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Orange County and Orlando Remain America’s Most-Visited Destination with 72 Million Visitors in 2017

Today, tourism officials announced a historic milestone in the travel industry as Orlando became the first U.S. destination to surpass 70 million annual visitors. In 2017, 72 million visitors traveled to Orlando, an increase of more than five percent over the prior year, once again making it America’s most-visited destination. “We’re always so excited to […]

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Mayor Jacobs, Commissioner Clarke, Commissioner VanderLey and PLASTICS CEO Bill Carteaux posing for a photo

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Welcomes the Largest Plastics Trade Show and Conference to Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed more than 65,000 delegates from around the world to the Orange County Convention Center for the plastics industry’s...

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Mayor speaking at job fair

Mayor’s Job Fair Highlights Central Florida Workforce and Job Creation, Welcomes Evacuees from Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

The Central Florida Employment Council hosted their annual Mayor’s Job Fair on Jan. 31 at the Central Florida Fair and Expo Park. The event,...

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Mayor and Economic Summit participants

Orange County Economic Summit Highlights Job Growth and Booming Tech Entrepreneurship

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed a capacity crowd of more than 600 citizens to the 2018 Economic Summit at the Orange County Convention...

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Mayor Jacobs with UCF personnel

Orange County Hosts Americas Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed more than 50 leaders in government, academia and the private sector from the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the...

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Mayor Jacobs with personnel from Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Celebrates Opening in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the International Drive community celebrated the grand opening of the Andretti Indoor Karting & Games on Oct. 17....

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Mayor Jacobs with Farm Bureau at membership dinner

Orange County Farm Bureau Hosts 2017 Membership Dinner

The Orange County Farm Bureau recently held its annual Membership Dinner on Oct. 3, 2017 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. The event recognized the...

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Mayor Jacobs with personnel for the Florida Simulation Summit

Third Florida Simulation Summit Highlights Advancements in Augmented Reality

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the National Center for Simulation (NCS) hosted the third annual Florida Simulation Summit on Sept. 7, 2017, at...

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It’s Honey for the Sweet Win

It’s Honey for the Sweet Win

Local Task Force Nominates Main Ingredient in Quest for Orlando Signature Dish Like any good recipe, the search for a dish that represents Orlando...

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Mayor Jacobs with two individuals at the International Association of Government Officials Conference

Orange County Welcomed Inaugural International Association of Government Officials Conference

Orange County welcomed the inaugural International Association of Government Officials (iGO) conference on July 10. The five-day conference hosted government officials from across the...

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