Orlando Orange County Convention Center - Calendar of Events
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/