Orlando Orange County Convention Center - Calendar of Events
Sept. 4 – 6 – Surf Expo (20,000 attendees)
Surf Expo is produced in January and September in Orlando, Florida and draws buyers from specialty stores across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world. The show features approximately 2,600 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies, and demos. Average buyer and exhibitor turnout exceeds 26,000 attendees including retailers, exhibitors and media per show.
Sept. 4 – 6 – Imprinted Sportswear Show (2,000 attendees)
For over 35 years, IMPRINTED SPORTSWEAR SHOW (ISS) is the LARGEST trade show dedicated to the decorated apparel industry. Located nationwide, attendees who primarily screen print or embroider on t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, baby apparel, hats, bags and much more will find the best selection of vendors for supplies and screen printing equipment. There are LIVE demonstrations of apparel screen printing, embroidery and digital printing direct-to-garment (DTG) equipment and specialty products such as performance stretch inks and glitter threads at ISS apparel trade shows.
THE IMPRINTED SPORTSWEAR SHOWS ARE THE PLACE to get new ideas On how to create unique apparel, see the latest techniques and technologies to help grow your business, meet and gain invaluable insight from industry experts and network with top manufacturers and other business owners.
Sept. 5 – 7 – Orlando Fall Home & Garden Show (10,000 attendees)
Don't miss your opportunity to turn your home and garden dreams into reality! The entire Orange County Convention Center will be completely transformed, for one weekend only, into a Home and Garden Extravaganza. From the front door to the backyard you'll find it all at the 5th Annual Orlando Fall Home & Garden Show. This event is open to the public. http://www.orlandohomeandgardenshow.com/
Sept. 7 – 9 – The Florida Restaurant Show (11,000 attendees)
In the restaurant and foodservice industry, you're constantly looking for new ideas and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show is your source! From insightful education to palate-pleasing food and drink trends; new product options and idea generating special events – don't miss this opportunity to fine tune your business.
Sept. 8 – 11 – Fiserv Fall Credit Union (2,100 attendees)
Sept. 12 – 14 – Orlando Boat Show (2,500 attendees)
The Orlando Boat Show is central Florida’s premiere boat show owned by the marine business members of the Marine Industry Association of Central Florida. This event is open to the public. http://www.orlandoboatshow.com/
Sept. 14 – Perfect Wedding Guide Wedding Expo (1,500 attendees)
Perfect Wedding Guide is bringing the ultimate wedding planning experience to Orlando on September 14, 2014. From the first wedding finds to the final details there is something for brides in every stage of wedding planning at the PWG Wedding Show.
A PWG Wedding Show gives wedding vendors and brides the opportunity to meet and connect. Come join us for a day of wedding planning fun for brides and business building for wedding vendors. This event is open to the public. http://www.perfectweddingguide.com/location/florida/orlando/
Sept. 18 – 20 – AAFPRS Fall Meeting (1,500 attendees)
The program is full of learning opportunities covering all aspects of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in various formats: panels, lectures, workshops, free paper presentations, and instruction courses. To note, we have organized the instruction courses in four different topics that will be running concurrently each afternoon. These topics include aging face and rhinoplasty; non-surgical and office-based; business management and marketing; and reconstructive surgery. This will allow you the flexibility of attending one course at a time in four different topic areas.o meet and connect. Come join us for a day of wedding planning fun for brides and business building for wedding vendors.
Sept. 21 – 24 – OTO Expo (9,000 attendees)
In its 118th year, the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM is “the world’s best gathering of otolaryngologists.” Held each fall, the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM provides an opportunity for thousands of Academy members, non-member physicians, allied health professionals, administrators, and exhibiting companies to converge for an exhilarating four days.
Sept. 25 – 27 – The Landscape Show (9,465 attendees)
Join over 6,500 attendees, and attend the southeast's premier landscape and horticulture conference and trade event. The Landscape Show features over 200,000 square feet of trees, shrubs, equipment and more from nearly 450 exhibiting companies. The Landscape Show offers a complete cast of plants, trees, palms, landscape equipment, hardscape products, irrigation, production equipment, business services and garden center supplies.You'll find superstar products you already love and discover the new looks, talent and ideas the industry has to offer.
Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 – Educause Annual Conference (5,000 attendees)
With over 300 sessions and more than 500 speakers—60+ webcasts and 18 exclusive online sessions provided virtually—the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference presents a robust, community-generated program that explores today's toughest IT issues facing higher education and convenes some of the brightest minds in the community. meet and connect. Come join us for a day of wedding planning fun for brides and business building for wedding vendors. Brides - use code FBEVENT in the checkout cart at Orlando.PWGShows.com for $5 tickets to the show.
Oct. 3 – 5 – Grand Prix: Orlando (2,500 attendees)
StarCityGames.com proudly presents Grand Prix: Orlando. This October, make sure to visit Dominaria Resort: The Most Magical Plane in the Multiverse! This event is open to the public. http://www.magicgp.com/GPOrlando/index.html
Oct. 9 – 12 – Southern Women’s Show (26,000 attendees)
Four days of shopping, fashion shows, celebrity appearances, food sampling, pampering, and more. Save the Date! October 9-12, 2014.
The Southern Women's Show returns to Orlando October 9-12, 2014 and you're invited to join in the FUN! Jam-packed with cool jewelry and handbags, make-up tips and tricks, delicious gourmet treats and more. Besides the incredible shopping, you can enjoy runway fashion shows, cooking classes, and informed speakers. Grab your mom, sister, or best friend and spend the day - or weekend - doing everything you love!! https://southernshows.com/wor
Oct. 14 – 16 – Camx – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (3,000 attendees)
ACMA and SAMPE, the two leading composites and advanced materials industry organizations for nearly 60 years, have created a new event that connects and advances all aspects of the world's composites and advanced materials communities. CAMX is America's go-to marketplace for products, solutions, networking, and advanced industry thinking. CAMX replaces ACMA's COMPOSITES Convention and SAMPE's Annual Spring Convention forming ONE super industry event.
Oct. 16 – 19 – American International Motorcycle Expo (10,000 attendees)
The American International Motorcycle Expo is the premier trade and consumer show in North America, taking place October 16-19, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.
The American International Motorcycle Expo’s purpose is to serve as the catalyst to bring together industry, press, dealers and consumers in a single arena that creates a grand stage for motorcycling in the U.S. and North America, and delivers an efficient and energetic market-timed expo platform for B2B and B2C in the motorcycle industry. AIMExpo is the single most important event of its type in the North American market and will have international impact within the motorcycling community. http://www.aimexpousa.com/
Oct. 21 – 23 – National Business Aviation Association (27,000 attendees)
The NBAA convention is the place to be each year for everyone who's anyone in business aviation. NBAA2014 will be the can't-miss, business aviation event of the year and the seventh largest tradeshow in the U.S. Exhibit space is available indoors at the Orange County Convention Center and on the static display at Orlando Executive Airport.
Oct. 23 – 24 – Florida Association of Christian Colleges (1,500 attendees)
The Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS) is a voluntary, service providing association of Christian schools, Christian colleges and universities, and home school groups. It is the first and longest running voluntary Christian School service providing association in America.
Please join us for our annual Christian Educators' Convention as we seek to encourage and strengthen Christian Educators in their God-given abilities to lead, teach, and be true Supernatural Heroes in the lives of the students and families to whom them minister. http://www.faccs.org/convention14
Oct. 24 – 26 – Orlando Home Show (28,000 attendees)
We enjoy sharing our love of all things home and garden! Everyone is welcome here to gather and share tips - then see it all in person by attending a home show for even more of the latest in home and garden. While at our shows, you can meet and learn from celebrity designers, shop, compare and save with our trusted exhibitors. http://www.orlandofallshow.com/OHS/EventsHome.aspx
Oct. 26 – 28 – IACP 121st Annual Conference and Exposition (22,000 attendees)
Featuring renowned keynote speakers, forums and technical workshops, and the largest exhibit hall of services in the law enforcement community, the premier event for law enforcement provides thousands of dedicated professionals from across the country and around the world with an exceptional, concentrated forum for learning, collaborating and experiencing new technology. Join delegates from local, state, county, tribal and federal agencies at the IACP Annual Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida on October 25-28, 2014, as they address law enforcement’s critical issues, advance their knowledge and careers, and equip their operations for the future.