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Orange County Convention Center

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Antiques Roadshow valued famous photos at $75,000

    Antiques Roadshow valued famous photos at $75,000
    One of the most memorable photographs to emerge from the assassination of President Kennedy 50 years ago is the swearing-in of Lyndon Johnson as president aboard Air Force One. The picture was made by the official White House photographer Cecil...
  • Simulation-training contractors court global customers at trade show

    Simulation-training contractors court global customers at trade show
    Showcasing everything from virtual fighter jets to virtual surgery, Central Florida defense contractors cast a wider net Tuesday to haul in new customers at the country's largest military-training trade show. With U.S. military agencies battling major...
  • City to pay Magic $1.7M to add conference space downtown

    City to pay Magic $1.7M to add conference space downtown
    City Hall plans to give $1.7 million to help the Orlando Magic build a sports-and-entertainment complex downtown. Orlando officials say the taxpayer money will ensure downtown Orlando gets something it badly needs: conference space. "If you ask me...