Event News
  • Cool Concepts at Orlando's Orange County Convention Center
    on January 6, 2021

    During the past 30 years, the West Building's food courts received only minor modifications. The OCCC and its foodservice contractor, Centerplate, a Sodexo company, decided the time had come to elevate the level of hospitality offered to guests and attendees by developing new, contemporary dining experiences. Read more

  • Live After COVID: Economic Outlook
    on January 5, 2021

    The Orange County Convention Center was one of the first in the nation to implement a recovery strategy. Read more

  • On the Road to Recovery: OCCC, DLCC & MCCNO
    on December 30, 2020

    The Orange County Convention Center announced the launch of its new state-of-the-art digital broadcast center for hybrid conventions and tradeshows, the OCCC Executive Studio Read more

  • What's Open in Orlando Right Now
    on December 17, 2020

    Still following Florida's gathering restrictions, many hotels, theme parks and meeting venues are welcoming events back, with enhanced safety protocols in place. Read more

  • Orange County Convention Center embraces virtual events with new studio
    on December 16, 2020

    The Orange County Convention Center has seen the pandemic push the need for new ways to host events.That's why the center last month debuted its virtual Executive Studio, which is a state-of-the-art broadcast space for virtual events. Read more

OCCC Blog
  • Connecting Communities with Confidence at the Orange County Convention Center
    on December 14, 2020

    The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) continues move forward to find innovative ways to embrace its new normal to continue Meeting Safely Today for a Stronger Tomorrow. Read more

  • Meeting Virtually at the Orange County Convention Center: Academy 2020
    on November 4, 2020

    Throughout its rich 37-year history, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) has gained a reputation for excellence and innovation. Driven by a team of experts, the Center continues to adapt to emerging needs, expectations and technologies to benefit conventions, trade shows and events. Read more

  • Meeting Safely at the Florida Wedding Expo
    on October 21, 2020

    The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) hosted more than 1,200 local brides and grooms on Sept. 20, 2020 for the Florida Wedding Expo. Continuing to reimagine and reshape the future of events at the OCCC, show planners strategically modified traditional operations to prioritize the safety of attendees, exhibitors and employees. Read more

  • A Closer Look at the Orange County Convention Center’s GBAC STAR Accreditation
    on October 21, 2020

    In July, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) earned its Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation. Recognized as the gold standard of safe venues, the OCCC was amongst the first in the nation to earn this industry-esteemed certification, providing third party validation from the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA). Read more

  • Top Five Reasons to Host Your Next Event at The Center of Hospitality
    on October 14, 2020

    With the traditional landscape of conventions, trade shows and live events temporarily altered, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is working closely with its destination and industry partners to pioneer and implement groundbreaking solutions that amplify its position as a safe meetings venue and destination. Read more