Meetings and conventions drive Orlando business resumption
Across the industry
Presentation of the FCU: Earlier this week, Toni Caracciolo, Vice President of Marketing, spoke to the University of Central Florida MBA Marketing class about Visit Orlando’s role as a destination marketing organization. Speaking to current students is an example of our commitment to nurturing tomorrow’s future leaders and showcasing careers in the travel and tourism industry.
Pride Chamber Golf Tournament: Visit Orlando joined community and business leaders at Dubsdread for the annual Pride Chamber Golf Tournament.
Spectrum Reach Event: Spectrum hosted an event for members of its sales team to learn about the latest research trends and market projections for our industry. Visit Orlando’s Director of Market Research and Information, Maria Henson, provided the update.
Webinar Investing in Greater Orlando: Invest Greater Orlando hosted a virtual webinar led by industry leaders. Keynote speakers included Tim Giuliani, President and CEO of Orlando Economic Partnership, and Peter Cranis, Executive Director of Florida’s Space Coast Office of Tourism.
I-Drive room breakfast: Members of the Visit Orlando team attended the International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon this month. Located at the Rodizio Grill, the subject focused on the ongoing Pointe Orlando redevelopment project to improve connectivity, create gathering places and add artistic elements.
Florida Legislative Update: Stan Rubins, vice president of external affairs and general counsel, represented Visit Orlando during Florida’s legislative update. Panelists provided a recap on how the new laws and imposed changes will impact the future of Orange County.
MPI WEC Annual Conference: Visit Orlando representatives attend the annual MPI WEC conference with our sales team to secure appointments with buyers, build client relationships and stay up to date with the latest trends in our industry.
IAEE MarketHub Highlight Series: Yesterday, I joined Scott Craighead, Vice President of Exhibitions and Events at IAEE, at their MarketHub Highlight Series to provide an update on Orlando and our region’s new global brand, Unbelievably Real.