2017 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Orlando/Central Florida Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Serious About Business Innovation? So Is Orlando.

PCMA Convene

Orlando is more than just fun and games. One of Orlando’s simulation-training facilities. Orlando has long been associated with magic, but that’s not the “tomorrowland” quality that has made it a Top 10 “American City of the Future,” ( fDi Magazine ).

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Las Vegas, Austin and Orlando Earn Top Marks in J.D. Power Destination Study

Smart Meetings

South Region: Orlando, Florida, noted for family-oriented theme parks, ranks highest in the region with a score of 815 points, followed by Miami and New Orleans in a tie at 814. Orlando performs particularly well with infrastructure and activities.

10 New Tech-Forward Venues in Orlando/Central Florida

BizBash

10 New Orlando/Central Florida Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

BizBash

The meeting industry’s biggest dirty secret

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room—a powerful conference session There’s been a lot of interest in The Solution Room, a session that I co-facilitated last July at Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress in Orlando, Florida.

Minions, Meetings, and More at Universal Orlando

PCMA Convene

Usually you can accuse a corporate marketing team of overselling things, but when it comes to Universal Orlando Resort’s “meeting enhancements” program, the opposite might be true. The next morning, we spent a few hours at digitalNow, then headed off to truly experience Universal Orlando.

Best of 2016: 10 Most Notable Orlando/Central Florida Venue Openings of 2016

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10 New Venues in Orlando/Central Florida for Spring Meetings and Events

BizBash

Here's a look at new Orlando/Central Florida eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open

Livestreaming Like The Pros

PCMA Convene

When a group in the health-care and medical-research industry meeting at the Hilton Orlando needed an in-house broadcast studio, it turned the camera on the property’s Lake Eola room. . Event Design Room Set AV Hilton Orlando Lake Eola room livestreaming Stacie Sargis

New Multiday, Multilocation Food Fest Debuts in Orlando

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Six ways to keep attendees comfortable and improve your event

Conferences that Work

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10 New Orlando/Central Florida Venues for Summer Entertaining and Events

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Top 5 Event Planners: Orlando

Social Tables

The post Top 5 Event Planners: Orlando appeared first on The Social Tables Blog. Just Events! Group. This team has been planning and implementing award winning events for over 20 years.

Coca-Cola Orlando Eye Debuts on I-Drive 360

Smart Meetings

I-Drive 360 in Orlando’s convention corridor has teamed up with America’s favorite beverage company to reveal a newly bedecked observation wheel. Coca-Cola Orlando Eye was christened last week with red and white streamers and bold contemporary look.

A Gem of a Show in Orlando

PCMA Convene

Sponsored by the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) and Visit Orlando, the one-day PCMA Roadshow in mid-May in Orlando gave a group of association and corporate event organizers — along with Convene — two back-of-house tours.

10 New Venues in Orlando/Central Florida for Spring Meetings and Events

BizBash

2017 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Orlando/Central Florida Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Best of 2016: 10 Most Notable Orlando/Central Florida Venue Openings of 2016

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Cvent’s Top 10 U.S. Meeting Destinations

Smart Meetings

1 city, Orlando , continues its reign at the top. Orlando, FL. Not long after announcing its top 100 U.S. meeting hotels , leading event management software provider Cvent has released its annual list of top meeting destinations. To create it, Cvent analyzed 5,000 U.S.

10 Best U.S. Cities for Business Travel

Smart Meetings

Orlando. A meeting in Orlando can combine business and pleasure. The massive amount of meeting space across 150 meetings hotels is a great place for productivity while the many theme parks, such as SeaWorld Orlando and Universal Studios Florida, can provide days of excitement.

Michelle Moore Experiences Kissimmee for Herself

Connect Your Meetings

But her perspective on the Central Florida destination is completely different after making the short jump from Visit Orlando, where she was previously destination services senior manager. Connect talked with Moore, who’s also worked at The Ritz-Carlton/JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes and Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, about raising awareness about Kissimmee and what markets Orlando’s smaller, more affordable neighbor is targeting.

One ‘Genius’ Registration Solution

PCMA Convene

Instead, they had been encouraged to pick up their badges at registration counters strategically placed in the baggage claim areas of Terminals A and B at Orlando International Airport. On site for Day 1 of SAPPHIRE NOW at the Orange County Convention Center.

Participatory voting at events: Part 2—Low-tech versus high-tech solutions

Conferences that Work

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The interpersonal dynamics of silent retreats

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room—a powerful conference session There’s been a lot of interest in The Solution Room, a session that I co-facilitated last July at Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress in Orlando, Florida.

Save $100 on Adrian Segar’s first 1½ day participation techniques workshop!

Conferences that Work

Transform Your Sessions With These Participation Techniques Here’s a short introductory video about my 2½ hour workshop at MPI’s World Education Congress 2011, July 23-26, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida. I’m excited!

Guaranteeing audience engagement at your events

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room—a powerful conference session There’s been a lot of interest in The Solution Room, a session that I co-facilitated last July at Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress in Orlando, Florida. Most people won’t ask questions at meetings.

Create Powerful Meetings Instead of Power-over Meetings

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room—a powerful conference session There’s been a lot of interest in The Solution Room, a session that I co-facilitated last July at Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress in Orlando, Florida.

This Florida City Just Set a Guinness World Record for Gratitude

Smart Meetings

Visit Orlando delivered this message in a big way to the record 68 million visitors to the theme park capital of the world by setting a Guinness World Record for number of hand-written thank you cards collected in one day. “Thanks a lot.”

The architecture of assembly

Conferences that Work

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What’s the best learning model for conference sessions?

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room—a powerful conference session There’s been a lot of interest in The Solution Room, a session that I co-facilitated last July at Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress in Orlando, Florida.

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June 13, 2017: Sponsors Drop Public Theater Event Sponsorship Over Trump-Inspired ‘Julius Caesar,’ Ad Agencies Weigh Importance of Cannes, Orlando Remembers Pulse Victims With Day of Memorial Events

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SPONSORS DROP PUBLIC THEATER EVENT SPONSORSHIP OVER TRUMP-INSPIRED 'JULIUS CAESAR': Delta and Bank of America, two major sponsors of

12 Powerful Event Statistics and Trends for 2016

Capterra Event Management

The top three most popular destinations for meetings are: Orlando, FL, Las Vegas, NV, and Chicago, IL. The event management industry is a numbers game. How many tickets can you sell? How many attendees will show? How much should you spend on a venue ? Can you afford to fly a team to an event?

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Use pair share to quickly improve your conference sessions

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room—a powerful conference session There’s been a lot of interest in The Solution Room, a session that I co-facilitated last July at Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress in Orlando, Florida. In less than three minutes, you can improve almost any conference session with pair share.

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One Great Idea: The Perfect General Session Conversation Starter

MeetingsNet

Try this quick tip from Sharon Fisher, Idea Sparker (CEO) at Orlando-based Play With a Purpose. Want to make your general session more welcoming? read more. Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Event Design & Ideas Meetings Fuel

How This Beauty Show Honored Lives Lost in the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

BizBash

Amid the loud, pumping music, bright lights, and colorful exhibits that filled the Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event June 3

2016 Platinum Choice Award Winners Announced

Smart Meetings

Hyatt Regency Orlando. Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. Visit Orlando. Distinguished hotels and CVBs earn coveted recognition from Smart Meetings.

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8 essential event security details for planners

Plan Your Meetings

Orlando. Paris. Every new safety and security incident is a wake-up call for meeting and event professionals. The bottom line is that events and venues can be vulnerable. Wherever large crowds congregate can be tempting targets for terrorists or “ lone wolves ” with psychiatric problems.

Tips to Save Time and Money on Labor Day Travel

Smart Meetings

Orlando. For many Americans, the Labor Day holiday evokes thoughts of barbeque, beaches and the last hurrahs of summer. It’s always one of the busiest holiday travel periods of the year, and this year it may be even more hectic than usual.

San Antonio No. 1 Among Best Cities for Conferences

Smart Meetings

Orlando ranked No. 6, with a higher concentration of dining and entertainment options than San Diego or Orlando. Orlando. Cities with the largest convention centers and most hotels aren’t always the best cities for conferences.

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