Event Design Inspiration: The Energy of Orlando

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There is a thin line between staying both on brand and on trend without losing sight of one or the

3 New Ideas for Entertaining in Orlando

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Get inspired with the latest ideas in catering, teambuilding, and more in and around Orlando and Central Florida

Chicago, Orlando Rank as Most Popular Destinations for Planners

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Chicago and Orlando are tied at the top, and Washington, San Diego, and Las Vegas round out the top five

2018 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Orlando/Central Florida Venues for Meetings and Events

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Here are the most anticipated Orlando/Central Florida restaurants, corporate event venues Looking for a new venue for your next event?

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

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

Top 5 Event Planners: Orlando

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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.

Best of 2017: 10 Most Notable Orlando/Central Florida Venue Openings of 2017

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This year saw the opening of many significant event and meeting venues in Orlando/Central Florida. Here's a look at the

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

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

Catching Up: George Aguel, President and CEO, Visit Orlando

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George Aguel, Visit Orlando. In May, Visit Orlando announced that the destination became the first in the U.S. George Aguel, who celebrates his five-year anniversary heading up Visit Orlando in 2018, weighs in on what’s new and what’s next for the destination.

3 New Ideas for Entertaining in Orlando

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Serious About Business Innovation? So Is Orlando.

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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 ).

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

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

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

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Minions, Meetings, and More at Universal Orlando

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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.

New Multiday, Multilocation Food Fest Debuts in Orlando

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Turn Your Meeting Into an Artful Experience at Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando

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From the moment you arrive at Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando , you are invited to let your creativity come out to play as you wander the hallways, which are adorned with intricate décor from around the world.

Visit Orlando App Features Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence

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Destination marketing organization Visit Orlando has partnered with WayBlazer artificial intelligence and IBM Watson technology to create an innovative travel app that boasts tailored itineraries and personalized suggestions for one of the most visited destinations in the United States.

Coca-Cola Orlando Eye Debuts on I-Drive 360

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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.

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

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A Gem of a Show in Orlando

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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

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

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

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

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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.

Where to Host Your Next Conference: 8 Best Locations

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Orlando, Florida. With an average hotel rate of $114 a night, Orlando is one of the most affordable major convention cities. It really couldn’t be more convenient or affordable to host and attend a conference in Orlando. Its average of $114 is tied with Orlando.

Inspiration Innovation Gala Event Spotlight

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In our event spotlight this week, we are featuring the Orlando Science Center’s Inspiration Innovation Gala. AllSeated came to our rescue when planning our Inspiring Innovation Gala, Orlando Science Center’s biggest fundraising event of the year. Venue: Orlando Science Center.

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7 Toy-riffic Ways to Incorporate Toy Story Land into Meetings

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Event planners can create a memorable party by hiring a Human Slinky performer, such as Scarlett Entertainment & Events’ Veniamin, who has appeared on Late Show with David Letterman , America’s Got Talent , Britain’s Got Talent and The View and at SeaWorld Orlando.

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Walt Disney World Resorts Adding Exciting New Group Options

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Meeting planners might not always think of Walt Disney World as a venue for clients with serious business in mind , but the “House the Mouse Built” is continually evolving to offer new options for incentive trips, conferences and other corporate gatherings. “We

Airport Satisfaction Makes Getting to the Meeting Easier

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The top five mega-airports in North America for 2017 are (ratings are on a scale of 0–1,000): Orlando International Airport (MCO): 778. Event planners know that getting there is half of the challenge, but a new report by J.D.

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

Puerto Rico Properties Spared Irma’s Worst; Bahama Properties Prepare for Worst

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SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment Orlando, Legoland Florida Theme Park and Water Park and Walt Disney World Resort planned to close on Sunday and Monday, although a statement said that Walt Disney World Resort hotels would remain open.

Livestreaming Like The Pros

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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

Best Food-Truck Catering for Your Next Event

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Simply Divine, Orlando, Florida. Voted Best Food Truck in Orlando 2015, Chef Edgar and the team at Simply Divine will create a bespoke menu for your event, based on your requirements, using fresh and flavorful ingredients. Food trucks are fun, convenient, serve delicious food at a fraction of the cost of a sit-down meal, and are a great addition to any event.

Forecast: 8 New Ideas for Meetings and Events

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From group brewery tours in Orlando to children’s flower parties in New York, here's a look at the latest new

Top 5 Cities on the Vegan Bandwagon

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Orlando. WalletHub found that Orlando has the nation’s highest share of restaurants serving plant-based options—31.14 Surprisingly, Orlando even beat out San Francisco. Destinations accommodate affordable big cities cafe california caterers chef diet F&B Florida la list los angeles new york nyc option oregon orlando portland rank restaurants restrictions San Francisco sf survey Travel vegan vegetables vegetarian

Survey: Meeting Planners Prioritize Safety, Cleanliness

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More key findings: Chicago, Orlando and Washington, D.C., Meeting Planning chicago destinationMAP meeting locations meeting planner destinations meeting planner preferences meeting sites orlando survey washington dc

Puerto Rico Properties Spared Irma’s Worst; Bahama Properties Prepare for Worst

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SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment Orlando, Legoland Florida Theme Park and Water Park and Walt Disney World Resort planned to close on Sunday and Monday, although a statement said that Walt Disney World Resort hotels would remain open.

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

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