleyball. And Central Florida is at the epicenter. Read more

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