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Orange County Convention Center

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  • Deal extends IAAPA expo in Orlando through 2025

    Deal extends IAAPA expo in Orlando through 2025
    The IAAPA Attractions Expo will be staged annually in Orlando through 2025, the trade group has announced.  An agreement with the Orange County Convention Center was extended by six years, meaning the organization will gather here for more than 15...
  • Scratch UCF off list of potential hosts for 2016 football finals

    Scratch UCF off list of potential hosts for 2016 football finals
    UCF hosted high-school teams on its practice fields for the Knights Shootout 7on7 passing tournament last weekend, but forget any thoughts of the actual football state championship games going to UCF. The school has expressed zero interest in hosting...
  • Pasta alert: Aug. 23 O'Town Mac Down will benefit Give Kids the World Village

    Pasta alert: Aug. 23 O'Town Mac Down will benefit Give Kids the World Village
    “O’Town Mac Down,” a new mac-and-cheese cook-off at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday, Aug. 23, promises to be fun-filled family event for a wonderful cause: Give Kids The World Village where children with life-threatening...
  • Callie Cosplay celebrates geek culture as Wonder Woman, Winter Soldier

    Callie Cosplay celebrates geek culture as Wonder Woman, Winter Soldier
    Like any good superhero, Leah Pennell has an alter ego, and her name is Callie Cosplay. Her lair’s in Kissimmee next to a cow pasture, and her super power is being able to transform from a normal-looking 22-year-old into some of the most...
  • Countdown over: Aquatica debuts extreme-drop slide

    Countdown over: Aquatica debuts extreme-drop slide
    Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park, took the idea of an extreme-drop slide and gave it a twist. Make that several twists. Ihu's Breakaway Falls, which opens to the public Friday, begins with a dramatic launch but instead of riders taking a straight-line...
  • SeaWorld may wait until June to raise ticket prices

    SeaWorld may wait until June to raise ticket prices
    Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have already raised ticket prices this year, but SeaWorld Orlando might wait a couple of months before matching them. During a conference call last week to discuss SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s fourth-quarter...
  • Tony La Russa is pleased to see baseball go to the dogs

    Tony La Russa is pleased to see baseball go to the dogs
    ORLANDO, FLA. -- Tony La Russa reaches down to pet a dog at the Global Pet Expo (March 12-14 at the Orange County Convention Center here), the pet industry's largest trade show with nearly 1,000 exhibitors. As he gently strokes the puppy, La Russa's three...
  • Florida travel calendar for March

    Florida travel calendar for March
    Check out festivals and events in March across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Feb. 1 -March 9: Bands Brew and BBQ...
  • MegaCon 2014 takes over Orange County Convention Center

    MegaCon 2014 takes over Orange County Convention Center
    MegaCon 2014 is officially open, so that means Lara Croft, Spider-Man and a gaggle of Minecraft characters are roaming around the Orange County Convention Center this afternoon.  Hundreds of costumed characters from the world of sci-fi, video games...
  • Browse, shop, enjoy. Repeat.

    Browse, shop, enjoy. Repeat.
    Renew, refresh and restore your home by finding innovative new products, ideas, and practical advice from celebrity experts – all under one roof. From April 4 – 6 stop by the Orange County Convention Center to compare, shop, and save on...
  • Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals

    Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals
    In the battle for tourists, Los Angeles is losing ground to rivals Orlando, Fla., New York, and Chicago. L.A. County has broken its own record for annual visitors three years in a row — thanks to a rebounding economy, sunny California weather...