The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando*

The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is not only the primary convention center for Central Florida, but it’s also the second-largest convention center in the United States (behind Chicago’s McCormick Place). It takes up over 7 million square feet, 2.1 million of which is exhibit space. It’s located on International Drive in the heart of Orlando’s major tourist area. Among the Center’s features are two 92,000 square foot general assembly areas, 74 meeting rooms, a 2,643-seat theater, a 200-seat lecture hall, a 62,000 square foot multi-purpose room, three full-service restaurants, eight food courts, three business centers, on-site parking for 6,227, three covered loading docs, and it’s surrounded by over 113,000 hotel rooms.

The Convention Center opened in February 1983 and has since undergone several major changes. It sees over one million guests each year and has a 1.9 billion dollar impact on Central Florida’s economy at no cost to Orange County citizens. In addition to the direct financial impact, over 25,000 employees and over 1,000 businesses are impacted by various activities and events that take place at the Convention Center.

Not only is it an economic asset, but an environmental asset as well, and it has been recognized nationally for its commitment to the environment through several features and on-going processes. These include applying Xeriscape planting principles, recycling efforts, using Green Seal cleaning products, testing low-flow faucets, irrigating with reclaimed water, installing a solar photovoltaic system, supporting green education with its Climate-Change Education Center, and working with guests and event organizers to support and execute green events.

If you’re planning to exhibit at an upcoming Orange County Convention Center event and are in need of quality technology rentals, visit Rentacomputer.com or call 877-422-1907 to get a fast quote on Orlando computer, audio visual, and other technology rentals.

*Rentacomputer.com and Convention Vendor are not affiliated with or in any way authorized by The Orange County Convention Center. Rentacomputer.com is an independent nationwide technology rental provider and this page in no way implies exclusivity of service to the The Orange County Convention Center.

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