Orlando Orange County Convention Center - Calendar of Events

Orlando Orange County Convention Center - Calendar of Events
Apr. 30 – May 3 – American Association of Orthodontists (16,000 attendees)
The 2016 Doctors Scientific Program will offer a wealth of clinical and scientific information application to orthodontic practice, as well as in-depth information about every aspect of effective practice management.Our world-class entertainment will include Opening Ceremonies at SeaWorld and the AAO Gala at Universal Studios Florida.
May 2 – 4 – Best Buy Company Achievers (2,300 attendees)
May 3 – 5 – RFID Journal Live (3,000 attendees)
RFID Journal LIVE! is the world's largest and most important event focused on radio frequency identification and related technologies. Now in its 14th year, LIVE! features more than 200 exhibitors from around the world. The conference program, which features more than 100 sessions—including more than 50 new end-user case studies—is comprised of pre-conference seminars, the main conference (keynotes and tracks) and post-conference master classes and workshops.
May 12 – 14 – ASEA Annual Convention (3,000 attendees)
The premier ASEA event, our annual convention offers an incredible lineup of speakers that motivate, inspire and share their personal secrets for success. Learn how to use and leverage the latest tools and trends, hear from industry innovators and see how other Associate leaders are growing their ASEA business. Come to the convention and discover how ASEA can equip you with all the training and solutions every Associate needs to ignite their business. At ASEA's convention, you'll make connections with rising stars and seasoned business leaders. Take the time to discuss the latest trends, talk with your peers and learn how to get the most out of your business by being part of the thriving ASEA network.
May 17 – 19 – Sapphire Now (16,000 attendees)
Join us at SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference in 2016, the largest global business technology event, hosted by SAP and ASUG. Connect with the community that uses SAP software every day. Learn how to enable your digital business strategy and get more from your technology investment. Explore the full array of SAP, SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass, SAP Hybris, SAP SuccessFactors, and Concur offerings all in one place.
May 17 – 19 – SME – RAPID Expo & Conference (2,000 attendees)
Entering its 26th year, SME’s RAPID event plays a vital role in defining additive manufacturing. As the leader and authority figure in 3D technologies, RAPID attracts buyers, sellers, and end-users of design, prototyping, tooling, and direct digital technologies to the preeminent event for discovery, innovation, and networking.
The level of cutting-edge 3D innovation at RAPID is unparalleled, as well as the breadth and depth of additive expertise across all industries. This is an extraordinary opportunity to experience the newest 3D products, technologies, and materials and do a side-by-side comparison to find your best fit. This is your event to explore the unlimited possibilities of how 3D technology can advance your business.
May 22 – 25 – International Trademark Association Annual Meeting (8,900 attendees)
May 26 – 29 – MegaCon (40,000 attendees)
The Southeast's premier Comic Book, Anime, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, & Pop Culture event! http://megaconvention.com/
May 27 – Jun. 1 – USA Volleyball Open National Championships & Corporate Annual Meetings (6,500 attendees)
May 30 – 2016 Leggz Dance Academy Recital (1,400 attendees)
Our recitals showcase the hard work our dance instructors, and their students, put in, to become well trained dancers. Many of our graduates dance for well-known companies. This event is open to the public. http://www.leggzdance.com/index.html#.Vxjd2tUrKUk
June 3 – 4 – Hispanic Business Conference & Expo (8,500 attendees)
To provide an environment to strengthen the economic development and community integration between businesses and the Hispanic community in the region. This event is not open to the public.
June 5 – 6 – Premiere Beauty Show (50,000 attendees)
Premiere Orlando/Premiere DAYSPA is a tradeshow for the professional beauty industry where licensed professionals connect with manufacturers and distributors of hair, nail and skincare products. According to Trade Show News Network, Premiere Orlando/Premiere DAYSPA is the largest beauty show in the United States. With over 650 classes offered and close to 800 exhibiting companies, Premiere Orlando/Premiere DAYSPA is a venue with multiple resources for discovering new techniques, new trends and new products. This event is not open to the public.
June 11 – DeVry University June 2016 Graduation (1,200 attendees)
This event is not open to the public.
June 17 – 18 – Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Contractors Association (2,300 attendees)
FRSA's convention consists of three full days of education, networking, family fun, sports, and friends along with two days of FRSA's highly recognized trade show, the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo. This event is not open to the public.
June 18 – Black Men’s Health & Wellness Expo (1,300 attendees)
The Annual Black Men’s Health Summit and Bi-Annual Crossing Bridges: Hip-Hop Teen Health Summit are sponsored by the Central Florida Pharmacy Council (CFPC). The CFPC is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1996 by Angela Adams, PharmD a pharmacist with a mission to improve the health and wellness of African Americans and minorities through the development and presentation of culturally specific health education programs. The summits address health concerns of all men of color who suffer disproportionately from illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and hypertension. The summits are “male only”, open to the public at no cost and offer breakfast, health screenings, information workshops and wellness exhibits. The Black Men’s Health Summit targets men 19 years and older and the Crossing Bridges: Hip-Hop Health Teen Summit targets males between the ages of 12 and 18. This event is not open to the public.
June 19 – 26 – AAU Jr. National Volleyball Championships (72,000 attendees)
This event is not open to the public.
June 22 – WBENC – Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (4,000 attendees)
The National Conference & Business Fair is the largest of its kind for women business owners in the United States. Women’s business enterprises and representatives from organizations whose missions align with WBENC’s vision of expanding women’s business opportunities in the market place will converge in Orlando, FL for three days of robust programming, including: lectures and presentations from today’s thought leaders, engaging panel discussions, 1:1 MatchMaker sessions, networking receptions, and a business fair featuring over 300 exhibitors. This event is not open to the public.
June 24 – 27 – American Library Association (21,000 attendees)
The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. The ALA 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibition is where you can learn from – and be entertained by – World-Class speakers; engage in issues that matter; discover the newest products and services; and celebrate books, authors, accomplishments and libraries!This event is not open to the public.
June 24 – DoTERRA Aromatouch Event (1,000 attendees)
This event is not open to the public.
June 28 – 30 – Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship (10,000 attendees)
A time for us to focus on Faith, Family, Fitness, & Finance. In addition to this spirit-filled conference, we will also offer family friendly activities at local theme-parks as well as a comedy show with Rickey Smiley and friends at the Hard Rock Cafe Orlando. This event is not open to the public.
July 1 – 3 – Team Global Convention 2016 (6,000 attendees)
This event is not open to the public.
July 3 – 16 – Youth Basketball of America (10,000 attendees)
Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) is thrilled to announce the 2016 National Championship will be held atthe Orange County Convention Center (16 courts under one roof) in Orlando, Florida. The YBOA National Championship is not only a tournament but a great family event that includes Achievement Awards, Skills Contests, entertainment, and more!
This furthers YBOA’s goal to not only present the highest quality national basketball event but provide tremendous vacation opportunities for families and guests in the heart of Central Florida, providing easy access to all of the world-class attractions and activities in the area. This event is not open to the public.
July 7 – 9 – Summer FUN (5,000 attendees)
Florida United Numismatists, Inc., is hosting the 10th Annual Summer FUN Convention in Orlando Florida, July 7 - 9 2016. The convention will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive in Hall WE1. This location is across I-Drive from the new facility. The convention opens to the public at 10:00 A.M., July 7th and will run through 5:30 P.M. July 9th. Numismatic dealers from around the country will converge at the Orange County Convention Center to buy, sell and appraise coins, paper currency, tokens, medals and other items. Make sure to mark your calendar for this great numismatic event! http://www.funtopics.com/summer-fun.html
July 13 – 15 – American Sportfishing Association ICAST 2016 (11,000 attendees)
ICAST, the world’s largest sportfishing trade show, is the premier showcase for the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel. ICAST is the cornerstone of the sportfishing industry, helping to drive recreational fishing product sales year round. This event is not open to the public.
July 14 – SHI Global Sales Conference 2016 (1,000 attendees)
This event is not open to the public.
July 23 – 26 – National Council of La Raza Annual Conference & National Latino Family Expo (20,000 attendees)
NCLR is proud to exhibit its growth and success at the NCLR Annual Conference, representing the largest gathering of the nation’s most influential individuals, organizations, institutions, and companies working with the Hispanic community.The NCLR Annual Conference provides a forum for people in the business of social change to learn about ongoing and emerging issues in the Hispanic community, connect with key community leaders, and generate partnerships with Hispanic community-based organizations.
The NCLR Annual Conference consists of four days of the most thorough and cutting-edge workshops addressing critical issues in the Latino community, five key meal events before an audience of 2,000 and presentations from speakers of national and international prominence.
The NCLR National Latino Family Expo® is one of the largest events in the country focused on resources and activities for the Latino family, with more than 100 exhibitors showcasing their products and services. From live entertainment and giveaways to free health screenings and informative demonstrations, everyone will discover something new in a fun and exciting environment that the entire family will enjoy. The Expo is open to all, and attendance is free of charge! This event is open to the public. http://conference.nclr.org/ and http://expo.nclr.org/
July 24 – 28 – World Federation of Hemophilia – World Congress (5,500 attendees)
The World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) is a not-for-profit organization working to improve and sustain treatment of people with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. The WFH has been a member of the World Health Organization since 1969 and has national member organization (NMOs) in more than 100 countries. This event is not open to the public.
July 28 – 30 – Zumba Fitness Instructor Convention (6,000 attendees)
This event is not open to the public.
July 28 – 30 – PLC Institutes 2016 (2,500 attendees)
The Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process is increasingly recognized as the most powerful strategy for sustained, substantive school improvement. This institute gives you and your team the knowledge and tools to implement this powerful process in your school or district.
For three days, you will have the opportunity to network with some of the most insightful minds in education. The presenters, all educators who have successfully led schools through the PLC process, are accessible to you throughout the event. This event is not open to the public.
July 29 – 31 – GeekyCon 2016
GeekyCon is a fan convention that values creativity and community over commercialism. We don't charge for autographs or photographs. Instead, we give our attendees and special guests an exciting space to geek out together about the books, games, TV, film, and web series we all love. Are you a Potterhead? A Disneyphile? A Supernatural fan, a Whovian, Sherlockian, Gleek, Avenger, or a proud member of any other awesome fandom? Do you love wearing your love of fandom on your sleeve (or your whole outfit)? If you get a kick out of cosplay, have read your fair share of fanfiction, or just feel passionately about stories, then you have to check out GeekyCon. This event is open to the public. http://www.geekycon.com/
July 29 – Creflo Dollar Change Experience (2,000 attendees)
Join Creflo Dollar live in Orlando for an exclusive, one‑night experience. Creflo Dollar is the founder and senior pastor of World Changers Church International (WCCI) in College Park, Georgia, which serves nearly 30,000 members; World Changers Church-New York, which hosts over 6,000 worshippers each week; and a host of satellite churches, located in Los Angeles, California; Indianapolis, Indiana; Washington, D.C.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; Dallas and Houston, Texas; and Carrollton, Norcross, Macon, and Marietta, Georgia. As mandated by God, Creflo Dollar’s goal is to establish 500 satellite churches around the world. With 30 years in ministry, Creflo Dollar is committed to bringing the Good News of Jesus Christ to people all over the world, literally changing the world one person at a time. This event is open to the public. http://www.creflodollarministries.org/