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Orange County Convention Center

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  • Black Men's Health Summit this Saturday

    Black Men's Health Summit this Saturday
    On Saturday, fathers can receive the gift of health as part of the 17th annual Black Men’s Health Summit. The free, one-day health expo for men of color will be hosted in the Orange County Convention Center’s North Concourse from 8 a.m. to 2...
  • To train Imagineers and attractions artists of tomorrow, college creates MFA in themed entertainment design

    To train Imagineers and attractions artists of tomorrow, college creates MFA in themed entertainment design
    If you’re in college and hoping to get a job in the themed-attractions industry, this week’s IAAPA Expo had to be a heartening sight, based on the event’s size and attendance. The annual trade show, hosted by the International...
  • Economist Fishkind weighs in on venues v. convention center

     
    A leading local economist said he's skeptical of diverting any tourist tax revenues away from maintaining the convention center in order to help fund $175 million of delayed upgrades to the aging downtown stadium. “It gets to be ever more...
  • Florida travel guide for car enthusiasts: Museums, races and festivals

    Florida travel guide for car enthusiasts: Museums, races and festivals
    Check out our new guide for car enthusiasts. You will find information on Florida auto museums, races, car shows, festivals and more. MUSEUMS Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, Ocala: A visual history of drag racing, with Big Daddy Garlits's Swamp Rat...
  • Overnited cinna’ buns, or how Mayor Jacobs became Princess Leia

     
    What's the universe coming to when you can't find a good pair of cinnamon bun hair pieces? That's what Orange County officials found themselves muttering when they tried to outfit Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs with the requisite hair-do to play...
  • T.D. Jakes leadership conference in Orlando on May 3-5

     
    Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor at The Potter’s House, will address the most pressing needs of today’s church during his International Pastors & Leadership Conference on May 3-5 at the Orange County Convention Center,  800 International...
  • Mayor Jacobs picks Canning to lead convention center

     
    Kathleen Canning, a favorite to take over the nation's second-largest convention center, was announced as the next executive director of Orange County's massive exhibit hall today. Canning will take over the top spot at the Orange County Convention Center...
  • Star Wars Miniland set for Legoland Florida

     
     WINTER HAVEN — Legoland Florida will expand its Miniland area to include “Star Wars” scenes in November, General Manager Adrian Jones announced Thursday. The addition will include seven clusters to represent the six films plus the...
  • Politicians, experts talk on “Power of the Hispanic Market”

     
    Just a day before the kickoff of the Career Expo in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA)  presents “Power of the Hispanic Market,” an event that will feature political and business...
  • Orlando MegaCon adds Wil Wheaton

     
    The man who played Wesley Crusher is coming to town. Wil Wheaton will join Orlando MegaCon at the Orange County Convention Center. The event runs March 15-17. Wheaton will be in good company with co-stars from ”Star Trek: The Next Generation.”...
  • Deidre Hall: The days of her life are full, fabulous

     
    Hall's favorite food secret? Red pepper soup for its high concentration of Vitamin C. "You can make it in 12 minutes," Hall said. "Serve it with whole grain bread, and you have a spectacular meal."...