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Orange County Convention Center Announces New Partnership with Walt Disney World

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The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) recently announced its newest Gold Key partnership with Walt Disney World. 

The agreement between the OCCC and Walt Disney World offers managers, exhibitors and attendees visiting the convention center opportunities to build relationships and host events offsite through a range of sales and marketing channels. The agreement is effective May 1, 2023, and runs for a three-year term.  

“The Center’s Gold Key Partnership with Walt Disney World will greatly enhance our mission and support our clients’ events in our destination,” said OCCC Executive Director Mark Tester. “Walt Disney World’s premier resources and offerings will be extremely valuable for our customers, exhibitors and sponsors.” 

The OCCC’s Gold Key Partners are a select group of the Center’s service partners that represent “the best of the best” when it comes to providing exceptional service. These partners share the Center’s vision and mission for providing Transformational Experiences and offer new opportunities and exclusive benefits for clients, exhibitors and guests. 

“We are thrilled to work alongside the Orange County Convention Center through this new Gold Key relationship, infusing the magic and wonder of Disney storytelling into the conferences and conventions coming to Central Florida,” said vice president of Walt Disney World Gatherings, Ramiro Vazquez. “Event planners and exhibitors will have full access to exclusive benefits and world-class Disney entertainment, production and creative resources onsite at the Orange County Convention Center or at our Walt Disney World theme parks.” 

About Disney Meetings & Events 

Disney Meetings & Events offers meeting planners and attendees access to world-renowned venues, immersive experiences and creative resources that transform clients’ events into unforgettable experiences. From customized, private events across Disney theme parks, water parks or resorts to full-scale productions onsite at the Orange County Convention Center, working with Disney’s legendary creativity, storytelling and attention to detail promises memorable experiences. 

This information is based on a press release from the Orange County Convention Center 

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